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ON the road with… Tourettes: rapper poet wunderkind. 0
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ON the road with… Tourettes: rapper poet wunderkind.

Midway through his national tour with Will Wood, rapper poet wunderkind Dominic Hoey a.k.a Tourettes stopped in for a cerebral chat with ONmag. What’s it like being ON the road with Will Wood? It’s great. The shows are going really well and Will’s a great traveling companion. I don’t have my license so he does all the driving while we […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with… Louis Tait 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with… Louis Tait

This week, ANNABEL WILSON gets ON the razz with actor/comedian Louis Tait to talk life, art and funny stuff. They say actors are a funny bunch. Louis Tait is redefining that statement, one show at a time. Louis has been on the Wellington stage scene for a while now. Creative to the core, his repertoire shows he can be both serious […]

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ON stage review: Living by the word with poet champ Harry Baker at Meow 0
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ON stage review: Living by the word with poet champ Harry Baker at Meow

ANNABEL WILSON grapples with performance anxiety then catches legendary wordsmith Harry Baker at Wellington’s Poetry in Motion open mic session. No way. Not going to happen. These are my first thoughts as I walk into the hipster-haven of Meow bar, Wellington. A recent émigré from Wanaka, I’ve moved to the capital with a resolve to live by the word. Tonight I’m on the […]

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Five reasONs to love… Kate Tempest 0
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Five reasONs to love… Kate Tempest

Liz Breslin caught Kate Tempest‘s Auckland show at The King’s Arms recently. Here she shares five reasons to love the award-winning hip hop poet extraordinaire.  1. Because she’s polarising and you’ve got to make up your own mind.  Winner of the Ted Hughes Award, Mercury Prize nominee, and yet, in some circles, not a proper poet.  She’s hit out at […]

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Five reasONs you should listen to Kurt Vile 0
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Five reasONs you should listen to Kurt Vile

TANIA GRIEVE caught Phily-based indie rocker Kurt Vile at The Sherwood recently and shares the skinny on why he’s totally ON form. 1. His new album is awesome. Recently released “B’lieve I’m goin down” is stacked with catchy, punchy songs and has been welcomed with rave reviews from the likes of Pitchfork, Spin and The Guardian. You’ll have it on repeat before […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Bridget Legnavsky 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Bridget Legnavsky

ONmag has a yarn with snow goddess fashionista Bridget Legnavsky as she prepares for this year’s Passion for Fashion – Dawn til Dusk. We’re crushing on Bridget cos she’s quite the guru – General Manager of Cardrona, this maven started 47 Frocks (our fave Wanaka concept store) with Anna Brewster a while back and is basically ruling at life while bringing up […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Beau James Wells 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Beau James Wells

Jordaine Wilson has a chat with freeskiing legend and recent Winter Games superstar Beau James Wells on what’s in his fridge and what he’s up to on a fine old Friday. Then we drop some hints about what’s ON this weekend. If we raided your fridge, what would we find? Obviously lots of bacon. What’s the best thing about Wanaka? […]

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Thank F*@# it’s Friday with Janina Kuzma 1
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Thank F*@# it’s Friday with Janina Kuzma

ANNABEL WILSON hangs out in The Wax Room with freeskier Janina Kuzma on the eve of the Winter Games 2015 and discovers what’s ON her mind and what’s in her ski pants pocket. Then we tell you what’s ON in the 443 and beyond this weekend. What’s happening in your world at the moment ? The Winter Games are about to […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Arma del Amor’s Martine Harding 2
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Arma del Amor’s Martine Harding

Jordaine Wilson catches up with fifty percent of Arma Del Amor –  the talented singer/songwriter/life enthusiast Martine Harding as she talks about tonight’s release of their new EP, Backstreet Boys and what’s ON in the music scene this season. Then we tell you our recommendatiONs for an epic upcoming Wanaka weekend.  I understand you have been both a soloist and […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Red Star’s Scott Bickley 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Red Star’s Scott Bickley

In the words of Jip from John Simm’s Human Traffic, “the weekend has landed“. Another sunny Friday in the Southern Alps is upon us and we’re amping. ANNABEL WILSON speaks to restauranteur Scott Bickley to find out what’s happening in the world of burger flipping at Red Star then we tell you What’s ON this week in the 443 and […]

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