A real rock 'n' roll juggernaut video

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones perform live at Adelaide Oval on October 25.

1:29 PM  If Keith Richards breaks a guitar on stage tomorrow night, no worries - he's got 74 more.

Iggy slams Eminem's rape lyrics

TAKE THAT: Iggy Azalea has slammed Eminem's latest provocative lyrics.

Iggy Azalea hat hit back at 'old man' Eminem after he releases song in which he talks about raping the Aussie star.

The ebola song that isn't rubbish

LENDING HIS VOICE: Tiken Jah Fakoly is part of a chorus of African singers offering an alternative to Band Aid 30.

Take that Sir Bob Geldof - African musicians have their own ebola song. Some people who don't like you are saying it's great and yours is rubbish.

Is Lorde getting a US accent? video

WINNING GIRL Lorde accepts a Tui

At last night's music awards we had ample opportunity to sample winning girl Lorde's accent. Is her Kiwi twang fading away?

The best TV themes of all time

Blackadder

A look at the greatest TV themes is a trip Memory Lane, then on to Nostalgia Highway and finally onto Sadness Boulevard.

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celebrities

Thai teen says no to Kim K

INSTANT CONNECTION: Kim Kardashian whose offer to adopt a Thai girl was rejected.

A Thai girl has politely, yet firmly, declined Kim Kardashian's offer to adopt her.

'No, no. We don't answer that' video

Footage of Bill Cosby attempting to bury rape questions emerges as his career collapses.

The 'Sexiest Man Alive'

Fancy a sniff of Kylie's poo?

film

Pete's Dragon coming to NZ

FOR PETE'S SAKE:  A live-action remake of 1970 Disney classic Pete's Dragon will film in New Zealand  next year.

12 min ago  New Zealand's beauty and screen incentives have lured big budget production: A remake of Disney classic Pete's Dragon will film here next year.

Stuff's weekend movie guide

Released at NZ cinemas this weekend, Jennifer Lawrence returns to the Hunger Games and Jennifer Aniston gets kidnapped.

GROUNDBREAKER: Director Mike Nichols, who died at 83.

Director Mike Nichols dies at 83

Mike Nichols, who emerged in the late 1950s as half of a groundbreaking satirical comedy team has died at 83.

music

Beating the drums for Womad video

Batucada band is competing for public support to perform at WOMAD 2015. From left Jeanette Spicer and Kate McAlpine busking with the band in Courtenay Place.

1:38 PM  The Wellington Batucada band could be drumming and whistling their way to next year's Womad festival.

The ebola song that doesn't suck

Take that Sir Bob Geldof - African musicians have their own ebola song. Some people who don't like you are saying it's great and yours is rubbish.

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones perform live at Adelaide Oval on October 25.

A real rock 'n' roll juggernaut video

1:29 PM  If Keith Richards breaks a guitar on stage tomorrow night, no worries - he's got 74 more.

tv & radio

Luther NZ bound?

LOVE LUTHER: Wellington based Luther creator Neil Cross, left, with Idris Elba during filming of the series.

1:31 PM  Characters from two different cop shows created by New Zealand based Neil Cross could soon be mixing it up on screen in New Zealand.

Quickflix undaunted by Netflix

Aftershocks from Netflix' announcement are continuing to ripple around the television sector.

Game of Thrones season four: Tywin Lannister.

GoT movie to come?

Actor Charles Dance, who plays Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones, has confirmed discussions are being held regarding a feature film.

books

Vape: Oxford's word of the year

"VAPE": To inhale and exhale the vapour of an electronic cigarette.

The old-fashioned smoko could soon be replaced by the more modern vapo.

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From The Making Of The Princess Bride

It's inconceivable that the making of The Princess Bride hasn't been recorded until now.

DOUBLE LIFE: An Auckland cop has gone from crime fighter to crime writer and launched a series of ebooks.

Mystery cop writes crime

By day he's a cop, but after hours he is "Angus McLean - crime writer".

arts

The dark arts

GLOWING: Whale/Bone (1997 Bill Culbert, Ralph Hotere, paint, wood and fluorescent tube) is one of the works inthe Hotere Culbert exhibition opening at Waikato Museum on Saturday, November 22.

A collaborative exhibition by two of New Zealand's best-loved artists offers a rare opportunity for Waikato Museum visitors.

This artist is all washed up

The time-honoured notion of artists suffering for their work is alive and well in Hawke's Bay.

After years of working in her garage Tracey McCarthy is ready to show her work to the world.

Hundreds on latest Arts Trail

After a decade of sculpting in a friend's garage, Tracey McCarthy has unveiled her work.

stage & theatre

Watch out: Bats is back home

First up: Hannah Banks, left and Jason Whyte in the newly renovated foyer of Bats Theatre. The duo will perform in the first show in Kent Tce, Watch.

Gone are cramped corners, tiny bar, bright red paint and bottom-numbing seats - Bats is back home in style.

All frocked up

Actor Gavin Rutherford began the year in a frock, ascended to the heights of tragic drama and slipped into yet another dress to see the year out.

Leigh Evans is doing musical staging and choreography for Mama Mia.

Here we go again

Unseen, unsung, but vital to Mamma Mia! is the show's choreographer and musical stager Leigh Evans.

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A real rock 'n' roll juggernaut

If Keith Richards breaks a guitar on stage tomorrow night, no worries - he's got 74 more.