Art and Stage

Back on the box

Bob Parker

Bob Parker's TV return - 'like a duck to water'

Former Christchurch Mayor Sir Bob Parker was like a ''duck to water'' on the Paul Henry Show.

Artists abandon city

Artist Rob Hood The quakes hit the Christchurch arts community hard with a quarter of our artists leaving since 2006.

Show us your Lego

Lego The Press is offering Lego experts a chance to win Toy World prizes for their best creations.

Old-school folk singer

marlon williams Lyttelton country-folk singer Marlon Williams talks about the music that inspires him.

Hope and Wire sapped of potency

hope and Wire In its attempts not to offend, a series about the Canterbury earthquakes seems to let the truth get in the way of a good story.

Sculptures moved to new gnome

Christchurch Art Gallery gnomes A pair of shiny gnomes took to the sky yesterday in the Christchurch Art Gallery's next phase of proposed repairs.

Art rising from the rubble

There's a concerted cultural stirring beneath the physical and psychological detritus left by the earthquakes.

Sophie gets stencilled

Catching shadows

Beatles didn't impress

Steve Bridges with The Beatles Crashing the Beatles earned Steve Bridges a date with his future wife.

Teen seeks $8000

Topp Twins' stepson and Gold Guitars winner is asking the public to help him record an album in Christchurch.

Grammy nominee's Chch gig

'Idol' friends keep him singing

Jazz school boys rock out

In the first installment of a weekly video series, we showcase rock band Skelter.

Spot of Shakespeare?

Brian Rick Brian Rick dreams of staging a Shakespeare festival at an open-air amphitheatre he is establishing in Lyttelton.

The theatre company with no theatre

Theatre company The Forge is responding to its homelessness with burst of creativity and experimentation.

Review: Language of Living

Gadsby-McPhail play 'weak, cheesy'

Review: Blood Brothers

The Court Theatre's slick and handsomely staged production is ultimately a success but has some uneven moments.

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