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Italian Film Festival folds

Italian Film Festival director Tony Lambert has decided to scrap the festival after 19 consecutive years.

"I've spent the last three years trying to keep it alive, but I came to realise it couldn't work anymore."

Crossword solutions: Saturday, August 1

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Dancing with death

Death row prisoners in the Dead Wrong production, Raiha Kiriona, left, lead actor Jamiee Harris, middle, and Connor Parker.

A dramatic stage piece about the death penalty takes out student Stage Challenge award.

Crossword solutions: Friday, July 31

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Love and other catastrophes

Adele Haenel and Kevin Azais in Love at First Fight. Their performances netted them each France’s equivalent of an Oscar this year.

French comedy drama Love at First Fight has been a hit for both its first-time director and his young stars.

A glamorous gap year in show business

Disney on Ice skaters Kristy Wright of Fairport, New York, and  Laura Monachino of Auckland.

Kristy Wright and Laura Monachino have real world careers on hold while they tour as ice performers with Disney On Ice.

Art trail price hike slammed

Kapiti artist Anne Bellamy with one of her watercolours.

Trail no democracy as art and crafters revolt.

Chasing ghost in post-apocalyptic Wellington

Writer Hamish Clayton, whose second novel, The Pale North, is set in an earthquake-ravaged Wellington.

Hamish Clayton's second novel is a romantic ghost story set against the backdrop of an earthquake-devastated capital city.

Trio well past their use-by date

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis appeared to be getting worse at playing their instruments if their Wellington show is anything to go by.

REVIEW: While there were fun moments, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are running out of steam.

Crossword solutions: Thursday, July 30

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Crossword solutions: Saturday, August 1

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