Giuliana Rancic: Why I'm so thin

Giuliana Rancic has addressed rumours she's suffering an eating disorder.

3:50 PM  Giuliana Rancic has spoken out about rumours she is suffering from an eating disorder.

Movie takes on Boston bombing

Mark Wahlberg is planning to make a movie about the Boston marathon bombing.

A Mark Wahlberg-produced movie has been announced, just months after another on the topic was flagged.

Was Bieber's roast enough?

Justin Bieber speaks onstage at the Comedy Central Roast.

The Roast of Justin Bieber is everything you might expect: Vulgar and mean.

Catwalk turns off bachelorette

SHIVANI: 28, a chiropractor, of Wellington.

After what many described as the most awkward moment in reality TV ever, one bachelorette had to go home.

Avril thought she was dying

Avril Lavigne didn't feel well on her 30th birthday last year.

Canadian singer Avril Lavigne thought she was dying from a mysterious illness.

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Giuliana Rancic: Why I'm so thin

Giuliana Rancic has addressed rumours she's suffering an eating disorder.

3:50 PM  Giuliana Rancic has spoken out about rumours she is suffering from an eating disorder.

Avril Lavigne thought she was dying

Canadian singer Avril Lavigne thought she was dying from a mysterious illness.

Cynthia Lennon dies at 75

Russell Crowe: MJ pranked me

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Boston bombing gets two movies

Mark Wahlberg is planning to make a movie about the Boston marathon bombing.

A Mark Wahlberg-produced movie has been announced, just months after another on the topic was flagged.

Unique treat from Mexico

REVIEW: The Book of Life - wacky, wildly inventive and more than just a little weird

Raf Simons is only Dior's seventh head designer since the company was founded in 1946.

A thing well made

REVIEW: Dior and I is put together with great care.

music

Christchurch singer picked by Charli XCX

Charli XCX will perform a free concert at Auckland's Powerstation in May.

Rising Christchurch singer, Maya Payne, has been selected to support British star Charli XCX at her free Auckland concert.

Billy Idol still gets his clothes off

At 59 Billy Idol still knows how to get a crowd moving.

SJD - Saint John Devine

SJD's Saint John Divine is simply divine

Sean Donnelly has been producing great left-field indie pop and electronica since 1998 and since he breakthrough album Southern Lights in 2004 has just got better and better.

tv & radio

Was Justin Bieber's roast enough?

Justin Bieber speaks onstage at the Comedy Central Roast.

The Roast of Justin Bieber is everything you might expect: Vulgar and mean, all to the delight of a crowd excited to see the pop singer get skewered.

Search engines for streaming services

Two new websites have popped up to help Kiwis find shows or movies on streaming services.

Frances Fisher plays Lucille Langston on Resurrection.

Fisher hoping her Resurrection continues

Veteran British-born American actress Frances Fisher is having a late career revival on the hit TV show Resurrection.

books

H for Hawk a lesson in grief

Author Helen Macdonald says grief is love with no place to go.

A goshawk called Mabel helps the prize-winning writer cope with the loss of her father.

Redemption Road a seamless read

REVIEW: Lisa Ballantyne's second novel is engaging and compelling.

Catherine Chanter's novel has a good whodunnit angle.

The Well plumbs dark depths

REVIEW: Catherine Chanter's literary thriller is sinister but overdone.

arts

Ceramics swan to new home

27032015 News photo: Chris Skelton / Fairfax NZ
"Te Toi Uku", or the Art of Clay museum is the culmination of 10 years of work to preserve a precious collection of Crown Lynn crockery and west Auckland's clay making roots.

Crown Lynn’s white swan vases are set to be the centrepiece of a new museum housing a collection of Kiwi crown jewels.

Noted photographer dies, age 106

Few people saw New Zealand the way 106-year-old Gladys Goodall did.

King (A Portrait of Michael Jackson) 2005. Installation View - Sonnabend Gallery, New York.

Cult of celebrity a thriller

Why are Michael Jackson fans are performing his hit album Thriller at Wellington's City Gallery?

stage & theatre

Two Mortals in stimulating

Mike McEvoy and Rachel Dyson-McGregor are excellent performers basing their play on interviews that are played back through an earpiece.

There's no getting away from the fact that the artfully showcased Two Mortals is about death.

Comedian tells woman to die after rape joke

A comedian has come under fire for telling an audience member to "die" after they staged a silent protest in response to a rape joke,.

Everything is brought to the stage for Singin'€™ in the Rain and that includes the rain itself during the show's run in Wellington.

Oh, what a glorious feeling

A stage version of the feelgood film Singin' in the Rain, complete with rain, is coming to Wellington.

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Was Justin Bieber's roast enough?

The Roast of Justin Bieber is everything you might expect: Vulgar and mean, all to the delight of a crowd excited to see the pop singer get skewered.

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