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Thursday 26 November 2015

 Samesame but different: NZ writing for Ak Pride
Posted in: Books  25th November 2015
A new addition to the annual Auckland Pride Festival well be a platform for NZ writers. It's the brainchild of author and filmmaker Peter Wells and he introduces here the concept and how it works.

 FAFSWAG Ball: Let go and own that stage.
Posted in: Entertainment  21st November 2015
We had a chat with the ever so fierce Nahora Ioane ahead of tonight’s FAFSWAG Ball to find out exactly what it takes to organise the spectacular event and prepare for such a fierce competition.

 13 questions for Beenie Man before Raggamuffin
Posted in: Performance  18th November 2015
He's repeatedly urged his fans to brutalise and murder gays and lesbians and he's coming to NZ for the February Raggamuffin concert. He once professed to have changed his views but it seems likely nothing has actually changed...

Posted in: Music  15th November 2015
Going strong since 1992, GALS are Auckland’s LGBTI friendly choir that’s as diverse as our communities are.

 NZ's first lesbian webseries: Pot Luck
Posted in: Entertainment  14th November 2015
It won’t be long until you can snuggle up on the couch with your flatmates, your significant other or your favourite feline friend and binge watch New Zealand’s first lesbian web series, Pot Luck.

 Review: Hudson and Halls
Posted in: Performance  7th November 2015
Camp, farcical, energetic and ultimately tender, this evocation of classic TV cooking show hosts Hudson and Halls transcends stereotypes to provide a delicious piece of theatre.

 Review: The Stronger After Strindberg
Posted in: Performance  31st October 2015
If you appreciate quality performances with the some real emotional grunt you must see The Stronger After Strindberg as directed by adventurous gay director Patrick Graham.

 Review: OE. I AM
Posted in: Performance  29th October 2015
Life is a journey, with twists and turns and a destination that can never be taken for granted. Miriam Saphira takes us through the lows and highs of her own compelling journey so far.

 Courtney Barnett on love, lyrics & tough times
Posted in: Music  20th October 2015
Courtney Barnett is making her way to our shores for three shows this November, her third trip here in less than 12 months - perhaps we aren’t the only ones with a bit of a crush.

 Preview: The Stronger
Posted in: Entertainment  13th October 2015
Unrequited love between two women and a modern take on a play written in 1888 as part of an Experimental Theatre Project, witness as friends, strangers and colleagues unravel as they confront each other.

 Telling the tales of our first lady
Posted in: Books  9th October 2015
The first New Zealander to have full gender reassignment surgery really does have some stories to tell. In her 72 rich years she’s knocked down barriers countless times...

 Preview: Hudson & Halls Live!
Posted in: Performance  7th October 2015
Silo theatre is wrapping up for the year, but not without one last spectacular world premiere production to keep you content over the Christmas break, Silo presents; Hudson & Halls Live!

 Watch: Dropped Pie
Posted in: Movies  3rd October 2015
You might just spy a familiar (bearded) face in web series Dropped Pie! LaQuisha St Redfern features in this series about a new dish which is taking the food world by storm.

 A heartland NZ romance: West of Eden
Posted in: Movies  29th September 2015
A locally-made feature film set in backcountry New Zealand in the 1960s will tell the tale of a forbidden relationship between two men.

 Film preview: Freeheld
Posted in: Movies  27th September 2015
Julianne Moore, Ellen Page and Michael Shannon talk about the much-anticipated upcoming film Freeheld, which is based on a heartbreaking true story.