Adriana Lecouvreur Royal Opera House London WC2 3/5
Adria na Leco uvreur by Francesco Cilea is a relatively obscure and rarely performed opera known only for two outstanding arias.
It has a convoluted plot based on a real French actress who died in the 19th...
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
The Golden Bear at this year’s Berlin Film Festival went to Hungarian love story On Body And Soul, about two lonely people working in a slaughterhouse.
With a surreal touch and a dark sense of humour, director Ildiko Enyedi forges a memorable tale of love, reflecting the...
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Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
NICK WRIGHT gives an update on a radical publishing initiative
Crime fiction round-up with Mat Coward
Garifuna maestro AURELIO tells Michal Boncza that though he’s taking new directions in his work, the influence of his culture will always guide his path
Tuesday 21st Feb 2017
Police Dog Hogan Wild By The Side Of The Road (Major Tom) 4/5
If feel-good bluegrass and country is your bag then you need look no further than the curiously named Police Dog Hogan.
The octet, including vocalist James Studholme, mandolin player Tim Jepson,...
The Roma need to be seen in all their colours and engaged with on every level to be fully understood, asserts TINA CARR
Monday 20th Feb 2017
Governing From The Skies: A Global History of Aerial Bombing
by Thomas Hippler (Verso, £14.99)
IN THIS global history of aerial bombing, philosopher and historian Thomas Hippler traces the development of air power in warfare from the...
Sex, Time and Place: Queer Histories of London c. 1850 to the Present
Edited by Simon Avery and Katherine M Graham (Bloomsbury, £85)
THIS academic book is not an “Oscar Wilde cruised ’ere” account of...