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

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Art

Migoto Eria reflects on HERE: Kupe to Cook at Pātaka Art + Museum, asking if it hits the mark biculturally, inclusively and with autonomy.

 

Tūi, tūi, tui, tuia Tūia i runga, tūia i raro Tūia i roto, tūia i waho Tūia te here tangata, ka rongo te pō, ka rongo te ao Tūia te muka tangata, I takea mai i Hawaiki nui, Hawaiki roa, i Hawaiki pāmamao Te hono i wairua ki te whai ao, ki te ao marama...

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...

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Art
Is This Conversation Over-Cooked?
Theatre
My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak: Bringing back Bollywood
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to see in November
Venous Flow: Psychic and Somatic Pain in the Work of Fiona Pardington
Read Time: 25 mins
Art
Venous Flow: Psychic and Somatic Pain in the Work of Fiona Pardington
By Kriselle Baker
Shutting Themselves In
Read Time: 1 min
Internet Histories
Shutting Themselves In
By Hugh Lilly
The Canary In The House Party
Read Time: 17 mins
There's plenty up in the air with music writing right...
Music
The Canary In The House Party
By Joe Nunweek
Hidden Women
Read Time: 19 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett on the complexities and intricacies...
Society
Hidden Women
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Review: Don Juan
Read Time: 6 mins
Adam Goodall reviews A Slightly Isolated Dog's Don...
Theatre
Review: Don Juan
By Adam Goodall
Less 'Man Drought', More 'Woman Flood' - A Conversation on No Country For Old Maids
Read Time: 19 mins
Joan Fleming talks to Dr Hannah August about her new...
Society
Less 'Man Drought', More 'Woman Flood' - A Conversation on No Country For Old Maids
By Joan Fleming
Asking the Right Questions: Brent Edwards
Read Time: 14 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Brent Edwards
By Gavin Bertram
Toy Guns, Toy Soldiers
Read Time: 7 mins
Chris Danger on Gallipoli and Tony Abbott militarising...
Society
Toy Guns, Toy Soldiers
By Chris McIntyre