Category Archives: Urban runnings…

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Northern Soul: Keepin’ The Faith

Northern Soul: The Film & Keepin’ The Faith. At long last, today – October 17th, Elaine Constantine’s much anticipated film Northern Soul hits the big screen at 120+ cinemas around the country and the buzz just keeps on keeping on. … Continue reading

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ACTIVISM! LONG LIVE SOUTHBANK SECURES FUTURE OF UNDERCROFT FOR SKATEBOARDING….

FOLLOWING A DETERMINED 17 MONTH LONG CAMPAIGN THAT GENERATED 150,000 SIGNATURES AND CONSISTENT MEDIA COVERAGE LONG LIVE SOUTHBANK HAVE SECURED THE FUTURE OF UNDERCROFT FOR SKATEBOARDING, BMX-ing & STREEET ART. Such good news. After a hard fought ‘Save Our Southbank’ … Continue reading

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“HANDS UP DON’T SHOOT!”… TALIB KWELI ON THE FRONTLINE… LAURYN HILL EXPRESSES ‘BLACK RAGE’

“HANDS UP DON’T SHOOT!”… “I CAN’T BREATHE!” … THAT’S WHAT THE PEOPLE ARE CHANTING ON THE STREETS FROM FERGUSON TO NYC … TALIB KWELI IS ON THE FRONTLINE… LAURYN HILL EXPRESSES ‘BLACK RAGE’… MEANWHILE PHILOSOPHER, ACADEMIC, ACTIVIST & AUTHOR, DR.CORNEL … Continue reading

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CARNIVAL WEEKEND: JAZZ RE-FEST 2014

CARNIVAL WEEKEND: JAZZ RE-FEST II kicks off at The Flyover in Ladbroke Grove. After the success of the 1st JAZZ RE:FEST last year, the Jazz re:freshed crew have answered the call to do it all again this year and the … Continue reading

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UK Premiere of Passinho Dance-Off at Curzon DocDays

Calling all dancers. The UK Premiere of Passinho Dance-Off is at the Curzon DocDays on 27th May. It’s an early one… 6.45pm. Book today. Big respect to Jez Smadja (Shook / Straight No Chaser) for pulling this off! Passinho is … Continue reading

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KATE TEMPEST: Brand New Ancients on vinyl!

Kate Tempest’s ‘Brand New Ancients’ makes it onto on double-vinyl thanks to the dynamic audiophile obsessed duo at Gearbox Records. Back in September 2012 I penned a piece extolling the virtues of poet Kate Tempest’s seismic performance of her self-penned ‘Brand … Continue reading

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NIGERIA’S WILLIAM ONYEABOR – Fantastic Man

NIGERIA’S WILLIAM ONYEABOR – ‘Fantastic Man’ – the documentary, the music and the concert…. Just discovered this via Noisey. You Need To Hear This is proud to present Fantastic Man’ – a documentary investigating reclusive Nigerian musician William Onyeabor, a … Continue reading

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