What’s wrong with the literary canon?
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What’s wrong with the literary canon?

Shiri Reuben - April 18, 2018

This elusive and slightly archaic category, 'the literary canon' seeps into what we know and what we think we know about 'good' and 'bad' literature. On a simple…

Brighton Fringe comic Joseph Morpurgo on satire, Frankenstein and his fictitious nine-hour, one-man show
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Arts
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Brighton Fringe comic Joseph Morpurgo on satire, Frankenstein and his fictitious nine-hour, one-man show

Georgia Grace - April 13, 2018

At The Badger we sat down with multi-talented comic, three-time Chortle Award winner and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Joseph Morpurgo to discuss his show Hammerhead. Following a three-week…

Talking disability, identity and inclusion through dance – Candoco preview
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Arts
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Talking disability, identity and inclusion through dance – Candoco preview

Georgia Grace - April 12, 2018

Candoco are a company of disabled and non-disabled dancers who, for the past 25 years, have challenged ideas about what dance can be and who gets to…

Voodoo preview
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Arts
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Voodoo preview

Ricardo Reverón Blanco - April 12, 2018

“[A] science fiction that addresses the desire, confusion and responsibility felt as individuals, who are also symbols of many long-persecuted people.” (Quoted from Alexandrina Hemsley and Jamila…

“A moving symbol of cooperation and humanity” – COAL review
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Arts
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“A moving symbol of cooperation and humanity” – COAL review

William Singh - March 31, 2018

“This is not a show. It’s something else”, we’re told. Gary Clarke’s dance performance of the life and decline of Britain’s mining communities is certainly something else.…

Stand Up & Slam review
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Arts
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Stand Up & Slam review

Alex Leissle - March 28, 2018

Sometimes the best experiences are those you initially question. Stand Up & Slam is one such idea, for it is a resounding triumph of an evening. Hosted…

Organisms, self-understanding and sacrifice in Rambert’s production at Theatre Royal Brighton
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Organisms, self-understanding and sacrifice in Rambert’s production at Theatre Royal Brighton

Ricardo Reverón Blanco - March 24, 2018

Goat.-Rambert-Dancers-FrontCentre-Daniel-Davidson.-©-Hugo-Glendinning Rambert delivered a series of fluid performances where human bodies became elegant oscillations, much like the metallic wall used on stage to divide the dancers in…

SMuTS presents ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ review
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Arts
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SMuTS presents ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ review

Georgia Grace - March 23, 2018

Excitement and anticipation were running high Wednesday evening at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA) for the opening night of Sussex Musical Theatre Society’s (SMuTS’s)…

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
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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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Arts
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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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Arts
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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…

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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…