Rebecca Fox

Power of the belly dance

Power of the belly dance

Candice Frankland is working hard to change people's perception of belly dance. The Auckland belly dancer tells Rebecca Fox it is an art form.

Into the void

Into the void

Dunedin lighting designer Martyn Roberts hopes to change people's perception of light during his Dunedin Fringe Festival ‘‘performance''. He tells Rebecca Fox about creating Dark Matter.

Sticking it to cancer

Sticking it to cancer

A chance meeting at the dog park saved Australian theatre-maker and puppeteer Lana Schwarcz's life. She tells Rebecca Fox how much she is looking forward to coming to the Dunedin Fringe Festival. 

Schooling up on staffroom secrets

Schooling up on staffroom secrets

A group of long-time Fortune Theatre actors and directors will unveil the secrets of the school staffroom in the theatre's first play of the year, Rebecca Fox discovers.

Fringe puts the fizz in festival (+ video)

Fringe puts the fizz in festival (+ video)

Breast cancer and mass killings are sober topics you would not normally associate with a fringe festival. However, Rebecca Fox discovers anything is possible with the Dunedin Fringe Festival.

Dunedin’s orchestra lifts the bar

Dunedin’s orchestra lifts the bar

A major milestone, new name, and moving premises; there is not much the Southern Sinfonia is not doing this year. Rebecca Fox discovers why all the changes.

Harbour sea wall challenges resident artist to understand

Harbour sea wall challenges resident artist to understand

A chance mention of the history behind Otago Harbour's sea wall opened up an entirely new avenue of research for Christchurch artist Ana Iti. Rebecca Fox talks to the Blue Oyster Gallery summer resident.

Organists pulling out all the stops

Organists pulling out all the stops

Ensuring there is a next generation of organ players with the skills of their forefathers is the aim of an international academy being held in Dunedin during the next few days, Rebecca Fox discovers.

Quality of entries impresses judges

Quality of entries impresses judges

A poetry competition marking poet Robert Burns' birthday has shown his legacy is still alive and well, writes Rebecca Fox.

NZ honour for Bracken

NZ honour for Bracken

Dunedin's Bracken Restaurant has been selected to take part in a national "Plate of Origin'' competition at this year's New Zealand Agri Investment Week.