The Jac share some of the behind the scenes highlights from their recent trip to the Jarasum International Jazz Festival, the exciting finale to their 2017 Wellington Jazz Festival project.
We asked writer, musician and RNZ host Nick Bollinger to share the live music acts he’s most looking forward to at the 2018 New Zealand Festival.
American author Ian Tregillis has written two speculative history trilogies: Milkweed Triptych and the Alchemy Wars. He also holds a PhD in physics, and will be part of the Festival's 2018 Writers and Readers line-up in Wellington in March.
Programme Manager Mark Cubey shares the latest word on Writers and Readers, 8-11 March 2018, and a taste of the literary treats in store.
Acclaimed New Zealand choreographer Michael Parmenter and The New Zealand Dance Company held a special in-studio preview of Parmenter's new dance work OrphEus – a dance opera in Auckland last week. Photographer John McDermott was there to capture this work in progress.
Described as “the best poet in Adelaide”, Mike Ladd has published eight collections of poetry and prose. His most recent book, Invisible Mending, ranges across essay, memoir and poetry. Ahead of Mike's visit to Wellington in March we asked him about his reading life.
As Kazuo Ishiguro becomes the latest recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Marco Sonzogni reflects on the world's most esteemed literary prize, and uncovers an unexpected New Zealand connection along the way.