Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

Big names turn out for Letterman farewell

Big names turn out for Letterman farewell

Hollywood stars Steve Martin and Tina Fey, comedians Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld and a host of US presidents joined the band Foo Fighters to bid farewell to David Letterman as the veteran "Late Show" host signed off for the last time.

Film review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Film review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

To get back up to speed before I went to see Avengers: Age of Ultron (Readings and Rialto), I re-read my review of the first Avengers movie.

Robbie Williams back to entertain Kiwi fans

Robbie Williams back to entertain Kiwi fans

Superstar Robbie Williams is coming back to entertain his New Zealand fans for the first time in 12 years.

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.

Matilda wins Art's heart on 'The Bachelor'

Matilda wins Art's heart on 'The Bachelor'

Matilda Rice has become the inaugural winner of The Bachelor NZ, confirming one of the worst kept secrets in the entertainment industry.

Music to the ears

Music to the ears

Wellington author Anna Smaill's debut novel The Chimes is set in a dystopian London, where the written word is outlawed and memory has been sacrificed to music, the ruling principle, a form of mind control. ODT books editor Helen Speirs sat down with the writer, who is being touted as our next Booker Prize contender, when she came south to appear in the recent Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival.

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