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Jul
9

Latitude 2013

It’s time to crack out your sun hats, air out your tent and forget to pack your torch again. It’s festival season! As you can probably attest from the gaggles of people on your Facebook feed posting excitedly about a summer of music, the appetite for listening to live bands in the great outdoors is [...]

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Jul
9

The Globe Goes Global

Screening alternative content in cinemas around the UK is a fast-growing phenomenon made possible by the transition from mechanical to digital projection. While traditional film + popcorn trips to flicks still account for the majority of cinema visits, large-screen events including concerts, opera, ballet, live sport and even guided tours of museums are becoming increasingly [...]

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May
23

Accordian Ambassador

A virtuoso accordion player and graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Music has become the first accordionist to secure a contract with Decca, one of the world’s pre-eminent classical labels. Lithuanian Martynas Levickis won the hearts of his countrymen winning Lithuania’s Got Talent in 2009 while still a student in London. Levickis later revealed that [...]

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Coppelia
Jul
9

Coppelia

Roland Petit’s Coppelia is heading for London’s Coliseum this July with ballet’s biggest and most controversial star, Sergei Polunin, in tow. The story follows the comic adventures of the red-blooded Franz and how he falls in love with the beautiful and life-like doll Coppelia. Accompanied by a vibrant musical score, the ballet is energetic and [...]

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Dirty Dancing
Jul
9

Dirty Dancing

No-one puts Baby in the corner and no-one can keep smash hit musical Dirty Dancing from the West End! Opening at the Piccadilly Theatre on July 13, this will be the show’s first return to the West End since their record breaking run at the Aldwych Theatre. With an advance of £15 million, Dirty Dancing [...]

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Sweet Taboo
Jul
9

Sweet Taboo

Talawa Theatre Company’s flagship programme for emerging theatre-makers, TYPT, is this year bringing together a group of 14 emerging theatre makers and director Mojisola Adebayo to create a new piece of theatre based on gender and sexuality called Sweet Taboo. Established in 1995, TYPT has proven a valuable and unique stepping-stone into the industry for [...]

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