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Muscle Car Madness comes to North Canty

More than a thousand vehicles will feature at this weekend's Muscle Car Madness event, which is marking its 25th year.

A boost for buskers

Prize money from the Press Critics Choice award helps performers bring their shows to the world.

Comedy meets burlesque

Aussie duo The English Gents go back to their acrobatic roots at the buskers festival.

Set some culinary goals

pavlova Better eating habits? More well-rounded cook? It's time for some food-related resolutions.

From the West End to Chch

Sam Wills is back at the buskers festival with the original version of his hit show, Boy with Tape on his Face.

Baking is bigger than ever

When it comes to baking, you can't just wing it and see what happens, says Jo Seagar.

Kiwis don't want sugar tax

Few Kiwis want to see sugar taxed despite most seeing it as a health vice, a survey shows.

Yorkshireman dreamed of a soaring Eagle

Southbridge Hotel

And the best dressed is...

A North Island woman is "over the moon" to have been crowned Best Dressed Woman at Cup Day.

Video: Best of the body art

A unicorn-like creation has taken the top prize in a tough body art competition at Cup Day.

Elegant looks have the edge

Keisha to judge style

Heels, our arch nemesis?

Heels take a lot of heat, but are they really the root cause of our foot problems?

Accessible Jane Austen

Local performer Penny Ashton has brought her critically acclaimed show Promise and Promiscuity to the World Buskers Festival.

Carlson's charismatic solo

It is refreshing to find a standup comedian who is not driven by angst and anger, and instead brings an endearing and relaxed stage presence.

Show has genuine magic

The buskers are back

A moving piece of cabaret

British diva Lili la Scala has returned to Christchurch with a gentle and, at times, emotionally raw show.

House of the month

Sumner house When the Canterbury earthquakes tipped the Joneses from their hilltop haven, they found life is perfectly good on the flat.

Christchurch crowds are the toughest

World Buskers Festival veteran Derek Flores, aka El Jaguar, says Christchurch audiences make him work hardest for laughs. This year, he'll host the festival's nightly comedy club and be set on testing our limits.

2014 in pictures

The dream job?

Summer's best scents

Looking for a new fragrance? We review the latest perfumes to treat yourself to this season.

Treats aplenty at Food Show

food show If you love food, there is no better place to be this weekend than The Food Show.

Event management

Beck Eleven looks at the weekend's events.

Warm-ups

Press play

Event management

Beck Eleven takes a look at what's on this weekend.

Ladi6's festival homecoming

Ladi6 is headlining two major events in Christchurch this weekend - The Summer Starter and Christmas in the Park.

How to reach the finish line

Here are some quick tips that will help you get the most out of the Summer Starter fun run and walk this Sunday.

Persistence beats resistance

Toll of quake stress

'Bloody good race'

Thousands of participants ran and walked through the eastern suburbs for The Press Summer Starter.

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