A capacity crowd filled St Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral yesterday morning for a requiem mass for one of the island’s most loved and respected residents, “Mousie” Skews.
The partnership between the Bank of the Cook Islands and Motone for the annual opera event has seen the organisation of school workshops for students interested in the performing arts and singing.
A New Zealand artist has started a Givealittle fundraising page online to help support the development of local artist Mike Tavioni’s planned art centre, gallery and art school.
Rarotonga’s Bergman Gallery is pairing artists Sylvia Marsters and 2017 Wallace Award Paramount prize recipient Andy Leleisiúao in a site-specific painting presentation at the 2018 edition of the Auckland Art Fair.
About 500 people gathered yesterday to pay their final respect to Cook Islands legend Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, known to most as Papa Dan Kamana, who passed away last week.
Estimating a total attendance of “about a couple hundred people” over the course of the night, artists Mike Tavioni, Chauncey Flay and Hori Miller all agree that their sculpture exhibition opening at Tavioni’s yet-to-be officially opened Atupa gallery on Monday was “a great success”.