Art and Stage

Heavenly Creatures 20 years on

Heavenly Creatures

Two decades after its release, we look at how Peter Jackson made Heavenly Creatures in the shadow of the Parker-Hulme murder.

Wild art has charity appeal

Wild in Art A flock of multi-coloured giraffes will be coming to Christchurch this summer to raise money for charities.

Stones confirm NZ date

The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones will finish their On Fire tour on 22 November in Auckland.

Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles Adapting a famous detective story for the stage is daunting but this comedic version turns the supernatural chiller into a comedic tour de farce.

Review: Scores of Canvases

Andrew Withington Judging from this concert, there is only one thing better than hearing the City Choir, and that is to sing in it.

Flags of hope for recovery

Flag Wall We have yet to find a single work of art to rally around as a lone symbol of city centre recovery, but Sara Hughes' Flag Wall certainly helps.

Who is mystery artist?

Street artist Milton Springsteen's true identity is a closely guarded secret.

New Zealand lacks art identity

Big and bold

Jurassic 5 thrill

Jurassic 5 Jurassic 5 played before 50,000 at Coachella last year so kudos to them for coming to Christchurch.

Review: Sol3 Mio

Sol3 Mio's natural humour and tremendous vocal abilities quickly won me over last night.

Live music delights

Tannery music venue shelved

Review: Serj Tankian

Activist and musician Serj Tankian's sole New Zealand concert was intriguing, provocative and riveting.

Court Theatre: Mastering a risky business

Philip Aldridge, CEO of Christchurch's Court Theatre In a meeting of art and commerce, the Court Theatre in Christchurch is one of the most financially successful theatres in NZ.

Tedium of married life?

A quip-laden play about a couple who have each developed techniques to relieve the tedium of their married lives.

Theatre downsize unlikely

From Rocky Horror to Frock'n'Roll

Review: White Rabbit, Red Rabbit

This play at the Court Theatre has a cunning conceit: the script is handed in a sealed envelope to a different actor each night.

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