Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2011«

Projects Manager Jo Nockels on working with rising star Mara Carlyle

April 26, 2011

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Her voice mixes birdsong-esque clarity and warmth, with something earthier...

What do Berthold Brecht, Marcel Duchamp and Jonny Rotten have in common?

April 19, 2011

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Boff Whalley, lead guitarist of Leeds band Chumbawamba, names the artists who have stuck their colours to the mast on Liberty.

Banishing the past and hailing the launch of Spring

April 14, 2011

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Press and PR Manager Lindsey Porter on the first concert across Four Seasons at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A thrilling, humanistic drama: Andy Moore previews Le Trou

April 12, 2011

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Ahead of a screening of Jacques Becker's 1960 film Le Trou (The Hole) in the Howard Assembly Room on Saturday 16 April, Andy Moore of Hyde Park Picture House explains why the film is so uniquely immersive.

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

April 8, 2011

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Watch a trailer for the seminal 1964 French film-opera starring Catherine Deneuve

From Conception to Cradle

April 7, 2011

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In a time when ‘One Born Every Minute’ on Channel 4 television draws viewing figures of over 800,000 per episode, birth obviously retains its eternal fascination, in all its medical detail, joy and sleepless nights. Although everyone on earth has been through it, perhaps birth is still one of life’s last few mysteries? Life Cycle […]

An Aria with Various Variations

April 5, 2011

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Fretwork's Richard Boothby explains the dubious story which gave Bach's 'Goldberg Variations' its popular title