Otago Daily Times: Arts

Art seen: August 27

Art seen: August 27

''Nearby ...'', Liz Abbott (Koru Gallery)

Loving life in the slow lane

Loving life in the slow lane

This month, international conductor Simone Young is celebrating 30 years since she first conducted an opera in Australia. She tells Rebecca Fox about ''slowing'' down and fitting in a road trip to Dunedin.

Life in the ballet like being part of a family

Life in the ballet like being part of a family

The Russian National Ballet Theatre will perform for the first time in Dunedin this month. Rebecca Fox asked dancer Elisaveta (Lisa) Igorevna Lobacheva what her life as a dancer is like.

Opening the door and lighting the way

Opening the door and lighting the way

Digging into the Dunedin Public Art Gallery's collection has been very exciting for its newest curator, Lucy Hammonds. On the eve of her first exhibition, she tells Rebecca Fox about her love of art.

Art seen: August 20

Art seen: August 20

''Selected Works'', Raquel Clarke (Wanaka Fine Art Gallery)

The light in the night

The light in the night

An interactive environment reminiscent of the gold-rush era in downtown Dunedin, ''a la Deadwood'', complete with amusements, oddities and mud will be re-created in the Athenaeum to celebrate the city's 150th anniversary. Rebecca Fox discovers why.

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