Arts, Venue / 24/11/2020 The Lion King: The show that made me love the theatre

It’s been around five years since I first saw The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre in London. There’s a reason this story is such a classic; be it the movie or the musical, it’s completely enchanting. Since then, I’ve been entirely in love with the theatre. Each show is uniquely breath-taking. Without ‘The Lion...

Arts, Venue / 24/11/2020 Spotlight on Tiffany Alfonseca

Bold, impassioned and honest; these are just a few of the words you could use to describe Tiffany Alfonseca’s artwork. A recent graduate of the School of Visual Arts, Alfonseca’s explosion into the art world hasn’t gone unnoticed, with recent works being displayed in Alicia Key’s Dean Art Collection and the Pérez Art Museum Miami. ...

Arts, Venue / 24/11/2020 Royal Academy releases virtual tour of Summer Exhibition 2020

The Royal Academy (RA) Summer Exhibition had run interrupted for 252 years; in 2020, the trend was broken. Determined to keep the exhibition alive, the RA prepared to open the newly retitled ‘Winter Exhibition’, but on November 5 2020, the second lockdown came into place, the institution was forced to close, and thus the virtual...

Arts, Venue / 24/11/2020 A blue New York and a campaign video: the art world responds to Biden’s win

The front page of the November 16th issue of the New Yorker, by Pascal Campion, depicts a dark New York city skyline with the Empire State Building in the centre, lit up by a beaming blue light. Representing the Democratic party colour, the deep blue shade engulfs the city scene in a protective mist. The...

Arts, Venue / 03/11/2020 Tveit, the Tonys and atypical nominations

In such an unprecedented time for the arts it seems bizarre that there would be theatre awards to be handed out, and yet the 2020 Tony Award nominations were announced on 15 October. With Broadway being completely closed down since March, there has hardly been a season to reward so nominations were scarce to say...

Arts, Venue / 03/11/2020 Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre to close until August 2021

The Maddermarket Theatre, a well-loved Norwich independent, has announced its closure. Following the threat of a second wave of COVID-19, the company has “taken a very difficult decision” to close until August 2021. The theatre, like many independent venues, has found themselves short on funding, and could potentially have run out of money by the...

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Spotlight on Tiffany Alfonseca

Bold, impassioned and honest; these are just a few of the words you could use to describe Tiffany Alfonseca’s artwork. A recent graduate of the School of Visual Arts, Alfonseca’s explosion into the art world hasn’t gone unnoticed, with recent works being displayed in Alicia Key’s Dean Art Collection and the Pérez Art Museum Miami. …


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