My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak: Bringing back Bollywood
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Baby Gatekeepers

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Theatre

Brannavan Gnanalingam revisits his Bollywood awakening in light of Ahi Karunaharan’s latest play, My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak.

In 1990s Aotearoa, it was initially difficult to find Tamil films or Bollywood films to watch. For Sri Lankans like my family, Indian cinema dominated. People went on shopping sprees whenever they went back to Sri Lanka or India. What arose were almost black-market video...

Art

A monthly round-up of artworks in Tāmaki Makaurau that we keep returning to.

Manta rays, tortoises and talking trees: Artists John Ward Knox, Eddie Clemens and Anne Noble play with ideas of ecological care, climate change and wild Earth in the exhibitions of this month’s Unmissables.

Once again, our team of art critics, Lucinda Bennett, Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell, has searched the city...

Literature

Approaching the end of her study, Pākehā publishing student Madison Hamill reflects on her place in an industry that has been described as a ‘white castle’.

My name is Maddy. I’m 24 years old. I belong to a class of 17 female and one male, mostly Pākehā, publishing students in the only accredited publishing course in New Zealand. One day we will run the industry, we joke – we’ll be tycoons like Miranda...

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Theatre
My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak: Bringing back Bollywood
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Literature
Baby Gatekeepers
Speaking to our Private Selves: Into the River
Read Time: 15 mins
Teenagers have the right to choose their own literature...
Literature
Speaking to our Private Selves: Into the River
By Emma Neale
Loose Canons: Courtney Sina Meredith
Read Time: 8 mins
Writer Courtney Sina Meredith on the streets and stories...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Courtney Sina Meredith
By Courtney Sina Meredith
Loose Canons: Toby Morris
Read Time: 7 mins
Toby Morris on Tintin, radicals, comics as journalism...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Toby Morris
By Toby Morris
Between the Lines: Pedestrian Support League
Read Time: 5 mins
Street Chant's Emily Littler on her band's new single...
Music
Between the Lines: Pedestrian Support League
By Emily Littler
Some Smoke, But Not Much Fire: A Review of 'Inside Outside Upside Down'
Read Time: 11 mins
Despite its superstar line-up, 'Inside Outside Upside...
Art
Some Smoke, But Not Much Fire: A Review of 'Inside Outside Upside Down'
By Francis McWhannell
A Private History of Jonny Potts' Loose
Read Time: 18 mins
Booze, Iggy Pop, Whangarei and Jonny Potts
Theatre
A Private History of Jonny Potts' Loose
By Adam Goodall
How Can I Hate Him if I Don’t Understand Him? On David Greig’s The Events
Read Time: 13 mins
Kate Prior on David Greig's play, The Events.
Theatre
How Can I Hate Him if I Don’t Understand Him? On David Greig’s The Events
By Kate Prior
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Unspoken
Read Time: 1 min
A panel discussion on violent crime and the hard questions...
News
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Unspoken
By Pantograph Punch