Rising Star

Christchurch-born singer Boh Runga is the “next singer-songwriter to keep your eyes on” according to music site Top40-charts, which goes on to describe LA-based Runga’s latest solo album Right Here as “strongly reflective of her time spent transplanted to a life in Silver Lake.” Right Here has a very notable, yet eclectic roster of artists contributing to the album including Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and writing collaborations with Wendy Melvoin (Prince and the Revolution), Kevin Savigar, Rod Stewart’s songwriter and Shelly Peiken who wrote ‘Bitch’ for Meredith Brooks and also ‘Genie in a Bottle’ for Christina Aguilera. Runga also runs a New Zealand-based jewellery line — her second collaboration with New Zealand Mint called The Messenger Stories — which will be available in the United States this year.


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Charlotte Rampling at Centre of Likeable Juniper

Charlotte Rampling at Centre of Likeable Juniper

“Juniper is a drama with black comic edges about a fragmented family, and the unexpectedly life-affirming influence of its particularly tetchy matriarch. In the lead role is Charlotte Rampling, an actor…