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Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

New exhibition celebrates the continuing tradition of Torres Strait mask-making

19 May, 2017. Australia - A new exhibition celebrating the rich and continuing tradition of mask making in  in Zenadh Kes, in the Torres Strait...

Wahine Toa – celebrating the strength and diversity of Pacific women at the Pacific...

Returning in 2017 after a hugely successful debut last year, the Pacific Dance Festival will launch an all new programme, running 15–24 June at...

Fusing krumping and contemporary dance – Joash Fahitua and Trip the Light Dance Collective

19 April, 2017. NZ  Raewyn Whyte. - Auckland dancers are expanding their horizons - and that could mean the continued development of a new...

Pacific Ink and Art Expo debuts on Maui this Friday

By JEN RUSSO (Mauitime.com, April 5, 2017) There’s no other place where art, music and culture come together like a tattoo convention. And now Maui is getting...
MOANA producer Osnat Shurer, film consultant Dionne Fonoti, and star Aulii Cravalho at the Disney screening in Samoa, December 2016

MOANA gets two Oscar nominations

Disney's Pasefika-inspired film MOANA has been nominated for two awards in the 89th Academy Awards, announced Tuesday morning. The nominations are for Best Animated Feature,...
Students perform traditional hula and present hookupu, or offerings, at the 2016 Ku'i at the Capitol event. (Image: Kai Markell)

‘Ku’i at the Capitol’ to happen on legislative opening day

From hawaiinewsnow Written by Dillon Ancheta for Hawaii News Now Hundreds of students and families are expected to attend a poi pounding event on the grounds of...
Parris Goebel (front) and her hip-hop dance squad (right to left), Kirsten Dodgen, Althea Strydom, Kyra Aoake and Kaea Pearce. Photo: Charles Howells

How Parris Goebel went from high school drop-out to hip-hop dance queen

Parris Goebel is easily bored. "Don't take it personally," says her father, Brett, warning me that the 25-year-old hip-hop dance queen may tire of...

An Interview with Dionne Fonoti of MOANA’s Oceanic Story Trust.

1. What was your role in the making of the movie MOANA? How would you describe that experience? I was/am a member of the Oceanic...
Marissa Findlay

Aaradhna Is The R&B Singer Putting The New Zealand Scene On Notice

Aaradhna Patel is a singular voice within New Zealand’s growing R&B scene. Over the past decade, the singer has built a steady fanbase writing...

Hot Brown Honey review: busty burlesque and beats with a political twist

CABARET HOT BROWN HONEY ★★★★ Kim 'Busty Beatz' Bowers and Lisa Fa'alafi Arts Centre Melbourne Until December 11 You might not associate burlesque with politics; history begs to differ....