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Venice Biennale 2022

[SOURCE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/joanneshurvell/2022/04/26/venice-biennale-2022-top-eighteen-highlights/?sh=56518a863e41] The Venice Biennale, often described as the Olympics of the art world, can be a gruelling experience as there’s so much to see and experience. This year’s main exhibition features 213 artists from […]

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MetaVerse could reshape fashion

[SOURCE: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/extreme-fashion-metaverse] In 2020, London-based fashion designer Scarlett Yang created a garment that looked like glass, changed texture in response to temperature and weather, and dissolved if you left it in water. This wasn’t a […]

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First Brazil Carnival 2022 After Pandemic

[SOURCE: https://www.africanews.com/2022/04/25/rio-carnival-celebrates-brazil-s-african-roots-after-two-year-years-of-waiting/] Giant elephants on majestic floats, baobabs, black superheroes: the parades of the Rio carnival ended Sunday, celebrating the African roots of Brazil. Beija-Flor and Salgueiros samba schools staged a parade for the first […]

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UK Theatre 2022 Cautious Optimism

[SOURCE: https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/audience-optimism-for-2022-doubled-in-january–research] Audience optimism that 2022 will see an end to all Covid restrictions has seen a dramatic increase, with the proportion of theatregoers feeling hopeful doubling in January compared to Christmas, according to data. […]

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In the Black Fantastic, 29th June, Hayward

[SOURCE: https://martincid.com/en/2022/02/22/opening-in-june-in-the-black-fantastic-at-the-hayward-gallery/] From 29 June to 18 September 2022, the Hayward Gallery will present In the Black Fantastic, the UK’s first major exhibition dedicated to the work of Black artists who use fantastical elements to […]

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Daddy, Queer Theatre

[SOURCE: https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2022/apr/07/daddy-a-melodrama-review-black-art-white-money-almeida-london] Ever since Sunset Boulevard’s dead protagonist floated into view in the iconic opening sequence of Billy Wilder’s 1950 film, a drama set in a Los Angeles suburb with a swimming pool as its […]

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Dr Who Time Fracture

[SOURCE: https://www.london-unattached.com/doctor-who-time-fracture-review/] Nestled just around the corner from Bond Street Station is an unassuming warehouse with only a few insignias to signify anything out of the ordinary. Within, however, is an exciting and engaging interactive […]

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Boys at the Barbican

[SOURCE: https://www.thereviewshub.com/the-pappyshow-boys-barbican-london/] Director: Kane Husbands BOYS is a show like no other. An ethnically diverse ensemble of 10 bursts on stage with irrepressible energy and passion to explore masculinity in all its guises. The boys […]