Arts on Sunday for Sunday 5 July 2009
5 July 2009
12:40 Centrepoint theatre in Palmerston North turns 35
We spin the music Hits of '74 as Centrepoint celebrates 35 years of sharing plays with the people of Palmerston North.
Lucy Schmidt and Kate Louise Elliott in Hits of '74
12:47 Simon Morris is back at the Film Fund which is being wound up
1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris
Simon previews the upcoming International Film Festivals - and director Bill Gosden explains how he can put together a world-class festival on a shoestring budget.
1:30 Lucy Orbell has tips for any artist struggling to fill out the necessary forms for grants from Creative NZ or other potential funders.
1:40 Young and Hungry
Young and Hungry - for 15 years a Wellington theatrical institution for young actors and back stage crew - takes on Auckland for the first time.
Young and Hungry. Image by Johanna McDonald
1:55 Wonderland, The Mystery of the Orchid
A reflection on the contribution of the orchid to art and culture, as the flower is honoured in an exhibition at the Auckland museum.
2:00 The Laugh Track
Comedian Brendhan Lovegrove (right), one of New Zealand's most successful overseas exports.
2:20 US artist Matt Kenyon
Pop culture, new media, mass media, big corporates: all grist to the mill for US artist Matt Kenyon.
Improvised Sympathetic Device, 1995, by Matt Kenyon
2:30 Chapter and Verse
Monica Taylor (right) talks about her poetry collection, Paper Boats, and Dorothy Fowler on writing of murder, mystery, love, lust and archaeology in her novel, What Remains Behind.
2:50 Matt Palmer
Matt Palmer's photographic career path started with painting, moved into filming music videos and ads, and now he's back to the still image with photography.
From Meandering, now showing at Lane Gallery in Auckland
3:00 The Sunday Drama
Pontypool, which despite the name isn't from Wales but from Canada. The latest in our WorldPlay series is a psychological thriller depicting the outbreak of a new kind of virus . . .