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Good Habits are a UK alt-folk duo, composed of singer-cellist Bonnie Schwarz and accordionist Pete Shaw, who have been stranded in NZ during Covid lockdowns - lucky ole NZ!!
Currently in New Plymouth for their performance at the Festival of Lights, they called into ART for a chat.
Duration: 00:58:23 | Date: 15 January, 2021
Renee Milner will be performing her 2nd show at the Festival of Lights this weekend. She joins Alessandra (complete with guitar) to talk about life, music and more
Duration: 01:01:42 | Date: 14 January, 2021
Luke Millard talks with Alessandra about the latest community art projects around town and about the new-look Koru Project event happening soon in the city
Duration: 59:35 | Date: 12 January, 2021
Todd Velvin and Alister Newton from Taranaki Emergency Management discuss keeping friends and family safe over the Christmas/New Year period, and the importance of community in emergency response
Duration: 28:50 | Date: 22 December, 2020
Dani Parsons and Lance Shepherd make up the duo In the Shallows, in town to play a pop-up gig. Today they talk with Alessandra and share their music
Duration: 00:53:50 | Date: 18 December, 2020
Alessandra talks with Brendon Paterson about South Africa and his move to New Plymouth and the unique offerings of his Gondwana Foodstore
Duration: 01:00:00 | Date: 17 December, 2020
Summer's here at last, and all of the parties and festivals that come with it. Alessandra previews at some of them before being joined by JB - free spirit and artist
Duration: 00:57:56 | Date: 15 December, 2020
Lee Aiono, visiting dance instructor from Auckland, Jen Little, dance enthusiast, and Kiel de Buisson, Director of Dance Connexion New Plymouth, share their love of Bachata and Kizomba and the growing craze for Latin Dance in Taranaki
Duration: 00:56:22 | Date: 8 December, 2020
Joseph Michael current artist in residence at Auckland University of Technology speaks about his current project Raised up Sky, an augmented reality artwork, discusses the unique identity of icebergs and collaboration across cultures and borders through pandemic.
He is joined by Lisa Berndt of the Govett Brewster Art Gallery in this interview with Alessandra Keighley.
Duration: 00:21:32 | Date: 24 November, 2020
Anne and Liz speak about the Taranaki monthly meeting, tell their own stories and share what the practice brings to them. Find out more on Quaker.nz
Duration: 00:23:16 | Date: 24 November, 2020
DJ General Lee on the collaboration that is Synthony, comin g to the Bowl of Brooklands on Jane 23, 2021. Also Hilary Blackstock of Sport Taranaki, on the Healthy Living Forum, Nov 25th at the New Plymouth Sportsfishing and Underwater Club
Duration: 56:54 | Date: 19 November, 2020
Assistant Curator Contemporary Art Hanahiva Rose discusses upcoming visit from artists Sorawit Songsataya and Ayesha Green, background to their practice, themes and explorations. The artists will join Hanahiva in conversation at a free public talk at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery 2pm Sunday November 15.
Duration: 00:54:41 | Date: 13 November, 2020
Shona Smith, from Taranaki Women's Refuge, talks about their upcoming fundraiser art auction. John McLean, contibuting artist, speaks about his practice and why he feels strongly about contributing to the event.
Duration: 01:01:16 | Date: 3 November, 2020
Virginia talks with Lisa Haskell from TAFT and Rachel Church of Feast Festival Taranaki about these two great events running side-by-side in November. Featuring music by artists performing during Reset 2020
Duration: 00:59:16 | Date: 30 October, 2020
Host Michelle talks with artist Jayeta Valentine about her life and art, which includes a change in artistic style and media in her more recent works.
Duration: 00:56:05 | Date: 27 October, 2020
Virginia talks with three women who working together on a wonderful collaboration. Meet Tetsu Garnett of Taranaki Garden Festival, Erin Strampel of Taranaki Sustainable Backyards Trail and Niki Jenkinson of Taranaki Arts Trail. Also meet actor, Alison Quigan, who, along with Mark Hadlow, in bringing Roger Hall's play "Winding Up" to Taranaki.
Duration: 00:59:16 | Date: 23 October, 2020
This broadcast features rattling jewellery, the world premiere of Ben Dixon’s single 'Friends', and Art’s Trail artists Henriette Reason and Vicky Taylor speak about their journey’s in mediums and movement from realism to abstraction.
Duration: 00:51:47 | Date: 20 October, 2020