Classical review: Swirling mood changes captured well
Classical review: Swirling mood changes captured well

After the disappointment of the NZ Symphony Orchestra's last visit, its Friday concert was a welcome return to form, writes…

First, the fish was killed
First, the fish was killed

The exhibition Unstuck in Time at Te Tuhi in Pakuranga began with interactive performance art in the courtyard on the…

Janet McAllister: Debate reveals lack of vision
Janet McAllister: Debate reveals lack of vision

An actor, a writer and a musician walk into an arts debate. "What happens now?" they ask the politician. Okay, that's not…

Brian Rudman: Free us from danger of plonked art
Brian Rudman: Free us from danger of plonked art

This week, the Herald ran a leaked image of the mystery $1.5 million sculpture Mayor Len Brown has regally decided will…

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Artists switch flag on Brooklyn Bridge
Artists switch flag on Brooklyn Bridge

Two German artists have claimed responsibility for replacing American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with…

Is the 'state house' sculpture appropriate for Queens Wharf?

Leaked images of the secretive $1.5 million sculpture planned at the end of Queens Wharf show a simple, two-storey weatherboard…

Rare Maori figure in auction

A rare Maori statue is being sold at auction in France, and is expected to fetch up to $3.1 million.

Kiwi vocal coach honoured in tribute concert

Stars of stage and screen will fly in to pay tribute to the modest Kiwi vocal coach and mentor who helped put them on the…

Stillness carries bold impact
Stillness carries bold impact

Three attractive shows on this week each have a quality of stillness. Lines have always been very much…

National MP referred to police over ad

National's Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe has been referred to police along with Free FM in Hamilton for allegedly airing…

Dark imagery contrasts with heroic factor

Two venues are showing exhibitions in more traditional styles than current trends in contemporary art. Pah Homestead in…

Power to the people

"Because of my political beliefs and affiliation in the Black Panther Party, I have spent the last 35 years in solitary…

Janet McAllister: Hometown homages for common people

Will 2014 be remembered as the year of the Scottish musical? The Proclaimers' Sunshine on Leith was a gentle, lovely film…

Michele Hewitson interview: Philip Patston
Michele Hewitson interview: Philip Patston

On Tuesday night Philip Patston went to Parliament to collect the inaugural Arts Access Accolade.

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