Theatre Review: The Spoils

Theatre Review: The Spoils

Jesse Eisenburg has spent the vast majority of his career serving as the edgier, thinking man’s version of Michael Cera; trafficking in the same foot in mouth social awkwardness of the Superbad star but with an antagonistic edge that often blurs the line between amusing and abrasive. In The Spoils,...

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Court rules that Kensington “Stripy House” must be repainted

The saga of Kensington’s infamous ‘stripy house’ looks like it might be finally nearing its conclusion as an appeals court has upheld January’s ruling for the owner to remove the eye catching embellishments. The home’s owner Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring was hoping to challenge RBKC council’s decision to use a Section 215...

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Thousands Congregate for Corbyn Rally

A police estimate of up to 10,000 demonstrators, chanting ‘Jez we can’ and clasping signs reading ‘Corbyn In, Tories Out’, gathered in Parliament Square yesterday evening (27th June) to support Jeremy Corbyn in his position as Labour Party Leader. The event, organised by left wing, grass roots movement Momentum in...

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Police investigating racist graffiti discovered on Polish cultural centre

The Metropolitan Police are investigating after ‘racist’ graffiti was discovered on a Polish cultural centre’s building in Hammersmith. They had been tipped off about the building’s (the Polish Social and Cultural Association) alleged “racially motivated” defacement on Sunday (June 26th) “Shortly before 11am police were informed of an incident of alleged racially-motivated...

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#genashame

#genashame

#genashame It wasn’t supposed to be like this. The saddest aspect of my mid-life crisis is not a sportscar or a baseball cap, it’s not hashtagging freshly invented compound words, or even indulging self-pitying grief for lost opportunities, it’s simpler and just as fruitless in its immutability, it’s genashame. (That’s...

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Preacher Episode 2: “See” Review

Preacher Episode 2: “See” Review

As the so-called ‘Golden Age of Television’ has developed, we as collective audience have had to get used to off-kilter cold opens where we are shown something that seems to have no obvious immediate relevance to the central story at hand (Breaking Bad in particular was, rather appropriately, addicted to...

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Trump hails Brexit during visit to Scotland

Trump hails Brexit during visit to Scotland

Donald Trump, has given Brexit his seal of approval, claiming that it’s “a great thing” that the people of the UK have “taken back their country” in voting to leave the EU. His comments came as he arrived at the Trump Turnberry in Scotland for the reopening of the refurbished...

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Market turmoil following vote for Brexit

Markets have plummeted following the British vote to leave the EU. It’s an old adage that markets hate uncertainty. And, perhaps predictably, investors have reacted this morning to the result of the referendum – and the resignation of Prime Minster David Cameron – with a mass selloff. Fears of a...

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17th Annual Leighton House Art Competition

Leighton House’s 17th annual art competition recently put the artistic skill of over 175 students on show, attracting well over 500 entries from 34 different schools. Over 90 different local organisations visited a private viewing of the exhibition, where they were offered early reservations to purchase some of the works....

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Katz’s creative sculpture delights Mayfair

World famous artist, Alex Katz, has brought a flood of summer colour to Mayfair’s Connaught Hotel, presenting his new artwork ‘Chance’ to the public. The American artist, Katz, is known for pieces such as ‘Red smile’ and ‘Vincent and Tony’, which typify his trademark contrasting colours and Pop art influences. ...

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