Sugar Loafing Arts Cast


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Sugar Loafing Arts Cast

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Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 08-06-2024 Norine Ford-Dixon( 0:55:8)       
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Norine Ford-Dixon is the ARTSpace artist in June and shares her love for wallpaper and collage in this episode. Check out her collages and the suitcase that was part of the ‘Abroad’ exhibition at Percy Thomson Gallery last year.
Published: 10/06/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 01-06-2024 Taranaki Zinefest( 0:51:42)       
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22 June is Taranaki Zinefest Day! 🤩Alice Cowdrey and Wesley Milne tell you all you need to know about making & swapping zines and how to sign up for a workshop or a table at Zinefest!
Published: 4/06/2024 12:15:00 p.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 25-05-2024 Caroline Barron( 0:43:59)       
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Mikaela caught up with author Caroline Barron at WOMAD. Find out what prompted Caroline to write her memoir Ripiro Beach and her novel The Golden Days. Lots of useful writing tips on offer too!
Published: 27/05/2024 11:15:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 18-05-2024 Kura Forrester( 0:39:49)       
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Actor, comedian and writer Kura Forrester (Ngāti Porou) won the Billy T Award in 2019 for best-emerging comedian with her show ‘Kura Woulda Shoulda’ and became the first Māori woman to do so. Mikaela caught up with Kura at WOMAD this year.
Published: 20/05/2024 10:15:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 11-05-2024 Heidi Griffin( 0:53:47)       
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Heidi Griffin is the owner and manager of the popular Gover St Gallery in New Plymouth - a true community space for Taranaki’s creatives. This year she intends to nurture her own artistic skills too.
Published: 13/05/2024 1:15:00 p.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 04-05-2024 Airana Ngarewa - Launch of NZSA Māori Branch( 0:53:52)       
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Mikaela talks to Taranaki writer Airana Ngarewa about his best-selling novel The Bonetree and the launch of a Māori branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors this weekend, with more to come!
Published: 6/05/2024 10:30:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 27-04-2024 Rowena Komene( 0:50:50)       
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Diagnosed with a rare kidney condition 11 years ago, Taranaki artist Rowena Komene has overcome the odds and now has a future to plan for. One that includes visual arts.
Published: 29/04/2024 11:45:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 20-04-2024 Tio Vanuatu( 0:32:49)       
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Tio Bang Massing from Vanuatu delighted crowds at WOMAD this year. Mikaela talked to Tio about his poetic folk music and his home island, Ambrym.
Published: 22/04/2024 10:45:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 13-04-2024 Helen Lehndorf( 0:45:26)       
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Helen Lehndorf is a co-founder of the Manawatu Urban Foraging Group. Mikaela talked to Helen off the stage at WOMAD about her book A Forager’s Life which delves into the environment, food, motherhood and autism.
Published: 15/04/2024 12:30:00 p.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 06-04-2024 Korrena Kidd( 0:51:11)       
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Korrena Kidd’s vibrant art fills the ARTSpace in April. Listen to Korrena talk about her art and the supportive environment at ACE Adult Community Education Massey University Te Putahi a Toi in Palmerston North.
Published: 8/04/2024 10:15:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 30-03-2024 Laura Campbell & Morgan Paige Taitoko( 0:53:6)       
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The Emergence Art Awards for young Taranaki artists are back! Mikaela finds out all about them from Laura Campbell, Director of Percy Thomson Gallery, and the 2018 Emergence Award winner Morgan Paige Taitoko.
Published: 2/04/2024 11:30:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 23-03-2024 WOMAD Poetry Slam 2024( 0:53:14)       
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Taranaki poets Wilna Strydom and Helen Griffiths reveal how they prepared for the event. Poetry judge Karlo Mila tells us what moves her and reads a poem. And this year’s winner, Teirangi Klever, reveals why she chose to enter.
Published: 25/03/2024 10:45:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 16-03-2024 Rebecca Beyer - Word Festival( 0:56:26)       
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Rebecca Beyer is a children's librarian, printmaker and author of illustrated children’s books. She’s been busy organising Our Words - a festival of local writers and story-tellers happening in and around New Plymouth on 20-27 March.
Published: 18/03/2024 10:15:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 09-03-2024 Steampunk Taranaki( 0:53:19)       
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Steampunk Taranaki - The Mild Mild West has taken over the ARTSpace in March. Costumes and Tea Pot racers included! Hear Jo Fuller (Lady Watsonia Victorious! Ohms) and Lesley Butler (Lady Esmarelda Wainwright Hyphen Smythe) profess their love for steampunk.
Published: 12/03/2024 11:30:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 02-03-2024 Anna McLean( 0:51:59)       
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Anna McLean switched Taranaki’s art scene for a curatorial internship at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. What is it about curating that makes it an exciting career choice for creative young people?
Published: 4/03/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 24-02-2024 Elizabeth Smither( 0:48:47)       
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Elizabeth Smither is a multi-award winning writer of poetry, fiction and non-fiction and a former New Zealand Poet Laureate. Elizabeth reads part of a new short story and a poem.
Published: 26/02/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 10-02-2024 Pastel Association( 0:47:37)       
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The ARTspace in the Top Town Mall is hosting a group exhibition by the New Plymouth Pastel Association throughout February. Pop in to have a look!
Published: 12/02/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 03-02-2024 Kris Marlianti( 0:55:11)       
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Manaia artist Krismarlianti Donaldson won the 2022 Taranaki National Art Awards in the painting category. Krismarlianti is also a published poet in Indonesia.
Published: 5/02/2024 10:15:00 a.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 27-01-2024 Alastair Ross - Film Festival 2024( 0:55:4)       
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Alastair Ross talks about this year’s film festivals at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre Cinema. Coming up on 2-6 February is the KIRIATA MĀORI film festival that was taken out by Cyclone Gabrielle last year.
Published: 29/01/2024 12:15:00 p.m.
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 20-01-2024 Jo Stallard - Fenton St Gallery( 0:58:31)       
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Fenton Street Arts Collective offers great coffee, gin, whisky and gallery space for exhibiting artists. Owner Jo Stallard talks about her portrait painting and the upcoming Shakespeare events in Stratford.
Published: 22/01/2024 12:00:00 p.m.

Sugar Loafing Arts Cast showcases the diversity of arts in Taranaki and beyond. Host Mikaela Nyman interviews artists, creative makers, writers and curators, and delves into art ideas and mediums, discussing a wide range of themes, such as decolonisation in New Zealand and Pacific art and literature, how to find inspiration, and the beauty of collaboration with other creative souls across art disciplines. The fundamental idea of this podcast is to showcase arts and creativity and to inspire. Do you have a creative passion or want to share your ideas? Feel free to contact Mikaela on Sugar Loafing Arts Cast is supported and sponsored by the Govett Brewster Art Gallery.

Host: Mikaela Nyman

Produced By: Access Radio Taranaki 104.4FM

Language: English

Category: Arts

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