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Akaroa Museum exhibitions recognised in national awards

Akaroa Museum’s suite of new long-term exhibitions, developed and installed after the repair and strengthening of its buildings, has received national recognition.

WIN: Tickets to MAMIL (Remounted) has four tickets to the Isaac Theatre Royal's latest show starring Mark Hadlow.

Retaining top spot aim of chorus

A top a cappella American coach is helping some of the city's best barbershop singers win an national competition for the 11th time.

Bite-sized original plays to be staged by city’s young performers

A variety of short original plays will be performed in The Court Youth Company's end of year show Trios.

Review: Dark show splattered with comedy

The Canterbury Repertory Theatre's production of Arsenic and Old Lace is a dark comedy of murder, elderberry wine and family.

Rebuild leader and The Arts Centre chief executive resigns

The Arts Centre chief executive Andre Lovatt has resigned to take up a role with Auckland Airport.

Watch: Pops Choir sing their way to China

Their artistic director calls them the choir with 'big gigantic hearts'. Pops Choir was formed as a way to help heal the earthquake battered souls of Christchurch. And now they have had a very special invitation to perform in China after a 'Beatles' like reaction at one of their performances.

Watch: Mural fulfills wish for less ‘grey’ in a suburb

His art was some of the first to feature on broken walls in the central city following the earthquakes. Now Richard "Pops" Baker is at it again, this time painting a mural in an alleyway in a bid to turn a suburb less 'grey'.

Watch: Zombies take over Cathedral Square in world record attempt

In an attempt to set a global world record, people gathered in Cathedral Square and danced to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'.

WIN: Murder on the Orient Express train model replica

With the movie Murder on the Orient Express opening in cinemas on November 9, has a $4000 model replica of the train to give away.