Tomorrow, Ace will try to address these problems by publishing its strategy for the next decade. Let’s Create will, I gather, place emphasis on people’s own creativity, with a particular push for young people, rather than Ace’s historic priority of putting money into cultural productions and institutions. It will now give communities, whether in villages or cities, more chance to influence culture offerings, following examples such as the Cultural Spring in Sunderland and a thriving arts bash in Efford, a deprived part of Plymouth. … [Read more...] about Can we rescue the arts – and arts funding – from perennial elitism?
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Wolfe: Fire In My Mouth — Bob Hanlon & Lawrence Rock, engineers; Ian Good & Lawrence Rock, mastering engineers (Jaap Van Zweden, Francisco J. Núñez, Donald Nally, The Crossing, Young People’s Chorus Of NY City & New York Philharmonic) … [Read more...] about Kate Beckinsale makes a bleary-eyed exit after partying the night away with group of pals at star-studded pre-Grammy party
The Old Bailey heard McCluskie, who smoked up to 20 skunk joints a day, starting before he even got out of bed, battered Gemma after she told him to quit the home he shared with her and their elderly mother Pauline. … [Read more...] about ‘She was petrified of him’: EastEnders actress suffered 20 years of sickening abuse from brother before he beheaded her
Having, as a schoolboy, lived within bicycling distance of Patrick's house in East Grinstead, I benefited from his encouragement and generosity of time and, indeed, from his introduction to those who were later to become my teachers and mentors. And I still value the inscribed books he gave me during those years. The scope of his books went well beyond introductory and popular texts – his early lunar and planetary publications were well-rounded reviews that included much from the professional literature. Some books, such as the one on Neptune (1989), were useful contributions to the history of astronomy. … [Read more...] about Sir Patrick Moore obituary
Its symptoms are typically a fever, cough and trouble breathing, but some patients have developed pneumonia, a potentially life-threatening infection that causes inflammation of the small air sacs in the lungs. People carrying the novel coronavirus may only have mild symptoms, such as a sore throat. They may assume they have a common cold and not seek medical attention, experts fear. … [Read more...] about US warns it CAN’T evacuate all Americans from coronavirus epicenter in Wuhan and rescue flight won’t arrive for TWO days – as Canada confirms first case after Chicago and Washington