Stripes Under NZ lights

Early White Stripes footage from a concert the pair performed at Auckland’s Kings Arms Tavern in 2000 — some of the earliest footage of the band outside of the United States — will feature on a live DVD soon to be released as part of Jack White’s Thirdman Records Vault subscription series, entitled The White Stripes — New Zealand Under Lights. Also included will be footage from a secret concert White and former wife Meg performed at Freeman’s Bay Primary School three years later.


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Ballroom Culture Transforms QTPOC Community

Ballroom Culture Transforms QTPOC Community

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