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  • Every Now and Then I have Another Child

    21 March 2021

    2:00pm

    An inventive and heartfelt meditation on motherhood by author Diane Brown.Author Talk: Every Now and Then I Have Another ChildAn inventive and heartfelt meditation on motherhood.Join author Diane Brown in conversation with writer and editor Michelle... Read more…
  • a gREAT rAW

    22 - 24 March 2021

    A show about war & all its greatness, a gREAT rAW is a one man, multi-masked musical debate looking at some histories of WW1.When we look back through time, we can hear the echoes of... Read more…
  • Elena Poletti Reads

    24 March 2021

    6:00pm

    Lullabies and other poems.I began writing Lullabies because it seemed to me we didn't have enough that drew on our realities here in NZ.Several of the earliest ones were set to music by Anthony Ritchie... Read more…
  • Fierce Love & Fresh Air

    25 - 27 March 2021

    love, rage & a hunger for change.A poetic reckoning with collective healing and grief. Amongst fires, floods and viruses, the poet’s role is truth-telling and visioning beyond the chaos and pain of the present. Shifting... Read more…
  • The Glass Menagerie

    18 - 27 March 2021

    The Glass MenagerieBy Tennessee WilliamsDirector: Joseph CecchiOne of the very first Globe productions (1961), this classic American play opens The Globe’s 60th Anniversary Season and is also part of the 2021 Dunedin Fringe Festival.With the... Read more…
  • Thief!

    24 - 27 March 2021

    “What’s the difference between stealing something you need and stealing something you don’t need?"The multi-award winning Prospect Park Productions is proud to premiere Thief!, a Gen-Xer soundtrack full of humour, drama and musical flair. Written... Read more…
  • In Plain Air - The Exhibition

    18 - 28 March 2021

    In Plain Air celebrates the long career of Dunedin based artist Pauline Bellamy. We accompany her to a number of stunning Otago locations as she works among the elements. We discover what makes her tick,... Read more…
  • THE BACCHAE

    26 - 28 March 2021

    An adaptation of Euripides' original Greek tragedy of power, gender, and morality, all through a unique Aotearoa perspective.Journey to the city of Thebes in the heart of ancient Greece, and follow Dionysus - the god... Read more…
  • Meet the World: The view from afar

    30 March 2021

    7:00pm — 8:00pm

    With Liz Breslin (Dunedin, New Zealand), Marcin Wilk (Krakow, Poland) and Megan Bradbury (Norwich, UK).What is it like to visit and write about a city that is hundreds (or thousands!) of miles away during a... Read more…
  • Adult Summer Reading Challenge

    1 December 2020 - 31 March 2021

    Challenge yourself over the long hot summer.*Read 10 books and record your progress to earn a free DVD rentals voucher**Stretch your horizons by reading five books outside your comfort zone and you’ll go into the... Read more…
  • Wairua

    6 - 8 April 2021

    A bicultural multimedia performance intervention that immerses you in the evolutionary consciousness of the Universe.Wairua draws on traditional Māori and Western contemporaryforms of movement and theatre as a vehicle to re-imagine asymbolic ritualistic narrative.The performance... Read more…
  • Mystery in the Library 2021: Deadly in Dunedin

    16 April 2021

    6:00pm — 7:30pm

    Join four mystery-loving storytellers for an evening of criminally good conversation. Past Ngaios finalist Vanda Symon will chair LIANZA Children's Book Award winner Ella West, and fellow Otago authors Robert W Fisk and Maxine Alterio.Bookings EssentialDunningham... Read more…
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