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BREVIEW: Rosie Tee – launch of Chambers EP @ The Edge 28.03.19

Words by Emily Doyle / Pics by Jessica H Ingram The Edge is tucked away on Cheapside, arguably one of the less inviting corners of Digbeth. On entry, however, it’s decked out like a disco in a greenhouse. The space is awash with green lights and spacey projections, and houseplants occupy every corner. The stage […]

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BREVIEW: Kinky Boots the Musical @ Hippodrome 14-23.03.19

Words by Charlotte Heap / Production shots courtesy of the Hippodrome Before I begin my review of Kinky Boots the Musical, I need to confess: I love shoes and I love drag culture. And so this young musical, written by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper – launched in 2012, is (on paper) the perfect production […]

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THE GALLERY: Tom Odell @ O2 Academy 21.10.18

      Words by Ed King / Pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe This is a big gig. It’s a big room too, as I watch the audience trickle in – from a line that stretches back to the Pagoda island roundabout, the 3009 capacity O2 Academy confidently fills up on a Sunday. No, mean, feat either. […]

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THE GALLERY: Dragpunk presents Drag Me to Hell! @ The Nightingale Club 12.10.18

      Words by Anna Cash Davidson / Pics by Sarah Maiden On Friday 12th October, Dragpunk hosted their Drag Me to Hell! show at The Nightingale Club, the oldest and most popular LGBTQ venue in Birmingham, running since 1969. Dragpunk are a collective that ‘aim to promote LGBTQ art, awareness and confidence’ in Birmingham, […]

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BREVIEW: Skate Kitchen @ Midlands Art Centre 12-17.10.18

Words by Ashleigh Goodwin Crystal Moselle’s Skate Kitchen is her sixth venture into the world of directing, and features a primarily female fronted cast, led by Rachelle Vinberg in her first feature length film. Vinberg plays Camille, an isolated teenager who enjoys nothing more than skateboarding and scrolling through her Instragram feed. Upon following the female skateboarding collective ‘The […]

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