Now this is a place with real pedigree. I don't mean it used to be owned by Pierre Koffmann or helmed by Marco Pierre White or picked up a Michelin star under Raymond Blanc. Oh no. In Edwardian times it was a theatre-cum-dancehall-cum-bioscope (an early form of cinema, where punters could watch footage of King Edward VIII's funeral).
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Saturday 12 May 2012
'I'm not even sure Kanye can play the drums, but I bet he'd pick it up'
Saturday 28 April 2012
'We'd get Bootsy Collins to dress the band...'
Sunday 15 April 2012
Golightly, best known outside the cognoscenti for duetting with Jack White on "It's True That We Love One Another", is on her 13th album now (not counting her work with Thee Headcoatees, among others), and Long Distance is no radical departure.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Children’s show Echoa came to Sadler’s Wells as part of a Family Weekend, which featured workshops and activities as well as performances.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
National theatre blast, blamed on Islamic extremists, shatters hopes of recovery in Mogadishu
Friday 23 March 2012
Alasdair Roberts and Mairi Morrison are part of a golden generation of Scots performers bringing new light to bear on folk music.
Sunday 18 March 2012
Sunday 11 March 2012
Friday 02 March 2012
Monday 20 February 2012
Flamenco singer-dancer La Shica performs a traditional Sevillanas, moving with courtly seriousness. Then she and her band add a bassline, teasing rhythms and shapes. She turns to the audience, with beaming delight: “Now you understand why some purists in my country think I am Satan’s daughter!”
Thursday 16 February 2012
Is it a tribal chant or a yodel? A squawk or a chirrup? Merrill Garbus - aka Tune-Yards - is back, after the triumphant critical success of last year's album whokill, and live she's as arresting as ever.
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