Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
05 May 2013 09:42 PM
It might not be the first time that the crisp has been fused with everyone's favourite fast-food treat, the burger, but Marks & Spencer's beef burger crisps might be the best.
30 April 2013 07:19 PM
After the racism rows that have embroiled the Football Association over the past couple of years, you can imagine the organisers of the Professional Footballers’ Association’s (PFA) annual awards ceremony’s horror when the comedian they hired for the evening, Reginald D Hunter, started using the ‘n’ word during his set at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on Sunday night.
29 April 2013 07:52 PM
Last weekend, thousands of goths and steampunks descended on the seaside town of Whitby for the Whitby Goth Weekend. Now in its 19th year, the festival began life as a gathering of like-minded goths who met through NME magazine. The North Yorkshire town was chosen because of its famously vampirian link with Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
26 April 2013 07:00 PM
'Pino Palladino is the funkiest Welshman in history'
25 April 2013 06:00 PM
“Carnaby Street” is the latest “Rock of Ages”-style musical to hit the theatre. Recently performed at the Hackney Empire in the capital, producers must be confident that the sound of swinging London is due a revival, as they have just released an accompanying soundtrack.
24 April 2013 06:31 PM
Lana del Ray does doom, gloom and va-va voom for The Great Gatsby with new song 'Young and Beautiful'
22 April 2013 06:41 PM
If you’ve seen one of the (approximately) 63 trailers that have so far been released for the upcoming The Great Gatsby, you would have caught a snippet of the film’s all-star soundtrack. Curated by Jay-Z, it features original material from Jack White, Florence and the Machine, and Emeli Sandé.
21 April 2013 06:23 PM
Model Jourdan Dunn has a new online cooking show. It’s not about her knife skills (which leave a lot to be desired) – this is food TV for the connected generation
19 April 2013 07:00 PM
'I'm inspired by Björk – she may be the best artist ever'
18 April 2013 07:00 PM
I was unaware of the negroni's intoxicating grasp until a trip to Asti in northern Italy last year. On arriving in the town I was whisked to the nearest bar by my travel companion, where he ordered negronis. I must confess I thought he had ordered Peronis (it was 11am, after all).
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