Dunedin's two-yearly arts festival is ready and raring to take to the stage today after problems with everything from finding venues to finding missing paint were resolved.
In this week's Art Seen, Robyn Maree Pickens looks at exhibitions from Eskdale Gallery, Lisa Wilke and Vanessa Jones, and Aroha Novak.
Writing a piece to commemorate Captain James Cook’s arrival in New Zealand proved a unique challenge for composer Dame Gillian Whitehead.
125 years ago the New Zealand Parliament passed a Bill that gave the vote to all adult women. To mark the occasion, Dunedin’s Hocken Gallery and Blue Oyster Gallery look at the past to discover its relevance today.
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Barry Cleavin, The Artist's Room, and Blue Oyster Art Project Space.
To mark the inaugural New Zealand Theatre Month, Dunedin’s Globe Theatre will perform a play by one of the country’s theatre greats, the late Bruce Mason. Rebecca Fox talks to his daughter Rebecca...
The south’s Gothic atmosphere and traditions are being celebrated in an exhibition of artists from around New Zealand at Milford Galleries Dunedin.
In this week's Art Seen, Laura Elliott looks at exhibitions from Andi Regan, Peter James Smith, and Israel Birch
This year's the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the prestigious Robert Burns Fellowship at the University of Otago. Former Burns fellows remember their time.
Christchurch actress and singer Ali Harper brings a series of mysterious musical encounters to this month's Arts Festival Dunedin in the show Song for Nobodies.
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Nic Dempster, Eskdale Gallery, and Frances Hodgkins.
Air guitar enthusiasts gathered in the Finnish city of Oulu on Friday to shred and strum their imaginary instruments in pursuit of the world championship of the bizarre dance form.
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Patric Tomkins, Lisa Reihana, and John Vea.
Four Dunedin artists — Kim Pieters, Aroha Novak, Charlotte Parallel and Megan Brady — are transforming spaces at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery in very different ways in an exhibition celebrating...
A plan to fund a major study on options for a performing arts venue in Dunedin has been given a boost by Creative New Zealand.
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...
In this week's Art Seen, Robyn Maree Pickens looks at exhibitions from Raewyn Martyn, and Robert George.
The Taieri Dramatic Society continued its 70th anniversary celebrations with a play written and directed by Geoff Smith, regular local performer, director and onstage man.