Made in Arts London: a Student Led Arts Revolution

19 October, 2013

  A global recession. Rising tuition fees. Graduates without prospects. This was 2011, when student Kate Rintoul and University of the Arts London (UAL) Sabbatical Officer Robyn Minogue got together and decided to do something productive, and Made in Arts

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Haiku Interview with James Bran

1 October, 2013

As seen in Cub 548 James Bran (@ajamesbran) was a runner up in the London heat of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award, which will be broadcast on Radio 4 extra on Friday 18th October, 10.30pm (and on iPlayer afterwards).

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Top 5 Arty Party

1 October, 2013

I organised the collation of 5 pieces for this article but only wrote one submission myself. As seen in Cub 548. Top 5 Arty Party New to London or just looking for somewhere different to go? This issue, Cub Arts is

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Cub Presents Poppy Turner

1 October, 2013

Earlier this year Vivienne Westwood, in partnership with youyou mentoring, put out a call for young poets to help her enact a climate revolution as well as revive the lost love of poetry. One of the five 18-21 year olds

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Short Story…

27 September, 2013

The short story; it’s pint-size, it’s punchy, it’s poignant. It’s also vastly under-appreciated.

‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’ Review

24 May, 2013

This spring, the Tate Modern has been hosting a Roy Lichtenstein retrospective. Lichtenstein was a key figure in the American Pop Art movement, moving the trend from abstract expressionism into satirical studies of consumerism and popular culture. As well as

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‘Light Show’ Review

5 March, 2013

The Southbank centre has dedicated 2013 to ‘The Rest is Noise,’ and look to be hosting a year of spectacular auditory sensations, so it makes sense that the Hayward gallery’s first exhibition should be entitled ‘Light Show;’ a tribute to

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‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Review

20 January, 2013

In the islands of Louisiana, cut off from the mainland without the protective system of levees and dams, is the haphazard Bayou community The Bathtub. This is the setting for the film ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ a place where

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‘Our Boys’ Review

18 November, 2012

Our Boys: you’ve probably heard of it not so much as an emotive, alternative look at wounded soldiers lives but as the play with Neville Longbottom and Rory from Doctor Who in it. Maybe you also know that Billie Piper’s

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‘The Hatpin’ Review

18 November, 2012

Hidden away in the depths of a South London housing estate is the Blue Elephant Theatre, an intimate venue with only 50 seats and the honour of Joanna Lumley’s patronage.  Specialising in nurturing new London-based talent and less mainstream theatre,

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