Monday, July 03, 2017

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This week's stories

Masterton's brand-new museum director

Masterton's ambitious Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History in Masterton has a new director - a multi linguist with an interest in hieroglyphics.
Jul 02, 2017 02:50 pm

New animals of the fashion industry

Gen X and Millenial fashion industry egos clash in the new novel by Pip Adam - The New Animals, published by Victoria University Press.
Jul 02, 2017 02:40 pm

Dance of the cheese-makers

Cheese making is an unlikely subject for a dance work but it's the next course in Java Dance Company's artisan series, following shows about bread and wine.
Jul 02, 2017 02:26 pm

Forever after? The danger of "tattoo regret"

Getting a tattoo when you're young is no guarantee you'll still be proud of it when you're a bit older. Will that One Direction tattoo mean the same in ten year's time? Tattoo regrets are one of the things photographer Tracy Sexton is looking at in an exhibition about tattoo culture she's calling Will forever, mean forever? The popup show opens this week at 17a Hartham Place in Porirua.
Jul 02, 2017 01:45 pm

Living off the walls

Graham Hoete - also known as Mr G - found international fame last year after painting two massive wall murals of the late Prince - in Sydney and in the musician's hometown in Minnesota.
Jul 02, 2017 01:34 pm

Shannon Te Ao's unique view of Edinburgh

An historic Edinburgh building is the latest canvas for video artist Shannon Te Ao, who's been commissioned to create the work for the city's Art Festival this month.
Jul 02, 2017 12:50 pm

After the earthquakes, Lyttelton Redux

Lyttelton was hit harder than most by the Christchurch earthquakes - particularly the Lyttelton Museum. But now it's back - triumphantly, we may say! - with a little help from its friends, past and present. Key historical figures in Lyttelton's history are brought back to life in a new exhibition by Julia Holden - Lyttelton Redux - which has just opened at Canterbury Museum.
Jul 02, 2017 12:16 pm

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