Arts

Film festival approaches

Film buffs, rejoice! The 43rd New Zealand International Festival is just three weeks away, with 79 feature-length films from 34 countries set to screen in...

Young poets invited to find ‘voice’ via contest

Young Dunedin poets are being invited to find their "voice" through the 2019 WriteNow secondary schools poetry competition. Now in its sixth year, the poetry...

Thrilled former student to conduct

University of Otago music lecturer, conductor and composer Peter Adams is thrilled that former student Tecwyn Evans will conduct the world premiere of his...

Dunedin debut for orchestra

The New Zealand Doctors' Orchestra will perform in Dunedin for the first time this weekend, as part of the University of Otago's 150th anniversary...

Pop-up Globe tour coming to city

After performing to more than 600,000 people across Australasia, Auckland's Pop-up Globe is on the road and heading for Dunedin. Founder and artistic director Dr...

Southern choirs ready for the next Big Sing

About 600 young singers will step into the limelight on stage at the Dunedin Town Hall in next week's secondary school choirs event, The...

Community focus to programme

A New Zealand classic, a modern Pulitzer prize-winning American play, and two community events will be presented by Dunedin's Wow! Productions theatre company in...

Council still mindful of need for theatre support

Supporting the continuation and development of local theatre has been top of mind for Dunedin City Council arts adviser Cara Paterson since the closure...

Renowned Brodsky Quartet to play vibrant works in Dunedin concert

The world-renowned Brodsky Quartet will present five exciting, boundary-pushing works in their Dunedin performance this week. Known for pushing the musical boundaries of the string...

‘Opera for anyone, anywhere’

A desire to share the joys of opera with everyone is the foundation of newly formed musical venture Opera Here. The brainchild of Dunedin opera...
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