A very articulate young man was being interviewed on the Radio 4 'Today' programme, on the anniversary of the London riots. It was, he said, something that happened because young people felt that no one was listening to them. You could hear the interviewer nodding. "Nobody is listening to me" has become a modern mantra. [...]
Fringes, riots and birthday celebrations.
This week, NYC's $50M Culture Shed, Pussy Riot denied bail, Smithsonian and Trayvon Martin, JFK airport demolishing Pan Am Worldport, London's Independent cuts Sunday culture critics, and more.
Cat Bear Tree From: London, United Kingdom Wow that is not what I was expecting, not at all. From London based trio Cat Bear Tree's self penned description as "a blend of riot grrrl, indie, post-punk and a little tiny bit of pop" I was expecting a rowdy, noisy blast of polemic. Show More Summary
Poll tax riot, central London, March 1990. Photo by Paul Mattsson.
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The film that left me fired and inspired was undoubtedly the much anticipated 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer' This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. Open City Docs Fest 2013
Two members of Pussy Riot have travelled to London under a cloak of secrecy to speak to the press about the plight of their bandmates in Russian labor camps.
Image by Angel Ceballos. Electro superstar Peaches returns to London this weekend for a range of shows, at the request of Yoko Ono. After performing with the Plastic Ono Band at the Japanese artist’s 80th birthday party in February,Show More Summary
Riot police surround building occupied by activists in central London ahead of summit.
This week in history: A ballet causes a riot, Joan of Arc was martyred, and two people made it to the top of Everest for the first time. Plus, London's Big Ben clock goes into operation. Read all about it. 'Rite of Spring' causes riot Ballet is not normally associated with outrage, but this dance, [...]
I was at a gig in south London last week when, so to speak, my day job popped up. One minute I was "chillaxing" (as I believe the kids and the prime minister like to say) to some genial indie rock, the next... I'm listening to a longish poem about Russian authoritarianism.
LONDON (Reuters) - A hundred years ago this week, the premiere of Russian emigre composer Igor Stravinsky's pounding, pagan, pulsating "The Rite of Spring" caused a near riot in Paris and changed the face of modern music. It still makes conductors' hai...
Talk about unprepared security! Bayern and Dortmund hooligans clashed in London ahead of the Champions League final this evening, and saying police presence was thin on the ground would be an extreme understatement. No riot police, no mounted police, no – 6 unarmed (one of whom appeared to be weilding a baton) policemen breached the [...]
British Prime Minister David Cameron this morning denounced right-wing riots and attacks on mosques as “knee-jerk responses” to the brutal knife attack apparently committed by two men on a London street yesterday as the attack was still being investigated. Show More Summary
Rioters have clashed with police in London after a man was hacked to death in a suspected terrorist attack. Information incoming.
London beheading -if Christians did such a thing to a soldier in S. Asia there’d be mobs rioting, churches burning soa.li/6lgXbAW — Jonathan Foreman (@JonEForeman) May 22, 2013 A reader writes: Today’s atrocity will remind people everywhere what we are up against. Past revolutionary groups killed hostages, planted bombs and committed all manner of violent mayhem […]
This week Eva Longoria invited me to co-chair the Global Gift Gala that she organizes every year in Paris, Cannes, London, Marbella, LA and Mexico. It is an amazingly generous event where she honors a charity and this year they are honoring the charity I established with Mariella Frostrup fighting for gender equality in the world.
LONDON (Reuters) - A group of British hackers who "ran riot" causing millions of dollars of damage to computer networks run by Sony, the CIA and other agencies were sentenced to jail terms on Thursday.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Ra Ra Riot, Local Natives, Shout Out Louds Song: Shy Nature - Deadly Sin [download here] What's so good? London’s own Shy Nature are gearing up to release their introductory track, “Deadly...Show More Summary