Monday, March 05, 2018

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This week's stories


Gems - food on the screen

These days every second programme on TV is some sort of cooking show, but it's hardly a new thing. There have been TV cooking shows as long as there's been TV.
Mar 04, 2018 02:49 pm

Elizabeth Thomson's Cellular Memory

Elizabeth has filled gallery walls with dozens of fish and white butterflies and plunged us into the ocean around the distant Kermadec Islands. She brought together works at Aratoi Gallery in the Wairarapa recently and now that collection has been gather together in a book - Cellular Memory - edited by her curator, Greg O'Brien.
Mar 04, 2018 02:40 pm

Following in the footsteps of painter Gottfried Lindauer

Lindauer settled in Woodville in 1890 and remains better known here than in his hometown of Pilsen, now part of the Czech Republic. Though an exhibition of his New Zealand paintings there a couple of years ago made his compatriots more aware of his work.
Mar 04, 2018 02:25 pm

Julianne Schultz

Australia's Griffith Review, a quarterly journal that investigates Australian and New Zealand literature and current affairs, is encouraging this discussion by bringing authors from around the Commonwealth to various Writers Festivals, including the one in Wellington.
Mar 04, 2018 01:50 pm

John Parker's love of puppets - and chickens!

John Parker tells Lynn Freeman he's loved puppets from childhood. Still life with chickens premieres at the Mangere Arts Centre on Thursday before seasons at the ASB Waterfront Theatre, Palmerston North and Wellington.
Mar 04, 2018 01:33 pm

Jem Southam's abiding love with the English landscape

Since the 1970s British photographer Jem Southam has been witnessing and documenting dramatic changes in the English countryside he loves. Jem's a very patient man, observing changes at a single location over many months or years.
Mar 04, 2018 12:45 pm

Confessions of a female bar pianist

War-stories from late nights playing piano in dodgy hotel bars make up a new show by visiting Australian musician Lisa Crawley.
Mar 04, 2018 12:30 pm

A new broom at the Film Commission?

Annabelle Sheehan talks with Simon Morris about her background, the challenges faced in the film industry as more audiences go on-line for their content, and where New Zealand films fit on the new cinematic landscape.
Mar 04, 2018 12:15 pm

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