Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead in car

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead in car

The half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore has been found dead in her vehicle parked on a suburban San Diego street, the San Diego County Coroner says.

Whiling away those dark winter days

Whiling away those dark winter days

My idea of a winter wonderland is hunkering down in the Regent for the International Film Festival, only emerging for cups of excellent Dunedin coffee. This year, the festival is proud of the number of films it has secured direct from screening at Cannes, writes Christine Powley.

Back in a band and lathered up again

Back in a band and lathered up again

Although only a young musician, the musical output of James Russell has already covered a lot of ground.

Shakespeare through music

Shakespeare through music

Celebrating William Shakespeare's 450th birthday, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is playing a concert of music inspired by the playwright, conductor Alexander Shelley tells Charmian Smith.

Spotlight on droving way of life

Spotlight on droving way of life

When it comes to chronicling New Zealand's agricultural history, much has been written about the role of shepherds and stockmen.

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