Arts

Well blow me down!

By Pete Donohue As an introduction to playing music when a little one, recorder lessons were hard to beat. Sure, potential percussionists might have favoured the triangle, marimba or shaky egg but if scales, runs and riffs turned you on,…
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The Great Survey

THE GREAT SURVEY As part of the ROOT1066 International Arts Festival, Hastings Council has commissioned WildWorks Theatre Company to come to Hastings to make a show about us… and they need your help to create it. ‘The Great Survey’ isn’t…
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Marcus Harvey – HipCast

Marcus Harvey INSELAFFE Kate Renwick, the Arts Editor of Hastings Independent gets an exclusive interview with Marcus Harvey at  Jerwood Gallery a day before the launch of INSELAFFE, his largest UK public gallery exhibition to date. This podcast exposes the political statements behind the…
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Light Fantastic

the iy_Project:The nature of sound and light Tracy Jones A spectacular immersive sound and light installation is set to become one of the iconic events that form the Root 1066 International Festival. Created by laser artist Chris Levine (best known…
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Pause ll Play 

Bargainstudio, St Leonards Sarah Lloyd PauseIIplay makes exceptionally rewarding viewing, by deftly questioning what we lose touch with when we become more coupled to images, social networks and machines than we are to our own bodies and grounded sense of…
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Rams

Director: Grímur Hákonarson        Winner Cannes: Un Certain Regard  2015, Golden Eye at Zurich 2015 Reviewed by Simone Witney Will watching an elderly Icelandic sheep farmer make coffee in his lonely kitchen get you on the edge of your seat? Yes.…
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