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India.Arie: “The Grammys are NOT about the music”
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India.Arie: “The Grammys are NOT about the music”

January 30th, 2014 | by M. Gosho Oakes
Following the Grammy Awards last weekend, which angered many Hip-Hop fans when dynamic Compton lyricist Kendrick Lamar left the night empty-handed despite seven nominations, soul singer India.Arie let her personal feelings on the...
Oddisee, Dot Rotten play London Streetfest | Event Preview
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Oddisee, Dot Rotten play London Streetfest | Event Preview

April 8th, 2013 | by MelShay
UK live arts festival Streetfest returns this May for its sixth year, taking place in the soul of East London, Shoreditch; the home of creatives and free spirits. For one day only, on Sunday, May 5th a variety of artists,...
C.S. Lewis to be honoured in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey | Arts News
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C.S. Lewis to be honoured in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey | Arts News

November 29th, 2012 | by Seán J. Grannum
The acclaimed novelist and scholar C. S. Lewis is to be honoured with a memorial stone at Poet’s Corner in Westminster...
Stalley to headline Brooklyn charity book fundraiser in December
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Stalley to headline Brooklyn charity book fundraiser in December

November 21st, 2012 | by Sam Gould
Stalley might be from the small town of Massillon, Ohio, but he’s determined to give back to the communities where hip hop was born. The MMG rapper will be heading to Brooklyn on December 6th to perform at the Scholarich...
Disney to buy Lucasfilm for $4bn, new Star Wars movies to come
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Disney to buy Lucasfilm for $4bn, new Star Wars movies to come

October 30th, 2012 | by M. Gosho Oakes
With a new series of Star Wars films to come the creators of the iconic global franchise, George Lucas‘ company Lucasfilm Ltd is to be acquired by The Walt Disney Company in a $4.05bn (£2.52bn) deal, announced today...
Brixton Underground Film Festival to ‘bring the screen back to the people’ | Event Preview
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Brixton Underground Film Festival to ‘bring the screen back to the people’ | Event Preview

September 14th, 2012 | by Melissa Sinclair
Clearview Productions will be presenting the Brixton Underground Film Festival from 30th September – 6th October. The pop-up film festival will showcase seven films across seven days at seven different venues, all of which...
George the Poet does spoken word piece over Frank Ocean’s ‘Pink Matter’ | Poetry Video
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George the Poet does spoken word piece over Frank Ocean’s ‘Pink Matter’ | Poetry Video

September 9th, 2012 | by Melissa Sinclair
Twenty-one-year-old spoken word artist George the Poet provides an amazing delivery with his take on Frank Ocean‘s “Pink...
‘The Art of Chess’ exhibition at Saatchi Gallery begins Sept. 8 | Art News
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‘The Art of Chess’ exhibition at Saatchi Gallery begins Sept. 8 | Art News

September 1st, 2012 | by Melissa Sinclair
Said to have originated in India around the 7th century, Chess, formerly known as “Chaturanga,” has long been a popular choice for contemporary artists. The Saatchi Gallery’s upcoming exhibition The Art of Chess...
‘Street’s Disciples’ art collection at Bernie Grant Arts Centre | Art News
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‘Street’s Disciples’ art collection at Bernie Grant Arts Centre | Art News

July 18th, 2012 | by Melissa Sinclair
Terrence Adegbenle‘s collection is currently being displayed at the Bernie Grant Art Centre as part of the “More Than XY” exhibition. Titled “Street’s Disciples,” the collection features some...
Graffiti ‘vandal’ jailed for £80,000 worth of damage | Art News
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Graffiti ‘vandal’ jailed for £80,000 worth of damage | Art News

July 5th, 2012 | by Melissa Sinclair
Harry Finn-Conway was sentenced yesterday at Harrow Crown court to 12 months in jail for graffiti tagging several landmarks and properties belonging to London Underground System. The 22-year-old Kensal Rise art student, who is a...