Rebecca Fox

A family affair (+ video)

A family affair (+ video)

A ‘‘once in a lifetime opportunity'' is how artist Suzanne Emslie describes her latest artistic endeavour. She tells Rebecca Fox how she is immortalising her family as supersized clay figures.

Son pays tribute to his mother

Son pays tribute to his mother

Dunedin holds good memories for Pascal Harris so it is fitting it is here he is holding a special exhibition of his mother's work. Rebecca Fox talks to Pascal about joining his mother in the exhibition. 

Portrait of a lady

Portrait of a lady

Capturing the personality of a subject is the biggest challenge for artist Jude Ansbacher.

‘Extravaganza of Opera’ to celebrate milestone

‘Extravaganza of Opera’ to celebrate milestone

Opera Otago, the oldest opera company in continuous existence in New Zealand, turns 60 this year. Rebecca Fox takes a look at its tumultuous history.

Mahler and all that jazz

Mahler and all that jazz

New York jazz pianist Uri Caine will play his first New Zealand concert of a 2016 tour in Dunedin next week. He tells Rebecca Fox he is not sure how New Zealand classical audiences will react to his work.

Eat your heart out, sunbathers

Eat your heart out, sunbathers

Hidden away in the lush hinterland of the Sunshine Coast is a burgeoning artisan food industry. Helped by some insider knowledge, Rebecca Fox discovers a great alternative to a day at the beach.

Larger than life

Larger than life

Former rector of Waitaki Boys' High School Dr Paul Baker has turned his hand to writing plays. Rebecca Fox discovers why he cannot let his creation, Winston's Birthday, go.

Challenges of co-production

Challenges of co-production

How do you squeeze an 18m-wide set into a 9m-wide stage?

Scottish dancer's dream fulfilled

Scottish dancer's dream fulfilled

Speed of Light is a dream come true for Scottish dancer Shawn Kelly.