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Are Newspapers Dying? The Future of Journalism at a Glance

By Valentina

In 2043 the last copy of New York Times will be published, predicted Philip Meyer in 2004. The media industry is now still in deep crisis.  The web has changed the way we produce and consume news thanks to blogs, social media and web-based advertising. The forces shaping the new journalism A blog allows everyone […]

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The Eli Wallach Centenary

By Alexander Baron

If you thought Eli Who? the gent in question, who was born December 7, 1915, was a character actor, one of those faces you see all the time on both the small screen and the silver screen but can’t put a name to. A New Yorker born and bred, Wallach died only last year, in […]

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Uriah Heep – 70s Music For Today

By Alexander Baron

The greatest music ever written, performed, improvised and recorded can be dated from 1963 – the breakthrough of The Beatles – until about the mid-1990s. Three hundred years from now, if Man still exists, our descendants will lo back on the stars of that Golden Age with the same reverence reserved for Beethoven and Mozart […]

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‘The Mousetrap’ At 64

By Alexander Baron

The name Agatha Christie will be familiar to many readers; the famous crime novelist died in 1976, but her legacy lives on, including her greatest work, if public approval is anything to go by. In 1947 she produced a radio play, there being no television for the masses in those days. It was called Three […]

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Jim Davidson – Beck Theatre, November 25

By Mark Taha

Davidson has rebounded well after the ludicrous but potentially career ending allegations brought against him by a gaggle of demented though anonymous females as detailed in his bo No Further Action. At the Beck Theatre last week he was in fine form ivering his stand-up routine before a live audience. The wait was worthwhile for […]

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The Bromley Festival Of Music And Speech

By Alexander Baron

The Bromley Festival was first held way back in 1928, and has been held every year except during the Second World War. Next year’s festival will be held at four venues between February 26 and March 19. The closing date for entries is January 19, and it is open to those aged 18 and under. […]

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Bruce Lee At 75

By Alexander Baron

The martial artist Bruce Lee died before most of the people on this planet were born, and that probably includes you. Nevertheless, in his short life he created an enduring legacy which will outlive us all. Lee Jun-fan was born in Chinatown, San Francisco on November 27, 1940, the son of a famous actor, so […]

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Charli XCX: The F-Word And Me

By Alexander Baron

The Great JC was all things to all men; now it seems feminism is all things to all women, if this BBC documentary is anything to go by. Lucy Worsley calls herself a feminist; as an accredited historian, she should know better. Even the saintly Malala Yousafzai calls herself a feminist, though she is anything […]

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Baddies: The Musical (Unicorn Theatre, Tooley Street)

By Mark Taha

This childrens’ musical begins with the story of Little Red Riding Hood, which is interrupted by guards arresting the Big Bad Wolf. Apparently the Wolf in this fairy tale is the same as the one who tried to blow down the houses of the three little pigs, there being a new policy of removing villains […]

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10 Extraordinary Buildings You Won’t Believe That Are Actually Real

By Dean Smith

1. Longaberger Headquarters (Newark, Ohio) 2. Wonderworks (Pigeon Forge, Tennessee) 3. Kunsthaus (Graz, Austria) 4. The Piano House (Anhui, China) 5. Krzywy Domek (Sopot, Poland) 6. Kansas City Library (Kansas City, Missouri) 7. Upside Down (Terfens, Austria) 8. The National Library (Minsk, Belarus) 9. Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao, Spain) 10. Cubic Houses (Rotterdam, Netherlands) BONUS: Mastya […]

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