Arts on Sunday for Sunday 20 November 2011
12:40 Auckland's Wynyard Quarter
Auckland's newly revamped Wynyard Quarter is being suggested as the home of a new Maori and Pacific cultural centre. We talk to three backers of the KIWA project, which has been 10 years in the making.
Disaster movie Contagion, featuring Jude Law as a muck-raking journalist.
1:30 Fund Development
Canadian Guy Mallabone (left) is an expert on getting private citizens to donate money to the arts has some tips for our arts leaders, including their own need to invest in fundraising.
1:50 Exploring Interiors @ esdesign
Sonia Sly finds herself in design heaven when she heads to esdesign. She gets the low down on the state of the interior design industry and meets young designers Sean Dunne and Nikki Burnet, plus owner Eleanor Steel reveals her passion for nurturing local creative talent and keeping it in New Zealand.
Upholstered chairs by esdesign.
2:00 The Laugh Track
Comedien Dai Henwood (right) shares his favourite comedy tracks.
Dai's picks include Lenny Bruce, Carl Barron and Zach Galifianakis.
2:20 A Shortcut to Happiness
Terry MacTavish reviews Roger Hall's new play at Dunedin's Fortune Theatre.
The latest edition of Landfall has two significant features – a centenary tribute to Allen Curnow, we speak to his son Tim, who announces the winner of its annual essay competition.
2:40 Chapter & Verse
Novelist Paula Morris whose latest work is her most personal yet, the story of her forebear, Ngati Wai chief Paratene Te Manu, who spent a year being toured around England with other Maori. Rangatira is published by Penguin.
2:50 A foretaste of the upcoming New Zealand Ukulele Festival, with Ukulele Trust Chair Mary Cornish (right)
The landmark BBC series in which the director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, explores two million years of human history through one hundred objects at the Museum.