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Giselle-Belle

Cityscape caught up with Royal New Zealand ballet star Lucy Green ahead of the company's reprise tour of their highly acclaimed production of one of the great ballet classics, Giselle – which plays the Isaac Theatre Royal on the 23rd and 24th of August –  to talk about the role, the show, and descending into madness on stage. Read on!

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RIP IT UP

8 Rock Star Moments in the City

Time to cut loose – no, properly loose? Go big or go home with our guide to living the rock-star lifestyle in the city for 36 hours of truly dedicated hedonism. Grab your entourage and a packet of asprin and strap in – there's a lot to get through, and no time to slow down or think about credit card limits!

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ONE IN THE CHAMBER

London Chording

Classical music fans (and chamber music fans in particular) are in for a real treat when London Conchord, one of the world scene's most acclaimed chamber groups, makes their first trip to New Zealand this spring, heading down to Christchurch on October the 11th. This is one fans of the genre simple can't miss!

LITTLE BLACK BOOK

Looking for Christchurch’s hottest fashion, coolest bars and trendiest dining spots? You’ll find them, and more, here.

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Eating & Drinking
Ancestral

Gourmet Food & Drink
Three Boys

Eating & Drinking
Harvard Bar & Cafe

Beauty & Wellness
Cosmo Pharmacy

Retail Therapy
The Riccarton Market

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Cool cafés, hot coffee: best local caffeine fixes

The Hot Ticket!

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CSO: Piers Lane Plays Rachmaninov

Classical Music
[13 August 2016]

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RNZB: Giselle

Ballet
[23/24 August 2016]

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WORD Christchurch

Writers & Readers Festival
[25 – 28 August 2016]

INSIDE WORD

COSY NOOK 

New Regent Street's The Nook is a humming two-storey café with a Thai twist by day and a fierce Thai fusion restaurant rocking killer Thai classics and tempting Asian fusion creations by night. Grab a coffee, tap their home-baked goodies, or the chicken larb burger for lunch, or their signature roast duck red curry at night!


IN BRIEF

VINE TIMES

Belgian Beer Café Torenhof are set to take you on a gastronomic odyssey with their Winemakers; Dinner Series, starting in June. Each of the monthly dining experiences will offer a special 4-course menu perfectly paired to fantastic wines from some of NZ's (and Australia’s!) best wineries. Read on for details!


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THE SCOOP

Beam Me Up

A world-leading collection has a fitting new home in the Beam Gallery, a unique new central city function venue in Victoria Street that showcases a cornucopia of Jim Beam collectibles, curios and rarities that collectively create an unusual, stunning setting for your next event. Read on for the intriguing details!


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