Melina Spanoudi

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‘The Body Observed’ at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Magnum Photos is a photographic co-operative that is owned by its own members, blending photography with journalism and art, and always aiming towards authenticity throughout the photographers’ various storytelling methods. It was founded in 1947, in the wake of the Second World War, by four photographers: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, George Rodger and David ‘Chim’…

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2019 Spring Literary Festival

The 2019 Spring Literary Festival will be hosting some of the most prominent figures in the world of words. From the author of the experimental and profoundly moving Grief is the Thing with Feathers, Max Porter, to Rachel Cusk, the ground-breaking writer of auto-fiction. Singer-songwriter and author Tracey Thorn from the band Everything but the…

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Review: Sir Mark Elder conducts Brahms and Mahler

During a freezing evening at the heart of Norwich, the audience at the Norwich Theatre Royal was treated to the symphonies of the German Romantic composer and pianist Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) combined with the melodies of two other ‘musical pioneers’: Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), and English composer, conductor, and pianist Benjamin Britten (1913-76). The…

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Christopher Andrew at the 2018 Autumn Literary Festival

  Marking the beginning of the 26th Arthur Miller International Literary Festival at the UEA, Christopher Bigsby was joined by intelligence historian Christopher Andrew on Wednesday October 3. Andrew is an Emeritus professor in Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Cambridge History Faculty. His publications include numerous papers and ‘doorsteps’ of books on…

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A revolutionary theatrical portrayal: Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe

When you are anticipating to see, or to use Mark Rylance’s preferred term for experiencing a Shakespeare play, to hear the award-winning actor himself on stage, you know you’re in for a treat. Our excitement was therefore sky high as we attended a performance of Claire van Kampen’s production of Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe on Saturday…

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The new National Centre for Writing

An exciting midsummer evening held this year, featuring the Baileys and Goldsmiths prize-winning, Man Booker-shortlisted author and patron Ali Smith, marked the launch of The National Centre for Writing. The organization is the center for literature and translation, set in the beautiful medieval Dragon Hall in the historic city center of Norwich. It is home…

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