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Guest Picks: Grace Pundyk

Friday, September 10, 2010

What are some of Grace Pundyk's favorite picks? Read more to find out!

What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc.) that moved or surprised you?

A hiphop collaboration between some of the local, disadvantaged youth in the town where I live (Hobart, Tasmania) – refugees from Sudan; kids with drugs and homelessness issues, etc. – and the Tamsania Symphony Orchestra.  Blown away by the lyrics (i.e. the stories) of these kids and the complexity of the musical scoring.  Passionate and powerful and a great project overseen by the local theatre company, Rickstart Arts.

What are you listening to right now?

Kate Bush’s – Aerial

Bruce Springstein’s Devils and Dust

Revisiting Patti Smith’s Horses        

What’s the last great book you read?

Haruki Murakami’s The End of the World + Hard-Boiled Wonderland

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

Flamenco dance

If you only had one day left, how would you spend it in New York City?

Looking at all the rooftop beehives in this fantastic city!!

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Grace Pundyk

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