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Broken Records at The Lexington | Live review

Broken Records at The Lexington
LIVE REVIEW

It seems to be very fashionable nowadays for modern music acts to pack out their stage with as many members of possible; long gone are the days of a tight-knit three-piece, with acts like Mumford & Sons and Arcade Fire ruling the [read more]

Maggie’s and Michaeljohn’s Big Hair 80s Night in Chelsea

Maggie’s and Michaeljohn’s Big Hair 80s Night in Chelsea

“Luxurious Knightsbridge beauty institution” Michaeljohn welcomed in London Fashion Week last night with 80s themed makeovers at Maggie’s in Chelsea. Bizarrely adorned throughout with tacky memorabilia as an homage to the 80s [read more]

Tess of the D’Urbervilles at New Wimbledon Studio | Theatre review

Tess of the D’Urbervilles at New Wimbledon Studio
THEATRE REVIEW

Serenaded by the beautiful melody of classical instruments played by the cast of Alex and Chris Loveless’ adaptation of Tess of the D’Urbervilles, the show begins. The story follows young Tess Durbeyfield, played by Jessica [read more]

Tony Smith at Timothy Taylor Gallery | Exhibition review

Tony Smith at Timothy Taylor Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Perhaps one of the lesser known contributors to the monumental shifts in art in the middle of the 20th century, Tony Smith (1912-1980) was an influence on and an influenced by abstract expressionism, conceptualism and even land art. [read more]

Violette | Movie review

Violette
MOVIE REVIEW

Martin Provost is writer and director of biopic Violette, about the author Violette Leduc – a woman whose life was not only doused in rejection by her parents, but also in the desertion of each person she so achingly wanted to [read more]

Watermark | Movie review

Watermark
MOVIE REVIEW

An abstract question often yields a vague answer, and documentary film Watermark is no deviation from the norm. The second collaboration between director Jennifer Baichwal and photographer Edward Burtynsky – who previously worked on [read more]

Jack Bilbo at David Zwirner Gallery | Exhibition review

Jack Bilbo at David Zwirner Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

In the middle of Mayfair is the David Zwirner gallery where the 1940 ink drawings of Jack Bilbo are exhibited from 4th September till 4th October. The gallery focuses on Bilbo’s combination of text and images that together reflect his [read more]

Chicken Shop at the Park | Theatre review

Chicken Shop at the Park
THEATRE REVIEW

What begins as a fairly light-hearted drama of domesticity in a modern context quickly leads its audience to ascend into dark and thought-provokingly territory above the titular eatery in Anna Jordan’s Chicken Shop. Though it makes for [read more]

Venice Film Festival 2014: Interview with 3 Hearts director Benoit Jacquot

Venice Film Festival 2014: Interview with 3 Hearts director Benoit Jacquot

Presented at the Venice Film Festival 2014, 3 Hearts stars Benoit Poelvoorde and the three fantastic actresses Chiara Mastroianni, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Catherine Deneuve. This is what director Benoit Jacquot had to say about the movie. [read more]

Seafret, Mo Parker and Tom the Lion at The Social | Live review

Seafret, Mo Parker and Tom the Lion at The Social
LIVE REVIEW

Eight guys, two guitars, some drums, a keyboard and a whole lot of hair sums up Tuesday night at The Social. As X Factor is back on our screens, it couldn’t have been more refreshing to witness such a showcase of original new talent. [read more]

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