Culture

New art from Africa and Latin America April 13, 2014 12:02 am

New art from Africa and Latin America

From the 2nd of April until the 31st of August, London will be able to enjoy the artistic union of these two continents through [...]
 
Which jungle is José Eustasio Rivera writing about? April 13, 2014 12:01 am

Which jungle is José Eustasio Rivera writing about?

“Before I became passionate about any woman, I gambled with my heart and violence won.”  – The Vortex   Armando Orozco Tovar   It [...]
 
Muslim rituals in the Chinese desert April 6, 2014 4:22 am

Muslim rituals in the Chinese desert

The Brunei Gallery has delved deep into the desert paths of Xinjiang thanks to a photographic exhibition, which began a couple of days ago [...]
 
 
Latin American film: an industry on the rise April 6, 2014 3:50 am

Latin American film: an industry on the rise

Although the cinema of this region has won more than 100 prizes in the last 30 years, it was only in the last decade [...]
 
100 years of Cortázar, and a biography April 6, 2014 12:03 am

100 years of Cortázar, and a biography

On the occasion of this centenary, the intellectual´s widow has decided to publish a photographic biography with the help of the Catalonian journalist Carles [...]
 
Changuito: his disappointment, gratitude and the mystery March 23, 2014 11:02 pm

Changuito: his disappointment, gratitude and the mystery

“Chango… the mysterious… breaks the paila[i]!” was the cry from Pedrito Calvo some three decades ago, when the Cuban orchestra Van Van was warming [...]
 
 
England and the rest of the world celebrate 450 years of William Shakespeare March 16, 2014 4:59 pm

England and the rest of the world celebrate 450 years of William Shakespeare

On 23rd April 2014, London and other cities around the globe will immerse themselves in the world of the British playwright with numerous events [...]
 
Gays and diversity in Cinema March 16, 2014 2:21 am

Gays and diversity in Cinema

The British Film Institute will host this event from the 20th to the 30th March, under the name “BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival”, [...]
 
French festival to celebrate editorial cartoons March 15, 2014 11:52 pm

French festival to celebrate editorial cartoons

On the 5th and 6th of April, lovers of editorial cartoons from all over the globe will meet in France for an event filled [...]
 
 
Human Rights Cinema March 10, 2014 8:27 am

Human Rights Cinema

Human Rights Watch will present the eighteenth edition of its film festival, from the 18th to the 28th of March, bringing spectators face to [...]
 
Steve Early…The saxophonist March 9, 2014 5:28 pm

Steve Early…The saxophonist

He works as an accountant and plays as much as possible in a Jazz band in Brighton. He was listening to Louis Armstrong when [...]
 
The Vikings disembark in London March 2, 2014 3:26 pm

The Vikings disembark in London

An exhibition about the history of these colonists will run at the British Museum between the 6th of March and 22nd June, in the [...]
 
 
Buena Vista stars hold concert for Cuban Five March 2, 2014 12:01 am

Buena Vista stars hold concert for Cuban Five

Cuba’s musical royalty as well internationally renowned literary icons will be performing in London in support of the international campaign for justice for the five Cubans [...]
 
Syed Talha Ahsan: victim of an obvious racist deportation March 2, 2014 12:00 am

Syed Talha Ahsan: victim of an obvious racist deportation

To elucidate issues surrounding the extradition of citizens in relation to the War on Terror, Human rights organisation, Just West Yorkshire, and the Free [...]
 
“Even if we lose our lives” February 23, 2014 2:33 am

“Even if we lose our lives”

This is the evocative title of a dramatised reading that will be performed by Amnesty International on the 28th of February, to raise awareness [...]
 
 
 

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