Gordon Parsons goes on a voyage of discovery at the Edinburgh Festival fringe
Monday 21st Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
CARLOS MARTINEZ recommends a book which shows how radical technologies could have a positive impact on our lives
Squatting in Britain 1945-1955: Housing, Politics and Direct Action By Don Watson (Merlin Press, £16.99)
BY THE end of the second world war, many British cities had been badly damaged. Aerial bombardment had destroyed over 200,000 houses and soldiers returned...
Why We March: Signs of Protest and Hope — Voices from the Women’s March
by Various (Artisan Books, £11.99)
WHY We March is a pictorial history of the Women’s March on January 21 this year which took place worldwide.
Rebellion, immigration, civil war, football, revolution — PAUL SHERIDAN of Glasgow folk’n’rollers The Wakes talks to Len Phelan about what inspires one of the most radical bands around
Saturday 19th Aug 2017
No Way But This: In Search of Paul Robeson
by Jeff Sparrow
THE LIFE of Paul Robeson mirrors 20th-century struggles for black liberation, workers’ rights and international socialism and...
Too Many Zooz
O2 Academy, Oxford
EVER since the genre’s inception in mid-1980s Detroit, producers of techno have been locked in an arms race of ever-more intricately tweaked electronic bleeps, squelches and...
Mrs Orwell Old Red Lion Theatre, London N1 4/5
AFTER the successful publication of his novel 1984, George Orwell was confined to hospital with tuberculosis before dying at the age of 46.
He was visited there by 30-year-old magazine publishing assistant Sonia...
Tim Wells: Stand Up and Spit
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come