Rebellion, immigration, civil war, football, revolution — PAUL SHERIDAN of Glasgow folk’n’rollers The Wakes talks to Len Phelan about what inspires one of the most radical bands around
Saturday 19th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
No Way But This: In Search of Paul Robeson
by Jeff Sparrow
THE LIFE of Paul Robeson mirrors 20th-century struggles for black liberation, workers’ rights and international socialism and...
Too Many Zooz
O2 Academy, Oxford
EVER since the genre’s inception in mid-1980s Detroit, producers of techno have been locked in an arms race of ever-more intricately tweaked electronic bleeps, squelches and...
Mrs Orwell Old Red Lion Theatre, London N1 4/5
AFTER the successful publication of his novel 1984, George Orwell was confined to hospital with tuberculosis before dying at the age of 46.
He was visited there by 30-year-old magazine publishing assistant Sonia...
Tim Wells: Stand Up and Spit
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come
Al Gore’s latest film on climate change is as timely as its predecessor, says MARIA DUARTE
Friday 18th Aug 2017
Final Portrait (15)
Directed by Stanley Tucci
“I FEEL this could go on for months,” says the late Alberto Giacometti as time passes without him finishing his portrait of an old friend, the US novelist...
Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
FESTIVAL veteran YASMINA LAVENDER shares her observations of this year's World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) - Britain's foremost festival of politics and international music.