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In Conversation with Nathan Jones

- with James Webster – Nathan Jones is co-curator of Torque, a literature/performance/technology hybrid who are holding an event Friday 6 June (tonight!) at the Rich Mix (more info here). His previous project, Electric Voice Phenomena, was an experimental literature and new media project, exploring contemporary approaches to sound, voice, technology and writing that was…

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P.G. Wodehouse Poetry and Songs – part of Words on Monday

- reviewed by Lettie McKie – Monday 14 April, King’s Place A real jewel of an evening… Words on Monday at King’s Place is that rare thing to find under the gargantuan weight of London’s cultural treasures, a genuine hidden gem. Totally unpretentious but intellectually rigorous and fun these literary evenings are a treat for any…

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In Conversation with Rosie Wilby

 -In conversation with James Webster- A few days ago I had the chance to interview Rosie Wilby, the utterly personable award-winning comedian, musician, writer and feminist about her new show Nineties Woman. Rosie came to prominence through a series of strong performances at comedy competitions like Laughing Horse and Funny Women, and she’s since toured…

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Review: Quiltbag Cabaret – 06/12/13

-Reviewed by James Webster- Quiltbag – an acronym standing for Queer and Questioning, Unidentified, Intersex, Lesbian, Transgender, Bisexual, Asexual, Gay/Genderqueer OR – an unbelievably charming, friendly and welcoming evening of crafts and cabaret with a queer-friendly focus. A cuddly kind of cabaret … Upon entering Quiltbag on a very brrrr-worthy, cold December night, I was…

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Review: The Anti-Slam Oxford

-Reviewed by Claire Trévien- 23rd January at Arts at the Old Fire Station The logistics In 2012 I participated in the inaugural Bullshit conference. The concept was simple: either deal in an ultra-academic way with the silliest topics you can find, or deal with a serious subject matter in a nonsensical format. In other words,…