An excerpt chapter on ten great works of art from curator Justin Paton's award winning book, How to Look at a Painting.
Enter our draw for a chance to win a unique food and theatre experience at Circa Theatre on Friday 17 August as part of Visa Wellington on a Plate. The VIP experience begins with a Bistro style two-course meal with a glass of wine at Circa Theatre’s Café and Bar along with two top seats to the improvised play, The Dinner.
Marnie is New Zealand Festival's new Creative Director, responsible for programming the 2020 New Zealand Festival, Wellington Jazz Festival, and other Festival events. We asked her to complete the famous Proust questionnaire.
Rachael is an award-winning writer and the author of Magpie Hall and The Sound of Butterflies. She's also the Programme Director of literary festival, WORD Christchurch.
The New Zealand International Film Festival will kick off in Auckland on 19 July with more than 150 films, before making its way down the country across July and August. Tim Wong discusses three themes running through this year's Festival.
Opera star and teacher Lisa Gasteen is the lead judge of the Lexus Song Quest 2018. We asked Lisa what qualities she will be looking for in the five young hopefuls, and if there was any upside to an unexpected break in her career.
10 promising singers from around Aotearoa have been selected to compete for the the next stage of the 2018 Lexus Song Quest competition. On 21 and 22 July they will perform live at one of two Semi-Final concerts in Wellington, where Head Judge Lisa Gasteen will select five Finalists to go on to perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra at the Lexus Song Quest Grand Final Gala in Auckland on 28 July.
We asked Govett-Brewster senior curator and Len Lye expert Paul Brobbel to choose three Gallery art works making an impression on him at the moment.