Fringe Festival Comedy We talked to a "giggle" of comedians today, all of whom have shows coming up at Fringe: Justin "Rusty" White, Cameron McLeod, Georgie Saltier and Liv (oops) forgotten!), and finally, Bruce Fummey!
The 2018 Dunedin Fringe Festival - the first of many shows with that topic Laura Irish ( Ghostlight Theatre Company) presented her show 'Medea' Jeff Clark 'Singer/songwriter/entertainer talked about his stand up 'An evening with Gary Starlight' Johanna Crosgrove talked about 'Aunty' Wilson Dixon coming to Emerson Festival Club - prerecorded podcast available
Ian Loughran gave us a heads up about Dunedin Gothic, his co-lab with Stephen Kilroy and Michelle Chalklin-Sinclair, and We talked remotely with Julie (co-host),who interviewed Claire Waldron, whose show "Stupid Bitch" is also coming to Fringe!
The 2018 Dunedin Fringe Festival - the first of many shows with that topic We talked to Annie Hayes, stand up comedian, talked about the show she's in at the Inch Bar: "ARS"... and to James Jackson, playwright and director of "Christian", and to Jenny Newstead, Will and Sarah from GASP Dabce Collective, about "Dance Revolution Dance"
The 2018 Dunedin Fringe Festival and Jeeves and Wooster - In Perfect Nonsense - Fortune Theatre / Hannah Smith - Publicist for Fringe festival - Jordon Dixon director of Fortune Theatres show opening Sat. 19th and Hannah Smith talking about Fringe Festival guide which is launched tonight.
Shenandoah Davis, from Seattle, is in the middle of a NZ tour, and will be at The Dog With Two Tails tomorrow night (Friday). She's classically-trained singer who plays the piano and writes beautifully quirky songs.
Simon Kingsley-Holmes is a comedian and Alex Wolken is a local jazz musician Composer, and they're making good things happen in Dunedin. They are friends from 15 years ago where they met at Logan Park. and are now flatmates.
Malcolm Gordon, Thistledown and the Fortune 2018 season Malcolm Gordon is a professional songwriter (for the Presbyterian Church!) but he's recorded and released an album of his secular music, too! And Jordan Dickson talked us through the Fortune's 2018 season... exciting stuff to look forward to!
Dunedin Theatre Awards Winners and The New Athenaeum Variety Show Marama Grant, actor and singer and all round extraordinary supporter of Dunedin theatre came on to bring us up to speed on all the great stuff coming up at the NAT (New Athenaeum Theatre), including the variety show this weekend.
"1954 - A Rent in Time" and Dunedin Theatre Awards We talked to David Green about his video exhibition "1954 - A Rent in Time": it will be in a store space in George Street opposite Farmers. It'll be open between 11am and 2pm every day from the 7th to the 17th of December. Then, we talked to Brenda Harwood, chief reporter of The Star, about this Monday's Dunedin Theatre Awards. As she is on the selection committee, we learned (scoop!) some of the finallists!
Gordon Walters New Vission At The Dunedin Public Art Gallery and Hudson and Halls Live at the Fortune Lucy Hammonds:curator Dunedin Art Gallery' One of 3 curators speaking about the big retrospective show currently exhibiting until April 2018 Kip Chapman and Chris Parker: Actors talking about Their Show currently on at The Fortune Theatre until Dec 16th. Xmas meal and 'beverage cooked and consumed live.
SITE at Dunedin Art School and The Reverie in the Athenaeum basement Madison, Liam and Carlos, who are three of the very large group of artists who will be showing work at SITE 2017, which opens this Friday evening, and runs for a week, with a late night Wednesday (closed on Sunday, though!). Then Jay Hutchinson told us about The Reverie, which will have his work alongside Sharon Singer's and Justin Spier's, Friday night only in the Athenaeum basement.