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Croydon-Based SDS Launch Community Arts Focused Website for BAME Creatives | Arts

  Innovative grassroots organisation SDS Entertainment (Setting Da Standards) have announced that they will be launching a new online platform focusing on helping budding talent in the Croydon area.   Funded through the The Arts Council’s National Lottery Project, the new website will be hub to serve many different functions; a creative hub designed to help artists perform live and[…]

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MarkAlive Comedy Variety Show Hits London This Boxing Day | Comedy

  This Boxing Day, the Dominion Centre in London will host the MarkAlive Comedy Variety Show, compered by comedian MC Mark.   The night will see standup comedy performances from the likes of Emeka Smith, Akpos, Mr CEE, MC Ojb, Micah Hall, TED Bobo, Gloriaade and Limz Ali. The musical acts will include DOLLY P, DJ Tallest, Bayo Boyz, Glitch[…]

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Nish Kumar Booed Offstage By ‘Appalling’ Crowd At Charity Event | Comedy

  Comedian Nish Kumar was met with a hostile crowd at the Lord’s Taverners annual charity cricket lunch yesterday.   After making what he considered to be “extremely mild jokes about Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees Mogg, Theresa May and the Brexit process for not going well”, the audience began to heckle and boo. One even threw a bread roll at[…]

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Greta Thunberg Wins Waterstones ‘Author Of The Year’ Award | Arts

  Waterstones has named 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg ‘Author of the Year’ for her book No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference.   The book is a collection of Thunberg’s speeches, described by Waterstones as spreading an “urgent message”. Waterstones added that “Greta Thunberg’s speeches have been an inspiration to millions”.   The bookshop chain has in[…]

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National Galleries Scotland Ends Partnership With BP Due To Climate Change Concerns | Arts

  After the growing pressure that has involved the National Portrait Gallery in London for its collaboration with BP, National Galleries Scotland is the latest in the UK to take the initiative to end their links to BP. This choice will bring a change in the art world, now deeply involved in doing everything necessary to not have a dramatic[…]

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