Art and Stage

Christchurch reclaims its arts festival

The Christchurch Arts Festival is returning to the city centre after retreating to suburban theatres.

Savage cut to arts funding

The Christchurch Art Gallery's fund for buying new art will be cut by more than two thirds.

Little Britain star to speak in Chch

British comedian David Walliams will speak at Christchurch's literary festival in May.

Street art as fine art?

OPINION: Relocating an art form from the street to a gallery is problematic.

Mystery street artist outed

The street artist whose works of pop characters are appearing on public walls is Mark Catley.

Street art pulls in crowds

Street artists create new colourful work on walls in Christchurch, attracting thousands of people.

Water sculpture has been forgotten

Why does no-one want to rescue an elegant Avon River sculpture from its dense bed of weeds and discarded bottles?

Retro shopkeepers recognised

Wild new art in central city

Billy Idol's new high

Cue the trademark fist pump and sneer - Billy Idol is back for more, more, more.

Ed Sheeran's secret show

Fans thinking out loud and speculating online where Ed Sheeran's intimate show in Christchurch will be.

'Opshop Jason' moves on

Sharon Van Etten airing her dirty laundry

Franti cancels gig

Michael Franti & Spearhead have cancelled their performance in Christchurch at the Bedford on Thursday.

Thousands queue to see theatre

People queued all the way down to Colombo St to have a little peak inside the Isaac Theatre Royal.

Showbiz gets back to business

Christchurch theatre company at the start of "an exciting new era" with the opening of a new headquarters.

A force to be reckoned with

The Ego has landed for 7 Days show

Buddy 'all about the music'

Planning to see Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story? Make sure to put on your dancing shoes.

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