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The Liberal Agenda Review: Gideon Levy’s road to Damascus (via Palestine)

By   /  December 3, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  6 Comments

His message – that Israeli society is incapable of dismantling the occupation and that the only way change will occur is by outside nations forcing that change upon Israel. He spoke positively of the BDS  (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) calling it the only game in town in shaming Israel into action.

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Matilda’s Magic, Geoffrey Palmer’s consitution & School leaver’s toolkit

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  Genevieve McClean, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Matilda’s Magic, Geoffrey Palmer’s consitution & School leaver’s toolkit

My companion and I attended the very final night of Matilda the Musical at the Civic in Auckland.  And his response was similar to mine, – “Wow! That was Amazing!”

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POETRY REVIEW: Shane Hollands

By   /  March 18, 2017  /  Genevieve McClean, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on POETRY REVIEW: Shane Hollands

Poetry has been everything you didn’t expect it to be for a pretty long time now, and Shane Hollands has been putting this to effect in the inner literary worlds of this city for the length and breadth of that time.

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Sweeney Todd A Horror Story Then and Now – Not Quite A Gonzo Review

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Sweeney Todd A Horror Story Then and Now – Not Quite A Gonzo Review

A ghastly tale of horror and intrigue looms for Wellington and Christchurch theatre-goers as New Zealand Opera sharpens its knives before its Auckland consumers – but beware, this story of Sweeney Todd may compel you to think.

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5 Star Comedy Preview + Comedy Gala reviews

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on 5 Star Comedy Preview + Comedy Gala reviews

The 5 Star Comedy Preview + Comedy Gala are the perfect shows to watch so that you get a feel for a comedian. If you can’t stand 5 minutes of them, then locked in for a 1 hour show will be a death wish. It’s not that any of the comedians these days are god awful, it’s just that there is so much very brilliant work out there that you don’t want to waste time on a show where you get 5 belly laughs when others are offering 50.

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REVIEW: The Glitta Supernova Experience LET’S GET METAPHYSICAL

By   /  March 25, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

If I see sex glitter or r18 in the marketing of a small theatrical production, normally I will go the other way, but to have these ALL in the same show, claiming sex and politics on stage, and what with that awesome image of Glitta’s many heads swirling at the end of Kali-esque arms, I was feeling kind of curious and to be honest, ready to be affronted somehow.

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