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Opposite roles in Irish romance

Opposite roles in Irish romance

Acting needs a completely different mindset from directing a play, says Lara Macgregor.

Art seen: January 29

Art seen: January 29

''Dogwood Days", Erica van Zon (Dunedin Public Art Gallery)

Poems fit for a bard

Poems fit for a bard

For better or verse, the winners have been chosen in this year's Robert Burns Poetry Competition, Shane Gilchrist reports.

Art seen: January 22

Art seen: January 22

''Visible Structures'', Gabriella Mangano and Silvana Mangano (Dunedin Public Art Gallery)

Always a dreamer

Always a dreamer

In 1973, a year after publication of Lady Moss Revived - a first book of poems by Dunedin poet Peter Olds - Otago Daily Times reporter John Gibb, then literary editor of the Otago University Students Association newspaper Critic, interviewed him about his writing, for the student newspaper. This year, Cold Hub Press published You Fit the Description, a large selection of Olds' work. And Gibb went back and asked Olds a few more questions, including about the importance of dreaming in his life and work.

Art seen: January 15

Art seen: January 15

Dunedin street art, Central City

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