The Lowdown

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Stephen Perry, High Art Photography
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Listening to the community or sidestepping confrontation? The Lowdown looks at an extending arts standoff, latest funding opportunities and creative success stories.
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The Big Idea Editor
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It's Budget Day - how will Arts and Culture fare? Get the Lowdown on the financial future, farewells and creatives making a stand.
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The Big Idea Editor
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The biggest week of the year for writers, history made, records smashed and cultural buildings in sharp focus. Mark Amery with a bumper arts news bulletin.
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Mark Amery
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The arts sector knows how to rally for a cause - get the Lowdown on what has creatives up in arms and who are earning their moments in the spotlight in your arts news bulletin.
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The Big Idea Editor
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New Zealand's creative scene is the envy of the world - so why is there still some negativity - or ignorance - towards our artistic success stories? Get the Lowdown.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Industry reaction, celebrations, tributes and triumphs - the Lowdown on the big arts news of the week.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Turmoil at the top of a key cultural organisation comes with plenty of questions - as Mark Amery launches into the Lowdown on resignations, festivals, appointments and milestones.
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Mark Amery
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The music industry has had its off-stage behaviour called out this year - now its the turn of what's happening in front on the stage. Your arts news bulletin tackles more unacceptable behaviour.
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Kate Powell
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Naming, shaming and heated debate has gripped the creative community by the throat this week. Mark Amery rips into the biggest issues in your arts news bulletin.
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Mark Amery
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The impending travel bubble with Australia has plenty of reasons to get excited. But will there be a downside for NZ artists? The Lowdown looks into the biggest art news of the week.
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The Big Idea Editor