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By PHILIP CHANDLER It might seem far-fetched someone who’s been described as ‘‘one of the finest violinists in the world’’ should play in a disused cheese factory. But that’s what’s happening this Sunday when Russian-born Natalia Lomeiko performs in the Thomas...

Renewing the cultural landscape

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Twenty-seven Wakatipu artists and performers have received RenewArt grants so their work can be displayed or performed at free community art celebrations here next month. In total, 20 visual artists and 21 performing arts groups have been given funding...

Parents plead for dance school

A petition to save a popular Queenstown dance school is well on the way to its goal. Mountain Scene last week revealed Queenstown School of Dance owner, Anna Stuart had to shut shop after the rent on her new Frankton...

Beat this

Teenager Sophia Purdon's dancing on air after perfect exam scores – the best in Australasia and beyond. The 13-year-old, who's trained with Anna Stuart's Queenstown School of Dance since the age of six, received 100 per cent pass rates in...
Arthurs Point's new local, Canyon Food Brew Co., opened its doors last Wednesday. Tracey Roxburgh talks to the man behind the beer – a dancer, turned mechanical engineer, turned award-winning brewer HE'S fleet of foot and a vanguard with the...
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