In German-speaking countries, the Christmas Oratorio is the equivalent of a performance of Handel’s Messiah. City Choir Dunedin members tell Rebecca Fox about this year’s seasonal offering.
Seeing their work hanging on the walls in an exhibition space last month made two Queenstown art students feel very grown up. Rebecca Fox talks to Bella Bollinger and Holly Tatom-Cross about a life...
Flute players of all ages will gather in Dunedin this weekend to celebrate the woodwind instrument. Rebecca Fox talks to guest artist New Zealand-based Polish flautist Adrianna Lis.
Dunedin artist Kushana Bush talks with Rebecca Fox about her first major solo public gallery exhibition.
Sharing his passion for the cheeses of his homeland comes easily to Gilles Mereau. He tells Rebecca Fox why it is so hard to pick a favourite.
The classic Charles Dickens tale of Scrooge, the miser, being visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future is being brought to life by Opera Otago, discovers Rebecca Fox.
The Dolmen Ensemble will play two concerts in the South to raise money for charity. Rebecca Fox talks to its New Zealand cellist Edward King.
The colourful picture people have when they think about Peta Mathias came about by accident, Rebecca Fox discovers.
Mayela Marcos followed her dreams of being a ballet dancer across the world. She tells Rebecca Fox about her journey to the Imperial Russian Ballet Company.
In its end-of-year Site show, Otago Polytechnic School of Art never fails to deliver scintillating, thought-provoking and imaginative works set to challenge what ‘‘art’’ is.
When students talk about one hundred and one ways with mince, wearing it as jewellery is probably not on that list.
Food blogger Claire Deeks is on a mission to improve New Zealand’s children’s lunchboxes. She tells Rebecca Fox it is not about food trends, but real food.
A madcap Christmas farce, The Mystery of Irma Vep, is requiring the Fortune Theatre’s behind-the-scenes staff to pull out all the creative stops. Rebecca Fox discovers plenty of Kiwi ingenuity.
Former Burns Fellow Jo Randerson is using her writing skills in a different way these days. She tells Rebecca Fox about one of her more recent projects.
Dunedin’s Frances Hodgkins Fellowship is celebrating its 50th anniversary of supporting New Zealand artists. Rebecca Fox finds out what impact it has had on New Zealand’s artists and art world.
An appreciation of the science behind brewing adds to the enjoyment of home brewing and appreciation of good beer Rebecca Fox discovers.
Playing a couple facing choices about the end of one of their lives is a challenge for Alan Palmer and Julie Edwards. They tell Rebecca Fox about the play’s Hollywood connections.
Money, mystery and intrigue - art crime has it all, but in reality it can have devastating and emotional consequences. Rebecca Fox discovers New Zealand, including Dunedin, is not immune.