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Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 23-11-2019 Poetry Winners RH Morrieson Awards( 0:59:14)       
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“Poetry, despite its cute, cotton-socks image, is a tough art form,” says James Brown, judge of the poetry section of the 2019 Ronald Hugh Morrieson awards. In this episode, James' thoughts on how to write a great poem, and the winning poems from this years' awards.
Published: 11/26/2019 3:30:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 16-11-2019 Rubi Riot( 0:52:49)       
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This week's show is the second in our series on emerging artists and features Waitara based painter Rubi Riot who fills in the stories behind her colourful layered paintings and assemblages that vary wildly in style and scale
Published: 11/19/2019 1:45:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 09-11-2019 R H Morrieson Award Winning Stories( 0:59:28)       
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“Writing offers the writer a way of shaping their existence, and passing on value. It helps people identify with others, and shapes a community by voicing hopes, ideals and realities. We are richer for hearing these stories, and our community is richer for gathering them.” Those are the words of celebrated librarian and organiser of the Ronald Hugh Morrieson Awards, Pam Jones. In today’s episode, hear this year's winning research article and short stories, with comments and writing tips from judges, Dame Fiona Kidman and Matt Rilkoff.
Published: 11/12/2019 1:45:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 02-11-2019 Emerging Artist Stu Tullett Morris( 0:52:11)       
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“(Art is) something that comes so naturally to me that I never question it -- like a lot of people wouldn’t question eating, or going for a walk. It’s something that’s just part of your life,” says artist and musician Stu Tullett Morris. His paintings deliberately entertain naivety, becoming psychedelic, character-filled fests of movement in oil pastel, house paint and other media. Our first in a series focusing on emerging artists in Taranaki.
Published: 11/5/2019 3:30:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 26-10-2019 Ngahuia Te Awekotuku Fiona Clark( 0:56:37)       
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Emeritus Professor and legend of Māori Feminist and Takatāpui (~LGBTQ) activism, Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, and photographer Fiona Clark, reminisce about the bedsheet protests, rants in the quad, pose-striking and colourful queer characters of their student days at Auckland Uni in the early 1970s. You'll laugh and cry.
Published: 10/29/2019 2:00:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 19-10-2019 Embroidery Playing the Long Game( 0:59:46)       
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“In today’s world, with all the pressure that people have… we need to take a step back, and find something slow,” says embroiderer Maree Burnnand. That’s probably why a surprising number of young people -- boys and girls -- are taking up embroidery in 2019. Meanwhile, embroiderers like Maree break the mould. We caught up with some stitchers at the opening of the 'Stitched Treasures' exhibition at the Percy Thomson Gallery in Whakaahurangi / Stratford, and asked about their process, and their patience.
Published: 10/22/2019 3:30:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 12-10-2019 Emerging Artists Exhibition Space( 0:57:26)       
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We chat with curator Wayne Morris about a new space in Top Town, Ngāmotu/New Plymouth, dedicated to showing work by emerging artists, and supporting them on their journey with help writing artist statements and biographies, and interviews.
Published: 10/16/2019 1:15:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 28-09-2019 Roger Morris and the Expansive Universe( 1:0:8)       
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"This is our one shot. This is it. We’re alive, and struggling to figure out a world around us that’s huge, and complex.” Deep in the Taranaki countryside, Roger Morris is making prints and paintings addressing some of the most controversial issues of our time -- The Great Conspiracies. But it's not turtles all the way down, we also talk about the complex reputation of drugs and alcohol in the creative process, and the value of boredom. Includes music by Joni Mitchell, Boards of Canada, Red Snapper, Toad the Wet Sprocket and Neutral Milk Hotel.
Published: 10/1/2019 4:15:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 21-09-2019 About SpiegelFest( 0:49:19)       
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What's the secret to organising a successful festival? It's not what most people think, says Suzanne Porter of TAFT. We're chatting today about what's on at November's Spiegel Fest, what goes on behind the scenes and how they build great relationships with performers.
Published: 9/23/2019 3:00:00 PM
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 08-09-2019 Stratford's Best Kept Secret ( 0:59:33)       
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"For peace of mind I think it's really, really important for people to find something (creative) to do, and to give themselves permission to do it." Sue Hogan found making crafts lifted her spirits when job-hunting left her feeling frustrated and depressed. She started Verdigris Creative Studio as a gallery and workshop space in Whakaahurangi / Stratford to share her skills, and help others make time for themselves.
Published: 9/10/2019 3:30:00 PM

A community arts radio show that takes on the belief that the arts are exclusive.


Host: Painter David Le Fleming and writer Suraya Sidhu Singh
Produced By: Access Radio Taranaki 104.4FM
Language: english
Category: Arts
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