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Highbrow Judging Panel Announced For 2015 Man Booker Prize Award | Arts

  For one of the most recognized and career changing awards for any writer, the judges for the 2015 Man Booker Prize have been revealed. Are they an intimidating panel? Supposedly so, but not quite due to the ultimate decisions being based on the fact that it’s the publishers who decide where all the money goes in that whole misty[…]

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Maxine Peake Set For Lead Role In ‘How to Hold Your Breath’ At Royal Court Theatre | Arts

  Star of successful Channel 4 drama Shameless, Maxine Peake is following her critically acclaimed role as Hamlet performed at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, with a lead role in Zinnie Harris’ play How to Hold Your Breath at London’s Royal Court Theatre. The play is said to deal with our most previous history concerning Europe, it aims to[…]

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Artist Duncan Campbell Wins 2014 Turner Prize | Arts

  Duncan Campbell’s winning artwork was a 54-minute essay film that relates to IRA martyrdom and the Marxist theory. Campbell’s educational art piece was inspired by Alain Resnais’ and Chris Maker’s work done in 1953 called Statues Also Die. It’s a piece that is aimed to discover and lament the colonial commercialization of African art.   He points out the[…]

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‘Bend It Like Beckham’ To Be Turned Into Musical | Arts

  The film Bend It Like Beckham which dealt with gender roles in mainstream sport such as football, is about to hit the stage in musical form. It’s also worth remembering that the film was the breakthrough role for actors Parminder Nagra and Kiera Knightly. The film itself was set around east London, a very well integrated and multicultural part[…]

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Banksy Mural ‘Art Buff’ Vandalised (Oh The Irony) | Arts

  Yes you read the headline right… The elusive street artist Banksy had his latest mural situated in Folkestone, Kent, vandalized with a crude drawing of a penis. As part of the Triennial Festival last month, the artist had made a stencil mural of an old woman staring down on an empty plinth. The artwork known as ‘Art Buff’ was[…]

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