MARIA DUARTE enjoys a film on a woman who dares to break the rules in Victorian England
Friday 28th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Handsome Devil (15)
Directed by John Butler
INSPIRED by director John Butler’s own school days and, he says, “the influence wrought upon me by an inspirational English teacher,” this is a witty...
Eric Gill was a great artist. He was also a sexual abuser. Ahead of a new exhibition of his work, PETER FROST asks whether that can be ignored when evaluating his legacy
Thursday 27th Apr 2017
Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
TWELFTH NIGHT is very much this year’s Shakespeare go-to production.
Tamsin Greig’s Malvolio is the talk of the National Theatre while...
BERNADETTE HYLAND takes issue with a play purporting to shed light on the national mood in the era of Brexit
Wednesday 26th Apr 2017
Felicity Collier takes a look at radical publications outside the mainstream
Rich Mix, London E1
FROM the off, the crowd barely has time to gather its wits when the sextet from Tucson, Arizona, launch into raucous opener Cumbia Volcadora, an explosion of sound so compact,...
NEIL MUDD pays tribute to Alexander Rodchenko, the Soviet artist who radically transformed the image as a means of social and political communication
Tuesday 25th Apr 2017
Sound System: The Political Power of Music
by Dave Randall (Pluto Press, £11.50)
IN SOUND System guitarist and activist Dave Randall poses an arguably unanswerable question: What power does culture, and specifically music, have in...
A new study persuasively explains why the Welsh band’s The Holy Bible is so seminal, says WILL STONE
Monday 24th Apr 2017