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Blood money: a cry against the London “festival of violence”

CW: Violence You’d be forgiven for thinking this was an after-work social event for overzealous middle-aged wellness enthusiasts. An event that promises to ‘propel progress’ while providing ‘valuable networking opportunities’, live demonstrations and the ability to explore ‘innovative solutions’, ‘strengthen existing relationships’ and engage on “relevant, timely and productive” topics. No, I’m afraid of it; […]

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Tánaiste partner says London festival was a “violation” of Varadkar’s privacy

Leo Varadkar’s partner Matt Barrett criticized the Tánaiste’s photograph at a music festival in London, saying it showed some people were “celebrating” the violation of other people’s privacy. Mr Varadkar has been criticized online after a photo of him, taken without his knowledge, at the Mighty Hoopla festival in London was widely shared on social […]

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Michael White’s musical news: Last Night; Pavel Kolesnikov; LSO; Rigoletto; London American Music Festival; Islington balls

THIS week marks a turning point in the musical year which is always a big deal, but more important this time around than usual. Balls come to an end. Almost immediately, all the other rooms come alive with their new seasons. And for many of them, they will be back in business for the first […]

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Last night; Pavel Kolesnikov; LSO; Rigoletto; London American Music Festival; Islington PromsIslington Tribune

THIS week marks a turning point in the musical year which is always a big deal, but more important this time around than usual. Balls come to an end. Almost immediately, all the other rooms come alive with their new seasons. And for many of them, they will be back in the business for the […]

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Western produced by Jay-Z to open London festival

Idris Elba, star of Jay-Z’s new western The Harder They Fall, which will open the London Film Festival. AFP The London Film Festival will return to the big screen next month with the world premiere of The more they fall, a western co-produced by Jay-Z and starring Idris Elba, organizers confirmed on Tuesday. The British […]

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Wide Awake, London – Festival review – RIOT

South London’s vibrant music scene has in recent years become synonymous with mind-boggling experimentation and unmatched talent. Bands such as Fat White Family, Shame, Goat girl, and Midi black have found their marks in the places of Brixton, gaining places like the cult status of the Windmill as centers of chaos and innovation. Today the […]

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Open House London Festival 2021 is here

One of the capital’s richest, most pervasive and satisfying annual events, 2021 Open House London is upon us. The festival, which started in 1992 as a long weekend of activities but now lasts nine days of architectural fun, is diverse, informative and entertaining – and puts the audience at heart. From September 4 to 12, […]

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“I went to a festival in London for the first time in 3 years and was afraid I wouldn’t go in at first” – Ruby Gregory

Honestly, the last time I went to a festival in London I felt like I was 20 and had just returned from a trip. My daughters and I went to the South West Four Festival (also known as SW4) at Clapham Common, where we danced to classic 90s garage tunes and boogied to house music. […]

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The Day – New London festival committee says no to church group’s tall ship

New London – The group that runs the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival have withdrawn their invitation to the tall ship Peacemaker, and the controversial church group that runs it, for next month’s annual event. The 150-foot Peacemaker arrived at City Pier two weeks ago and had planned to stay during the event, which is scheduled […]

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Hawaiian fashion designers collaborate for London festival

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Three native Hawaiian designers will be featured in REDValentino’s submission to a prestigious London arts festival in September as part of an ongoing collaboration between Italian luxury fashion brand ‘Maison Valentino’ and the Indigenous community Hawaiian. Kēhaulani Nielson from Kahulaleʻa, Manaola Yap from MANAOLA and Kini Zamora will each produce a textile […]