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Our People: Burning bras, brutal reviews

Composer Dr Philip Norman has been given a $100,000 grant to document the history of New Zealand composers. He told stories of burning bras, brutal reviews and making music pay.

Watch: ‘Secret’ underground of Japanese tattoos on display

An exhibition at the Canterbury Museum is displaying the largely 'secret' underground of Japanese tattoos.

South Brighton wins Lions choir

The Lions Male Voice Choir will perform only once in the South Island - at a South Brighton jubilee concert

Young dancers Disneyland-bound

Fifteen promising dancers at the Selwyn School of Dance will travel to Los Angeles to dance on the Disneyland stage.

From watching movies to performing on stage

Singing some of Rodgers and Hammenstein's best work in Showbiz Christchurch's new show brings back fond memories for Nickie Wellbourn who grew up with parents dedicated to running picture theaters throughout Canterbury.

Uni students switch up musical theatre in new show

Canterbury University students Meghan Dunn and Alex McHugh have helped create a new cabaret show that puts a twist on traditional musical theatre.

Ambitious comedy based on politics

It is clear the talented cast of the Canterbury Repertory Theatre's latest show has worked very hard to pull it off.

Recording studio’s fundraiser

Orange Studios needs $10,000 before it can be used, and it is hoping to get a hand from the public.

Yes, Prime Minister: Taking the mickey out the Government

Canterbury Repertory Theatre is staging a new play taking the mickey out of governments.

Are you a Gretel, or a Brigitta?

Producers are on a nationwide search for talented young singers to play the young von Trapp children