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Mark Grist: Rogue Teacher at the Roundhouse | Comedy review

Mark Grist: Rogue Teacher at the Roundhouse
COMEDY REVIEW

Mark Grist’s journey from secondary school teacher to spoken word artist and YouTube sensation is an interesting one, not least because of the missteps and rap battles in between. As the self-proclaimed Rogue Teacher of his show’s [read more]

Cara Dillon – A Thousand Hearts | Album review

Cara Dillon – A Thousand Hearts
ALBUM REVIEW

Realistically there is only so much that one can expect when it comes to the genre of Irish Folk music. Yet regardless of your opinion on it, you most definitely have to appreciate the raw musical splendour associated with the genre, and [read more]

Jenius Social launches in Islington

Jenius Social launches in Islington

Prosecco and conversation both flowed at Jenius Social last night, a new Islington-based food hub which aims to connect aspiring cooks, bloggers and foodies with a range of events and masterclasses. The launch party at its headquarters by [read more]

The Sunshine Underground – The Sunshine Underground | Album review

The Sunshine Underground – The Sunshine Underground
ALBUM REVIEW

Nu Rave was declared dead by NME in mid 2008. It got its name from its fans; with their glow sticks and neon attire they resemble ravers from the previous decade. This genre was largely fueled by Klaxons when a joke of theirs got out of [read more]

Caffeina launches in Tower Hill

Caffeina launches in Tower Hill

At the time of writing, Caffeina has served 635 cups of coffee. We know this because the staff are keeping a running tally to work out just how many smiles they’ve put on grumpy morning faces. It’s a small detail, but in this business [read more]

Johnny Got His Gun at the Playhouse | Theatre review

Johnny Got His Gun at the Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

Johnny Got His Gun is a forgotten classic that really should be remembered. Adapted from Dalton Trumbo’s 1930s anti-war novel, the story revolves around a young First World War soldier who wakes up one day to find himself in hospital [read more]

Ian Anderson at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review

Ian Anderson at Shepherd’s Bush Empire
LIVE REVIEW

Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull’s riveting performance last night at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire proved without a doubt that you are in fact never Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll. The famous track from 1970s was sung during the [read more]

Alexis Taylor at Ace Hotel | Live review

Alexis Taylor at Ace Hotel
LIVE REVIEW

In a small, exclusive room in the bellows of the Ace Hotel in Shoreditch was Alexis Taylor. The frontman of electronic band Hot Chip performed solo to a sold-out but small show that showcased an alternative side of the singer. Alongside [read more]

For No Good Reason | Movie review

For No Good Reason
MOVIE REVIEW

For No Good Reason casts a brief and bright light on the career of Ralph Steadman, an English illustrator whose quirky, passionate and often politically motivated work has him walking the line between artist, cartoonist and social [read more]

302 in Waterloo | Restaurant review

302 in Waterloo
RESTAURANT REVIEW

Who would say that inside a Waterloo four-star hotel there was a talented Spanish chef experimenting with advanced food techniques? Even though the aesthetic of molecular gastronomy is not trendy anymore – an increasing number of chefs [read more]

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