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The Bookbinder by Trick of the Light Theatre, Arts on Wednesday, School of English and Media Studies, Manawatu Campus

School of English and Media Studies presents Arts on Wednesday for Semester One, Part Two, 2014.  12.30 1.30pm, Free Admission   April 30th DRAMA The Bookbinder From award winning Trick of the Light Theatre (The Road That Wasn’t There) comes a story of mystery, magic & mayhem. Inspired by the haunting works of Chris Van Allsburg […]

Socrates Now

Arts on Wednesday on Wednesday 9th April at Massey’s Palmerston North campus saw an inspired performance of Socrates Now by Yannis Simonides. The show marked the the final leg of a 300 date world tour which took place across 15 countries. The internationally acclaimed one-man show, presented by New York-based Emmy Award winner, Yannis Simonides, […]

Digital Media Production Village Opening

Monday 14th April saw the official opening of the new Digital Media Production Village at Massey’s Wellington Campus. In addition to media production and post-production spaces, a communications lab, audio recording booth, technician’s offices and equipment stores the area additionally features an interview/greenscreen studio and control room, ensuring that students will have access to cutting […]

Tina Dahlberg’s latest novel explores cross-cultural complexities

                                    When she visited the Chatham Islands to find out about her ancestral links to the Moriori people for her debut novel Where the Rekohu Bone Sings, Tina Dahlberg says she felt a profound connection to the land. “Sounds […]

Short film showcase at next Arts on Wednesday Wellington

Caption: A still from Janaya Soma and Emma Hewitt’s documentary ‘The Jai Ho Generation’, which challenges stereotypes about Indian-Kiwi identity Three short and thought-provoking films by Massey English & Media Studies students, including a forthcoming festival selection and a documentary by an international award-winning editor, will screen at Wellington’s next Arts on Wednesday on April […]

PANZ member says WRITE ON…re: Professing Creativity Conference at Massey University, Wellington

 Hi writers, As writers our task is to give our writing, our art, time. In early February I attended the Professing Creativity Conference at MasseyUniversity in Wellington. This conference saw the launch of the Aotearoa Creative Writing Research Network.  I spent three days listening to some of New Zealand’s most well-known creative writers speak about […]

Arts on Wednesday, Manawatu host “Socrates Now” by Yannis Simonides

New Zealand audiences will get a rare chance to see the internationally acclaimed theatrical production, Socrates Now, as it concludes its world tour here in April. This 80-minute, one-man show, presented by Emmy Award winner, Yannis Simonides, puts the audience in a ringside seat at the trial of Socrates in 399BC. Socrates, the Greek founder […]

Yet another win for Massey Playwright

Blue balloon dream a second-time winner for Massey playwright                           Angie Farrow’s short play ‘The Blue Balloon’ has won Best Wildcard Award at the Sydney Short and Sweet Festival Gala Finals in March.  This is the biggest short play festival in the world […]

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