Navigation for Arts on Sunday

12:40 Lucy finds out how Wellington's empty buildings are being put to artistic use

Stephen Wainwright12:50 Creative New Zealand

Stephen Wainwright explains its rethink about the way it funds the country's main arts organisations - currently it's every three years but that may change.

1:00 At the Movies

Simon reviews Nowhere Boy, which remembers the fateful meeting between 17-year-old John Lennon and 15-year-old Paul McCartney.

1:30 Harbour Mouth Molars

Sculptor Regan Gentry on unintentionally whipping up a storm of protest over his giant molar sculptures on Dunedin's waterfront.

1:40 We venture into Southland to find out about its big arts festival and at the other end of the country

1:50 Living Room 2010: A Week of Goodness

We hear from two of the overseas artists showing their wares at the performing arts festival in Auckland's CBD.

Artist Paula Roush (UK) and Artist Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen (Denmark)
Artists Paula Roush (UK) and Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen (Denmark).

Sarah Harpur2:00 The Laugh Track

Comedienne Sarah Harpur (right), one of the local acts in the upcoming Comedy Festival.

2:20 Mangere Arts Centre

Lucy visits one of Manukau city's latest developments - a significant new building designed to house the community's artistic activities all under one roof. Theatre and the visual arts will have a new home in the centre which is currently under construction.

An artist's proof of the The Mangere Arts Centre once completed.
An artist's impression of the The Mangere Arts Centre once completed.

2:30 Chapter & Verse

Gordon Brown talks about the life and art of his old friend, painter Colin McCahon, and debut poet Sarah Broom talks about cancer, relationships and children in Tigers at Awhitu.

Gordon Brown and Sarah Broom

2:50 Sightseeing

A fresh look at postcards - Hannah Scott explains how they've changed and how they've stayed the same.

Gallery: Sightseeing

Frank Breuer. Untitled, Gestel B
Frank Breuer. Untitled, Gestel B.

3 pm Dead Man's Cell Phone

Mark Westerby reviews the New Zealand premiere of a play about a woman who answers a dead man's cell phone. Watch a trailer below.

Dead mans Cell Phone cast

3:10 Sunday Drama

Gertrude and Olivia, written by Elizabeth Smither and we finish the show with another episode of our consumer sitcom The Gullibles by Joe Musaphia.