Peace activist sheds light on ‘the ink of human darkness’
Wednesday 6th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Great Dane is diminished: An all-Brandreth clan version of Hamlet doesn’t match up to Shakespeare’s tragedy, says KATHERINE M GRAHAM
RITA DI SANTO reports on a film festival that’s going places
Tuesday 5th Sep 2017
Jupiter and Okwess International
The Camden Assembly, London NW1
OKWESS International set the tone in a packed venue with the brisk Kwe-Ngienda before main man Jupiter Bokondji joins them for the thrilling Emikele...
BACK in the 1950s and ’60s, Joe Bent was a familiar sight every Sunday at the corner of Dawes Street and East Street in south London.
Walworth’s very own Speakers’ Corner was where Bent — a great public speaker — campaigned tirelessly for the Communist...
BETHANY RIELLY recommends a powerful series of accounts by refugees seeking asylum in Britain
Monday 4th Sep 2017
An Eagle in the Hen-House: Selected Political Speeches and Writings of RB Cunninghame Graham
Edited by Lachlan Munro (Ayton Publishing, £9.99)
THE name RB Cunninghame Graham (1852-1936) is largely unknown today, even among his fellow...
Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene
by Clive Hamilton (Polity Press, £14.99)
THANKS to the government’s pledge to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2040 and Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the...
A new book shows off stunning examples of 21st-century brickwork, says MICHAL BONCZA
Saturday 2nd Sep 2017
DREAM NAILS, one of the breaking bands on the women’s music scene, tell Bob Oram what’s driving them onwards and upwards