Art and Stage

20,000 visitors likely

Te Matatini a 'major economic' benefit

An estimated 5000 people a day are expected in north Hagley Park for the national kapa haka festival.

Kapa haka 'Maori Olympics'

Kapa haka groups are flooding into Christchurch for a festival some call "the Maori Olympics".

'Bound by our experiences'

OPINION: It was with a heavy heart that I began to watch last night's quake documentary The Day That Changed My Life.

New sculpture for north

Christchurch has a new Neil Dawson sculpture to welcome people arriving in Christchurch from the north.

Frustration over arts precinct

Christchurch art organisations are in limbo over the project.

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

Anastacia cancels NZ tour

American pop singer Anastacia has cancelled her New Zealand shows in Christchurch and Auckland in April.

Foos promise 'free show' one day

Foo Fighters show the "best Wednesday night in Christchurch ever". | fans stuck outside

Rock royalty in Brighton

Live: Electric Avenue

Sol3 Mio keeps it real

Top trio talks Pavarotti, performing in rest homes and getting the jandal ahead of Chch concert.

A force to be reckoned with

Eddie Izzard British comedian Eddie Izzard returns to New Zealand next month as part of a grand world tour.

The Ego has landed for 7 Days show

The Friday night TV comedy show 7 Days is taking to the road on a national tour.

A proper theatre for a proper city

Final push for theatre

Showbiz gets back to business

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

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