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Arts on Sunday for 5 April 2009

Director of the Sydney Biennale, David Elliott12:40 Artistic director of the 17th Biennale of Sydney, David Elliott

David Elliott (right) explains what he's looking for from New Zealand artists wanting to be invited to be part of one of Australasia's biggest visual arts events.

12:50 Fringe Festival

The country's first Fringe Festival could bow out just before it's 20th anniversary - how could this happen? And can the Wellington arts community do anything to save it?

1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris

Featuring the comeback of the year - Mickey Rourke as The Wrestler…

1:30 Actor Rebecca Hall

Simon Morris talks to actress Rebecca Hall who's rapidly shot to Hollywood fame and who's currently appearing on stage in The Cherry Orchard in Auckland.

1:40 The Cherry Orchard

Kate Ward-Smythe reviews Rebecca Hall and her famous co-stars in The Cherry Orchard.

Rebecca Hall and her famous co-stars in The Cherry Orchard

The cast of The Cherry Orchard

1:50 Patchwork quilting

Lucy Orbell looks into the labour intensive labour of love that goes into patchwork quilting.

Jonathon Leigh2:00 The Laugh Track

Actor Jonathon Leigh (left) shares some of his most loved comedy moment.


Disc UFO2:20 Pinhole Cameras with Darren Glass

Darren Glass has made almost a hundred pinhole cameras, including ones out of a wheelie bin, a paua, a frisbee (right) and a fruit pie.


Chapter and Verse 29 March 09

2 30 Chapter and Verse

A chance to hear last week's scheduled interviews with debut novelists Mia Farlane and Michele Powles. You may recall we were foiled by an untimely fire alarm!


2:50 God of Carnage

Uther Dean reviews the latest play by French playwright Yasmina Reza - God of Carnage, on at Circa theatre.

3:00 Tracey Walker

Auckland artist Tracey Walker isn't afraid of taking on big themes, like the current global economic crunch and the obsession with subdividing blocks of land.

Work by Tracey Walker

3:10 The Sunday Drama

The Student Shorts Special, featuring short plays from the winners of the annual 15-minute playwriting competition run by the Radio New Zealand Drama Department.