Arts on Sunday for Sunday 5 September 2010
12:40 Don't Mention Casablanca
The director of that "beautiful friendship" Casablanca Michael Curtiz has his own love story told in a new play written by his Kiwi granddaughter.
12:50 Shiela McGregor from Axis - an online resource for contemporary art
We find out how British arts groups are taking on the new coalition government over its slashing and burning of arts funding.
Right: Sheila McGregor.
The new Australian war movie Beneath Hill 60, and a chat with Jason Stutter, director of the New Zealand comedy thriller Predicament.
1:30 Sound designer extraordinaire Tim Prebble
Tim Prebble has collaborated on three NZ Films all of which are up for a number of awards, including best sound at this year's Qantas Film and Television Awards. Sonia Yee discovers Tim is a man who loves playing with sound and finding it in unexpected places.
Tim Prebble in action.
1:50 The Guru of Chai
The Indian Ink Company goes back to how they started in the 1990s, with a solo show for star Jacob Rajan as The Guru of Chai (below).
2:00 The Laugh Track
Prankster Guy Williams who you may remember from TV One's Breakfast show as a pro-whaling advocate.
2:20 Metonymy 2010
Hear from four of the artists and writers who've been paired up on blind dates to create work for an exhibition called Metonomy.
Erstwhile - detail, by Kate Sellar and Penny Somervaille.
2:30 Chapter & Verse
Expat Stephen Daisley redefines heroism and traitors in his debut novel Traitor, set both in New Zealand and in Gallipoli during World War One, and published by Text Publishing.
2:40 Michel Petrucciani
A tribute to a heroic French composer by his biggest fan, New Zealand jazz pianist Phil Broadhurst
2:50 New York curator Meredith Johnson
A chat to New York curator Meredith Johnson who helps artists realise big dreams with the help of a lot of public money.
3:00 The Sunday Drama
A radio adaptation of partners-of-the day Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis's The Pickle King.