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 in September – Susie Wilkins, The Handsome Family, and Kokomai Arts Fest!

Thursday 19th September @ 8pm Sunday 22nd September @ 10pm Thursday 26th September @ 8pm 92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at Arrow FM Every once in a while you hear a singing voice that makes your spine tingle.  And the effect isn’t limited to one genre of music.  They could be singing soaring ballads, dramatic … More ReCooper8 in September – Susie Wilkins, The Handsome Family, and Kokomai Arts Fest!

16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16

Here’s a press release from local poet and organiser of this year’s events for National Poetry Day, Madeleine Slavick.  I hope you will support this fantastic event, which is bringing local, homegrown poetry to the people:  16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16 Sixteen Wairarapa writers from Cape Palliser to Pahiatua … More 16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16

ReCooper8 July: The One where Lucy Goes On and On about being on Holiday

For those of a chilly disposition, look away now, because July’s edition of ReCooper8 is one big holiday BOAST!  I’ll even confess to pre-recording some of the show in my mum’s back garden in what can only be described as rather hot temperatures!  Tune in to 92.7FM (or listen live at Arrow FM) at 8pm … More ReCooper8 July: The One where Lucy Goes On and On about being on Holiday

Poetry and Leather… who’d have thought it!

ReCooper8 this month airs on  Thursday 20th June @ 8pm  Sunday 23rd June @ 10pm  Thursday 27th June @ 8pm  92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at http://www.arrowfm.co.nz My feature guest this month is Trevor Lamb, an artist whose chosen medium is leather – a versatile and beguiling material, the seemingly infinite possibilities and potential of … More Poetry and Leather… who’d have thought it!

Word up! Wairarapa Word, 2nd June, Almo’s Books, Carterton

Wairarapa Word presents Eileen Van Trigt author of Beneath the Oak Trees, Sportin Life: Limericks and Close Encounters of the Furred (and Feathered) Kind Wairarapa Word is an event for poetry, comedy, stories and more.  Each month, a writer is featured and an open mike is held for everyone to share work.  This month, the featured writer … More Word up! Wairarapa Word, 2nd June, Almo’s Books, Carterton

A glimpse at April’s Wairarapa Word open mic event…

Well, admittedly the levels are all over the show, and overall my editorial cobbling together could do with more…. cobbling!  Nevertheless, below is my attempt at a 5 minute glimpse at the most recent Wairarapa Word open mic event held on 7th April 2013 at Almos Bookstore in Carterton.  It really is just a snippet … More A glimpse at April’s Wairarapa Word open mic event…