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Current affairs

“Lavish praise” not good for child improvement finds study

Heaping praise on struggling students could make them less likely to succeed, a recent study has shown. The study, [read more]

DEC launches unprecedented Ebola aid appeal as death toll surpasses 4,500

An unprecedented aid appeal has been launched by the Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) after the group announced it [read more]

Zambian president Michael Sata dies in London after heart attack

The 77-year-old Zambian president Michael Sata died on Tuesday 28th October in London’s King Edward VII hospital, [read more]

SPECIAL: London Film Festival 2014

Fury

Sunday 19th October, 7pm – Odeon Leicester Square Fury is a different kind of war film. Though it does tell a [read more]

Mommy

Thursday 16th October, 6pm – Odeon West EndSunday 19th October, 8.30pm – BFI Southbank Five years ago, [read more]

Far from Men

Saturday 18th October, 5.30pm – Vue 5 Sunday 19th October, 3.30pm – Cine Lumiere Cinema Against the backdrop of the [read more]

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Live music

BluesFest 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall: day 4 with Dr Feelgood, Mud Morganfield, Mike Sanchez and many more

Thursday afternoon at BluesFest was reserved for the showcasing of newborn discoveries [read more]

Andy Burrows at Dingwalls

Andy Burrows, the former drummer of Razorlight, has been quietly carving out a pretty [read more]

BluesFest 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall: day three with Paddy Milner, Danny Bryant, Dr Feelgood and many more

Day three of BluesFest 2014, and there was a bit of Elvis in the air. Elvis Costello, [read more]

BluesFest 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall: day two with Big Boy Bloater, Marcus Bonfanti, Andy Fairweather and many more

This year’s BluesFest is beautifully varied in form, age and talent. It continued in [read more]

BluesFest 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall: day one with Ben Poole, Mike Sanchez, Dan Owen and many more

Think festival season is over? Think again. After a successful inaugural year in 2013, [read more]

Danny and the Champions of the World at Dingwalls

Family-orientated Danny Wilson wears his heart on his sleeve – both metaphorically [read more]

Fashion & Lifestyle

Top ten personal care products

We’ve all heard of brands such as Dove, Nivea and Impulse but have you ever thought [read more]

Halloween: costume ideas

Halloween will be with us shortly. Are you struggling to come up with an idea for [read more]

Top ten male grooming products

The market for men’s beauty products is growing rapidly and it’s not just us ladies [read more]

High street winter warmers

Halloween is drawing closer as is Bonfire night. At this time of year all we want to do [read more]

Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s marks 10th anniversary

Daisy Fuentes, former MTV House of Style host, has created 10 stylish and well-priced [read more]

Mr Men and Little Miss collaborate with House of Holland

What comes to mind when you think of Mr Men and Little Miss? Cartoons, loveable [read more]


ART GALLERY
11 SEPTEMBER 2014

Art

Constable: The Making of a Master at the V&A

As one of England’s best-known and most valued painters, Constable is bound to have many admirers. Already recognised as a master during his lifetime, his work certainly [read more]

Women in Digital at the Hospital Club

Women in Digital is an innovative exhibition at the Hospital Club that focuses on the graphic works of various female artists and art collectives in collaboration with LG and [read more]

Frieze Masters 2014

However impressive and polished the gallery displays in the Frieze London tent are, Frieze Masters is undoubtedly the sophisticated sister event. Its dynamic is more [read more]

Theatre

Jonah and Otto at the Park

Jonah and Otto is a new play by established playwright Robert Holman,. It’s an exploration of loneliness, loss and masculinity. Park Theatre creates a sparse landscape [read more]

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society have, due to a clerical error, taken over the Duchess Theatre for their production of “Murder at Haversham Manor”. [read more]

Sunny Afternoon at the Harold Pinter

“They seek him here, they seek him there, in Regent Street, and Leicester Square”; as a Londoner, sat in the West End, you’re sure to feel warmth glowing in your [read more]

Food & drinks

New Essential Guide to Italian Wines launches 2015 edition

Umbria, Toscany, Piedmont, Lombardi: names rich with history and tradition, the birthplaces of many a culinary love affair. Italy’s magnificent reputation for wine is one [read more]

London Restaurant Festival 2014: Chinatown Tour

The Chinatown tour, held by the London Restaurant Festival, aims to open people’s eyes to the rich and varied cuisine that can be found in the area – it’s not all [read more]

White Night at Skylon

Robust, complex and surprisingly versatile, the Bordeaux red is one of the culinary industry’s most revered icons. Served everywhere, from the humble bistros of France to [read more]

Music

The Coral – The Curse of Love

From an artistic perspective, whenever a commodity is superseded by the word lost it’s usually done so to evoke interest in a presumably lacklustre concept among an [read more]

