Upbeat for Wednesday 16 December 2015
On Christmas Day at 10:00am, actor Stephen Lovatt performs a scene from Kiwi playwright Bruce Mason’s classic play The End of the Golden Weather on Takapuna Beach, the setting for Mason's dramatic memoir. This will be Stephen's 10th Anniversary of giving up his Christmas morning for this free Auckland community event.
Art Gallery dealer David Alsop casts a critical eye over the high level argument over the choice of Lisa Reihana to represent NZ at the 2017 Venice Biennale. David also looks at the Art events throughout the country during the summer holidays.
Artistic director of Java Dance Sacha Copland describes her new Wine Project: dance inspired by spending time in a French vineyard. And the ongoing success of her innovative work Back of the Bus.