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Jackman 'fine with sexy status'

Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Hugh Jackman could never get annoyed with being considered a sex symbol.

Bullying didn't shape Quinto

Zachary Quinto doesn't draw upon his childhood bullying to play villains.

Kanye West is running for president

Taylor Swift evicts Sir Ian

film

Farewell The Professor of Horror

Freddy Krueger was Wes Craven's most famous creation.

OPINION: Craven put our Nightmares up on the big screen

DVD review: Poldark: Complete Series One

DVD review: Poldark: Complete Series One

Wes Craven.

Wes Craven dies video

Film director Wes Craven, best known for his work on slasher hit A Nightmare on Elm Street' has died.

music

Why Justin Bieber wept at VMAs

Justin Bieber broke into tears after his MTV VMA performance.

10:00 AM  The reason why Justin Bieber cried after his MTV VMA performance has been revealed.

Sticky Fingers for Raglan Soundsplash

The Soundsplash music festival is making a comeback to Raglan.

The Others Way festival organisers Ben Howe and Matthew Davis.

New music festival for K Rd

8:41 AM  More than 30 musical acts will hit the stages of K Rd to kick off the weekend.

tv & radio

Wilmer Valderamma on playing a monster

Wilmer Valderrama as Carlos in From Dusk 'Till Dawn

Actor Wilmer Valderrama reveals how he had to physically transform himself for season two of From Dusk Till Dawn.

MasterChef: The Lim report

Former Masterchef NZ champion Nadia Lim's dishes on who's rocked and who's flopped at last night's episode.

Jono Kenyon and Sia Trokenheim.

Plain sailing for Step Dave and Cara?

Jono Kenyon and Sia Trokenheim reveal differing views on what's in store for the new season.

books

Memories of a city lost

Jim Curnow, right, with a colleague in the Dainty Inn tearooms. Curnow ran the Dainty Inn on High St for 28 years. The view is from the kitchen through the pneumatic tube ordering system.

Five years after the earthquakes started, 19 elderly people have reconstructed the lost Christchurch from their memory.

Behind the Little Yellow Digger

A new show will reveal the secret works of the Little Yellow Digger illustrator Alan Gilderdale.

Oliver Wolf Sacks was born in 1933 in London, son of husband-and-wife physicians.

Oliver Sacks dies at 82

Famed neurologist and author of Awakenings dies after fight with rare cancer.

arts

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.

Teen has a way with words

A Palmerston North boy has taken a 100 word homework assignment and turned it into a novel, with plans for a trilogy.

Footnote celebrates its 30th anniversary with a wide ranging retrospective show.

Footnote put best foot forward

Footnote celebrate 30th anniversary with wonderful retrospective show.

stage & theatre

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

10:00 AM  REVIEW: Dylan Moran has lost none of his brilliance and his Wellington show proved it.

Some great dance with body, heart and mind

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

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

Misfortune mars Hannah Playhouse debut

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

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Why Justin Bieber wept at VMAs

The reason why Justin Bieber cried after his MTV VMA performance has been revealed.

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