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Not just your garden variety ennui

Dylan Moran's stories came thick and fast and his punchlines jumped out and hit the audience like a slap in the face

REVIEW: Dylan Moran has lost none of his brilliance and his Wellington show proved it.

Misfortune mars Hannah Playhouse debut

The roofline of Hannah Playhouse emerges on Courtenay Place in June 1972.

An actress took the good-luck message "break a leg" too literally when Wellington's Hannah Playhouse opened in 1973.

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, September 1

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A spectacular ensemble with stunning vocals

Some classy jazz playing and singers made for an impressive show by Postmodern Jukebox.

REVIEW: Postmodern Jukebox's gimmick is unoriginal, but they still produced an impressive show in Wellington.

Some great dance with body, heart and mind

Light is projected on to dancer Jeremy Beck during a performance by Footnote New Zealand Dance for its 30Forward show in Wellington.

REVIEW: Footnote New Zealand Dance's 30Forward show another highlight for excellent ensemble.

Neil Finn announces solo shows

Neil Finn will sing songs from his extensive back catalogue on his upcoming solo shows.

Neil Finn has announced intimate solo shows with strings in Wellington and Christchurch.

Crossword solutions: Monday, August 31

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Heartfelt and sure-footed Bruckner

Violinist Baiba Skride.

REVIEW: NZSO review by John Button

Crossword solutions: Saturday, August 29

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Taking a stutter to the stage

In Stutterpop, Sam Brooks uses his own speech impediment to bring the audience right into his life experiences.

Sam Brooks looks on the bright side of his speech impediment.

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Crossword solutions: Tuesday, September 1

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