Been fiending a good dosa lately? How about a lassi, or upma, or just a strong masala chai? Look no further, for Sammy and Gemma have got you covered. Hoon down to Grey Lynn this Satuday morning for a South Indian breakfast experience like no other, specially catered just for you, by the lovely folk of Satya and Plant Magic. All thanks to a neat little programme called Satellites. Choice.
Fancy pursuing a stressful (read: positively exhilirating) 48 hours living and breathing quality filmmaking? You're in luck! Earlybird registration for the HP48 Hours Film Competition and old mate Ant Timpson's looking for teams. Test your skills, test your creativity, sign up by May 9 and let the challenge begin. Or, you know, read up about it first. Whatever.
The University of Auckland's Film Society will be hosting a Women in Media panel discussion tomorrow night, featuring the supremely wise Margaret Henley, Sarina Pearson, and documentary filmmaker Annie Goldson. Join them tomorrow. April 19. 6pm. At the Clock Tower. Bring your wands. There will be snacks.
VICE is going bush with New Zealand's youth offenders. Their newest doco, entitled Lost Boys of Taranaki, takes a rare look at what goes on with teenage criminals, from their perspective. Mikey and pals were lucky enough to chat with Todd Williams who features in the film as a mentor, to learn more about it. Sit back, relax, and listen. Then catch Lost Boys of Taranaki at Academy Cinemas on Sunday.
Ladies and gents and everyone else, Auckland's biggest eco event is happening next Sunday! Ella Mizrahi's in to talk about EcoDay, which features a packed line-up of TEDX speakers, live music, food, markets, panel discussions, and a Velodrome Bike Party. From 11am - 6pm, totally free. Welcome one, welcome all.
The prestigious Taite Music Prize is but a week away from announcing its winner. Mikey's chatting to finalist Gussie Larkin of Wellington trio Mermaidens to learn more about their Taite-nominated album, 2017's Perfect Body.
Dirty Pixels frontman Ethan Moore's in the studio to chat to Mikey about his new EP On Ice/Transistor Lady. Catch them live at Portland Public House on Friday the 13th for a ~spooky~ local gig before they jet off to other less important cities.