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Tag: 23 – 2014

October 5, 2014

All year, Rose and I have brought you news, reviews and interviews about theatre in Wellington. To fill the gaping hole in your brain that will be empty once Salient’s What’s On page is no longer, here are four events to keep you company over the summer months.

October 5, 2014

Orders from on high to produce something along the lines of a ‘Best Of’ playlist for TV. I don’t know much about TV, so thought we could just have some shows in here that you might like to watch at some point, or not, even though some of them aren’t that recent.

October 5, 2014

Art is robust. We’ve spent at least the last century declaring it dead and yet here it is, making a lot of money, alienating the masses, wearing black and scowling. Perhaps, then, it is a matter of strategy. Art can’t be killed by a manifesto, or the undermining of the fetishised object: its death may, just maybe, be brought about by small gestures.

October 5, 2014

This installment of CBT was brought to you by How Good I Am.

October 5, 2014

Hey Cupie. I’ve been on a few outings with a nice young lady, and I don’t know what our relationship is. Are we dating? Are we friends? What would you recommend I do? Do I straight up ask her?

October 5, 2014

Mental health is a real issue for all too many people at this university. According to the Student Experience Survey, 45 per cent of us have poor or very poor mental wellbeing.

October 5, 2014

If you are reading this, it means they found me. The black helicopters are circling, the sensory-deprivation chamber is being prepped, and soon, I will face reprogramming, courtesy of the newly elected government (you had ONE job, citizenry!).

October 5, 2014

Risotto is relatively speedy, and best of all, often only one-pot. Being the flat cook means I hardly ever do dishes (score), but if I’m cooking for one or two, I’ll make this if I’m too lazy to put dishes in a dishwasher (side note: thoroughly recommend renting a flat with a dishwasher).

October 5, 2014

I have a public-service announcement to make: there’s now a dumpling shop opened in Wellington. I’ve long lamented the lack of vegetarian dumplings in this fair city, so you can imagine my excitement when I found out that House of Dumplings had opened on Taranaki St.

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