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Covid brings it back home for ‘Outsider’

Jackie Bristow's new album Outsider follows her experiences as a country musician from Gore travelling to new places. Her first album in seven years, Outsider,...

New shows in time for holidays

Two new exhibitions have come to the Eastern Southland Gallery just in time for the summer holidays. Fifty-one works by leading New Zealand potters feature...

Call for summer photo competition entries

We love seeing what our readers get up to in the holidays, so here at The Ensign we would like you to send us...

Big plans for distillery night

Illicit whisky, a book signing, a CD launch, a politician and a haggis ceremony all come together at Gore's Maruawai Centre next Tuesday. The Old...

Muka Youth Prints Exhibition returns

What is perhaps New Zealands longest-running art event returns to Gore for its 35th year. The annual Muka Youth Prints Exhibition, which is open to...

Artist’s backstory revealed

An artist whose works feature in the Eastern Southland Gallery will have his story told through film. The documentary Signed, Theo Schoon will debut at...

Show pays tribute to centre parks

Musical directors Steven Hamlin and Callum Harvey are looking forward to taking their audiences down memory lane. The duo wrote the script for the upcoming...

St James disappointment as more shows cancelled

Some of the live shows which were set to be shown at the SBS St James Theatre in the next couple months have been...

Promoting art as stress therapy

Riversdale Arts committee member Crosbie Grieve hopes to see more people take up art as a hobby. As an amateur water colour artist he used...

Ready for bright lights of Chicago

Craig Wadsworth is ready to dazzle the audience in the musical Chicago this week. Wadsworth said the crowd could expect a fast-paced show with good...
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