Grammy-nominated singer Akon has a goal of bringing solar-powered electricity to 1 million homes in Africa by the end of the year, and the singer is using millions of his own dollars for the cause. Akon started an initiative called “Akon Lighting Africa” this month
FEAR INSIDE OUR BONES The Almost (Shock) Florida alternative rockers The Almost leave little room for error.
REVIEW: COMEDY FESTIVAL Wilson Dixon – Greatest Hits Opera House, May 4 I’ve never met a man who can say he’s been punched by a horse before, nor have I ever heard anyone write a song about it. Such is life for Wilson Dixon in the town of Cripple Creek; a place that I can only imagine is as dusty and dry as Dixon’s sense of humour
OBLIVION (M) (124 min) Directed by Joseph Kosinski.
What: Wilco Where: Auckland Town Hall When: Saturday, April 6 Dear Wilco fans, I hope there’s room for me on that bandwagon ’cause I’m getting officially getting on board.
Antibalas founder and baritone saxophonist Martin Perna says his group’s music is like the foreplay before making love.
The world economy has run into a brick wall. Despite countless warnings in recent years about the need to address a looming hunger crisis in poor countries and a looming energy crisis worldwide, world leaders failed to think ahead.
At 4:30, when most of Wall Street is winding down, Walter Zimmermann begins a high-stakes, high-wire act conducted live before a paying audience. About 200 institutional investors—including airlines and oil companies—shell out up to $3,000 a month to catch his daily webcast on the volatile energy markets, a performance that can move hundreds of millions of dollars.
From his Cessna a mile above the southern Amazon, John Carter looks down on the destruction of the world’s greatest ecological jewel. He watches men converting rain forest into cattle pastures and soybean fields with bulldozers and chains
Big solar producers should be feeling very, er, sunny.