Two movie-inspired musicals are vying for your entertainment dollar in Melbourne this winter. James Croot compares the beauty with the beast.
“Just bear with me, I’m making myself a morning cup of tea,” hollers Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman, on the phone from an island off the coast of Thailand. A cup of tea That’s not exactly a rock ‘n’ roll scenario for the British post-punk industrial band who have influenced the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Metallica.
A potential superstar of Thursday’s 2013 Pacific Music Awards is in a race against time to get back to New Zealand for the ceremony. Aaradhna, who has received a record five nominations, is in the US doing press and publicity to coincide with the release of her single Wake Up, on Republic Records.
OPINION: You don’t have to look far these days for tales of high-powered greed and corruption. So last night’s premiere episode of stylish action series Arrow (Wednesdays, 9.35pm, TV2) felt topical.
Throughout pop music’s history, islands and beaches have inspired some memorable tunes.
Taylor Swift reportedly bought her new home for $17 million (NZ $19.9 million) in cash.
A doctor working for France’s version of the television reality show Survivor has committed suicide, leaving a note saying he had been unfairly criticised over the death of a contestant, the programme’s broadcaster said.
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Warden was just going back for seconds on both hotcakes and eggs when this blast shuddered by under the floor and rattled the cups It had become very quiet and everybody had stopped eating and looked up at each other. “Must be doin some dynamitin down to Wheeler Field,” somebody said tentatively
If the Three Mile Island atomic reactor near Harrisburg hadn’t melted down 30 years ago this Saturday…well, there probably would have been an accident somewhere else.