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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

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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

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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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Andrew Ryan “Did You Get Here Alright?”

Andrew Ryan “Did You Get Here Alright?”

Charles Lincoln September 6, 2017 0

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  Originally from Texas, I on a whim decided to come visit a friend in Edinburgh. I was lucky enough to make it in time for the Fringe Festival. What originally had been a

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Carmen in one hour – being so close to an opera singer’s voice is a real treat

Carmen in one hour – being so close to an opera singer’s voice is a real treat

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It was a heart stopping moment to feel my body resonating to the operatic white light being pushed out from the lung cavities of Kirsten Chavez, a diminutive and yet full bodied black haired Mexican

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An hour well spent on the edge of tears

An hour well spent on the edge of tears

Vanguard Online April 13, 2017 0

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Seven young dancers take to a misty stage and roll in and out of each others arms for an hour at the Theater Royal Stratford East. Smother is a show about relationships, the ins and

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Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, Edinburgh

Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, Edinburgh

Lorna Stallard September 4, 2016 0

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Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs began life in the fashionable Café Carlyle in New York’s Upper East Side in June 2015 before touring the US, Canada and Australia, but this is the first time

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Sesame Street, but rated 18: Avenue Q at New Theatre in Cardiff

Sesame Street, but rated 18: Avenue Q at New Theatre in Cardiff

Christopher-Rees Jacobs January 30, 2016 0

For those who don’t know, Avenue Q is a musical about puppets. Think Sesame Street, but rated 18. It’s a series of silly songs connected by the thinnest and loosest of plots, even by

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Phenomenal Females, Waterside, Manchester,

Phenomenal Females, Waterside, Manchester,

Vanguard Online February 3, 2015 0

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Don’t you just love confusing names? Let’s unravel this one: Celebration Hope is the name of the company, from Sarah Hope, the organiser. You’ve probably seen her, since she’s been on Corry, Doctors and

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Viral Sutra, Finborough Theatre

Viral Sutra, Finborough Theatre

Vanguard Online February 3, 2015 0

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  A young man dressed in white lies sleeping in a bed with a red cover. He has a sweating brow and wears a restless expression. He lies motionless for the ten minutes it

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