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Foo Fighters put on a variety show

Foo Fighters put on a variety show

Vanguard Online October 11, 2017 0

I was really hopeful about the Foo Fighters when they came into view in the summer of 1995, I thought any spin-off of Nirvana was worth a listen. And yet the name ‘Foo Fighters’

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The prog kings of 2017 are doing a tour of the north and Brighton

The prog kings of 2017 are doing a tour of the north and Brighton

Vanguard Online October 9, 2017 0

I was never one for standing up at gigs unless I was wasted on vodka and it was all about moshing. The amount of vodka I used to drink though wasn’t good for the complexion, so

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Pegasus’ Black Opera 25th birthday concert left me enchanted

Pegasus’ Black Opera 25th birthday concert left me enchanted

Vanguard Online October 7, 2017 0

Photo: Sharron Wallace The hallowed environ of St Paul’s Actors church in Covent Garden provided a cosy and enchanting venue for the celebration of 25 years of the Black Opera company Pegasus. The anticipation was

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Flaneuring in Brixton with the ‘Midnight Runners’

Flaneuring in Brixton with the ‘Midnight Runners’

Vanguard Online September 26, 2017 0

We all sat down on the stairs of what used to be the offices of the Greater London Council, facing the Thames, as you do at midnight. Inua, our effervescent spiritual leader and mentor

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Pegasus Opera Company honours its founder Lloyd Newton with jamboree

Pegasus Opera Company honours its founder Lloyd Newton with jamboree

Vanguard Online September 25, 2017 0

On the 5th October, Thursday next week to be exact, the Pegasus Opera Company will be honouring the life of its founder Lloyd Newton and Black History month by staging the Celebrate Pegasus! concert at the Actors Church

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Henry Rollins on gay marriage

Henry Rollins on gay marriage

Vanguard Online September 21, 2017 0

  Until the last few weeks the world of Henry Rollins passed me by except to say that he got plenty of mentions by Mark Radcliffe when he used to do his late night

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Explore Brixton’s social history through interactive theatre this autumn

Explore Brixton’s social history through interactive theatre this autumn

Vanguard Online September 10, 2017 0

Interactive theatre anyone? Yes please! The Midnight Run will take place in Brixton on Saturday 23 September and Saturday 7 October 6pm until 12am. The dusk to dawn interactive event takes strangers and local

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Nat King Cole & Me, the perfect Christmas present?

Nat King Cole & Me, the perfect Christmas present?

Vanguard Online September 8, 2017 0

Gregory Porter does what he says and sings the songs of Nat King Cole. And wow, what a rich voice he has, a voice that is perfectly set against an orchestral arrangement of strings

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Stories of the night, glitz, glamour and intrigue

Stories of the night, glitz, glamour and intrigue

Vanguard Online September 7, 2017 0

Its a late night vibe, a slow sexy pace that’s developed by Tony Allen’s instrumental jazz album The Source. Its a night of romance, an evening sat pondering a treatise or a game of cards

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Brixton City Festival, free, from 21st September

Brixton City Festival, free, from 21st September

Vanguard Online September 7, 2017 0

Ovalhouse presents BRIXTON CITY FESTIVAL 2017 from Thursday 21 – Sunday 24 September, in and around the streets of Brixton, South London. This staycation weekender will see theatre makers, musicians and spoken word artists

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