Blackpool’s Out2dance Festival 2009

Whether the foxtrot tickles your fancy or the tango floats your boat, there is sure to be something to suit all tastes at the out2dance festival in Blackpool, which takes place next month. A range of different dancefloor-based events are due to take place over the course of the three-day showcase that is taking place […]

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See Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen and Basement Jaxx at eco-friendly Way Out West in Gothenburg for £185 pp

For two days (14 and 15 August) Gothenburg’s beautiful central park, Slottsskogen, hosts the cream of national and international music during Way Out West. This year’s line-up includes the UK’s Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen and Basement Jaxx, acts from around the world including Band of Horses, Wilco, and the acclaimed Antony and The Johnsons, on […]

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East End Film Festival 2009

Cinemagoers have the chance to enjoy a wide array of celluloid offerings in London as the annual East End Film Festival kicks off on 23rd April. From up-and-coming talent to larger, more established independent movies; the range of screenings at the event is set to be as diverse as any film can get. The opening […]

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Massive Attack and Kraftwerk Headline Bestival 2009

Bestival, the Isle of Wight’s award-winning boutique music festival, has just announced that Massive Attack will be headlining this year’s Friday night followed by Kraftwerk who take the headline spot on Saturday night. Winners of NME’s “Best Album 2008” MGMT, and Mercury prize winners, the Klaxons will be joined by exciting up and coming acts […]

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Acting

“All the worlds a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” (William Shakesphere) If the above quote were true, then we would all be actors and actresses. Sadly we’re not. Instead, the history books are filled with the details of iconic plays, films, and television programs, studios and theatres, and of course the […]

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Circus and Circus Skills

Circus comes from the Greek word Kirkos, meaning ‘ring’ or ‘circle’ referring to the shape of the arena or theatre in which the show takes place. Traditional circus shows are still performed ‘in the round’ today. Something else upheld since Roman times, is the spectacle that a circus always provides, although it could be seen […]

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