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Teacher joins former students’ cast

A teacher at the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art is taking part in her former student's first professional show of the year.

Watch: New web-series celebrates Ngai Tahu artists

Cave drawings that are across the South Island serve as the inspiration for some Ngai Tahu artists featured in a new web series.

Watch: Construction of new cinema complex underway

Construction of a new $50 million Hotys cinema complex is underway, promising to bring Xtreme screens and luxury viewing to movie-goers.

Burnside tackles Disney classic

Burnside High School is taking on a Disney classic in its production.

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.