On a stark, white set, a kuia enters and begins tonight's performance with a karanga, calling us on to this shared marae of sorts. The white backdrops are arranged in a wide v shape with a small, central entranceway between two of them. As the performance progresses, a procession of fascinating visuals will play out…
Unfortunately, the land of opportunity turned into a nightmare for Rodney and he ended up homeless, living rough on the mean streets of San Francisco. Meremere is Rodney's story of survival. Meremere portrays Rodney's experience through spoken word, music, dance and multimedia design. Despite the grim nature of Rodney's experience, Meremere is, above all, a story of hope and wonderment - and a testament to the human spirit.
Interview with Brindi Joy, organiser of the Flash in the Pan - National Flash Fiction Day - Saturday 22 June 2pm at Tūranga.
Guest blogger, Nod Ghosh, well-known Christchurch-based Flash Fiction author, writes about her experiences (trying to) attend a Paint n' Pen event at Tūranga. National Flash Fiction Day is on this Saturday 22 June - Celebrate the shortest fiction on the shortest day of the year with National Flash Fiction Day. Come along for readings of Canterbury's best flash fiction from 2pm to 3.30pm at Tūranga.
Andrew Interviews Naomi Ferguson ahead of her performance at the Cavell Leitch New Zealand International Jazz and Blues Festival.
Andrew interviews neo-soul singer Sacha Vee who is performing at the Cavell Leitch New Zealand International Jazz & Blues Festival 2019.