Arts

Fortune programme aims to entertain and provoke

A world premiere, a Shakespeare play, the celebration of a beloved New Zealand playwright, a busy family season and two musicals lie ahead for...

Art and exposition in students’ show

Otago Polytechnic’s Dunedin School of Art will be transformed into an art gallery for the annual Site exhibition — a showcase of artworks by...

Melodrama goes at a madcap pace

Actors Stephen Butterworth and Will Spicer will have to be on their toes in comedy murder mystery melodrama The Mystery of Irma Vep, as...

Willy Wonka takes to the stage

Charlie Bucket, Willy Wonka, Grandpa Joe and, of course, the Oompa-Loompas will light up the stage in the Taieri Dramatic Society’s production of Charlie...

Actors not shrinking from challenging subject

Total realism is at the heart of Tom Holloway’s remarkable play, And No More Shall We Part, as it explores the experience of a...

City barbershop chorus wins gold

The velvet vocal chords of Dunedin barbershop chorus Highland Harmony earned it a gold medal at the Barbershop Harmony New Zealand (BHNZ) annual convention...

‘It all happened so well’

Arts Festival Dunedin director Nicholas McBryde is exhausted but happy after steering dozens of performers and technicians, along with hundreds of volunteers, through another...

Mandala depicts female buddha

The sacred art of sand mandala is one of the many creations happening during Arts Festival Dunedin. The large mandala, created by Dhargyey Buddhist Centre...

New arrival on the airwaves

Jeff Harford, Otago Access Radio community liaison The distance between Syria and Dunedin is not as great as many might think, according to one of...

Melanoma, the burning issue

With the summer fast approaching and our longer daylight hours we look forward to enjoying the sunshine once again. ' Changing our behaviour is one...

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