Maaka PohatuMaaka Pohatu Modern Maori Quartet
Arts Festival Dunedin
David Bowie, Judy Collins, Tom Jones, Dionne Warwick ... many have been influenced by the songs of Belgian Jacques Brel. Add to the list Micheline Van Hautem, who is preparing to summon the spirit of her late compatriot, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Accordionist Jugoslav Hadzic and singer Anastasia Tasic, of Belgrade, from group Balkan Sounds, perform at St Paul's Cathedral yesterday.
The percussion ensemble Strike will start its show with a ''big bang'' at the Regent Theatre tonight, says sound producer Ollivier Ballester.
1950s New Zealand was in a moral ferment over the behaviour of teenagers. A new play about the intergenerational effects of that time has its world premiere at Arts Festival Dunedin next month, Charmian Smith reports.
Acrobat Kat O'Keefe balances on Rudi Mineur in the Octagon yesterday to mark the start of Arts Festival Dunedin today.
From The Unicorn to Drunken Sailor, the Irish Rovers' set-list is long and varied, just like the group's half-century career, writes Shane Gilchrist.
The collective creative talents of five performers make up "Moving Sound", who brought colour, vibrancy, beautiful music and a touch of new age spirituality to St. Paul's cathedral on Friday evening.
What’s real? What’s not? British ‘‘transmedia’’ artist Simon Wilkinson thinks outside the box for his Arts Festival Dunedin productions, writes Shane Gilchrist
A hundred and fifty people graced the Coronation Hall, splendidly set out in cabaret-style seating and soft illumination for a night of ''acoustic collaboration'' - just before the rain came down, adding to the subdued ambience.
We are in the thick of Arts Festival Dunedin and the first three nights have had audiences stamping on floors demanding encores and guffawing with uncontrolled laughter.