On this month’s show Coops n Katie chatted with Felicity Abbott, production designer on films such as Upgrade and the rather gorgeous Ladies in Black; and Peter Biggs, spokesperson for Featherston Booktown, which has recently become a full member of the International Organisation of Booktowns! We also played a pre-recorded interview with Jade Waetford, Chair … More October’s Edition of ReCooper8 is available now!
November’s edition of ReCooper8 is hot off the…. digital recorder! Featuring Louise Proudfoot, talking about her play, Desperate Huttwives, playing at Hutt Old Boys Marist Club Rooms in Lower Hutt and the Hannah Playhouse in Wellington this December (dir. Geraldine Brophy); Gerry Paul, Kiwi musician, writer, producer and co-founder of Coastella Music Festival, which is … More Summer, summer, summertime!
Here at last is the third and final morsel of September’s bumper edition of ReCooper8! In this section, Holly and Zac Winterwood talk about their stunning new work, Paeakau The Opera, which has been especially commissioned for this year’s Kokomai Creative Festival and will debut on Saturday 15 October at Aratoi Museum. If you live … More Paeakau The Opera and Andrew Laking
29 September marks the start of the inaugural Martinborough Music Festival. Brendan Smyth, one of the organisers, popped into the studio for a chat! ReCooper8 is bought to you by The Greytown Hotel, aka The Top Pub, the best pub in New Zealand! Thank you Ursula and Tony for your support!
Back in February my pal Enrico Tizzano joined me on the show to talk about Prince (he’s seen him live like 60 times!) and David Bowie and share some of those artists’ less well known tracks.
My friend, Jen Olson, is one helluva woman! She can paint, draw, play the piano and the cello, and is one of the nicest, kindest women I know. And she lives in Featherston, so I can include her in my Featherston Stories Series! This piece was recorded and aired a few years ago now, and … More Featherston Stories #5
Coming up on Arrow FM, 92.7FM this Sunday (17th) on ReCooper8 is my interview with Thross Paradise, Greytown-based singer song writer who has gone from anarchist to arborist and a lot more in between! For those who can’t wait till Sunday, here’s the whole show!