Rebecca Fox

Tripping the light fantastic

Tripping the light fantastic

Joe Brown's dances at the Dunedin Town Hall in the mid-20th century became a meeting place for many Otago couples. The cast of Flagons and Foxtrots tell Rebecca Fox it is this era they hope to evoke in the Fortune Theatre's latest production.

Festival role 'vote of confidence'

 Festival role 'vote of confidence'

A play about the dark side of Otago's gold rush era will feature in the New Zealand Festival next year. Rebecca Fox talks to a young theatre company about to take the next step.

Following his heart

Following his heart

Australian music teacher John Colwill talks about getting children hooked on music. On a recent visit to Dunedin for a holiday, he told Rebecca Fox learning the piano should not be intimidating.

From the ground up

From the ground up

American craft brewer Matt Walsh will visit Dunedin to attend this weekend's Craft Beer and Food Festival. He tells Rebecca Fox about the craft beer movement in the United States.

Lead crystal visions take solid shape

Lead crystal visions take solid shape

Patience and practice are the two key things to casting glass art. Rebecca Fox talks to Di Tocker in her borrowed studio space at Dunedin Art School about her journey with glass.

Fulfilling her passion

Fulfilling her passion

Tessa Petersen first saw the Southern Sinfonia when she was just 6 years old. Now, decades later, she will be taking the lead. Rebecca Fox talks to the orchestra's 11th concertmaster.

Exit stage right

Exit stage right

When Lara Macgregor became artistic director at the Fortune Theatre, there had been no-one in the role for years. Rebecca Fox finds out what legacy she will leave behind.

Art that's fit to print - news to most people

Art that's fit to print - news to most people

Climate change, the TPPA, the refugee crisis and the effects of war are all among the issues being tackled by a group of New Zealand and Australian artists being exhibited in Dunedin. Rebecca Fox talks to members of The News Network.

A cut above

A cut above

Like many businesses, small-retail butchery has struggled over the years but a Dunedin butcher is learning new tricks in an effort to survive. Rebecca Fox talks to Ian Kennedy.

Matchmaker, matchmaker

Matchmaker, matchmaker

New Zealand's first and only Master Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers will attend the inaugural Down to Earth celebration of wine in Central Otago. Rebecca Fox asks Cameron Douglas for his advice on wine and food pairing.