James Robinson is taking a big step in opening his own home for the public to view his latest work honouring friend and colleague David Eggleton. Robinson tells Rebecca Fox about poetry and painting.
Jennifer Koh was the first woman to play Einstein in an opera and has performed for former United States first lady Michelle Obama. Rebecca Fox discovers the story behind the violinist...
Having to think about each word you say or risk breaching a draconian word limit law raises some interesting questions in Arcade Theatre’s latest production. Rebecca Fox talks to the actors faced...
Creating and serving a ‘‘long lunch’’ for more than 20 people is a challenge Bachelor of Culinary Arts second-year students relished last week. They tell Rebecca Fox about the experience.
Erina Daniels is bringing a play about her family home for her ‘‘southern’’ family to see. She tells Rebecca Fox about discovering stories about aunts, uncles and cousins are universal.
Emmett Hardie has taken on a complicated family saga steeped in Dunedin history for his directorial debut. Rebecca Fox reports.
Opening the public up to experiences they might not otherwise have is the goal of Brazil-based artist collective OPAVIVARA! Rebecca Fox talks to it about being a collective.
Many New Zealand jazz fans will have seen top trumpeter Allen Vizzutti with the Rodger Fox Big Band — he performed in Dunedin in 2016 — but he is also at home with the classical genre.
Making large, bespoke pots by hand is Yannick Fourbet’s dream job — a dream he is making come true in a large shed just outside of Cromwell. He tells Rebecca Fox about his journey.
Stephanie Lorimer loves everything to do with jewellery so much she is going back to the first step. She tells Rebecca Fox about embarking on her third career.
Raw baking enthusiast Hannah Mellsop, of Real Rad Food, is excited about sharing her knowledge when she visits Dunedin next month. She tells Rebecca Fox about her food journey.
The simple act of buying a wedding present for a friend gave Dunedin woman Katerina Thomas an idea to help support the city’s emerging artists, Rebecca Fox writes.
Cook and health coach Jamalia Edwards tells the ODT's Rebecca Fox how a major health challenge forced her to look at how she ate.
Cook and health coach Jamalia Edwards is joining the Fresh team of columnists. She tells Rebecca Fox how a major health challenge forced her to look at how she ate.
With Central Otago only two hours up the road, why not escape the growing spring "to do" list for a weekend enjoying what is on our doorstep, suggests Rebecca Fox.
For the first time, Janet Frame’s first full-length work, Owls Do Cry, will be brought to life on stage. Red Leap artistic director Julie Nolan tells Rebecca Fox about the pressure of premiering...
She brews mead, loves cats, is legally blind and a heavy metal fan — Steff Green is not your average romance writer, writes Rebecca Fox.
October is New Zealand Cheese Month, so it is fitting that a course designed to help train those who sell cheese is being rolled out by Otago Polytechnic. Rebecca Fox reports.
Sculptor Peter Nicholls is a well-known figure in the art world, from his days teaching at the DunedinSchool of Art to his oversize and sometimes controversial outdoor sculpture. Nicholls gives...
Tianyi Lu is a rare sight in the orchestral pit - a female conductor. In Dunedin to conduct the DSO for the first time she talks to Rebecca Fox about feminism, leadership and connecting.