Rethinking Featherston #2

Following on from their successful engagement and consultation with the people of Featherston, the Victoria University School of Landscape Architecture students are back! And this time with dozens of beautifully crafted ideas for the spaces and places of Featherston, Wairarapa! I, along with many other locals, turned up to the Re:Invent Exhibition the Anzac Hall … More Rethinking Featherston #2

Rethinking Featherston

Students from the School of Landscape Architecture at the Victoria University are working in partnership with the community of Featherston, the Community Board and South Wairarapa District Council to develop design scenarios and site-specific design solutions for our town which reflect our community’s desires and are practical and affordable. On 17th July 2014, nearly 100 local Featherston … More Rethinking Featherston

Coming up on ReCooper8 this Sunday at 8pm….

On ReCooper8 this month, Lucy knits one, purls one with local encaustic artist, Nicki Stewart, whose exhibition, Remember to Remember, opens at the Aratoi on 8th August.  As Nicki describes in her publicity for the exhibition, Remember to Remember is “a co-memoration. A community knitting project knitting comforts for soldiers. Each stitch carrying a message, holding … More Coming up on ReCooper8 this Sunday at 8pm….

Anne Taylor’s Arts Review for April 2014

Huge thanks to Anne Taylor for bringing us a great review of Carterton-based visual artist Jan Eagle’s latest exhibition at the Aratoi Museum in Masterton, and also an insight into Monitor, Anne’s own contribution to the Main Artery – Linked group show, also at the Aratoi.  Both exhibitions run till 12th May 2014.  You can … More Anne Taylor’s Arts Review for April 2014

Tonight on ReCooper8 – The Enrico Show!

Yes, it’s only right we subtitle tonight’s edition of ReCooper8 ‘The Enrico Show’, as the music and the bulk of the content comes courtesy of my fab film reviewer, Enrico Tizzano!  And we’ve got some great tracks from Joan as Police Woman, Joan Armatrading and Lamb, plus Enrico reviews Pacific Rim, Behind the Candelabra, Rush … More Tonight on ReCooper8 – The Enrico Show!

February’s ReCooper8 – film reviews, arts reviews, great music!

Tonight, the ReCooper8 family welcomes Enrico Tizzano, ReCooper8’s film reviewer all the way from London (via Skype), who will be joining us each month, weather and bandwidth permitting, with reviews of a few of the latest (and not so latest) films.  This month, Enrico talks about three of his all time favourites – The Raid:Redemption, … More February’s ReCooper8 – film reviews, arts reviews, great music!

Wairarapa Word this month feat. Madeleine Slavick

20 Years of Making Books and Still Happy – an hour with the author, Madeleine Slavick – Sunday, 2 March, 3pm, Almo’s Books, 42 High St, Carterton Wairarapa Word presents “20 Years of Making Books and Still Happy” with author, editor, publisher, and photographer Madeleine Slavick, who will perform some of her writing, and discuss a selection of her 30+ … More Wairarapa Word this month feat. Madeleine Slavick

ReCooper8 Tonight – holidays, Eco-Stays, and some great music!

In a few minutes, at 8pm, ReCooper8 will kick off the new year with a cracking show, filled with tracks from bands I wish I’d seen but didn’t see at the fabulous music venue, King Street Live in Masterton in 2013; an audio essay (it’s much more interesting than it sounds!) on ‘what I did on … More ReCooper8 Tonight – holidays, Eco-Stays, and some great music!

ReCooper8’s Christmas Special, feat. author Johanna Knox

Welcome, welcome to the ReCooper8 Christmas Special blog post, to accompany the Christmas Special ReCooper8 Broadcast, beaming out to a radio near you on: Thursday 19th December @ 8pm Sunday 22nd December @ 10pm Thursday 26th December @ 8pm on Arrow FM, 92.7FM, or click listen live right here. I’ve got a great gin-infused* show … More ReCooper8’s Christmas Special, feat. author Johanna Knox