Articles about 'performance'

Calm down, it’s a festival of feminist theatre

Mary Paterson finds Calm Down Dear, a festival of innovative feminist performance, has a lot to say about the conventions of looking at women

Mary Paterson // 6 October 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Why a group of artists from Tbilisi had their visa applications refused

The New Collective are a group of women invited to bring their performance art to an international festival held in the UK. Megan Stodel sees a worrying sign in the refusal of their visa applications

Megan Stodel // 14 June 2015

Categories: Blog

Meet Grandma Ray and her creative granddaughter

Lisa Gornick talks about her unique live drawing comedy show before its impending performance at Soho Theatre

Ania Ostrowska // 6 February 2015

Categories: Features, Interviews

New music interview: Teresa Suárez (AKA Teri Gender Bender)

Jess McCabe interviews Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes and Bosnian Rainbows and wonders about the pressures of creating an explosive onstage persona. A short introduction to Mexico’s riot-grrrl-in-chief, Teresa...

Holly Combe // 7 February 2014

Categories: Blog

“I say it out loud and proudly… I’m a feminist!”

Jess McCabe interviews Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes and Bosnian Rainbows and wonders about the pressures of creating an explosive onstage persona

Jess McCabe //

Categories: Features, Interviews, Music

New review: Zola Jesus at the Tabernacle

Russian-American singer songwriter Nika Danilova – aka Zola Jesus – is known for her very physical stage energy. Marta Owczarek heads to the Tabernacle in London to check out a...

Holly Combe // 29 October 2013

Categories: Blog

As monumental as ever

Russian-American singer songwriter Nika Danilova - aka Zola Jesus - is known for her very physical stage energy. Marta Owczarek heads to the Tabernacle in London to check out a gig with J. G. Thirlwell and Mivos Quartet and finds a more low key but nonetheless powerful performance

Marta Owczarek //

Categories: Music, Reviews

New feature: Karen Ablaze! talks to Sabrina Chap

Musician and singer Sabrina Chap talks to Karren Ablaze! about putting the joy in the fight for LGBT rights and how same-sex marriage is by no means the end of...

Holly Combe // 31 May 2013

Categories: Blog

The long walk to equality

Musician and singer Sabrina Chap talks to Karren Ablaze! about putting the joy in the fight for LGBT rights and how same-sex marriage is by no means the end of the road

Karren Ablaze //

Categories: Features, Interviews, Music, Politics and Current Affairs, Sex and Relationships

Sabrina Chap tour preview

Sabrina Chap is in the UK throughout November, touring her new album We Are The Parade! at a series of gigs and burlesque shows, along with the second edition of her edited book, Live Through This: On Creativity and Self-Destruction at a series of book readings and multi-media lectures. Melanie Maddison interviews Sabrina and gives an overview of the tour

Guest Blogger // 2 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: Lena Zavaroni – Going Nowhere

Discussions about Lena Zavaroni's contributions as a performer tend to be overshadowed by references to the difficulties she faced in her personal life. Perhaps her well-known emotional performance of 'Going Nowhere' on Lena and Her Music in 1981 should be considered in the light of its own merits rather than under the glare of these

Holly Combe // 13 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Through the Ngajat: why “I” am important

Anna Sulan Masing talks through her dance performance about migration and home

Anna Sulan Masing // 10 July 2012

Categories: Culture and Media

‘The face I couldn’t face’

Natalie James is performing at the hip hop dance theatre festival Breakin’ Convention at Sadlers Wells on Saturday. Here she explains her piece My daughter and I are currently staying...

Guest Blogger // 29 April 2012

Categories: Blog

The female lead?

Let’s not pretend social pressure on women no longer exists, argues Tugela Barnes in this guest post A few days ago, The Sunday Times’ Style supplement ran a story celebrating...

Guest Blogger // 27 August 2010

Categories: Blog

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