Is NZ Music Month Redundant?
The Detail today looks at New Zealand Music Month - what it aimed for, how it worked, and whether there’s anything left for it to achieve.
Braunias: on a mission to serve readers
Steve Braunias, literary editor of Newsroom’s new books section, rolls up his sleeves and introduces ReadingRoom.
Resident alien: an interview
Kiwi-expat contemporary artist Jess Johnson talks to Hamish Coney about returning home, art outside the art world and doing work that stoners’ dreams are made of.
Captain Marvel breaking new ground
Captain Marvel is the first of 48 Marvel-related movies to feature a woman in the leading role. Dr Neal Curtis looks at its importance.
Groundswell: That 70s Show
Hamish Coney makes a case for the timeliness of the exhibition Groundswell, Avant-Garde Auckland, 1971-1979 currently on display at the Auckland Art Gallery.
Acoustic automatons – the sound of robots
Developing musical robots that can listen to themselves play is helping to realise a future filled with unique acoustic music.
Is Auckland the new music capital?
Sasha Borissenko argues that Auckland might have finally trumped Wellington in the music game.
Long-lost scientific photos discovered
A renovation at Plant and Food Research has led to the discovery of long-forgotten scientific images from the 1950s.