Has anyone else noticed that the art reviews have disappeared from the Listener? Never fear - as announced in this week's edition, proud curmudgeon Hamish Keith is about to commence a fortnightly art column for the magazine.
Sarah Jessica Parker's production company (Pretty Matches) has teamed with the creators of Project Runway (Magical Elves) and is shopping an art world version of Project Runaway around the networks. Will SJP take Heidi's role? Who will play Tim Gunn? And what is with the names of those companies?
And just now noted
Gordon McLauchlan's motion(via Beatties' Book Blog), at the monthly meeting of the Auckland branch of Pen (the NZ Society of Authors), to lobby government to relocate some of the national cultural institutions - namely Creative NZ - to Auckland. Seconded by said Hamish Keith.