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by Buzzers - 6 days ago

On my radar: Chris Steele-Perkins’s cultural highlights

The photographer on the latest Tarantino film, a psychedelic flower show, and where he goes for a good fry-upPhotographer Chris Steele-Perkins was born in Burma in 1947 to a British father and a Burmese mother, then moved to England aged two and grew...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Don Letts: ‘Punk was a refuge from racism’

The DJ and musician, 64, on being black and British, finding a scene, and why punk’s not deadJamaican people love country and western. My first musical memory is sitting at home with my dad, listening to incarnations of what would become reggae on hi...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

The Murder Capital review – people really need this band

SWX, BristolHailed as one of the most intense live acts around, the Dublin post-punk band rarely falter in front of their growing fan armySomething is happening to boys in bands up and down the country and across the Irish Sea. They are singing about...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Nixon in China review – a gripping human drama

Theatre Royal, GlasgowThe seismic 1972 meeting of Mao Zedong and Richard Nixon, as depicted in John Adams’s inspired 1987 opera, still resonates in Scottish Opera’s potent new stagingAsk a Chinese person, or one trusted to speak to tourists, about th...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

BBC broadcaster Simon Warr dies aged 65

Former teacher, who also appeared on Channel 4’s That’ll Teach ’Em, dies of cancerThe BBC broadcaster and former teacher Simon Warr has died from cancer aged 65 after announcing days ago he was in a hospice with a “very serious health condition”.On T...