He may not be regular Sunday night viewing any more, but Benny Tipene is doing anything but relaxing.
Thursday evening’s Auckland Philharmonia proved to be a study in contrasts, not just in terms of the programme but also in terms of the performances. Subtitled A New Age, the APO continued its exploration of music of the early 20th century with works by Debussy, Glazunov and Schoenberg.
An auction featuring some of this country’s most significant artists includes works owned by Eric and Kathy Hertz, who died when their plane crashed into the sea near Kawhia in March. Among the paintings being auctioned are a 1910 oil of
Tom O’Dell still has fond memories of the year he spent in New Zealand. The BRIT’s Critics Choice Award winner, who recently released his debut album Long Way Down was still a youngster when his dad was offered a job as a pilot for Air New Zealand
Tickets for Beyonce’s three shows in Auckland in October have sold out in 15 minute this morning.
Auckland’s Maritime Museum, Voyager, has appointed a new director to oversee a proposed $25 million redevelopment of the facility. Linda Wigley, who has just resigned as head of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, has been given the Auckland role
An adolescence spent playing spacies inspired the directorial debut of a famous New Zealand face. Oscar Kightley’s first short film Tom’s Dairy is one of six finalists in the New Zealand International Film Festival beginning on Thursday
A year on from her ex-husband’s acquittal over the murder of her brother, Anna Guy is stepping out in public with a new man.
Kiwi screen queen Lucy Lawless is set to tread the boards of one of America’s most famous stages, in a star-studded performance of hit musical Chicago. Lawless, 45, has signed on to play “Mama” Morton in a three-night production at the world-famous Hollywood Bowl, in Los Angeles
Chances are if you don’t recognise the name Eddie McGuire you will definitely recognise his face.