Navigation for Arts on Sunday

21 March 2010

12:40 Auckland Art Triennial

We discuss that 2010 Auckland Art Triennial, one of the biggest events on the New Zealand art calendar - the Auckland Art Gallery director Chris Saines explains what they're aiming to do then we'll find out what three arts commentators think of the selection, the standard and the triennial itself.

1:00 At the Movies

Simon Morris interviews World Cinema Showcase Director Bill Gosden.

1:30 The Desert of Forbidden Art

Art saviour Igor Savitsky who rescued thousands of Russian Avant-Garde artworks and created a museum in Uzbekistan's desert, far from the watchful eyes of the KGB.

Forbidden Art

On Location Uzbekistan
On location in Uzbekistan

1:40 New Plymouth

Arts correspondent, Murali Bhaskar, discusses a big cultural month for the city.

1:50 Creative families

Another in our series of creative families, this time writer/illustrator Gavin Bishop and his museum/gallery administrator daughter, Cressida.

Justine Smith2:00 The Laugh Track

Veteran Kiwi comedienne Justine Smith (left) who's part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival comedy line-up.

Neil Ieremia2:20 Black Grace

We touch base with the dance company's artistic director Neil Ieremia (right) at the end of their spectacularly successful US tour.

2:25 Musical theatre

We talk to two international musical theatre high flyers, to find out if Andrew Lloyd Webber is yesterday's news and what it takes to succeed on Broadway.

2:40 Chapter and Verse

Dame Fiona Kidman celebrates her 70th birthday with her first poetry collection for 17 years - Where Your Left Hand Rests.

Where Your Left Hand Rests by Fiona Kidman

2:50 A chat to in-demand Aboriginal dancer/choreographer Vicki Van Hout who's about to perform with Maori dancers in Dunedin

3:00 Sunday Drama

Murray Reece's Ready for slaughter, and the next instalment of The Gullibles….