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Previews, reviews and interviews
Culture
Review
17/8/2017
Sigur Ros Hordern Pavilion 25.07.17
by Jack Cameron Stanton
The band are gaining in their command of abstracted vocal and musical landscapes.
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Culture 16/8/2017
Swan Lake: Loch na hEala An interview with the choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan
by Matilda Gould
“To be really upfront with you, I’m not a fan of classical ballet,” he says. “I don’t believe them, I don’t think it’s truth.”
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Culture 16/8/2017
A Short Note About Matt Finish Ghosts in the Machine
by Michael Dwyer
"He ripped a Winfield Red pack at the seams and carefully pencilled the lyrics in square capitals."
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Culture 16/8/2017
Midnight Music Jep And Dep
by Joseph Earp
“We play music all the time, whenever we can...it’s our oxygen.”
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Culture
Theatre
11/8/2017
Leaving the Panic Room ‘Hir’ at Belvoir Street Theatre
by Jonno Revanche
"It's not an easy play, it's a problematic play,” says Williams. “And it’s not a PC play."
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Culture
Review
8/8/2017
A Ghost Story Taking the life-and-death pulse of separation
by Lauren Carroll Harris
'A Ghost Story' does something new: it takes a ghost as its subject matter and its central character. It isn’t about demons or malevolence, but loneliness and wonder.
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Culture
Feature
8/8/2017
When It Is All Just About Okay John Cheever and his flower of confusion
by Joseph Earp
Maybe there is the warm, uncomplicated glow that comes over us when, after so much time and so much hurt, things are finally just about okay.
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Culture 7/8/2017
Life Drawing Class Finding the naked truth
by Matilda Gould
There’s a sudden and unexpected intimacy that comes with being the custodian of someone’s nudity...
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Culture
Review
19/7/2017
Dunkirk All for one and one for all
by Cameron Williams
We have the resolve to endure, even when it feels like the light is being snuffed out of this world.
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Culture 19/7/2017
Here’s As Good As Anywhere An interview with Don Walker, the songwriter for Cold Chisel and Tex, Don & Charlie
by Colin Gore
"A lot of the subject matter in my songs was subject matter I was trying to avoid, or it would have been best avoided. I don’t think there’s many people out there who go looking for experiences so they can write about them."
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Culture 19/7/2017
The Man in the Mirror Understanding the art behind David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’
by Lauren Carroll Harris
"The real power of the works of Lynch and Bacon and Goya has always been that you can wrap their neurotic power around you, however best they fit you, working their strange form of magnetism on the spirit."
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Culture 19/7/2017
Baby Driver Turn it up!
by Cameron Williams
An action film with the heart of a musical.
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