Culture & Entertainment

Culture & Entertainment

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...

January Music News

BIMM Sale Rumours Dismissed Rumours by national newspapers that the Brighton Institute of Modern Music had been put up for sale have been rejected by its owners Sovereign Capital. Instead, David O’Connor, mark...

Resolution Revolution

Words by Zoe Lyons I for one am slightly relieved that fewer and fewer places accept cheques these days. It's not that I am adverse to papery antiquated payment methods, its not that at all. I am something of ...

The Silver Screen

Absolute Cinema Guide with Bill Murray. 2014 looks to be an amazing year for cinematic releases and January is certainly no exception. The Wolf of Wall Street Revered filmmaker Martin Scorsese directs the ...

New Cheers Resolutions

Words by Stephen Grant It was only recently that I realised why New Year’s resolutions exist: as a super-effective green light for sidelining your physical/mental/emotional behaviour over Christmas. “I’ll d...