Artist Focus: Hannah Lapsley
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Artist Focus
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Artist Focus: Hannah Lapsley

Emma Phillips - March 21, 2018

Hannah Lapsley graduated from Sussex University with a degree in Philosophy and English. She is currently based in Brighton, working at an Art Gallery. She has plans…

Artist Focus: Dot Tye
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Artist Focus
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Artist Focus: Dot Tye

Louisa Hunt - March 21, 2018

Dot Tye was born in London but grew up in Cornwall. She previously completed a foundation diploma in Art and Design which led to a Media Practice degree…

Show Choir Quiz Night raises over £200
Film & Theatre
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Film & Theatre
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Show Choir Quiz Night raises over £200

Rebecca Longhurst - March 20, 2018

Last week, Show Choir held their first ever Quiz Night in Room 76 to raise money for Partridge House Care Home in Bevendean and their Competition Choir.…

Unexploded Ordnances – Curing historical amnesia and saving the world
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Unexploded Ordnances – Curing historical amnesia and saving the world

Georgia Grace - March 20, 2018

In her 1980 paper ‘Age, Race, Class and Sex: Women Redefining Difference’, feminist writer Audre Lorde calls the myth of the “generation gap” one of the primary…

‘Dictator for life’ Xi Jinping bans book about dictatorship
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‘Dictator for life’ Xi Jinping bans book about dictatorship

Shiri Reuben - March 19, 2018

Chinese leader Xi Jinping, now the Chinese ‘dictator for life’, has recently banned Orwell’s Animal Farm and 1984 as of February 2018. Some of the more unusual…

SMuTS presents Jekyll & Hyde
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SMuTS presents Jekyll & Hyde

Georgia Grace - March 19, 2018

Sussex Musical Theatre Society (SMuTS) are presenting their Spring show this week premiering on Wednesday 21 March. The production is a musical theatre adaption of Robert Louis…

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Ballet British Columbia review

Fatima Hasan - March 18, 2018

Ballet British Columbia is Canada’s leading contemporary dance company. They are renowned for their edgy performances, and sharp choreography. No doubt the choreographers had put a lot…

Arts
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Stand Up and Slam preview

Alex Leissle - March 18, 2018

It is the nature of recent times that many things no longer exist solely in the categories we give them. The concept of genre has progressed from…

Artist Focus: Layla Andrews
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Artist Focus
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Artist Focus: Layla Andrews

Emma Phillips - March 17, 2018

Layla Andrews is an expressionist and abstract portrait artist. Who, at the age of 15, painted a large scale expressionist portrait of Nelson Mandela, which the South…

Arts Podcast: On “Jekyll and Hyde” the musical, Brighton Fringe lineup and more
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Arts
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Arts Podcast: On “Jekyll and Hyde” the musical, Brighton Fringe lineup and more

Alex Leissle - March 15, 2018

This week, Alex is joined by our theatre editor Georgia to discuss the SMUTS upcoming musical performance and other events in Brighton this Spring!

Artist Focus: Alistair Hornsby
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Artist Focus
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Artist Focus: Alistair Hornsby

Emma Phillips - March 13, 2018

Alistair Hornsby was born and raised in Luxembourg. He is currently finishing a degree in Anthropology at Sussex University after a year abroad in Oregon. Art and…

What does it mean to be a man? – Testosterone review
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What does it mean to be a man? – Testosterone review

Georgia Grace - March 13, 2018

Dynamic theatre company Rhum & Clay blew audiences away at Hove’s The Old Market last week with a daring venture into the culture of toxic masculinity. Testosterone…

The Badger’s guide to Brighton’s alive and thriving Jazz scene: Day by day
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The Badger’s guide to Brighton’s alive and thriving Jazz scene: Day by day

Alex Leissle - March 12, 2018

Brighton, more than our university community gives it credit for, has its kind of town and gown divide. On campus, most use the internet to figure out…

Brighton Rock review
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Arts
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Brighton Rock review

Florence Dutton - March 8, 2018

Following its eagerly anticipated tour across the U.K, Bryony Lavery’s newly crafted adaptation of Graham Greene’s iconic ‘Brighton Rock’ came to the very heart of it’s murderous…

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Ballet British Columbia preview

Fatima Hasan - March 8, 2018

This is the first ever visit of the Ballet British Columbia to the UK. Their repute grows internationally as they take over theatres across the UK. One…

This week’s must reads : Northlanders and The Ancient Magus Bride
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This week’s must reads : Northlanders and The Ancient Magus Bride

Philip Sims - March 8, 2018

Northlanders by Brian Wood, published by Vertigo This historical epic is the perfect mix of history, Vikings and gore. It is an anthology series about various historical and…

Why the term ‘mainstream’ is bad for music
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Arts
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Why the term ‘mainstream’ is bad for music

Matthew Nicholls - March 7, 2018

The term ‘mainstream’ in music is complex and detrimental. It is thought to mean music liked by a huge number of people that has managed to make…

GoGo Penguin at Concorde 2: Jazz in the mainstream?
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Arts
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GoGo Penguin at Concorde 2: Jazz in the mainstream?

Alex Leissle - March 7, 2018

Jazz music today exists in a peculiar space of seemingly both simultaneous loss and revival. The not-original-but-now-renewed crossover of jazz and rap music, and the successes of…

The Brit Awards 2018: A Year of Grime and Politics
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The Brit Awards 2018: A Year of Grime and Politics

Matthew Nicholls - March 7, 2018

There is no doubt that the Brit Awards are less entertaining than they used to be. 1995 saw the Blur vs Oasis battle seemingly decided with a…

Brighton Rock preview
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Arts
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Brighton Rock preview

Florence Dutton - February 28, 2018

For a brief run from March 6th – 10th, the widely reputed 1938 Graham Greene novel, Brighton Rock returns to the very heart of its story here…