Sustained applause from a good-sized audience in St Paul's celebrated the performance of an exquisite collection of local recent compositions and their overseas influences.
Arts Festival Dunedin
A theatre work was born when a Tongan woman became tired of performing as other nationalities and never her own.
The Dunedin Town Hall was an acoustically ideal venue for yesterday's performance of Requiem For The Fallen - a profound musical commemoration of World War 1, which claimed the lives of more than...
After tour stops from Finland to South Korea, Venezuelan DJ Juan Vesuvius is in Dunedin for one night only and is promising to make you dance.
Dancing with mana is Maori contemporary dance company Atamira's core vision. Charmian Smith talks to artistic director Moss Patterson about Kaha, which they are touring to Dunedin as part of Arts Festival Dunedin.
Sara McDougall's play Moon at the Bottom of the Garden, had the audience laughing with glee and recognition and weeping at the pain of addiction through generations, solo-parenting and family secrets creating divides.
Atamira Dance company artistic director Moss Patterson (front) leads (from left) Heather Grant, Koren Allpress, Kate Sullivan, Swaroopa Unni and Miriam Marler in a workshop yesterday at the University of Otago's physical education department.
The more than 10,000 tickets sold to Arts Festival Dunedin this year put attendance rates ''on a par'' with past festivals with similar calibre artists, festival director Nicholas McBryde says.
Dunedin Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Simon Over, performed another 50th anniversary celebration in the Dunedin Town Hall on Saturday evening with a world premiere marking 100 years since the...
Writing a piece to commemorate Captain James Cook’s arrival in New Zealand proved a unique challenge for composer Dame Gillian Whitehead.
Serbian theatre director, teacher and performer Sanja Krsmanovic Tasic is leading a physical theatre workshop this weekend titled Body Memory - dancing our ancestory.
Belgian singer Micheline Van Hautem tests her swing in the Glenroy Auditorium yesterday before her first Arts Festival Dunedin performance.
Wafting incense, an organic light show playing above a dimly lit stage, traditional Beijing opera sound and movements and tactile instrumental sounds stunned the full house at the Glenroy Auditorium into silent reverence.
The 2014 financial ledger of Arts Festival Dunedin has ''a modest surplus'' and the festival will return in 2016 with a line-up designed to attract a broader audience.