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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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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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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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…

Hammerhead review
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Hammerhead review

Georgia Grace - March 7, 2018

The two most fear-inducing descriptors for theatre in the UK must surely be “one-man show,” and “audience participation.” Although both are at the core of Joseph Morpurgo’s…

Brighton Rock preview
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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…

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Cinderella review
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The Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Cinderella review

Georgia Grace - February 23, 2018

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia came to the Theatre Royal Brighton this week with a trio of classic ballet performances to impress a range of audiences.…

The Badger Reviews: Derry Girls
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The Badger Reviews: Derry Girls

Sophie Coppenhall - February 22, 2018

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MwnpSEzprQ[/embedyt] This week, Sophie our film editor, reviews season one of Derry Girls. Have you seen it? What did you think? Leave us a comment on…

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Krater’s Valentine’s Day Special review

Daniel Green - February 21, 2018

Love was in the air at a Valentine’s special of Krater Comedy Club last Wednesday and, despite the pouring rain outside, Komedia was packed full of people…

Retrospective: Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Punch Drunk Love’ (2002)
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Retrospective: Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Punch Drunk Love’ (2002)

Gabriel Ross - February 20, 2018

During a 2002 interview with Charlie Rose, when asked whether he is going to take some time off, Adam Sandler promptly replies, “I don’t really wanna have…

The Wombats: ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’ review
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The Wombats: ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’ review

Matthew Nicholls - February 19, 2018

Three years after their last release, The Wombats are back with their long awaited fourth album ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’. Since 'Glitterbug' reached number 5…

Artist Focus: Ella Barkhouse
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Artist Focus
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Artist Focus: Ella Barkhouse

Louisa Hunt - February 19, 2018

Ella Barkhouse is a second-year Brighton student, studying Fine Art: Critical Practice course. Her work ranges across all sorts of media, from some more traditional writing, drawing…

The ultimate LGBTQ+ books guide this February
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The ultimate LGBTQ+ books guide this February

Shiri Reuben - February 19, 2018

  Throughout the month of February, LGBT History Month aims to promote tolerance and spread awareness of the historical and present-day prejudices faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual…

The Badger chats to Sussex Show Choir
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The Badger chats to Sussex Show Choir

Georgia Grace - February 16, 2018

Theatre Editor Georgia Grace spoke with one of the University’s major performing arts societies Show Choir about what they’ve been up to over the previous months, and…

Russian State Ballet of Siberia comes to the Theatre Royal Brighton
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Russian State Ballet of Siberia comes to the Theatre Royal Brighton

Georgia Grace - February 16, 2018

Next week, Theatre Royal Brighton hosts the Russian State Ballet of Siberia for three phenomenal performances across three consecutive nights: Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and Swan Lake.…

I, Tonya Review
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Arts
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I, Tonya Review

Michael Humphreys - February 16, 2018

Having made her name in The Wolf of Wall Street as well as starring in disasters such as Suicide Squad, Margot Robbie’s career has been less than…