Jason Byrne says his new show will involve audience participation, including "playing people's testicles with xylophone sticks".
South Korea has released a video, with the aim of re-packaging classical music for the modern age.
Lorde has postponed her upcoming Australian tour because of illness two days before it was to start.
Sir Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman have signed an open letter to David Cameron after he branded Britain a "Christian country".
Friends and family members came together to pay their last respects to Bob Geldof's daughter.
Boxing icon Rubin Carter has died at the age of 76.
Two former members of ABBA have reunited on stage to perform at the Olivier Awards in London.
The latest instalment of The Amazing Spider-Man will hit the big screen here next week, and with it comes a new villain.
When do fakes become works of art in their own right?
The Oculus Rift headset promises to take virtual reality mainstream.
Kate Rodger's full interview with The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro star Jamie Foxx.
Delightful, heart-warming and a very worthy watch for people all ages.
David Farrier's month by month account of Lorde, from uploading The Love Club EP to fronting Nirvana.
Sir Ian McKellen has given a rare interview to 3 News about his time on The Hobbit.
If this long Easter Weekend means entertaining children, you might be considering the new Lego Movie, but will it do the trick?
Despite reports yesterday, it appears rock band AC/DC is not calling it quits after all.
Paul Potts was working in a cell phone store in Wales when he decided to enter a British talent contest.
Street artist Banksy appears to have struck again.
A 69-year-old Iowa man has completed an 18,000-piece puzzle - and it took him only six-and-a-half years.
The most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to Henri Matisse's famous cuts-outs range opens this week.
The legendary Spanish flamenco composer Paco PeAa is in New Zealand for shows tomorrow and Wednesday.
Video of Mark Wahlberg winning the 2014 MTV Movie Award honour of Generation Award.
The royal rumour mill has been running fast this week, but how much coverage of the royal tour is too much?
The aesthetic is gloriously intoxicating and this is possibly Wes Anderson's richest story to date.
South Auckland students are building a replica of the Gallipoli landscape in the video game Minecraft.
Kate Rodger joins Firstline to review The Grand Budapest Hotel and Divergent.
Festival director Bill Gosden says no matter your tastes, there's something for you at the Classic Movie Weekends event.
The man behind K9FM says as crazy as it sounds, a radio station for a dog is actually pretty logical.
Kiwi teenager Lorde should probably create some extra space in her trophy cabinet.
The cause of Peaches Geldof's death will remain a mystery for several weeks after initial tests proved inconclusive.
Comedy duo Flight of the Conchords has played a rare gig at a fundraising drive for the venue that helped launch their career.
I was entirely underwhelmed by Captain America's first outing but the Winter Soldier I loved.
A post-mortem will be performed in the next few days on 25-year-old Peaches Geldof.
For the first time in more than five years, the thunder will be heard from down under when Manpower Australia head to New Zealand.
A review of the latest Game of Thrones, an adorable viral video and circus news from Daniel Rutledge on Firstline.
Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates, has died at the age of 25.
Oscar Pistorius has revealed his nightmare world of anti-depressants and sleepless nights since shooting Reeva Steenkamp dead.
Hollywood veteran Mickey Rooney has died, aged 93.
Fans have been eagerly awaiting the return of Game of Thrones to see which of the main characters will die.
Liam Finn's latest album is 'The Nihilist', but David Farrier finds him in a positive mood.
He was one of the US' most unpopular presidents. But ever since leaving the Oval Office, George W Bush has found a new creative outlet.
The iD Dunedin Fashion Show celebrated its 15th anniversary last night in front of a sold-out crowd at the city's Railway Station.
With the cardboard boxes from their move across the Tasman, they built a movie scene and posted it on Facebook.
Dunedin's beloved iD Fashion Week is celebrating 15 years of bringing New Zealand designers to the forefront today.
The superhero movie market is a very crowded one, and Marvel is dishing up another Captain America movie this weekend.
Organisers of iD Fashion Week have unveiled the longest catwalk in the southern hemisphere a a whopping 120m long.
Using real-life animals and models, Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova portrays her version of wonderland.
David Farrier's full interview with Queens of the Stone Age, Sweethead and A Perfect Circle rocker Troy Van Leeuwen.
Russell Crowe labelled a reporter a "plonker" following an interview in which the star lectured her about rugby rules.
If movies were written by children, how would they sound? Imagine no longer.
Russell Crowe talks environmentalism, ignorant Noah critics and the Pope as his latest film tops box offices.
Arnold Schwarzenegger was rightfully honoured this week, while Adam Sandler also bafflingly won another award.
Sir Elton John and David Furnish are planning a low-key wedding ceremony at a registry office in May.
Sadly the beautiful collection of props from Wellingtons Westside Studios has been forced under the hammer.
David Farrier's full interview with Path of Exile developer Grinding Gears' co-founder Jonathan Rogers.
For action movie fans, it doesn't any better than Gareth Evans' sequel to his 2011 cult hit The Raid.
Tickets to Kate Bush's comeback concerts in the UK are being sold for over a thousand pounds online after selling out in minutes.
The stark, brooding works that can only be McCahon's were found in his little Kiwi cottage at French Bay in Titirangi.
When he's not working in his orchard or veggie patch, Tankian is inside composing.
David Farrier's full interview with Serj Tankian ahead of his Christchurch orchestra show.