Archive | September, 2014

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BPREVIEW: The Jungle Brothers @ Hare & Hounds, Weds 1st Oct

The Jungle Brothers come to the Hare & Hounds in Kings Heath on Weds Oct 1st, with support from Juice Aleem – alongside DJ sets from E Double D & Sam Redmore. Doors open at 8pm, tickets are 17.50 advance (MOTD) Presented by Freestyle, The Jungle Brothers coming to Birmingham marks the welcome return of […]

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OPINION: A thorn by any other name…

Words by Ed King I move around a lot, for work. The polite term is peripatetic. And for the first time since 2008 I find myself in Birmingham during the Conservative Party conference, with all the fervor and false promise such a political bandwagon contains – whatever its colour scheme. But this isn’t a party […]

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REVIEW: Ani DiFranco @ The Glee Club (B’ham), Weds 17th Sept

Words by Ed King – follow him @EdKing2210 / Pics by Katja Ogrin – www.katjaogrinphotography.com “Open frame, personal narrative, close frame.” Review Writing 101; my friend has asked about ‘approach’. “…personal narrative,” she says, “I don’t think I’m clever enough, as a writer, to pull that part off.” “Well you’re wrong. And clever rarely makes a […]

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REVIEW: 20,000 Days on Earth

Directors: Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard Writing Credits: Nick Cave, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard Cast: Nick Cave, Susie Bick, Warren Ellis UK rating: 15 certificate UK release date: 19th September Words by Jonathan Glen / Follow him @joffglen _________________ Veteran musician Nick Cave is no stranger to a crossover into film. The eclectic frontman […]

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PREVIEW: Ani DiFranco @ The Glee Club (B’ham), Weds 17th Sept

Pic by Charles Waldorf Ani DiFranco returns to The Glee Club (Birmingham) on Wednesday 17th September. Tickets are priced at £22.50, standing room only – doors open at 7:30pm. The self dubbed ‘Little Folksinger’ is widely known for her acoustic staccato guitar, poetry & visceral lyrics; songs including ‘Both Hands’, ‘Untouchable Face’, ‘Napoleon’ and ‘32 […]

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