Art & Entertainment

Outdoor Cinema coming to town

DRIVE-IN cinema event is set to make its way to Invercargill following a push from a former Invercargill City Council youth councillor. Hayden Scott-chambers said,...

Museum artefacts can reveal surprising stories

DID you know you could be fined for shooting hares in Southland in 1883? It took me by surprise too. The magic of museum collections...

Glass artist ‘pushing the medium’

SURROUNDED by almost a tonne of glass, 51 bells gently twinkle in the breeze. Delicate, tiny, minute noise emits from the surrounding planks of glass...

Community invited to decorate panels

A CALL has gone out to local creatives to help make the Invercargill city centre more vibrant during the inner-city block redevelopment. Artists, schools, groups...

Progress made on creative space

SOUTHLAND'S transitional art and museum space, He Waka Tuia Art + Museum, is months away from opening, two years after the museum shut to...

Music trust seeks extra members

TRUSTEES are being sought for Gore's country music festival trust. Trust board chairman Jeff Rea said the New Zealand Country Music Festival Trust was looking...

Young artists getting creative during lockdown

COVID-19 lockdown has seen many initiatives to occupy people at home during the past weeks. Te Anau woman Jeannie Herring, an artist with a Diploma...

Boys’ choir records a lockdown hit

A GLOBAL pandemic was never going to stop an Invercargill boys' choir from collectively singing their lungs out. Despite all being in lockdown, 20 members...

Debut exhibition showcases talent

STILL life, abstract and landscapes will fill South Alive's The Pod, behind The Pantry this month. Featuring mainly acrylic works, artist Susan Cook will be...

Circus comes to town 

Images from the Southland Buskers Festival last weekend. Photos: Janette Gellatly
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