Monday, September 26, 2016

Standing Room Only for 09/25/2016

Arts stories for 09/25/2016
Standing Room Only


Standing Room Only is literally radio with pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living.
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A maverick art club in Tonga is winning over its critics

The Se-le-ka Club started in Nuku'alofa back in 2008. It's now turned into a safe haven for vulnerable young people, and a place for young artists to experiment with techniques and materials.
Sep 25, 2016 02:49 pm

Thriller set during the famous waterfront dispute of 1951

The thriller brings together a private detective, Johnny Molloy, an ambitious journalist and some shady politicians and unionists.
Sep 25, 2016 02:40 pm

Literary copyright in the age of the internet

Michael Wolfe tells Lynn Freeman the last decade has changed everything for writers.
Sep 25, 2016 02:26 pm

Cabaret star Sheridan Harbridge

Songs for the Fallen is coming to New Zealand as part of an Internationl Cabaret Season. Sheridan Harbridge tells Lynn Freeman cabaret is hard to define.
Sep 25, 2016 01:49 pm


Lynn Freeman asks Toi Whakaari Head of Costume Kaarin Macaulay, and aspiring costume-maker Monique Bartosh how the industry's changed over the past decade.
Sep 25, 2016 01:33 pm

Gender inequality in New Zealand theatre

A hui this week held on Suffrage Day brought together around a hundred people to kick around some ideas. Lynn Freeman talks to two of the speakers, Kate JasonSmith and Hannah Banks.
Sep 25, 2016 12:50 pm

New Zealanders on the Western Front

Lynn Freeman talks to Military historian Dr McGibbon, and also to 92-year-old Hilary Haylock, whose father's letters home made up some of the book. Dr Ian McGibbon's New Zealand's Western Front Campaign describes not only the battles but also life for the soldiers in trenches and in specialist units.
Sep 25, 2016 12:33 pm

The Great Depression and the Broken Decade

Swaggers, sugarbags, special constables and the Queen Street Riots - The Depression of the 1930s were grim years in our history, remembered in a comprehensive new book. Malcolm McKinnon takes us back to what he calls The Broken Decade.
Sep 25, 2016 12:16 pm


Older stories

"Culturally clueless" in Aotearoa
Lindsay Dawson's new novel Scarlet and Magneta
Stone jeweller Craig McIntosh
The NZ Secondary Students Choir is looking for new talent
Rachel Laing, Jennifer Ward-Lealand and Dirty Laundry
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