Shawn McAvinue

Performer waiting for her zither to come hither

Performer waiting for her zither to come hither

Visiting Dunedin Chinese Garden yesterday are guqin player Wu Na (left) and opera singer Dong Fei.

Method in madness

Method in madness

Actor Michael Hurst relaxes on the set of his solo show No Holds Bard at the Fortune Theatre yesterday.

Belgian entrances audience

Belgian entrances audience

The moment Belgian singer Micheline Van Hautem walked from the back of Glenroy Auditorium singing, she owned the room.

Nick Chisholm play finally comes home

Nick Chisholm play finally comes home

A rollercoaster play about a Dunedin hero has come home.

Musical jester shares fun

Musical jester shares fun

People seeking ''silliness'' should watch Auckland composer and performer Robbie Ellis at St Paul's Cathedral at 1pm today, as part of Arts Festival Dunedin.

Designs become dances

Designs become dances

Atamira Dance company artistic director Moss Patterson (front) leads (from left) Heather Grant, Koren Allpress, Kate Sullivan, Swaroopa Unni and Miriam Marler in a workshop yesterday at the University of Otago's physical education department.

Project fulfils longin' for doing something Tongan

Project fulfils longin' for doing something Tongan

A theatre work was born when a Tongan woman became tired of performing as other nationalities and never her own.

In the swing of things

In the swing of things

Belgian singer Micheline Van Hautem tests her swing in the Glenroy Auditorium yesterday before her first Arts Festival Dunedin performance.

Exhibition of endurance

Exhibition of endurance

The owners of Bellamys Gallery in Macandrew Bay celebrated its 20th anniversary last night by opening an Arts Festival Dunedin exhibition.

Circa dares audience to release inner animal; Maori Quartet a hit

Circa dares audience to release inner animal; Maori Quartet a hit

We are in the thick of Arts Festival Dunedin and the first three nights have had audiences stamping on floors demanding encores and guffawing with uncontrolled laughter.