Located in Crisps Lane off Hardy St, the Nelson Training Centre (NTC) flies under the radar a little but it is an important part of the Nelson hospitality community.
You can't keep a good dog down.
All you can eat seafood is just one reason Aussie rocker Greedy Smith is heading to Nelson for Snapafest.
Old St John's may have been built by the Methodists to praise the lord, but its arched ceiling and exposed organ pipes will make a nicely gothic setting for an old time silent movie at next weekend's Sleeping with the Steinway.
The Nelson Fringe Festival closed the doors and packed out of the Refinery ArtSpace after a bleary-eyed artist-only "scones and tea" prize-giving on May 8.
Creatives from the region are invited to join a new initiative which aims to foster links, professional development and ongoing dialogue in the arts.
What happens when a professor and his beautiful daughter are swept away in a time machine? Call in Inspector Drake of course.
The Pulitzer Prize jury in 2008 awarded Bob Dylan a special citation for "his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power."
Academy award winner, cinematographer extraordinaire, film producer and director, Haskell Wexler, was judged one of the ten most influential cinematographers in movie history.
Artist, politician and raconteur Mike Ward is celebrating fifty years of hammering out jewellery.
An extravaganza of musical experiences will be on offer over a 24 hour period next weekend, as a fundraiser for the redevelopment of the Nelson School of Music.
REVIEW: This sumptuous feast of a performance was a revelation – its audience the most involved and animated I've encountered at a Nelson concert.
The Marlborough High Country is marvellous hunting country. Dry, wide, and vast, it is truly big sky country.
If Donald Trump can be US president why can't Chopper Read lead the world's newest superpower?
Vibrant art works inviting a playful outlook on life will be on show at the G-Space Gallery next week. Curated by five Bachelor of Arts and Media students at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), the exhibition features work by Marilyn Andrews who has also recently opened her own gallery in Buxton Square, in what was the Hospice offices.
Signifying the final in-transit show before the opening of the redeveloped Suter Art Gallery in October this year, the Suter Art Society members exhibition puts on a big spread, with dynamic works crossing painting, wood, stone carving, cut steel and ceramics.
Next Thursday the Film Society will screen the last of a selection of female British directors. In 2007 first time film director and screenwriter Joanna Hogg's film Unrelated took the British film world by surprise when it was released, and went on to win the prestigious Guardian First Film Award.
Known for his prolific output of large works full of energy and colour, Philip Trusttum gets inspired by the everyday things in life, reports Judith Ritchie.
It's a daunting task to find an exhibition space in central Nelson while facing a deadline to vacate existing premises. But a group of resourceful artists have taken up the challenge and found what they think is the perfect spot.
Nelson audiences are in for a special night out when New York-based ensemble Enso String Quartet perform as part of Chamber Music New Zealand's Kaleidoscopes season. The concert will feature a new work by New Zealand composer Alex Taylor, along with a Ginastera quartet for which the ensemble is renowned.
An evening with Gary Starlight Jeff Clark (Christchurch) Saturday, May 7, Refinery ArtSpace, Nelson Fringe Festival.
REVIEW: These performers carried the entire show with professionalism, grace and joy, letting the audience soak up each magical theatrical moment.
REVIEW: It's fantastic to see intergenerational casts on stage in a play that entertains with thrills but leaves us with topical questions.
REVIEW: This show is can't-look-away hilarity that dares to do what this form of comedy does best - surprise.
REVIEW: Coming of Age: Double Feature
REVIEW: Ed Sheeran Tastes Like Chicken is a show title that you can't really say without smiling.
REVIEW: The Hounds of the Baskervilles
Our second Italian film The Chair of Happiness is a bittersweet romantic comedy.
Sometimes creating art can be easier than getting it seen by the public. The good news is that artists who would like 6000 people to view and buy their work can now apply to enter Art Expo Nelson 2016.
Emma Marshall's soft sculptural creatures invoke a world of cuddly comfort without worries or responsibilities.