Martha Griffiths

Arts, Venue

Review of Glyndebourne’s Rigoletto

Giuseppe Verdi is reported to have felt Rigoletto was his best work, and while his repertoire is extensive, it is hard to disagree with the great man. Corrupt courtiers, assassins, stormy nights, and innocence in jeopardy, all centred on a hunchbacked court jester make Rigoletto a timeless classic that still resonates today. Particularly with Glyndebourne’s…

Arts

Should old art and literature that contains politically incorrect content still exist in today’s society?

Arts Vote: 100% yes Jess Barrett  Literature that was created centuries, even decades ago, is still politically and historically relevant as it reflects the society at the time and shows the reader how much modern society has developed. Martha Griffiths  Pretending the past and it’s problems didn’t happen does not help moving on from them….

Gaming

Spooky Games

In honour of this spooky time, we’ve put together a list of our favourite games to play near Halloween. To kick it off, I’m going to nominate The Last of Us which in my mind is one of the greatest games, period. Playing as Joel, a man haunted by his past, you must keep sassy…

News

Enlitened app leaves UEA students in the dark

Many of you will have seen the email from UEA regarding their new alliance with The Student Room to produce an app that offers ‘tailored support you need for study, life and wellbeing’. Enlitened asks you twenty questions a week and from that, directs you to articles that will supply advice; you can also make suggestions…

Music

Nick Cave, Ghosteen: haunted by wonder

“Once there was a song, the song yearned to be sung…” Thus opens Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ latest album; we begin with a reference to Elvis Presley, who is something of a recurring theme for the Australian rock band, having been the subject of songs such as ‘Tupelo’. Yet there is nothing routine…

1 2 3
Calendar
June 2021
M T W T F S S
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930  
Latest Comments
About Us

The University of East Anglia’s official student newspaper. Concrete is in print and online.

If you would like to get in touch, email the Editor on Concrete.Editor@uea.ac.uk. Follow us at @ConcreteUEA.