Category Archives: Arts

Moving poetry

Martin Cooney, who recently operated his healing practice (plus counselling and meditation teaching) in the old maternity shop in Edgeware Rd, has upped sticks for 701 Barbadoes St, opposite Ristretto. He wrote this short poem about his shift… The Time … Continue reading

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Poems and politics

She may be a budding politician but Dora Roimata Langsbury also writes poetry. This one about her father is one of the poems published on boards in Victoria St. My Father’s Footsteps I can see you up ahead of me … Continue reading

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St Albans Art Society Exhibition on at Eastgate

If you head down to Eastgate Mall in Linwood before August 21 you can catch the St Albans Art Society exhibition between 9am and 6pm. The society holds art sessions at the St Albans Community Centre on Friday mornings.

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Tempest blows at Mona Vale

Top Dog Theatre Company is staging Shakespeare’s Tempest at Mona Vale at 6pm until Saturday.

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Christchurch Art Show debuts

The Christchurch Art Show is calling for artists to showcase their talents in an annual arts sales event in June.

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St Albans Centre Noticeboard becomes SCAPE artwork

This noticeboard used to stand at the intersection of Colombo Street and Edgeware Road. Anyway it has turned up as an artwork, minus any notices, by Los Angeles-based New Zealander Fiona Connor as part of the Scape Biennial, on the … Continue reading

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Maori art and cultural activities showcased

The repaired Linwood Community Arts Centre at the corner of Worcester Street and Stanmore Road is hosting an exhibition and classes showcasing contemporary and traditional Maori art and cultural activities during September.

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Reel Tour features St Albans home movie

Location: St Michael’s and All Angels Church, 84 Oxford Tce Date: September 14. Christchurch showings are at 4pm and 7.30 pm Description: A home movie made at 10 Berry Street in 1910 is one of a number of historical Canterbury … Continue reading

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Write your quake experiences on the Temple walls

Christchurch people will be invited to write their earthquake experiences, or anything else they wish to let go of, on the walls of the Temple for Christchurch before the temple is burnt to the ground to symbolise release and moving … Continue reading

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Course for women to nurture themselves

A course for women to nurture themselves begins this Thursday at the St Albans Community Centre in Colombo Street.

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Explore dance styles in Forfar Street

Explore a range of dance styles from all over the world in dance classes at Forfar Courts on Wednesday afternoons.

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Join the flashmob

The Ministry of Awesome is organising a flashmob on April 13 at a yet to be announced venue. That would spoil the surprise. Head flashmobber Kate Hamilton has choreographed some awesome moves for the winning entry of the Ministry’s flashmob … Continue reading

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