Arts and Entertainment

Young muso making it happen

For 17-year-old Waimate musician Jed Jefferies, music is life. The young singer-songwriter is looking to make a full-time career out of his music, busking regularly...

Despite theft, the show did go on . .

Irish dancing troupe Rhythms of Ireland has been touring the world for 10 years, but the day of its Oamaru show has been described...

Rising young star headed back to Oamaru

A singer-songwriter with a maturity way beyond her years is literally making her voice heard. Nineteen-year-old Sophie Mashlan is returning to Oamaru next month on...

Enjoy an evening at the pictures

During the day Whitestone City is a visitor attraction, but at night it is about to be transformed into a movie theatre. From April 18,...

‘Rhythms of Ireland’ – for one night only

Oamaru audiences can once again revel in the Rhythms of Ireland The Irish dance spectacular is returning to the Oamaru Opera House on its 10th...

‘Badjelly’ holiday show

They're at it again. Young performers from Musical Theatre Oamaru Children's Theatre are rehearsing for their next school holiday production – Badjelly the Witch The show...

Acclaimed opera singer settles in

When Oamaru Mail editor Rebecca Ryan emailed internationally-acclaimed opera singer Rebecca Ryan to arrange an interview, she wondered how she had managed to email...

International Women’s Day link

The Oamaru Opera House is linking directly with the Sydney Opera House in a special event for International Women's Day. On Sunday, a live satellite...

Lily takes hosting in her stride

She is just 17 years old, but Lily Stock could easily be mistaken for a seasoned professional of the stage. Performing is in her blood,...

Le Bon excited about such intimate venue

Welsh psych-folk songstress Cate Le Bon is coming to New Zealand this month for a five-date tour in advance of the release of her...

Small towns a highlight for comedy duo

Stand-up comedy has taken Michele A'Court and Jeremy Elwood around the world, but they say there is something special about performing in small New...

Variations on a steampunk theme

Materials ranging from wire to tape to muslin have been pressed into service for Trish Shirley's latest exhibition. The Oamaru artist's works occupy a room...

Queen fans to get treat

Some of the world's best-loved rock anthems will be blasted from the Oamaru Opera House stage on May 31. A Queen tribute show endorsed by the...

Musicians set to perform at Hampden church on Sunday

The Hampden Presbyterian Church is hosting a music concert on Sunday, May 7. Amiria Grenell, daughter of veteran country singer John Grenell, is teaming up...

It’s a bag of tricks

A bag lady from the near future is getting up to a few tricks at the ODT Inkbox tomorrow night (Wednesday, May 3rd). Acclaimed actress Helen...
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