Charmian Smith reviews Four Fish: The story of fishing and what's left to eat.
Like many artists, composer Anthony Ritchie is driven by a great need to create. "It's hard to put any other way. I start to get frustrated if I don't have some creative outlets," he...
Charmian Smith talks to Douglas Beilman of the New Zealand String Quartet.
Biting satire and vivacious comedy have been elements of theatre for more than 2500 years. Charmian Smith talks to Harry Love about his new comedy in an old form.
Karen Trebilcock wants to take her readers for an exciting ride. Charmian Smith talks to this year's children's writer in residence at the college of education.
A new exhibition at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery reveals some of our innermost secrets. Charmian Smith talks to Dr Paul Trotman about "Still Life: The Art of Anatomy".
Suzanne Cowan, has a strong personal and professional interest in the meanings our society gives to disability, as well as in dance. In Dunedin as Caroline Plummer dance fellow at the...
The old notion of the seven deadly sins may seem outdated, but Chris Krishna Pillay makes a comic cabaret show out of exploring some of the science associated with them in Dante's Laboratory - The...
Holding the attention of a small child for 50 minutes takes a great deal of skill but it's a challenge Sarah Somerville loves. "As a performer you know the minute you stop connecting with...
The magic of lanterns in the darkness, musicians, dancers and stiltwalkers all in colourful costumes have entranced spectators at the Midwinter Carnival for more than a decade. • Shedding a...
It's not easy getting on to your stilts.
The medieval period in Europe is an endlessly rich source of inspiration, and it's nourishing to celebrate the cold midwinter with music and dance, says Jonathan Cweorth, of the Dunedin Medieval and Renaissance Society.
On the top floor of a large old warehouse in Vogel St, Katrina Thomson and Karan Snow are making huge lanterns for the midwinter festival.
Ryan Whiston's first reaction when his wife suggested they buy the old church in Hargest Cres, St Clair, was "No way."
Faure's Requiem is a favourite choral work of the City of Dunedin Choir, which has performed it six times between 1972 and 1999. It is is about to sing it again in a concert, "Fauré and...
Charmian Smith reviews The Mango Orchard.
Undercurrents in Alicia Frankovich's figurative sculpture lift the work into flight. Charmian Smith talks to the visiting international artist about her Dunedin Public Art Gallery exhibition.
Knox Church stands solid and seemingly unchangeable, a striking landmark on George St, but the congregation has seen many developments in the church's 150-year history. Charmian Smith reports.
The contrast between a loved and respected public figure and the private angst of his tragic family life makes a strong theme for Richard Huber's play written to celebrate Knox Church's 150th anniversary.
Knox Church has stood proudly in George St for almost 125 years, its 50m spire still soaring over surrounding buildings. However, the magnificent edifice had a rocky start.