What's happening this month around Christchurch – all the must-catch theatre, comedy, festivals, events, foodie happenings, music, sport and more besides!
ON THS WEEK
The Ten Tenors – The Power of TEN [8pm] Isaac Theatre Royal, 145 Gloucester St, Central City www.thetentenors.com Book it: Ticketek. The Ten Tenors belt out their world-renowned sound with their take on some of the most dynamic songs in the world, ranging from classical arias to rock anthems.
New Zealand Jazz and Blues Festival [Times vary] www.jazzbluesfestival.co.nz Various venues Book it: Website. It’s a slightly later calendar slot this year for the popular annual celebration of live blues and jazz, headlined this time around by legendary US jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis.
New Zealand Jazz and Blues Festival [Times vary] www.jazzbluesfestival.co.nz Various venues Book it: Website. It’s a slightly later calendar slot this year for the popular annual celebration of live...
The team at Bumps, Bubs and Beyond are holding an epic Autumn Market this Saturday (April 30) at Te Hapua Hallswell Centre - Mohoao and Hao Rooms (339 Halswell Road) from 9am-1pm.
With everything you need for babies and children up to the age of five, the market will feature a range of products including handcrafted clothing, accessories, toys and more.
Find out more at Facebook.Autumn Stallholders:
Chelsea Anderson Photography and Design
Hazel and Cass Photographers
Creators at Home
Somerton and Neenybean
Pounds and Ounces
Albetta and Freshbakes Clothing Clearnace
Latch Maternity Wear
Berry Kids Clothing
Christchurch South Parents Centre
Time 2 Shine Photography
Organic Kids In Home Childcare
Mummy and Me Massage
Bibbles Dribble Bibs
Little Red Fox
Mother Goose Boutique
It’s looking like an exciting, entertaining and thought provoking line-up of films in this year’s Autumn Events programme from the New Zealand International Film Festival. As usual in this offshoot event from the main festival, a mix of screen classics and New Zealand premieres will screen both Saturday and Sunday in three big cinematic weekends throughout May (7 – 8, 14 – 15, 21 – 22) at Hoyts Riccarton.
Films announced recently for the jam-packed programme include provocative comedic documentarian Michael Moore’s latest Where to Invade Next, Janis Joplin bio-doc Janis: Little Girl Blue, and the smash-hit, 17th-century-set horror film The Witch, a film that’s being hailed as one of the most accomplished debut features of recent years by newbie director Roger Eggers.
They’ve joined already-announced films in the full line-up, which that includes Kurosawa’s spectacular, epic take on King Lear, Ran, cult Coen classic Fargo and modern animated treasure The...