Famous for his role as the irritable but endearing golden robot C-3PO in ‘Star Wars’, actor Anthony Daniels gave his thoughts on Science Fiction and Fantasy at the London MCM Expo at the ExCel Centre.
The world of music has much to contribute to debate around the nexus between discovery and invention. Igor Stravinsky memorably once wrote of his ballet The Rite of Spring; ‘I heard and I wrote what I heard. I am the vessel through which the Rite passed’. He felt that he had in effect ‘discovered’ rather than invented it. These days we’re all too eager to accept such an explanation.
With a strong penchant for the energetic live performance, seven-piece collective, Clement Marfo & the Frontline are amiably infusing the pure vibe of grime and rap with the explosive nature of punk and rock. The results are corrosive, you’ve been warned.
The recent London MCM Expo at the ExCel Centre played host to a number of big names from the world of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Among the stars were several members from the cast of ‘Torchwood: Miracle Day’.
Beyoncé is without a doubt one of the most powerful women in the world. Possessing talent and determination from an early age, she conquered an enormous fan base, sold millions of records, bagged dozens of awards and influenced pop singers all over the world. Her stage presence has made her famous all over and there is no doubt she is a role model to little girls in the United States and beyond. But looking at her most recent endeavours, is she sending the right message?
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To stay in business and at the top of your game for twenty years is no mean feat. Especially in the fickle world of music, where tastes, attitudes and styles can change as quickly as the wind. Which makes Carl Craig’s success all the more poignant. A product of the second generation of Detroit’s techno scene, he has maintained his position as of the genre’s most well-respected and hard working luminaries over two decades with his label Planet-E, which this year celebrates its 20th birthday, and an open-minded approach to his music.
James Veck-Gilodi and the rest of his band, Deaf Havana, are at the forefront of the UK band scene, leading the way. He discusses his comments in the defining moments in his band’s career, Morrisey and being the centre of attention.
The National Gallery has recently reacquired Titian’s masterpiece Diana and Actaeon as part of a deal by which the work moves periodically between London and the National Galleries of Scotland. It was bought by the two institutions from the Duke of Sutherland for £50 million in 2009, after a mammoth public fundraising spree. But what exactly makes this painting worth that much?
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