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The Hold Steady and The So So Glos at Koko | Live review

The Hold Steady and The So So Glos at Koko
LIVE REVIEW

Koko in Camden has the sort of tacky grandeur that’s perfect for hosting a night of unadulterated rock. Last night the packed-out venue was treated to a fantastic show from The So So Glos and The Hold Steady, two very different but [read more]

The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick | Theatre review

The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick
THEATRE REVIEW

In Scottsboro, Alabama, in 1931, nine black boys were tried for the alleged rape of two white girls. They were sentenced to death by electric chair. Even when one of the supposed victims came forward and confessed that her accusation was [read more]

Palace at St Pancras Old Church| Live review

Palace at St Pancras Old Church
LIVE REVIEW

An actual working church, St Pancras Old Church is the stunning venue that played host to Palace on Sunday. The lights were low and atmospheric, there was incense in the air, and the acoustics were perfect to enhance the well-crafted sound [read more]

Women in Digital at the Hospital Club | Exhibition review

Women in Digital at the Hospital Club
EXHIBITION REVIEW

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 Sedition. Sedition is an online platform that works to make art [read more]

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at the Charing Cross  | Theatre review

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at the Charing Cross
THEATRE REVIEW

The show opens with a woman sitting smoking with arched back, a silhouette against smoke-blurred backlighting. It’s a tableau that aches with noir-ish, Parisian sensuality, one that befits a night of homage to the Belgian [read more]

Our Town at the Almeida | Theatre review

Our Town at the Almeida
THEATRE REVIEW

Our Town is the creation of Pulitzer Prize playwright and author Thornton Niven Wilder, which took audiences by surprise in the late 1930s. Wilder removed the “fourth wall” in theatre by introducing a stage manager as narrator, [read more]

This Is Where I Leave You | Movie review

This Is Where I Leave You
MOVIE REVIEW

Based on the best-selling novel by Jonathan Tropper, This Is Where I Leave You begins, cheerily enough, with the death of a father. At the instigation of their mother (played by Jane Fonda, looking rather like she’s had her face [read more]

Love, Rosie | Movie review

Love, Rosie
MOVIE REVIEW

If you are someone who does not shudder at the idea of watching the same tired rom-com plot line dragged out and paraded around again and again, then Love, Rosie is most likely a film for you. Rosie and Alex, played by Lily Collins and [read more]

Down Dog | Movie review

Down Dog
MOVIE REVIEW

At its best, film comedy can be a vital medium capable of making the exploration of meaningful issues resonate with the unifying power of laughter. Down Dog does not represent the medium at its best. The central problem here is that, as a [read more]

Wooden Arms at St Pancras Old Church | Live review

Wooden Arms at St Pancras Old Church
LIVE REVIEW

There is a point at which, watching Wooden Arms, a self-styled chamber-alternative-folk six-piece band in the gorgeously intimate setting of St Pancras Old Church, it dawns on you that this might be the poshest band you’ve ever [read more]

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The Hold Steady and The So So Glos at Koko | Live review
The Hold Steady and The So So Glos at Koko

Koko in Camden has the sort of tacky grandeur that’s perfect for hosting a night of unadulterated rock. Last night [read more]

The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick | Theatre review
The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick

In Scottsboro, Alabama, in 1931, nine black boys were tried for the alleged rape of two white girls. They were [read more]

Palace at St Pancras Old Church| Live review
Palace at St Pancras Old Church

An actual working church, St Pancras Old Church is the stunning venue that played host to Palace on Sunday. The lights [read more]

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