Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

'The Graduate' director Mike Nichols dies

'The Graduate' director Mike Nichols dies

Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of influential films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," "The Graduate," and "Carnal Knowledge," has died aged 83.

Play my music, Armstrong 'tells' Dr John

Play my music, Armstrong 'tells' Dr John

You can't get much more New Orleans than Dr John and Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong -- so when the former plays the latter, it's enough to get Big Easy fans sitting up.

Orchestra is his instrument

Orchestra is his instrument

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's last concert for the year, ''In the Hall of the Mountain King'', will be conducted by Ben Northey. Charmian Smith talks to the Australian conductor.

MKR winners: 'We had to win and lose'

MKR winners: 'We had to win and lose'

Neena Truscott and Belinda MacDonald were champions of healthy eating during their winning stint on My Kitchen Rules New Zealand -- but today they admit their hangovers might see them visit KFC.

Flanagan's fiction up for Bad Sex award

Flanagan's fiction up for Bad Sex award

There are some beautiful passages in Richard Flanagan's Man Booker prize-winning novel, but the main sex scene isn't one of them, according to a British literary magazine.

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