What’s Hooked Us?

Preview We’re looking forward to extra arty dessert after a fantastic festival season! For those wanting a top up there is plenty to wet your whistle before FAWC hits in November. Tomorrow night That Bloody Woman plays at the Muni in Napier. This has been a well-received touring show and we’re looking forward to seeing…

Hastings AF

Fringe in the ‘Stings, happening on the Eastern end of Heretaunga Street, makes me forget we just survived a winter. Thanks to James Nokise and Tom Knowles , I manage to laugh off any stony winter residue and even look forward to summer nights in Hastings. What’s really fulfilling is that we get a full…

What’s Hooked Us

We’re looking forward to getting down to earth with a couple of very special pottery shows coming up. Keirunga Potters is presenting a show of works from students out of the Otago Polytech Ceramic Arts course. Still at the beginning of their career these artists are currently showing work collectively as part of Keramika on…

What’s Hooked Us?

Previews We’re looking forward to erupting out of our winter cocoons and hanging with friends as the season moves towards a lighter, brighter self. Live music makes for a satisfying transition from inside to out, from self to others. Big sounds light up dark skies. Musicians, taken over by their instruments, interrupt the quiet of…

What’s Hooked Us?

Previews We’re looking forward to the communal hearth and introspective pleasures of story this midwinter in all the myriad forms on offer, from live theatre, poetry readings, art exhibitions, song, to the humble book: Ahead of sold-out shows in Christchurch and Brisbane, HaBYT’s theatre piece Over the Top opens tonight (29 June – 1 July),…

What’s Hooked Us?

Previews We’re looking forward to the photographic shows coming up. See What I Can See has already opened at HCAG and Keep on Kimi Ora is coming soon to the same. Photography is prevalent in the day-to-day with social media sucking up as much content as we can collectively create, but there is still space…