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Posted 2 April, 2024

The Central Otago Regional Orchestra is delighted to join with internationally renowned, Queenstown based pianist Kinga Krupa to present their April concert series, 'Autumn Romance', showcasing a programme with flavours of romance ranging from Beethoven to Tchaikovsky to Grieg.

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Posted 28 March, 2024

The fantastic Ōtautahi-based indie folk duo Terrible Sons are heading to town in April.

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Posted 27 March, 2024

Wakatipu High School students are getting ready to take their mainstage to perform American musical Hairspray. The show is their annual musical production and will open at the start of April.

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Posted 26 March, 2024

Songwriter Society is a monthly open mic night for writers of original songs and poetry – all are welcome. The event is held at the Sherwood and run by local musicians Clair Forrester and Paul Marcham, aka Choice. The next one is this Thursday, then Thursday, 25 April.

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Posted 22 March, 2024

IYKYK (If You Know You Know) is a double-bill of contemporary dance, with works by choreographers Holly Newsom and Forest Kapo, coming to Queenstown this weekend.

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Posted 20 March, 2024

The classic love story of Romeo and Juliet will play out in Wānaka this Friday but with a wee bit of a twist.

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Posted 8 March, 2024

We believe in the transformative power of the arts to spark conversations, challenge perceptions, and connect people.

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Posted 6 March, 2024

Stroll down the Buckingham Street courtyard in Arrowtown and you’ll stumble across its latest art installation, Crescendo, a three-and-a-half metre white granite sculpture by Jack Stobart, founder and director of Birdwoods Gallery.

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Posted 29 February, 2024

With a creative reputation spanning three decades, John Reynolds is the artist New Zealand turns to for works with a mischievous punch.

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Posted 27 February, 2024

Two New Zealand musicians have joined forces to release “Good Miles to Go,” an Americana-roots style of song.

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Posted 20 February, 2024

It’s a changing of the guard at the iconic Ivy Box art gallery on Queenstown’s lakefront.

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Posted 14 February, 2024

Remarkable Theatre annual garden show will run this weekend, taking over Queenstown Gardens

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Posted 9 February, 2024

The first phase of beautifying some of the region’s Chorus telecommunication cabinets is now complete, with plans already underway for more to be painted this year.

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Posted 7 February, 2024

After a childhood roaming the dramatic landscapes at Karekare on Auckland’s West Coast, and now living in a 1960s crib at the foot of the mountains in Arrowtown, its no wonder local artist Jasmine Clark has a penchant for pondering sculptural forms and spotting patterns in nature.

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Posted 7 February, 2024

India Meets Ireland is a performance that showcases the colourful contrast and musical magic created by these two cultures through their ragas and reels.

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Posted 29 January, 2024

The Summer Concert Tour will head to Gibbston Valley this weekend, bringing with it sweet sounds from Simple Minds, Texas, Collective Soul and Pseudo Echo. The Queenstown leg is the last in a trio of shows, with the other two taking place in Taupō and Hamilton this past weekend. It’s the 14th year of operation for Dean Calvert and his wife, Amanda, who started this back in 2011.

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Posted 24 January, 2024

The ‘people’s poet’ Hone Tuwhare has inspired four acclaimed printmakers to create a visual connection with the written word.

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Posted 22 January, 2024

It’s shaping up to be a good season for foodies with a number of food truck events popping up around Queenstown. An array of food trucks take over the picturesque Red Barn each Thursday evening, and Country Lane from noon on the last Sunday of every month during summer. Sweet and savoury options are available as well as live music – the events have a family-friendly atmosphere.

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