The French Film Festival is back. Tom McKinlay gets some pointers from Alliance Francaise president Kim Cousins.
A third-generation clarinettist, American Jonathan Cohen is loving his great adventure of living and performing in NZ. He tells Rebecca Fox about one of his favourite pieces of music.
Ukiyo-E prints encourage attentive looking and seemingly small details - such as an eye and fingertips peeking through a shoji screen - that can quite literally open a world, or function as the narrative pivot.
The first Hollywood feature film to focus directly on the Harvey Weinstein scandal is due to start production soon, Universal Pictures says.
Michael Robertson finds there's a lot to like about Before We Leave, from Dunedin’s own Balancing Monkey Games.
With names like Destenay’s Child, Syringe Toaster, Yeehaw, and The Big Bad Big Band Reversing Truck Memorial Jam Schack, the audience could have been forgiven for thinking they were at a rock concert.
If there’s one thing we can all agree on in the music community, it’s that we’d quite like more spaces to perform and experience music in, which is why it pleases me greatly to see a new initiative...
When someone dies young it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the sadness about what might have been rather than celebrate what was. Rebecca Macfie is able to redress that balance.
University students in Christchurch say they're watching their favourite shows and movies on Netflix but haven't paid for subscriptions.
A last-minute cast change in Giselle gave us a wonderful treat with Mayu Tanigaito reprising her role as the titular character, last seen by New Zealand audiences in 2016.
Annie Nevin's paintings capture moments of time touched by warmth and gentle ease. Studies of interiors and their furnishings, the works reflect aspects of the lives of the inhabitants of the rooms without once showing the people themselves.
For Amanda Atlas and Katie Trigg, the opportunity to sing with Dunedin-trained international stars Simon O’Neill and Jonathan Lemalu is one not to be missed. Rebecca Fox talks to the...
Ngai Tahu visual artist collective Paemanu and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery have worked together to create ‘‘Hurahia Ana Ka Whetu, Unveiling the Stars’’. Rebecca Fox talks to artist Ross Hemera and curator Lucy Hammonds.
In February 2020, just before everything turned to custard, New New New hosted its largest line-up of acts to date. The event was called Music for People.
Twenty years ago, one woman convinced her neighbours to buy, rear and train a thoroughbred racehorse. Now their story is relived in a feelgood film, writes Vanessa Thorpe.