The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra is off to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to make new friends and meet some unicorns. With their residency at the world’s largest arts festival, the ukulele ensemble, formed in a Wellington caf
Watch the latest trailer for romantic comedy Austenland, featuring Bret McKenzie. Austenland stars Jane Hayes (Kerri Russell), a 30-something single with an obsession with the BBC production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
KVEIKUR Sigur Ros (The Label) Iceland; the country formed by unpronounceable volcanoes that can shut down a hemisphere’s flight paths and carved by epoch-ageing glaciers. And home to similarly contradictory musical styles
Justin Bieber will bring his show to New Zealand in November.
Bieber and manager Scooter Braun have signed up for a Virgin Galactic suborbital flight, Virgin founder Richard Branson announced on Twitter. “Great to hear @justinbieber & @scooterbraun are latest @virgingalactic future astronauts,” Branson said.
The ultimate hero in Titanic, a real life model-loving lothario, and now set to be a space astronaut – Leonardo DiCaprio is the man who embodies every boyhood fantasy. A trip sitting next to DiCaprio on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space flight went for $US1.5 million (NZ$1.85 million) at amfAR’s annual gala and auction at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
Arj Barker – Go time Opera House, Wellington, May 8 I’ve seen my fair share of High School Musical, and therefore, corny dance numbers, but Arj Barker’s song and dance as he made his way on stage to an audience that was only slightly amused was cheesy enough to make mac and cheese jealous. Unfortunately for Barker, he came on to a round of applause from about five people, and it was already clear he was facing a tough audience.
To have a bit of a laugh in the office during the International Comedy Festival we have asked comedians to tell us their favourite joke and tell us a bit about themselves.
It’s 2001, in a badly lit corner of the Levin Cosmopolitan Club. It has become apparent that “Cosmopolitan” is an ambitious name for the club
Lindsay Lohan has accepted a plea deal on a misdemeanor car crash case that includes 90 days in a locked-down rehabilitation facility that she won’t be able to leave. The 26-year-old actress, who has struggled for years with legal problems, pleaded no contest to reckless driving, lying to police and obstructing officers who were investigating the accident involving the actress in June