Arts

Youth contrasts with experience

In Rutter's Mass of the Children, the fresh, youthful voices of children contrast with the adult choir, according to City Choir Dunedin musical director David Burchell. He has asked the Columba Junior Madrigal Choir, directed by Richard Madden, to join the adult choir for its concert on Saturday in Knox Church.

Art seen: July 23

Art seen: July 23

Louise McRae: ''Colour Construction'' Gallery Thirty Three, Wanaka

Theatre of Fortune

Theatre of Fortune

Dunedin's Fortune Theatre is celebrating its 40th birthday this weekend. It has weathered ups and downs over the years, but is one of the few community theatres established in the 1970s that is still going strong. Charmian Smith takes a trip back through time.

Art seen:17 July

Art seen:17 July

''White Silence'', Kate Belton (School of Art Gallery, Riego St)

Everything here is a little out of balance

Everything here is a little out of balance

"King Oberon and Queen Titania are having a right royal bust-up and everything's out of balance.'' That is how director Dale Neill sees his production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream which opens at the Globe Theatre next Thursday .

Author finds the fun in words

Author finds the fun in words

Writing springs out of being fascinated by things and wanting to share that fascination with other people, Melinda Szymanik, this year's University of Otago College of Education/Creative New Zealand Children's Writer in Residence tells Charmian Smith.

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