The Lowdown

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From literature of the written kind to literacy of the financial type, The Lowdown seeks answers to the big issues confronting the creative community from the highest offices in Aotearoa.
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We go in-depth on the hottest topic in the creative community and get government reaction, Auckland Art Festival's big reveal and the latest honours, accolades and achievements.
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The shift to Alert Level 3.2 gives the green light to Tāmaki Makaurau's galleries and museums. The Lowdown finds out why not everyone in Auckland is in a rush to open their doors.
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The Lowdown speaks to some of the biggest names in NZ's creative community for a behind-the-scenes look at the late Dame Cath Tizard's enduring arts legacy - and some big cultural announcements.
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Is the 2021 trend of seeking greener pastures a cause for concern for the arts? We speak to experts across the most impacted industries to find out.
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The Big Idea Editor
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2021 is over for many performing artists...and it’s only October. Get the Lowdown on why they’re shutting down and the huge reaction to a half million dollars worth of government funding.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Creatives are done sitting on the sidelines and letting others make decisions that impact them. The Lowdown looks at how they're standing up and being heard plus all the latest arts news.
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The Big Idea Editor
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The Lowdown examines news the creative community's been waiting to hear, the impact of lack of clarity plus the latest research and appointments in your arts news bulletin.
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The Big Idea Editor
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It ain't easy being independent. The Lowdown speaks to the most vulnerable in the creative community after yesterday's major funding announcement in this week's packed arts news bulletin.
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Get the pulse of the Aotearoa creative community with The Lowdown - we look at what Level 2 changes really mean, who's advocating for the arts and celebrate the latest success stories.
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The Big Idea Editor