Does success in one genre guarantee it in another?
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Monday 26 October 2009
Sunday 27 September 2009
"Don't want to stay alive when you're 25" go the words of Mott the Hoople's 1972 hit "All the Young Dudes", written by David Bowie. Several decades on, the band's frontman, Ian Hunter, begs to differ.
Saturday 26 September 2009
Tuesday 22 September 2009
Sunday 20 September 2009
The Canadian singer Leonard Cohen collapsed on stage while on tour in Spain on Friday night.
Saturday 08 August 2009
It's certainly one of the more bizarre arts stories of the week, if not the year.
Friday 31 July 2009
Friday 12 June 2009
Friday 22 May 2009
Monday 27 April 2009
Friday 24 April 2009
Set in a lush Californian valley surrounded by mountains and bathed in the hot desert sun, Coachella heralds the start of the festival season.
Tuesday 14 April 2009
We are living through times which are rich with untapped satirical potential. Reptilian special advisers, crazed anonymous bloggers and rent-a-quote moralisers are all worthy subjects, but none is quite so deserving of the contempt of laughter than that great contemporary archetype, the ethical celebrity.
Sunday 12 April 2009
Friday 27 March 2009
"It's wonderful to be gathered here, on just the other side of intimacy," murmurs Leonard Cohen as he takes the stage for one of last year's hugely successful UK shows.
Friday 13 February 2009
If electronic text and tweets fail to set your heart aflutter this Valentine's Day, then this anthology of fictional love letters just might. Drafting in the help of 40 literary heavyweights – Margaret Atwood, Leonard Cohen and Hari Kunzru among them– the book's editors, Joshua Knelman and Rosalind Porter, hope to reveal what the "L" word looks like in the 21st century.
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
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'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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