Arts

Music among the books

Dunedin's musical talent will be backĀ in the spotlight as the Nook and Cranny Music Festival returns this weekend. Held as part of NZ Music Month,...

Oboist to step into the limelight

Wellington oboist Robert Orr is looking forward to stepping from the ranks of the orchestra to the front of the stage as soloist with...

Denver show ‘lot of fun’

  Dunedin singer-songwriter Bevan Gardiner change of pace as he steps from daily life into the bright lights in the large-scale touring show Take Me...

Anzac myths examined

Young New Zealanders' deep-rooted desire to make a pilgrimage to Gallipoli on Anzac Day is put under the microscope in Dave Armstrong's new play,...

Musical fundraiser for Syria

A group of young Dunedin musicians who perform together as Tui Quartet will host a musical fundraising event for the Red Cross Syrian Refugee...

Chinese film executives in town

City officials are rolling out the welcome mat this week for a high-powered delegation of Chinese film industry executives. Dunedin hosts the first official China...

Bats sound darker

Seminal Dunedin/Christchurch band The Bats celebrate the release of their ninth album, and the 30th anniversary of their first album, with a tour of...

Midge Ure playing

The life of a musician can be a juggling act between the competing demands of touring and family life. For Grammy award-winning artist Midge Ure,...

Singing cello sounds

Counter-tenor Stephen Diaz will join the Cellists of Otago ensemble for their first concert of the year this weekend. Entitled Singing Cellos the concert, to...

Album release to be followed by shows

Reflection, self-discovery, human nature and forgiveness are all themes of Nadia Reid's new album. The Port Chalmers musician, who has just returned from her second...

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