Month: January 2017

Gig review: Martha Wainwright + Bernice at Revelation Ashford (5 stars) by Anna Morell

Martha Wainwright by Carl Lessard

“Hello,” she says simply, hand placed as if for reassurance across her heart, before piercing a pick-a-note electro-lounge soundscape with a clear, bright vocal somewhere between Yo La Tengo’s Georgia Hubley, Judy Tzuke and Scout Niblett on a more tuneful day. Robin Dann, here playing under the moniker Bernice, is a cerebral support act, imagining…

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Preview: The Beast bounces into Deal by Anna Morell

The Beast

Many’s the time I’ve sat for hours, bum and soul numb, as I’ve watched my child jumping herself delirious on a bouncy castle, flinging herself around on a soft play assault course or hurtling down a helter skelter, high as a lost kite on the thrill of it. The sad truth is, these things are…

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The Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival

What's On Where WOW Kent RNKFDF

Entry is now open for this wonderful annual event, celebrating amateur dramatics and all genres of music from across the area. Formerly known as the Medway Festival of Music, Speech and Drama, the event is in its 41st year and has expanded to include North Kent. It will take place at the Pilkington Building, University of…

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