Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

Battle on for Comic-Con fans

Battle on for Comic-Con fans

A slew of superheros, magic and King Arthur are just some of the bait that movie studios are using to entice fans at this year's San Diego Comic Convention as Warner Bros' DC Comics franchise goes head-to-head with Disney's Marvel universe.

Opportunity dressed in underpants

Opportunity dressed in underpants

A Kiwi take on the age old Hans Christian Andersen tale of The Emperor's New Clothes is on at the Fortune Theatre. Rebecca Fox discovers the children's production has a lot riding on it. 

A passion for cello

A passion for cello

As Dunedin's only classical string ensemble performs its first concert in the city this year, Rebecca Fox talks to one of the recipients of Cellists of Otago's largess.

Art Seen: July 21

Art Seen: July 21

In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at works from Jon Thom, Charlotte Parallel, and Gallery De Novo's winter exhibition.

Parker nearly turned down SATC role

Parker nearly turned down SATC role

Sarah Jessica Parker nearly turned down Sex and the City because she was concerned about "nudity and language issues". 

Direct, personal book about dying

Direct, personal book about dying

 

Australian author Cory Taylor's slim memoir is one to cherish, to return to occasionally and ponder anew, reviewer Elspeth McLean writes.

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