Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

Shatner brings show to NZ

Shatner brings show to NZ

Pop culture icon William Shatner is bringing his award winning Broadway show to New Zealand for one night only in October.

Straight Outta Compton has scorching debut

Straight Outta Compton has scorching debut

"Straight Outta Compton" may take place more than two decades ago, but its themes of racial tension, poverty, and police brutality still speak to moviegoers living in a post-Ferguson world.

Tonnon looking for a 'Successor'

Tonnon looking for a 'Successor'

After a sold-out event in Auckland, our own Anthonie Tonnon will bring his Successor vinyl release tour to Taste Merchants tomorrow.

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.

Drug drama blurs lines between good and bad

Drug drama blurs lines between good and bad

Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in Netflix's dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

A rich history

A rich history

The east coast of the South Island is a little bit special, writes Linda Burgess in this extract from her book, Historic Churches: A Guide to Over 60 Early New Zealand Churches.

Syndicate content