Culture & Entertainment

Culture & Entertainment

March Movie Madness

This month we have some gritty action movies and very poignant moving (almost classical) movies on offer at our Sussex Screens. By Bill Murray. Although the very best place to watch movies is obviously on the ...

February Music News

Eugene Quell releases debut EP Brighton-based indie rock artist Eugene Quell released his debut EP on a name-your-price basis in January through Sonic Anhedonic Recording Company. Quell, who recorded the maj...

Petty Differences

By Stephen Grant I’ve always been fascinated in the mentality of what makes the human race want to have pets. Certainly, it can’t be part of our animalistic DNA; no other animal seems to harbour the desire to ...

Billy Cowie and Silke Mansholt

By Jenni Davidson The dancers perform slow, controlled movements as if they are doing yoga or Tai Chi, while a series of spidery, childlike drawings move and flicker eerily across their bodies like living tatt...

Mr Otto’s Lasting Legacy

Word by Mike Holland It seems incredulous in this day and age that anyone would dare knock up a larger than life size statue of our current monarch and stick it in their front garden. Yet that is pretty much w...

Take a Hike

By Zoe Lyons I think it must be a result of my advancing years but more and more I find pleasure in less and less. That is not a morose statement you understand, I am not suggesting that I struggle to find the...

Brighton Tattoo Convention

The Brighton Tattoo Convention is taking over Valentine’s weekend this February as it returns to Southern England’s largest exhibition centre, the Hilton Brighton Metropole. Established in 2008, The Brighton T...

Uncommon Denominator

By Jamie McCartney What happens when your humble arts editor, philosopher, raconteur, rascal and bon viveur is involved in three group exhibitions in three months? He casts convention aside, drops the philosop...

Absolute Cinema February

Bill Murray gets all poetic about 2013 and this year's big new films In a year where “Anchorman” made a return, cinemas in the region could feel the burn Sandra and George Were lost in space “World War Z...

The Man To Play Mandela

In an emotive period for racial and political relations the world over, Idris Elba steps into perhaps the biggest role he will ever take on. For a boy from Hackney, London, it was a job beyond his wildest drea...