THE CITY of dreaming spires is about to undergo a revolutionary upheaval, with the opening of the exhibition Lenin: Leader of the Russian Revolution at Oxford’s North Wall Arts Centre on November 8.
It brings together over 70 rare photographs and other Lenin-related material,...
Saturday 4th Nov 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
A poem for Mayakovsky by Peter Cardwell
The impact of 1917 on global culture is as strong as ever, says MIKE QUILLE
Dana Naomy Mills reflects on how the great dance innovator ISADORA DUNCAN was inspired by her time in the first workers’ state
78/52 (15)Directed by Alexandre O Philippe4/5
YEARS ago on a TV programme, Janet Leigh watched herself in the iconic shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. Impressively, Leigh looked shocked and scared by a...
Friday 3rd Nov 2017
MARIA DUARTE sees a disturbing reinterpretation of a Greek myth by Yorgos Lanthimos
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Thursday 2nd Nov 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
Fishskin TrousersPark Theatre, London4/5
ELIZABETH KUTI’S excellent Fishskin Trousers, which premiered at the Finborough Theatre in 2013, fully deserves this revival with the same cast and creative team.
Evan Parker, Mat Maneri and Lucian BanThe Vortex, London4/5
THE VORTEX in Hackney, east London — itself a vibrant multicultural area — is the setting for this truly internationalist trio. Pianist Lucian Ban is from Seaca, a Transylvanian village in Romania,...
P.A.R.A.D.E.Millennium Centre, Cardiff5/5
ORIGINALLY staged by Les Ballets Russes in 1917, with Serge Diaghilev as choreographer and Pablo Picasso as set designer, this updated version of the revolutionary dance-theatre...