In theatre circles they say the show must go on, but rarely has a leading lady given more to the cause than Rachael Scott.
Southern artist Lizzie Carruthers has been a farmer all her working life. She talks about inspiration and life as a rural artist.
After a long involvement in music, Tapanui artist Norma Parks has transferred her creativity into the visual arts, winning the People's Choice Award at the West Otago Art and Craft Exhibition earlier this year. She talks about her journey into art and creating in a rural setting.
High-profile Southland country singer Bryan Townley has added a second, matinee concert next month after his Spring Country Showdown sold out within days.
You need a drummer for a jam? Dave Conner is good to go, any where, any time, any place.
The great news is - Craig won the 2015 Male Vocalist of The Year.
They're called The Silence Machine but they make quite a racket.
It seems Isla Grant doesn't have time to stop touring.
We should have free concerts at Wachner Place.
Two former senior queens of the Alexandra Blossom Festival are joining a drive to promote the competition.
About 30 art pieces created by Southland youngsters went on display at Southland Museum on Sunday in celebration of Polyfest.
It's a dazzling show with a big, big heart, awash with colour, corny comedy and catchy, 60-style bubblegum pop and r'n'b tunes.
Shirley Adam, head of wardrobe on Phantom
Nation's eclectic musical stylings have been catching ears and eyes up and down the country for more than a year.
A $100,000 sculpture that was shrouded in secrecy for months will finally be unveiled in south Invercargill on August 21.
Southland vocal group Natani have been invited to perform at a major gospel show in Western Australia.
The relatives of Tapanui World War One veteran Private Arthur Gordon were treated to a performance of We Will Remember Them - a show based on his wartime diaries, on Sunday.
It is surprising what lengths you can go to when backed into a corner with no end in sight.
Invercargill entertainment centre Players is closing its doors for the final time this weekend.
Never heard of the Resisters? You're in good company.
Seven leading lights of southern music will be inducted into the Southland Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in October.
Mike Scheele's great rock and roll moment didn't exactly shock the nation, but it got the pearl-encrusted matrons of Fendalton in a righteous tizzy.
REVIEW: Following up the once-in-a-lifetime experience of One Of These Nights was always going to be a big ask.
Those seeking a career in the wine industry have a chance to learn more, courtesy of the Central Otago Winegrowers' Association.
Mum and reporter JO McKENZIE-McLEAN was taking on one of the biggest challenges of her life, training for the Northburn Station 50km event, but a hip injury has thwarted that path. However, the journey continues. She reports on her progress.
Two colourful chapters of Southland's musical history will be revisited when Watchdog reform for a one-off show in Invercargill next month, supported by the exciting early 80s band The Resisters.