By Will Stone
Saturday 4th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
ANDY CROFT reports on the annual Al-Marbed international poetry festival, held last month in Basra, Iraq
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come
ALAN FRANK recommends a film about India on the cusp of independence
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
Certain Women (12A) Directed by Kelly Reichardt 2/5
THIS slow and understated drama about the lives of three very different women whose paths tenuously interconnect won the best film award at last year’s London Film Festival.
While it’s heartening...
Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Thursday 2nd Mar 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
The extravagant staging may be gone but the legendary duo’s back-to-basics show still has massive impact, says SUSAN DARLINGTON
Steve Ashley Another Day (Market Square Music, £9) 5/5
SINGER-SONGWRITER Steve Ashley has been a mainstay of British folk-rock since 1974.
Performing as a solo artist and as a member of bands such as the Albion Band and his own Ragged Robin, his musical...
The Camilla George Quartet The Lescar, Sheffield 4/5
WALKING down to the Lescar pub in Hunter’s Bar in Sheffield, the TV screens in the front rooms that I pass are full of the egocentric prancing and formulaic sonics of the Brit Awards.
Wednesday 1st Mar 2017