Otago Daily Times: Arts

All that hoopla

All that hoopla

Circus performers Jeff Robinson and Rewi Bracey are back in Dunedin to develop a new work. Rebecca Fox talks to them about the challenges of making a living from their craft.

Young violinist ready to soar

Young violinist ready to soar

Dunedin violinist Olive Butler will make her debut as a soloist with an orchestra later this month. Rebecca Fox asks how she prepares for such a big event.

Art seen: May 21

Art seen: May 21

''In the Church Yard'' (First Church grounds)

Art seen: May 14

Art seen: May 14

''Picture/Poem'', Cilla McQueen and Joanna Margaret Paul (Hocken Library)

No place like home

No place like home

International opera singer Simon O'Neill has performed in some of the most famous theatres of the world, The Royal Opera House, The Metropolitan Opera and La Scala, to name a few. Rebecca Fox talks to the Dunedin-trained tenor about returning to the city to perform with his old brass band.

Toggling comedy roles for 'Jimmy's Pies' play

Toggling comedy roles for 'Jimmy's Pies' play

Going to scouts is an activity many Kiwis can relate to. Former Mosgiel man Ryan Richards' positive memories of his days as a scout have inspired a comedy stage show. Rebecca Fox talks to Richards about bringing his first one-man stage show home, and where Jimmy's Pies fit in the narrative.

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