Category : Articles

by Buzzers - 1 day ago

Last Christmas review – cliched festive failure

George Michael’s music is wasted in Paul Feig’s comedy of excruciating life lessonsThe music of George Michael and Wham! is hauled out on to the soundtrack of this mouldy tangerine of a movie with about the same level of care and sensitivity that you...

by Buzzers - 1 day ago

The big picture: alone in the airport

The loneliness of the long-distance traveller, captured by photographer Harry GruyaertThe Belgian photographer Harry Gruyaert became famous for breathing originality into colour photography from “exotic” locations. His breakthrough work came on assig...

by Buzzers - 2 days ago

Conserving Plymouth: the city that dared to dream

Even as the blitz reduced the historic Devon port city to rubble, plans were afoot for major reconstruction. Now its remarkable hybrid city centre has been designated as a conservation areaIt’s a recurrent yearning, after an urban catastrophe, to reb...

by Buzzers - 2 days ago

Tate Britain show to reunite Aubrey Beardsley masterpieces

Exhibition will show the artist had a broader range than the simple black-and-white line drawings for which he is famousThe work of Aubrey Beardsley, master of the stylised ink line, is still popular on postcards and posters 120 years after his short...

by Buzzers - 2 days ago

Abomination: A DUP Opera review – an outstanding new work

Lyric theatre, BelfastClear-eyed, redemptive and entertaining, Conor Mitchell’s finely crafted response to a notorious episode of homophobic hate speech deserves to be seen far and wideDriving over the hills into north Belfast, as fields give way to...