Art and Stage

Not in Putin's good books


Despite being kicked out of the country, journalist Luke Harding remains fascinated with Russia.

Vocal coach Amy Bowie

Amy Bowie A Christchurch-based singer, songwriter, actress and vocal coach, Amy Bowie has a passion for musical theatre and writes and sings in multiple genres.

What's on this weekend?

burlesque Go naughty with a burlesque show, get conscious at the climate summit, or just go rock out this weekend.

City art branching out

Wood from the Trees sculpture Artist Regan Gentry today craned in the final pieces for his Wood from the Trees sculpture being installed in central Christchurch.

Kim Dotcom set for Party party

Stu Maxwell and Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom has pushed rewind on the Internet Party party after his last attempt was canned.

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

Anika Moa sings way to awards

Anika Moa Christchurch songstress wins two national awards for her beautifully crafted children's music.

John Grenell recovering

The public is invited to a free 'hootenanny' to celebrate John Grenell's 70th birthday this weekend.

Ruby Braam goes country

Is this appropriate?

Woman steals party's rare poster

Theft of one-off piece of memorabilia tainted 70th birthday celebration of country singer John Grenell.

Review: CSO

Amanda Atlas In a city the size of Christchurch the performance of a gargantuan work such as Mahler's Symphony No 2 is a rare event.

Review: Blood Brothers

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

Spot of Shakespeare?

The theatre company with no theatre

Review: La Boheme

Having seen La Boheme many times, I'd rate NZ Opera's production one of the most enjoyable.

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