Central Otago artist Neil Driver turned his back on a career as an accountant to become a painter. Nigel Benson meets a man of many seasons.
The University of Otago has appointed Emmy Award-winning Natural History New Zealand producer Ian McGee director of film-making.
Dunedin artist Sam Foley will unveil more than his latest exhibition at the Temple Gallery tomorrow night.
Dunedin television personality Dougal Stevenson jokes he has been cast to type in the latest Fortune Theatre production, Who Wants to be 100?
Two Otago writers have been selected as finalists in the prestigious New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
Voodoo dolls and fairy tales come to life in Sharon Singer's world. The Dunedin artist will unleash a Pandora's box of her brooding, enigmatic works in an exhibition this weekend.
‘She's not in my world and never will be.' It's Te Kanawa versus Westenra in a battle of the stars. Nigel Benson is match referee.
The young author wanders along the Aramoana foreshore in faux fur coat and gumboots, her hair flying in the sea breeze. Seagulls sail overhead and foam bursts playfully around her feet. Nigel Benson meets Louise Moulin.
The latest Royal New Zealand Ballet production, Red, is a balletic kaleidoscope that will appeal to both aficionado and non-aficionado.
University of Otago 2007 Frances Hodgkins Fellow Ben Cauchi returns from the dead for an exhibition this week.
Nelson artist Josephine Cachemaille has created a scattered collection of tiny three-dimensional artworks that will be set up in hidden corners around the city during the Dunedin Fringe Festival.
What started as the slapstick sidekick to the Otago Festival of the Arts has got its own gig. The Dunedin Fringe Festival dons its new harlequin suit and steps into the spotlight this month. Nigel Benson previews the fun.
The newly-formed Southern Opera has cancelled its inaugural Dunedin performance because of poor ticket sales.
An extraordinary column of time machines has clanked into town, devised by one of the greatest minds in history. Nigel Benson meets Leonardo da Vinci.
Anna Henare is having a break from hunting murderers on Shortland Street and, frankly, she doesn't give a damn.
The Dunedin Fringe Festival bursts into life tomorrow and is promising to light up the central city landscape.
The Dunedin Fringe Festival leapt on stage in spectacular fashion at the Otago Museum Reserve on Saturday.
The Octagon has long been considered the dead centre of Dunedin, but heads still turned when a cemetery was uncovered in the middle of town yesterday.