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REVIEW

La traviata

Cityscape was at opening night at the Isaac Theatre Royal when the curtain went up on New Zealand Opera's current season of La traviata, and once again the national opera company has dazzled with another spectacular production that's a treat for both the ears and the eyes. Read on to see what we thought!

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PIPE DOWN, GARFIELD

Monday Monday

Blue Monday, Christchurch? Heck no; the recently completed overhaul and relaunch of city hospo favourite The Monday Room, now on show in Moorhouse Avenue, is easily good enough to ensure you may never associate this hitherto much-unloved day of the week with bad times ever again.

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GET ON THE FLOOR!

Gig Guide: July

Need to know where the music's at? Corral your mates and get off the couch and out into the scene for a few medicinals, some awesome tunes and hitting the dance floor and waving your hands in the air like you just don't care. Check out the Cityscape gig guide for your rapidfire round-up on where the music's at!

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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The Hot Ticket!

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NZ Opera: La traviata

Opera
[14 – 23 July 2016]

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Julian Bliss and NZTrio

Classical Music
[30 July 2016]

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Live Music
[30 July 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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