Musician and activist EFA SUPERTRAMP talks to Felicity Collier about what inspires her passionate political music
Saturday 14th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Mike Quille: Culture Matters
Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is a great escapist film in the finest traditions of Hollywood, says ALAN FRANK
Friday 13th Jan 2017
Manchester by the Sea (15)
Directed by Kenneth Lonergan
AT THIS week’s Golden Globes awards, presenter Jimmy Fallon quipped: “You may remember Manchester by the Sea for being the only thing from 2016...
GISELA MAY, who died last month in Berlin at the age of 92, was the foremost interpreter of Bertholt Brecht, Kurt Weill and Hans Eisler songs of her generation.
She became renowned far beyond her GDR home. May was a leading member of the permanent acting troupe at the Berliner...
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
ANDY HEDGECOCK recommends an anthology resurrecting the reputations of Nottingham’s deceased writers
Tony Harrison’s The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus is as much about class as the classics, says CONRAD LANDIN, but that
vital point is obscured in a misguided production
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
Peter Urpeth, Olie Brice, Terry Day and Ntshuks Bonga Cafe Oto, London E8 4/5
IT’S a long way from Johannesburg to Hackney and when Ntshuks Bonga arrived in 1970 as a seven-year-old refugee from apartheid to live in London, I wonder if he ever envisaged that he...
Escapist vehicles for the rocky ride ahead
NICK WRIGHT recommends a tribute to two pioneers of print design whose work still has a huge visual impact
Tuesday 10th Jan 2017