After two years of toil, indie-folk Noughts and Exes are set to unveil an electrifying album, writes Madeline Gressel.
Spices pervade all aspects of life in India's 'pepper country' Kerala, writes Graeme Green.
Artisan butchers are offering organic meats cured to order, writes Janice Leung Hayes.
Antipodium's designer shows how humour is haute, writes Tessa Chan.
Jane Campion marks the return to her native New Zealand with a gripping television drama, writes James Mottram.
Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson show is a sometimes superficial celebration of the life and music of the late performer, writes Madeline Gressel.