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Lowdown: Cancellation Headache For Major Festival
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Lowdown: Cancellation Headache For Major Festival

Breaking news on why one of the biggest festivals in Aotearoa has been forced to change its programme, short-term executive appointments and the rest of the latest arts news.

Pride Prevails
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Pride Prevails

Creative Director Nathan Joe gives an honest appraisal of the challenges - and highlights - of bringing Auckland Pride Festival to life as the curtain gets set to fall on the 29-day event.

"Your Point Of Difference Is Your Superpower"
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"Your Point Of Difference Is Your Superpower"

As a groundbreaking creative project comes to life, Unitec alumni Alex de Vries explains how being allowed to fail helped him find his voice.

New Possibilities: Casting & Training Non-Binary Actors
Feature

New Possibilities: Casting & Training Non-Binary Actors

How is the performance industry - and training institutions - keeping up with a softening of gender binaries?

Have Your Say - It's Worth $2K
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Have Your Say - It's Worth $2K

Help shape the future of Aotearoa's creative community with The Big Idea's Pulse Check 2024 - and you could land $2000 worth of promotion!

Lowdown: Creative Contributions Leave Lasting Legacy
The Lowdown

Lowdown: Creative Contributions Leave Lasting Legacy

From the passing of community icons to recognition for leading creative minds - and how your opinion could be worth $2K - your arts news bulletin keeps you on the pulse.

PANNZ Arts Market Explained - Why It's Worth Your While
Arts Smarts

PANNZ Arts Market Explained - Why It's Worth Your While

One of the creative community's cornerstone events is just around the corner - we break down what happens at the PANNZ Arts Market, who it's for and why to attend.

Powerhouse Pair Join Forces In Major Festival Roles
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Powerhouse Pair Join Forces In Major Festival Roles

Two widely admired and successful creative minds have linked up to take on key positions that will impact some of Aotearoa's marquee events.

Literary Judging: Take A Look Behind The Scenes
Arts Smarts

Literary Judging: Take A Look Behind The Scenes

A veteran international judge answers some frequently asked questions about the process behind deciding top literary awards.

Sweat, Spandex & Self-Acceptance: How Hyperspace Found Its Moves
Feature

Sweat, Spandex & Self-Acceptance: How Hyperspace Found Its Moves

What would you do if you were asked to unlock a door to your past you haven't opened in decades? Jack Gray explains why he's so proud of his latest choreography work.

Multi-time Finalist Finally Wins Big
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Multi-time Finalist Finally Wins Big

The $10,000 top prize at the Molly Morpeth Canaday Awards has been handed out - find out who claimed this year's awards and check out the winning works.

Key Appointment As NZIFF Rebuilds
Who Got The Gig?

Key Appointment As NZIFF Rebuilds

A major change at the helm of the NZ International Film Festival - as the organisation speaks about the challenges laid at its feet with the departure of several veterans.