Taylor Swift – 1989

If you’ve never found yourself enjoying a Taylor Swift song even a little bit, you’re a rare breed. Swift’s global fame, seven Grammy awards and two of her albums [read more]

Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were

Ben Howard’s latest collection is his most stunning work to date. From start to finish, he has effortlessly created a perfect, awe-inspiring piece of art that reminds [read more]

Books

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self in conversation

Will Self was at ArchWay With Words to promote his new work Shark. The Upcoming caught up with him at the literary festival to talk allegory, anarchy and humankind. In your [read more]

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self

Will Self is one of those increasingly rare and precious figures in contemporary British culture; a polemical and voracious man of letters with an oceanic intellect that [read more]

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Nella Oortman has married a man apart, though she does not yet know it. Her diffident welcome to wealthy Amsterdam is compounded by the arrival of her wedding present: a [read more]

Beauty

Top ten personal care products

We’ve all heard of brands such as Dove, Nivea and Impulse but have you ever thought about trying a natural product from an independent retailer? Soapwalla kitchen deodorant [read more]

Top ten male grooming products

The market for men’s beauty products is growing rapidly and it’s not just us ladies who spend hours in the bathroom making ourselves look good. Here are some of the top [read more]

Lily Allen launches nail art collection

Pop star Lily Allen is often at the forefront of nail art. You only need to follow her Instagram page to see a feed filled with her fancy nail designs. So, it only seems [read more]

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New York City

Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages

The brand new New York musical Heathers, based on the cult 1989 dark comedy of the same name, manages to cover most of the important moments of the film – no details [read more]

Rocky: the Musical at the Winter Garden

The iconic story of small-time South Philly boxer turned local hero, Rocky Balboa, is brought back to life in this dazzling, high-tech musical adaptation that packs a whole [read more]

Machinal at the American Airlines

Last night actress Rebecca Hall and the Roundabout Theater Company previewed Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play Machinal at New York City’s American Airlines Theater. [read more]

Cinema

Interstellar European premiere: red carpet live coverage from Leicester Square

We brought you a live feed of Interstellar‘s European premiere in London, with Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway Mackenzie Foy and director [read more]

Horns premiere: A chat with Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple on the red carpet

Daniel Radcliffe is no stranger to London film premieres. This time it’s the opening of Horns that brings the Harry Potter star to Leicester Square’s Odeon West End. [read more]

London Film Festival 2014: Testament of Youth premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet

Testament of Youth is a deeply soul searching film: it has hope, love and loss at the core of its existence. This new release documents the life of Vera Brittain, a girl at [read more]

Fashion news

Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s marks 10th anniversary

Daisy Fuentes, former MTV House of Style host, has created 10 stylish and well-priced pieces for her anniversary capsule collection. Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s offers [read more]

Mr Men and Little Miss collaborate with House of Holland

What comes to mind when you think of Mr Men and Little Miss? Cartoons, loveable characters and the famous book series. Well now you can add another few credentials to the [read more]

Cara Delevingne collection for DKNY

Yes, it’s finally here! The model that is on everyone’s lips, Cara Delevingne, has designed a new collection for US fashion heavyweight, DKNY. Inspired by [read more]

Sport & Tech

The top three football auto biographies: telling it like it is

The top three football auto biographies: telling it like it is

Football is full of controversial and emotive characters, from those who were considered to be the worlds’ greatest players to others who became living legends for all of the wrong reasons. Regardless of how a player or manager has made their name, however, their [read more]

Five things to say in your first message

Five things to say in your first message

First impressions count – and nowhere more than in the dating arena. A poorly chosen word or phrase is just as much a [read more]

Blu-ray vs VOD

Blu-ray vs VOD

Online movie downloading is on the rise, with just a click sites such as Netflix and Hulu allow users to stream their [read more]

They don’t shoot horses, do they?

They don’t shoot horses, do they?

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? was 1969 American movie by Sydney Pollack, based on a 1935 novel of the same name. [read more]

Feature of the week

    Why teen drivers are no longer the unsafest of road users

    Road accidents have become a major safety issue on public highways. In the UK, safety statistics and research have shown that accidents are more likely to happen when a young person, particularly a male driver, is behind the wheel. This is in comparison to older-aged […]

Art

Constable: The Making of a Master at the V&A

As one of England’s best-known and most valued painters, Constable is bound to have many admirers. Already recognised as a master during his lifetime, his work certainly [read more]

Women in Digital at the Hospital Club

Women in Digital is an innovative exhibition at the Hospital Club that focuses on the graphic works of various female artists and art collectives in collaboration with LG and [read more]

Frieze Masters 2014

However impressive and polished the gallery displays in the Frieze London tent are, Frieze Masters is undoubtedly the sophisticated sister event. Its dynamic is more [read more]

Theatre

Jonah and Otto at the Park

Jonah and Otto is a new play by established playwright Robert Holman,. It’s an exploration of loneliness, loss and masculinity. Park Theatre creates a sparse landscape [read more]

