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'Campbell Live' says farewell

John Campbell

An emotional John Campbell has taken a look back on a decade of current affairs as Campbell Live took to the air for the final time.

Actor Sam Shepard facing drink-drive charge

Actor Sam Shepard facing drink-drive charge

Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested in New Mexico on suspicion of drunken driving, police say.

Film review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Film review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

To get back up to speed before I went to see Avengers: Age of Ultron (Readings and Rialto), I re-read my review of the first Avengers movie.

Memphis bids farewell to B.B. King

Memphis bids farewell to B.B. King

With music, singing and tears, hundreds of mourners in Memphis bade farewell to blues giant B.B. King as his casket, accompanied by his legendary guitar, Lucille, began a drive to his final resting place in Mississippi.

Message in the medium

Message in the medium

A new Dunedin gallery is giving multi-disciplinary artist John Ward Knox a chance to showcase his latest project. Rebecca Fox discovers there is a little madness in the Frances Hodgkins Fellow's determination to get his message across.

Emotional farewell for broadcaster

Emotional farewell for broadcaster

John Campbell had TV3 staff in tears last night as he made a heart-felt speech after signing off from his last show.

Music to the ears

Music to the ears

Wellington author Anna Smaill's debut novel The Chimes is set in a dystopian London, where the written word is outlawed and memory has been sacrificed to music, the ruling principle, a form of mind control. ODT books editor Helen Speirs sat down with the writer, who is being touted as our next Booker Prize contender, when she came south to appear in the recent Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival.

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