Canterbury's heritage stars get their due

The recently restored Great Hall at the Arts Centre will host this year's Canterbury Heritage Awards on June 9.

Review: Terra Viva Cafe and Delicatessan

Ramen in a jar - but you have to eat your kimchi before you can spoon up any broth.

Terra Viva’s textures of beetroot and cheese create tasty drama on a plate but a jar of ramen comes with a minor hitch.

Calming and inspired

Katharina Jaeger, Tangled Field, (detail), charcoal on paper

REVIEW: A near-perfect document of the artist's observation and drawing skills

Whatever happened to Victoria?

Dance Exponents. They were big in 1984 and frontman Jordan Luck is still touring today. Pictured are Harry Harrilambi, ...

They're as Kiwi as L&P and jandals, but how much do you know about the characters behind the Exponents' songs?

Artist's ability to reinvent highlighted

Francis van Hout, Null, shellac on plywood, 2016

REVIEW: The strength of these works reside in Van Hout's ability to orchestrate a variety of marks and surfaces in distinct and subtle ways.

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Eat And Drink

Review: Terra Viva Cafe and Delicatessan

Ramen in a jar - but you have to eat your kimchi before you can spoon up any broth.

Terra Viva’s textures of beetroot and cheese create tasty drama on a plate but a jar of ramen comes with a minor hitch.

New tenant for Le Cafe video

Switch Espresso will open Bunsen restaurant and cafe in Christchurch's Arts Centre.

Hungry? Try a 'sky prawn' video

Rangiora gets 'grunge cool' cafe

Art And Stage

Calming and inspired

Katharina Jaeger, Tangled Field, (detail), charcoal on paper

REVIEW: A near-perfect document of the artist's observation and drawing skills

Artist's ability to reinvent highlighted

Francis van Hout, Null, shellac on plywood, 2016

REVIEW: The strength of these works reside in Van Hout's ability to orchestrate a variety of marks and surfaces in distinct and subtle ways.

A chilling and charming experience

Rob Hood, Coupland's Waterfall, 2016 (still from video).

REVIEW: An exhibition that has no intention of eliciting the kind of emotional or sensory responses that its title implies.

Art gallery developing nicely

Getting John Akomfrah's 2015 Venice Biennale work, Vertigo Sea, is a significant coup for Christchurch's Centre of ...

OPINION: Newly re-opened CoCA giving Christchurch Art Gallery a run for its money.

Show has stacks of art to display

Janyne Fletcher's Devil's Elbow is among the top ten finalists for the Christchurch Art Show Award.

OPINION: Do events like the Christchurch Art Show do the visual arts a disservice?

Summer Starter

'We've got the same name' video

Sophie Dawson, 9, and Sophie Lumb, 8, became instant friends after meeting at an end of year party.

Two Sophies from two quake-ravaged schools meet for the first time - see what happens next.

How a sloth starts summer

These people dressed better and ran a much greater distance than Alastair Paulin at The Press Summer Starter.

Alastair Paulin was forced his show off his "skinny, pale legs poking below too short running shorts" to get fit for summer.

Summer Starter offers American experience

Marie Smith, who was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year, finished The Press Summer Starter fun run with her son and ...

Tracy Hapi has lost 92kg in two years and gone from a size 34 to a 14.

Summer off to a good start gallery video

Start of the 10km The Press Summer Starter fun run.

More than 5000 people - and about 130 dogs - ran and walked across our city in The Press Summer Starter.

Summer Starter inspiration

Personal trainer, Cate Grace and husband Riwai Grace are encouraging others to join them in the Summer Starter.

Tomorrow, thousands of folk at least 120 dogs will take part in the second Press Summer Starter.

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