Viennese noir... with red tinges
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Wednesday 30 January 2013
Ceija Stojka, who survived three Nazi death camps and went on to raise the awareness of the Nazi persecution of the Roma in her art and writings, has died. She was 79.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Rod Stewart caused a stir with his recent confession that he sent his road manager to pass his driving test for him in 1967. But Stewart was certainly not the last pop star to send an imposter in his place.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Beate Sirota Gordon lived enough lives to beggar belief. Fluent in English, German, French, Japanese and Russian, she was a linguist who shaped 20th-century history.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Klemens von Klemperer, who died on 23 December at the age of 96, was a German refugee who went on to write extensively about the rise and fall of the Nazi regime. He wrote numerous books and articles related to German and central European history, including German Resistance Against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad, 1938-1945.
Friday 14 December 2012
By Fiona Gaze from Hg2 luxury city guides
Saturday 08 December 2012
It's analogue, has no autofocus – and no flash. And that's precisely why the Lomo is a cult camera, says Kate Burt
Friday 16 November 2012
From La Banane's secluded bungalows to a 400-year-old country estate that was once the home of Perry Henzell, director of the first Jamaican feature film, The Harder They Come...
Friday 09 November 2012
Dietmar Machold jailed for six years for swindling creditors out of an estimated €100m
Friday 09 November 2012
Hotel Lamée, Innere Stadt
Sunday 04 November 2012
Debroah Bull's Dance Nation, Radio 4, Monday-Friday / The Essay: The Piano in Five Pieces, Radio 3, Monday-Friday
Sunday 30 September 2012
It's possible that Sid Vicious invented pogoing. He certainly went into great technical detail about its genesis. "Like, just, boing-boing-boing-boing," he explained on a bit of archive tape. "Like, just, land on them and smash them into the floor." Thank you, Professor Vicious.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Mihaela Ursuleasa was an internationally renowned concert pianist, who wowed audiences around the globe with her prodigious technique and often idiosyncratic interpretations.
Sunday 22 July 2012
Beethoven opens and closes this bold recital from Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber.
Saturday 07 July 2012
She sang more lyrical roles after a vocal crisis caused by too many modern, demanding parts
Friday 06 July 2012
What a heartwarmer. Documentarists Hugh and Anson Hartford have uncovered an improbable truth about growing old: you don't have to retire from life, or even from sport.
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