Simon Day In Character: Brian Pern & Billy Bleach Among The 'Stars' Resurrected @ Komedia Brighton
It's not been an easy ride
to 'stardom' for comedian Simon Day.
Only the stability of marriage and the birth of a child saved him from the worst addiction-fuelled ends.
Automatic For The People: Themes Of Mortality & Dying Resurrected On REM Reissue
REM frontman Michael Stipe
has reflected that the band's seminal album, Automatic For The People,
concerns topics of “mortality and dying,”
but he further notes, “mortality is a theme that writers have chosen to work with throughout time."
Memories Sought From Brighton Domes One-Hundred Year History As A Performance Venue
To mark 150 years as a performance venue, Brighton Dome
is seeking memories from across its rich history. Submissions will help inform new heritage displays
which will go on show when the refurbished buildings re-open in late 2018.
Concrete And Gold: Foo Fighters Find Fresh Pastures On New Album
“I wanted it to be the biggest sounding Foo Fighters record ever. To make a gigantic rock record but with Greg Kurstin's sense of melody and arrangement… Motorhead's version of Sgt. Pepper… or something like that.”
Interview: Leading Mali Musician Habib Koite In Conversation
One of Mali's leading musicians
, and descended from a line of Khassonké griots (traditional troubadors), Habib Koité
is back in the UK this October for the first time in a decade, and he will be joined by longtime band Bamada for a concert in Brighton.
Earthelujah: Trump Depression Hotline Tour Visits Brighton
Hallelujah! Your saviour is at hand. If you're concerned about a life with global advertising, multinational control, climate change, the threat of nuclear war,
supermarket domination, and all the constant controversy caused by the US President's outpourings
, this is for you.
We Used To Bloom: Denai Moore Returns With An Eclectic Album That Takes The Temperature Of The Times
was in Brighton earlier this year for full-band shows at The Great Escape festival. Now she's coming back in the city with new album We Used To Bloom
, which she calls 'a declaration of growth, a break-up letter to her demons and a love letter to the liberated self'
New Multi-Screen Work On Dying To Open In Brighton
Filmed over a one year period at East Mountbatten Hospice, Isle of Wight, this new multi-screen video work - on show at Fabrica
, Brighton, next month - addresses the taboo subject of dying
and current attitudes to palliative care.