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The Flaming Lips: Brighton Dome: Review

My main knowledge of The Flaming Lips comes from a couple of albums released about a decade ago. They seemed quite sweet, though occasionally slight, collections about...
Posted On 23 May 2013

New patron for QueenSpark

QueenSpark, Brighton & Hove’s very own community publishing venture, has a new patron in the shape of Dr Margaretta Jolly. Dr Jolly, a Reader in Cultural Studies at...

Elias String Quartet: St George’s Church: Brighton Festival Review

This was an exceptional evening of musical accomplishment and a real highlight of the festival for me so far, the Elias Quartet are simply superb.
Posted On 22 May 2013

I Look: I Divine at The Marlborough Theatre

Mark Kydd deftly interwove fiction with reality at I Look: I Divine, a semi-autobiographical story of growing up gay in Dundee, where the only club was The Beez Knees, a...

The circus comes to town!

Billy Smart’s Circus is back on the road and touring the country. It opened in Brighton last night on Preston Park as part of the Brighton Fringe. The first Billy...

Stand up for Labour

Four speakers and two comedians take on the coalition government in an event on Saturday, May 25 at the TOM Old Market in Hove. Steven Bassam, Arnold Brown, Manos Kanellos,...

Douze Points: Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus: Music Review

Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus contribution to this years Brighton Fringe was Douze Points! “Amidst claims that Eurovision has had it’s day, Brighton Gay...

Les chansons instrumentales: part 1: All Saints: Brighton Festival: Review

James Baillieu playing anything is worth queuing for, when he’s linked up with such a charming and sophisticated soprano as Irish delight Ailish Tynan then we know we are in...
Posted On 18 May 2013
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Bullet Catch: Spiegeltent: Review

Rob Drummond's show is more about theatre than magic. He examines free will, destiny and the butterfly effect of small decisions having monumental consequences.
Posted On 18 May 2013

The Overcoat: Old Court House: Theatre Review

Akaky Akakievitch is born, sees his mother die, and is welcomed into the Ministry all in the first 30 seconds of Le Mot Juste’s adaptation of Gogol’s influential...
Posted On 17 May 2013

New episode of Q Tube screens on Latest TV

The latest episode of Q-Tube the LGBT programme on Latest TV is now broadcasting. Jonesy and Torsten take a look at the pinker side of the Brighton Fringe Festival.  Torsten...

Can you sing, dance, tell jokes or do magic?

Think you’ve got talent? The Queen’s Arms in George Street, Brighton and Pride are looking for performers: comedians, magicians, singers, dancers, in fact, anyone...

NoFit State Circus: BIANCO – Turning Savage: Review

Is it circus? is it theatre? Is it installation? NoFit State Circus brings all these genres together on Hove seafront in a single exhilarating experience of promenade circus...

Beowulf – A Thousand Years of Baggage: SpiegelTent: Review

This show has a few technical flaws, but it does have enthusiasm, talent and chutzpah in bucket loads and that makes for an exciting fresh and memorable evenings...
Posted On 15 May 2013
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