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Arts Therapists Tania Blomfield and Amanda Levey talk to The Big Idea about the industry, associated training, and the recent recognition from government agencies and how that has impacted their field
Acknowledging the strong links between creativity and wellbeing, Kimbolton is hosting the NZ Rural Sculpture Awards and Festival in an effort to create a healthier, and more creative community.
“You just want to bloody play music!” Milly from the Miltones talks about the constant conflict between creating music and managing a brand.
Off the back of a successful festival in 2017, Auckland Fringe Festival is now a yearly event. We talk to festival director, Lydia Zanetti, about being at the helm of such a magnificent beast.
Taking in a concert while sleeping? An expensive sleep at Auckland Arts Festival or a unique way to experience music?
“What does the world need? Not more stuff. I’m purposefully not selling stuff.“ Juliet Arnott, founder of social enterprise Rekindle shares the backstory to her latest project Resourceful Ōtautahi.
Following a multi-million dollar refurbishment, Auckland’s Ellen Melville Centre is open for business, offering a place to meet, share ideas, learn and grow and to support the local arts community.
Zinnia O’Brien is the co-founder of The Exhibit, a soon to be launched online art exhibition platform. She talks to us about the evolving art market, and her inspiration and vision for the site
Considering tertiary study next year? We take a look at the capital's new schools, campuses and creative courses.
Creative Writing graduate Erin Donohue talks about experiencing mental health issues as a teenager, and her debut novel that addresses this growing issue.
Oamaru jeweller Iain Clark talks about the birth of steampunk in Oamaru, the changing scene of retail, and how that affects his trade as a craftsman jeweller.
“99% of the population have had a negative experience with learning music – singing especially,” says Jennifer Moss, correcting this through her vibrant and enthusiastic approach to music tuition