The shipyard painter, political activist and razor-sharp cartoonist Bob Starrett has just written a new book The Way I See It on his eventful life and times. Below we reprint one of his stories and review an essential read
Nebraska. Home of bleak Bruce Springsteen ballads and Heartland Rock, right?
Not the most exiting of bands, The National's music sounds so grey and drab that they'd be the perfect billing to perform at some windswept music festival.
In this age of merging genres, Richard Murray's second album, the follow-up to 2008's Desert Wind, has carefully sliced off the excess parts of the pie that veered into folk, alt and anything else, leaving a neat and tidy platter of pleasure behind.
A giant 1950s television set, complete with control knobs and vintage aerial, adorns the back of the stage. Banks of portable sets, meanwhile, are stacked on either side of the speakers.
Nicholas Wright's play on one of apartheid's most notorious killers is a compelling exploration of good and evil
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club would have been astounding if they'd only played for 15 minutes.
The Eagles were the most popular US band of the 1970s and are credited by many as the group that brought country music into the rock mainstream.
A new version of Henrik Ibsen's Public Enemy is an acute reminder of ongoing corruption in the body politic
Thunder Road Theatre Company certainly like a challenge.
Written by Alexander Marshall, And In The End: The Life And Death Of John Lennon strives to represent Lennon's state of mind at the moment of his assassination outside the Dakota apartment building in New York.