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
Internet Histories | 11 November
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Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 11 November
By Pantograph Punch
Inside Looking Out: Miranda Harcourt on 'Verbatim' and 'Portraits'
Read Time: 15 mins
Twenty years after it made its debut in a Wellington...
Theatre
Inside Looking Out: Miranda Harcourt on 'Verbatim' and 'Portraits'
By Di White
Pure Anger
Read Time: 19 mins
Last month, seventeen people ran for the most powerful...
Society
Pure Anger
By Joe Nunweek
My Open Letter To Lorde
Read Time: 6 mins
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Music
My Open Letter To Lorde
By Steven Tyler
Internet Histories | 28 October
Read Time: 23 mins
Russell Brand, art and the artist and credulity in...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 28 October
By Pantograph Punch
Oh, The Places You'll Go
Read Time: 23 mins
Yasmin Chilmeran explores what it means to be an immigrant...
Society
Oh, The Places You'll Go
By Yasmin Chilmeran
Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
Read Time: 13 mins
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Literature
Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
By Ross Brighton
Internet Histories | 14 October
Read Time: 11 mins
Female conductors, the US government shutdown, writing...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 14 October
By Pantograph Punch