"May you live in interesting times," the old Chinese curse goes. And we most certainly do. Nigel Benson looks at our changing lives.
Her twisted figures wait till dark before creeping out of their grim fairy tales, creatures of the netherworld whispering seductive stories while we sleep. Nigel Benson meets Helen Back.
Liverpool fan Hayden Meikle is on leave. Stepping into his Kop That blogging shoes is Arsenal fan Nigel Benson.
Of all the changes in art over the centuries, one thing hasn't changed - our fascination with our own image. Nigel Benson looks at naked bodies.
It's a long journey from the inkwell to the playhouse. And it can be a path littered with heartache and drama. Nigel Benson previews the birth of a play.
A drypoint work by Dunedin artist Anna Reid was last night awarded the premier prize at the Otago Art Society's 2009 City of Dunedin Art Awards.
Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor. Jeweller, painter, printmaker. Nigel Benson meets John Z. Robinson.
New Zealand's favourite playwright waves his magic wand over the Fortune Theatre tomorrow night. Nigel Benson has a skim milk latte with Roger Hall.
The Royal New Zealand Ballet brings family fun to Dunedin this weekend in its final production for the year, Peter Pan.
Otago's most diverse annual art exhibition opens in Dunedin this weekend. Nigel Benson has a peek preview of "Site09".
His art slides in and out of the shadows, frightening and enticing at the same time. Nigel Benson meets Olav Nielsen.
Some of the best artworks in the Wakatipu get a rare airing in an exhibition opening in Arrowtown on Saturday.
A revolutionary education system is sweeping the world and the blackboard is right here, in Dunedin. Nigel Benson learns new stuff.
Fortune Theatre manager Janice Marthen has resigned.
The Dunedin Public Art Gallery reveals its most beloved golden treasures this weekend in a special exhibition marking 125 years.
Some of the scariest creatures in the world are coming to get you. Nigel Benson meets Dr Mike Leahy, of Bite Me.