A 19th-century copy of a baroque marble sculpture of David has inspired Dunedin Public Art Gallery curator Lucy Hammonds to look at the way contemporary New Zealand artists use ‘‘textiles’’ in...
Italy’s Ensemble Zefiro has a cult following for its music played on 17th- and 18th-century woodwind instruments. Rebecca Fox talks to founder Alberto Grazzi.
An idea to start a consultancy half a world away is developing into a mission to change the way people think and eat for nutritionist Anna DeMello.
A Dunedin-born artist is one of four nominees for New Zealand’s top art award, the Walters Prize. Rebecca Fox asked Jacqueline Fraser about her work.
Dunedin hosted the filming of a movie about American poet Sylvia Plath 13 years ago. Now, the city will hold the Australasian premiere of a play based on her poetry.
Returning to their homeland is important for two Kiwi musicians based in Sweden. Anna McGregor tells Rebecca Fox about promoting New Zealand music through the Klara Kollektiv.
Dunedin artists Miranda Bellamy and Robert West have made the finals of NZ's premier drawing award, the Parkin Drawing Prize 2018. Rebecca Fox talks to them about their work.
Having just given his inaugural professorial lecture, David Bell looks back on the place of art education in New Zealand. He tells Rebecca Fox about the changes that have taken place.
A new book looks at the world’s best coffee experiences - including New Zealand’s. Rebecca Fox discovers Dunedin misses the cut.
Elizabeth Sneyd and Craig Utting had one goal - to make a music education accessible to everyone. Five years on, Liz tells Rebecca Fox about the programme’s success.
For the first time in Dunedin’s Science Festival, science and dance will collaborate in an exploration of the Matariki constellation.
The last time Dunedin audiences saw Jack Buchanan in action he was in over his head as Bertie in Jeeves and Wooster at the Fortune Theatre. He tells Rebecca Fox his latest role is even more madcap.
Two very different plays — one classic, one new — hit the stage at the Globe Theatre this month. Rebecca Fox discovers their Irish connection.
Dunedin’s strong tradition in primary healthcare is being celebrated with an exhibition at the Hocken Library. Curator Andrea Bell tells Rebecca Fox about what she found in the collection’s archives.
One of the great things about living in Wanaka is its seasons, celebrity chef Annabel Langbein says.
This year's Frances Hodgkins Fellow Louise Menzies works across a variety of mediums. She tells Rebecca Fox about having the luxury of time.
A life-long love of rocks has inspired artist Chris Charteris' latest exhibition "Truth, Simplicity and Love". He tells Rebecca Fox about making things simpler.
When Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Loughlan Prior steps out on to the stage in Oamaru, it will be the first time he has danced in one of his own works.
Francia Russell came half-way around the world to help out a former student and dancer. The American former ballet dancer and stager tells Rebecca Fox about rising through the ranks in ballet.