Rebecca Fox

Marathon effort

Marathon effort

Shakespeare wrote in Hamlet ''Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't'', a quote staff at Dunedin's Fortune Theatre will need to have in mind as they embark on a non-stop, 85-hour marathon of the great playwright's work, writes Rebecca Fox.

Sylvia shown the pointe of life

Sylvia shown the pointe of life

It is a little known fact but veteran New Zealand actress Helen Moulder had her stage debut in Balclutha.

Working together works well for potters

Working together works well for potters

Having a Chinese tourist purchase about 50 pots worth thousands of dollars in one swoop is just one of the highlights for the Stuart St Potters Co operative.

Clowning around

Clowning around

If asked to describe a clown, most would mention the red nose, frizzy hair and big shoes, but that is not what you get with Thomas Monckton. Rebecca Fox finds out what being a clown in the 21st century means.

Channelling characters hard – all 17 of them

Channelling characters hard – all 17 of them

British actress Rebecca Vaughan will visit Dunedin for the first time this month, as part of the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival, to bring her unique take on the Virginia Woolf novel Mrs Dalloway to life.

Doing it for themselves

Doing it for themselves

Sisters Karena and Kasey Bird were audience favourites when they won the reality television cooking show MasterChef 2014 title. But as Rebecca Fox discovers, they have not rested on their laurels during the past 18 months.

Heat and eat

Heat and eat

To many, Singapore is just a transit stop on their way to more far-flung places. Lifestyle editor Rebecca Fox finds out there is more to the city than its airport.

Hodgkins' fashion flair on show

Hodgkins' fashion flair on show

If you think women's interest in fashion is a modern phenomenon a new exhibition at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery might just turn that thought on its head. Rebecca Fox talks to its curator, Priscilla Pitts, about Frances Hodgkins' interest in fashion

Using internet, the world is his oyster

Using internet, the world is his oyster

From ''food porn'' to ''food art'', Christchurch-raised photographer Henry Hargreaves has travelled an unexpected path. Rebecca Fox finds out about life in New York and how the internet changed his life.

Pianist passionate about her craft

Pianist passionate about her craft

Modi Deng was just 11 years old when she played her first concerto with an orchestra. Now 18 and a student at the University of Auckland, she returns to Dunedin for the opening concert of Southern Sinfonia's concert series. Rebecca Fox finds out what drives the young musician.