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* The Body Festival
Performances and workshops from New Zealand's best talent take to the streets and the theatres of Christchurch each year during this festival.
* Christchurch Music Industry Trust ((Chart))
Building the capability of the music industry in Christchurch. Their site includes big names to new starts in the music industry and has a local gig guide, information about courses and more.
* The Court Theatre
Canterbury's professional theatre company
* Free Theatre Christchurch
Stages old and new rarely staged European plays in original translations, new New Zealand plays, and classical English texts in an unusual and experimental style. Free Theatre Christchurch consistently strives for its productions to be "free": free from social conventions, free from political limitations, free from audience expectations and, as much as possible in contemporary society, free from bottom-line financial considerations.
* Royal NZ Ballet
Bookings, news, dancers profiles and more
* Ticketek
Buy tickets for all the big shows online.
Inner city venue opened by the White Elephant Trust. Located at 442 Tuam Street. Read more about @442 Tuam Street.
* What's on at vbase venues
Calendar of events for vbase venues which includes the CBS Canterbury Arena & Christchurch Stadium.
* White Elephant Trust
What makes WE different is that we're youth-led. We're also non-religious. And we're resourceful - instead of just talking about it, we make it happen. Events, DJing workshops, music recording space, media, and more. Safe and exciting entertainment for young people attracted to the electronic music scene.
* World Buskers Festival
Annual busking and comedy festival in January. Venues include Cathedral Square, Victoria Square, the Peacock Fountain in the Botanic Gardens (for kids) and the Art Gallery.