Meremere – Christchurch Arts Festival 2019

Unfortunately, the land of opportunity turned into a nightmare for Rodney and he ended up homeless, living rough on the mean streets of San Francisco. Meremere is Rodney's story of survival. Meremere portrays Rodney's experience through spoken word, music, dance and multimedia design. Despite the grim nature of Rodney's experience, Meremere is, above all, a story of hope and wonderment - and a testament to the human spirit.
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Podcast – DANCEability

Christchurch City Libraries blog hosts a series of regular podcasts from New Zealand's only specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton. Join Rodney Bell (internationally-renowned wheelchair dancer and founding member of Touch Compass), Lyn Cotton (Founder and Artistic Director of Jolt Dance Company) and Jo Casey (Regional…
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The Gig Guide: August 2017

Planning on attending a concert, show, or gig in Christchurch? Then why not take a look at what we've got of that artist's back catalogue? Comedy Nick Rado & Raybon Kan 3 August Dance Royal New Zealand Ballet, Romeo and Juliet 25-26 August Kids CSO Music trails through the library 2 August Music Lamb & Hayward…
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The Gig Guide: July 2017

Planning on attending a concert, show, or gig in Christchurch? Then why not take a look at what we've got of that artist's back catalogue? Comedy Nick Rado & Raybon Kan 13-15 July Rhys Darby 28-29 July Dance Deesie's Big Adventure Southern Ballet Theatre 11-15 July Coppelia Southern Ballet Theatre 18-22 July Kids CSO Music trails through…
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The Gig Guide: June 2017

Planning on attending a concert, show, or gig in Christchurch? Then why not take a look at what we've got of that artist's back catalogue? Comedy Cori Gonzalez-Macuer 1 June Dance Royal New Zealand Ballet: Three by Ekman 9 June Tiki Taane Mahuta 12 June Black Grace: As night falls 28 June Kids CSO Music trails…
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The Gig Guide: May to July 2016

Planning on attending a concert, show, or gig in Christchurch? Then why not take a look at what we've got of that artist's back catalogue? Music New Zealand Music Month performances at Christchurch City Libraries, throughout May Stephen Hough plays Brahms with the NZSO, 19 May Cherie Currie (formerly of the Runaways), 22 May The…
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Pressured Viewing

Once upon a time there was 'The Movie'. I've never tried to work out how many hours I've spent watching them (the hours lost that can never be regained), but as a child/stroppy teenager I would slump down in a chair on a Saturday afternoon at around 3pm to watch the Saturday afternoon matinee. It…
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