Category - Culture

Culture

Ibou Tall and Jazzmates

On the 15th April, Ibou Tall and Jazzmates played in Café Jazz in Cardiff. They are a Bristol based jazz group with Ibou Tall at the centre of the group...

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Review: Thriller! Live, New Theatre

Review by Elis Doyle
Thriller – Live chronicles the incredibly journey of Michael Jackson from eleven year old musical protégé of The Jackson Five, to his...

Culture

Review: American Idiot, New Theatre

Review by Dillon Eastoe
AMERICAN IDIOT
The New Theatre welcomed a variety of people into its doors for the opening of American Idiot this week.  Teenage fans...

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Review: Animal Farm, Act One

Review by Molly Wyatt
-UDDERLY FABULOUS-
Animal Farm is by no means a simple play to stage; an absolute classic piece of literature, this politically charged...

Culture

Review: Hairspray, The New Theatre.

Reviewed by Ellie Philpotts
Let’s face it – sometimes everything can seem like a bit of a stressor. So what better way to mark the start of the Easter...

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Review: Footloose, New Theatre

Review by Amy Butler
Footloose is an undeniably classic musical; defined appropriately by its creator Dean Pitchford as a ‘cultural touchstone’, even those...

Culture

What is ‘JAMNESTY’?

Becca Stamatis tells Quench Culture about the who’s, what’s, where’s, when’s and why’s about Amnesty...

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Cultural Icons: Allen Ginsberg

A key figure in the Beat Generation, Allen Ginsberg was the prophet-like poet that significantly influenced a transcendental way of thinking, living and being...

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Cultural Icons: Kurt Cobain

It has been little over twenty-two years since the tragic suicide of Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain. Yet for many he has remained a cultural icon and to some...

Culture

Art vs. Culture

Pablo Picasso once defined the artist as “A political being constantly alert to the horrifying, passionate or pleasing events in the world, shaping himself...

Culture

Expression in the City

How does a city express itself? On its walls? In its streets? In its violence? Through its atmosphere? Does it spill out from its people, their screams, their...

Culture

Review: Avenue Q, New Theatre

“The Internet is really, really great…”
Avenue Q is a musical that makes frequent contemptuous references to black people, Jews, homosexuals...

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