Artist Nigel Brown is leaving behind the windswept, wide
open spaces of his Cosy Nook, Southland, property for the
''crowded'' streets of Dunedin. Going from a rural to urban
outlook is bound to affect his work, he tells Rebecca
Our capital city is beamed into our homes most nights as
our politicians argue and bicker, and we might visit for
business or the odd concert or sports event. But what else
does Wellington have to offer? Rebecca Fox finds out.
For the first time the Fortune Theatre and the University
of Otago have combined to offer drama students a chance to
star in a ''real'' professional play. Rebecca Fox finds out
how meshing professional with amateur is working.
The old saying ''necessity is the mother of invention'' is
behind New Zealand singer and performer Helen Medlyn's latest
skill set. Rebecca Fox finds out how she is combining her two
greatest passions: driving and music.
Pitching good against evil is an age-old storytelling
trick that has not dimmed in modern times. Opera Otago is
taking the bold step of bringing Mozart's comic opera The
Magic Flute into the 21st century, writes Rebecca