Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Tuesday 18th Jul 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
John Green reports on why artist Phil Collins has just shipped a statue of Friedrich Engels from Ukraine to
Manchester, where it’s now on permanent display in the city centre
posted by Morning Star in Arts
A Short History of Decay (TV Records)
WITH 2006’s co-written collection of murder ballads World Without End and Uncut-favourite The Graceless Age from 2012, Mississippi native John Murry already...
DAN GLAZEBROOK is intrigued by a new approach that seeks to stop the global ‘race to the bottom’
Monday 17th Jul 2017
The Syriza Wave: Surging and Crashing with the Greek Left
by Helena Sheehan
(Monthly Review Press, £20.25)
ONE of the best books published on the recent fortunes of the Greek left, Helena Sheehan’s blend...
Leningrad 1941-42: Morality in a City Under Siege
by Sergey Yarov (Polity, £35)
DESCRIPTIONS of human suffering, in whatever form they take, are never more brutal and disturbing than when they are told by those who survived.
Coney Woods, Leicestershire
Set in the deepest and darkest woods of Leicestershire, amid rolling hills and billowing skylines, Noisily is one of the many smaller and more intimate music festivals...
Sunday 16th Jul 2017
Deep Trouble Trio
DEEP Trouble are three British improvising troubadours of astonishing musicianship, playing brass, strings, metal and skins as if they were one.
Sarah Gail Brand coaxes the most beautifully unlikely sounds from...
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
CHRIS JURY, co-founder of the Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival, draws inspiration from a new generation of artists taking on the political and artistic establishments