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Q+A

Giselle-Belle

Cityscape caught up with Royal New Zealand ballet star Lucy Green ahead of the company's reprise tour of their highly acclaimed production of one of the great ballet classics, Giselle – which plays the Isaac Theatre Royal on the 23rd and 24th of August –  to talk about the role, the show, and descending into madness on stage. Read on!

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DOUBLE FEATURE

NZSO: Haydn & Mozart

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is back in town on Wednesday evening for more of maestro Edo de Waart's Masterworks series, hitting Horncastle Arena with a programme that showcases two titans of the orchestral repertoire, Austrian all-stars Haydn and Mozart. Read on for details!

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FUN IN A DARK ROOM

New Zealand International Film Festival 2016

The New Zealand International Film Festival returns for a 40th (!) year in Christchurch at the Isaac Theatre Royal and Hoyts Northlands from the 28th of July with a world premiere for the city, a huge schedule of (over 100) films, and plenty of variety.

LITTLE BLACK BOOK

Looking for Christchurch’s hottest fashion, coolest bars and trendiest dining spots? You’ll find them, and more, here.

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Eating & Drinking
Ancestral

Gourmet Food & Drink
Three Boys

Eating & Drinking
Harvard Bar & Cafe

Beauty & Wellness
Cosmo Pharmacy

Retail Therapy
The Riccarton Market

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Eating @

Reviews and articles on Christchurch restaurants

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Drinking @

Best Christchurch bars for a quiet beer or night out

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Cool cafés, hot coffee: best local caffeine fixes

The Hot Ticket!

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Julian Bliss and NZTrio

Classical Music
[30 July 2016]

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Live Music
[30 July 2016]

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CSO: Piers Lane Plays Rachmaninov

Classical Music
[13 August 2016]

INSIDE WORD

COSY NOOK 

New Regent Street's The Nook is a humming two-storey café with a Thai twist by day and a fierce Thai fusion restaurant rocking killer Thai classics and tempting Asian fusion creations by night. Grab a coffee, tap their home-baked goodies, or the chicken larb burger for lunch, or their signature roast duck red curry at night!


IN BRIEF

VINE TIMES

Belgian Beer Café Torenhof are set to take you on a gastronomic odyssey with their Winemakers; Dinner Series, starting in June. Each of the monthly dining experiences will offer a special 4-course menu perfectly paired to fantastic wines from some of NZ's (and Australia’s!) best wineries. Read on for details!


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THE SCOOP

Beam Me Up

A world-leading collection has a fitting new home in the Beam Gallery, a unique new central city function venue in Victoria Street that showcases a cornucopia of Jim Beam collectibles, curios and rarities that collectively create an unusual, stunning setting for your next event. Read on for the intriguing details!


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