Arts

Globe Theatre repair project set to begin

A $20,000 grant from the Otago Community Trust will help the Friends of the Globe Theatre tackle urgent repair work at the theatre. Newly appointed...

Real-life, local stories basis of ‘Mental Notes’

Dunedin's Suitcase Theatre company has gathered and adapted a collection of real-life, local stories around mental health for its show Mental Notes The stories, which...

S. American stories become dance theatre

Stories by South American writers are the inspiration for two physical theatre pieces to be performed during the Dunedin Fringe Festival. Dunedin actress and dancer...

‘Joy of fringe’ size, diversity of programme

The "joy of the fringe" is its huge and diverse programme, Dunedin Fringe Festival director Gareth McMillan says. In his first year as festival director,...

Spirit of city inspires bill

The spirit of Dunedin is the inspiration for the Fortune Theatre's 2018 season. That was the message from Fortune artistic director Jonathon Hendry at Monday...

Choir stalwart sings its praises

A lifelong love of music keeps Dunedin RSA Choir stalwart David Christie singing after 42 years. Mr Christie (77) joined the RSA Choir in 1977...

High-flying Kiwi loving Cirkopolis

High-flying New Zealand circus artist Rosita Hendry (27) is about to descend on Dunedin – literally. An aerial gymnast and specialist on the cyr wheel,...

Opera singer keen for ‘Tally Ho! 2’ experience

After taking a bold step into the unknown as lead singer in Dunedin Symphony Orchestra's experimental 2015 concert "Tally Ho!", soprano Anna Leese is...

Poems written after stroke to help victims

It has been a tough few years for Dunedin artist Vivien Dwyer and husband Matthew. Still in the throes of rebuilding their 104-year-old Baldwin St...

Poems inspire chair artworks

The humble kitchen or backyard chair has become the canvas for 40 glorious artworks by dozens of Dunedin artists. The artists were responding to the...

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