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Worry Dolls @ Kitchen Garden Café 22.02.17 / Denise Wilson - Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Worry Dolls @ Kitchen Garden Café 22.02.17

          Words by Ed King / Pics by Denise Wilson “We are a live act, that’s very important.” God love the Kitchen Garden Café, but its ‘intimate setting’ can make crossing the room a fearsome journey. Mic stands, wires, pedals and feet. The world’s most tiny ukulele. There’s danger at every […]

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BREVIEW: Rews @ The Flapper 15.02.17 / Paul Reynolds © Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Rews @ The Flapper 15.02.17

          Words by Damien Russell / Pics by Paul Reynolds Isn’t it just always the way that whenever you have something specific to get to, something goes horribly wrong on the journey. Tonight was no exception, and a rush into Birmingham with an eye on the clock made for a bit […]

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Tegan and Sara @ O2 Institute 18.02.17 / Eleanor Sutcliffe © Birmingham Review

BREVIEW: Tegan and Sara @ O2 Institute 18.02.17

          Words by Helen Knott / Pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe It can be hard for artists to change musical direction. Perhaps some don’t have the talent or imagination to reinvent themselves… not everyone is Bowie. Maybe others are concerned about alienating a fan base they’ve worked hard for years to develop. […]

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BREVIEW: Cinderella @ Hippodrome 15-25.02.15

BREVIEW: Cinderella @ Hippodrome 15-25.02.15

    Ed’s Note: Bethan is seven. She has been attending free weekly ballet lessons at Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) as part of their Dance Track programme, after being selected when a team from BRB came to her  school. BRB are keen to reach children ‘who often wouldn’t otherwise have an opportunity to participate in […]

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Hidden Charms @ Hare & Hounds 16.02.17 / Rob Hadley © Birmingham Review

THE GALLERY: Hidden Charms + The Bay Rays, The Lizards @ Hare & Hounds 16.02.17

    Words by Ed King / Pics by Rob Hadley I shouldn’t be here. I should be at home, dressing gown clad, half cut and punching nostalgic travel plans into Skyscanner. But I’m not. A pantomime of missteps has brought me to the second room at the Hare and Hounds; fully dressed and upright […]

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