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Jo Randerson - 'Sing to my Face' Jo Randerson and Julian Raphael (Community Music Junction) are collaborating on a project in the Wellington Cathedral in August this year as part of the Cathedral's Jubilee Celebrations.

Eleanor Catton is among the authors shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Eleanor Catton is among the authors shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Eleanor Catton is shortlisted for The Luminaries (Granta), which won the Man Booker Prize in 2013.

Tale of a Tail by Margaret Mahy Kim Knight from 'The Press' reveals the truth behind Margaret Mahy's last book 'Tale of a Tail' illustrated by Tony Ross (Hachette New Zealand, $19.99, released April 2014)

John Drawbridge mural moves galleries A massive mural by Wellington artist John Drawbridge has been moved out of the National Archives to be seen in its full glory in the Cotton Building, Victoria University.

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Arts Foundation Update 2014 | Issue 6 Events involving Arts Foundation Award Recipients from 17 April 2014

Jack Body LITTLE ELEGIES opens NZSO concert Jack Body’s 'Little Elegies' opens the NZSO's 'We Remember - Music, Mateship & Memories' concert. Arts Foundation Patrons are offered a special discounted rate for these concerts.

Arts Foundation Update 2014 | Issue 5 Events involving Arts Foundation Award Recipients from 3 April 2014

Auckland Choral - WAR & PEACE One hundred years after the start of WWI Auckland Choral presents a moving programme entitled ‘War and Peace'. The concert opens with the powerful and famous Toccata and Fugue by JS Bach.

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