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society have, due to a clerical error, taken over the Duchess Theatre for their production of “Murder at Haversham Manor”. [read more]

Sunny Afternoon at the Harold Pinter

“They seek him here, they seek him there, in Regent Street, and Leicester Square”; as a Londoner, sat in the West End, you’re sure to feel warmth glowing in your [read more]

Food & drinks

New Essential Guide to Italian Wines launches 2015 edition

Umbria, Toscany, Piedmont, Lombardi: names rich with history and tradition, the birthplaces of many a culinary love affair. Italy’s magnificent reputation for wine is one [read more]

London Restaurant Festival 2014: Chinatown Tour

The Chinatown tour, held by the London Restaurant Festival, aims to open people’s eyes to the rich and varied cuisine that can be found in the area – it’s not all [read more]

White Night at Skylon

Robust, complex and surprisingly versatile, the Bordeaux red is one of the culinary industry’s most revered icons. Served everywhere, from the humble bistros of France to [read more]

Music

The Coral – The Curse of Love

From an artistic perspective, whenever a commodity is superseded by the word lost it’s usually done so to evoke interest in a presumably lacklustre concept among an [read more]

Taylor Swift – 1989

If you’ve never found yourself enjoying a Taylor Swift song even a little bit, you’re a rare breed. Swift’s global fame, seven Grammy awards and two of her albums [read more]

Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were

Ben Howard’s latest collection is his most stunning work to date. From start to finish, he has effortlessly created a perfect, awe-inspiring piece of art that reminds [read more]

Books

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self in conversation

Will Self was at ArchWay With Words to promote his new work Shark. The Upcoming caught up with him at the literary festival to talk allegory, anarchy and humankind. In your [read more]

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self

Will Self is one of those increasingly rare and precious figures in contemporary British culture; a polemical and voracious man of letters with an oceanic intellect that [read more]

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Nella Oortman has married a man apart, though she does not yet know it. Her diffident welcome to wealthy Amsterdam is compounded by the arrival of her wedding present: a [read more]

Beauty

Top ten personal care products

We’ve all heard of brands such as Dove, Nivea and Impulse but have you ever thought about trying a natural product from an independent retailer? Soapwalla kitchen deodorant [read more]

Top ten male grooming products

The market for men’s beauty products is growing rapidly and it’s not just us ladies who spend hours in the bathroom making ourselves look good. Here are some of the top [read more]

Lily Allen launches nail art collection

Pop star Lily Allen is often at the forefront of nail art. You only need to follow her Instagram page to see a feed filled with her fancy nail designs. So, it only seems [read more]

New York City

Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages

The brand new New York musical Heathers, based on the cult 1989 dark comedy of the same name, manages to cover most of the important moments of the film – no details [read more]

Rocky: the Musical at the Winter Garden

The iconic story of small-time South Philly boxer turned local hero, Rocky Balboa, is brought back to life in this dazzling, high-tech musical adaptation that packs a whole [read more]

Machinal at the American Airlines

Last night actress Rebecca Hall and the Roundabout Theater Company previewed Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play Machinal at New York City’s American Airlines Theater. [read more]

Cinema

Interstellar European premiere: red carpet live coverage from Leicester Square

We brought you a live feed of Interstellar‘s European premiere in London, with Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway Mackenzie Foy and director [read more]

Horns premiere: A chat with Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple on the red carpet

Daniel Radcliffe is no stranger to London film premieres. This time it’s the opening of Horns that brings the Harry Potter star to Leicester Square’s Odeon West End. [read more]

London Film Festival 2014: Testament of Youth premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet

Testament of Youth is a deeply soul searching film: it has hope, love and loss at the core of its existence. This new release documents the life of Vera Brittain, a girl at [read more]

Fashion news

Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s marks 10th anniversary

Daisy Fuentes, former MTV House of Style host, has created 10 stylish and well-priced pieces for her anniversary capsule collection. Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s offers [read more]

Mr Men and Little Miss collaborate with House of Holland

What comes to mind when you think of Mr Men and Little Miss? Cartoons, loveable characters and the famous book series. Well now you can add another few credentials to the [read more]

Cara Delevingne collection for DKNY

Yes, it’s finally here! The model that is on everyone’s lips, Cara Delevingne, has designed a new collection for US fashion heavyweight, DKNY. Inspired by [read more]

Sport & Tech

The top three football auto biographies: telling it like it is

Football is full of controversial and emotive characters, from those who were considered to be the worlds’ greatest players to others who became [read more]

Five things to say in your first message

First impressions count – and nowhere more than in the dating arena. A poorly chosen word or phrase is just as much a killer in the digital world [read more]

Blu-ray vs VOD

Online movie downloading is on the rise, with just a click sites such as Netflix and Hulu allow users to stream their favourite movies onto a laptop [read more]