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Exploring Moominland – Review: Adventures in Moominland

Midnight blue Moomin posters along the escalators on the underground invite you to visit a magical realm: Moominland. This realm can currently be found in the form of an immersive exhibition at the Southbank Centre as part of its Nordic … Continue reading

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A Distant Close Up – Review: Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919-1933

Tate Liverpool dedicates two main exhibition spaces to the Weimar Republic with two artists, who couldn’t be more different: the photographer August Sander and the painter Otto Dix. For those, who grew up in Berlin, like me, he is best … Continue reading

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Singing Suzy Solidor – Review: All I Want Is One Night

Tall and blonde, French singer Suzy Solidor beguiled men and women alike in her club La Vie Parisienne, which was one of the hottest spots in 1930s Paris. In her new show All I Want Is One Night singer Jessica … Continue reading

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Sparkle and Trouble in Paradise – Review: Adam & Eve and Steve

A magical Eden awaits you at the King’s Head Theatre. The glittering green tinsel of Maeve Black’s sparkling design creates the perfect setting for the biblical story with a contemporary twist, Adam & Eve and Steve. Beelzebub (Stephen McGlynn), smartly … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Lines – Review: The Wild Party

The sound of a crackling record and a sleazy tune seductively sung by red-head Anna Clarke form the prelude to The Wild Party – that is, Rafaella Marcus’ production of it at The Hope Theatre. The Wild Party itself is a … Continue reading

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Queer’Say November 2016

Highlights of the final Queer’Say of 2016, presented by Rosie Wilby and recorded at Free Word Centre on 16 November. Rosie introduced live spoken word sets from Travis Alabanza, Toby Campion and Dominic Berry. This event was supported by Arts … Continue reading

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Queer’Say September 2016

Highlights of Queer’Say recorded at Rich Mix on 9 September. Rosie was ill so the poets Fergus Evans, Jackie Hagan and Paula Varjack interviewed one another – with occasionally hilarious results. This event was supported by Arts Council England and … Continue reading

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