Christchurch Arts Festival 2015

The Christchurch Arts Festival brings a mix of local, national and international performances to Christchurch every two years. The 2015 Festival runs from 27 August until 20 September. The festival features circus/cabaret, classical music, music, dance, theatre, comedy, and visual arts events. Festival information Visit the festival website Sign up for the festival newsletter Follow @ChchFest on…
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Unfriended!

Just five hours after a horrendous dental procedure and three hours after the loss of my beloved 2015 diary, I sought solace in a bit of Facebook therapy and I noticed that I was one friend down. I had been unfriended. Say what you will, but it is not many people who lose a tooth (OK, a part of…
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Shifting points of view – WORD Christchurch 30 August and 7 September 2015

Shifting points of view gives you a bumper crop of sessions  from top writers and commentators. It's WORD Christchurch's part of the Christchurch Arts Festival and is guaranteed to warm the cockles of your enquiring mind. There were five sessions on Sunday 30 August - practically a mini-bookfest. Patricia Grace, Anna Smaill, Paula Morris, and…
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At home in your track pants?

When I get home from work even a crowbar wouldn’t get me back into the cold and the congestion. If you are poor like me, then your entertainment options at night are limited. Luckily the library provides a number of solutions for getting through those dark and cold nights. You can: Cook a decadent recipe…
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