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Love Is The Message The Message Is Death

Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death is a paean. It’s the backdrop to Black lives from exploitation to Pain and despite it all TRIUMPH.

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Three Funny Adventurous Movies For Christmas…

Here are three recommendations for movies for Christmas.  The three movies I have chosen are light entertainment, adventurous and good for a laugh. After the year we have lived through a laugh is much needed. If you feel compelled to see the movies but are too embarrassed because of the certification, borrow somebody’s children. In…

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AfroPunk Afro Shame

AfroPunk London 2016 was kicking. I, however, had Afro Shame and I don’t mean my crazy hair this time. Here is the short version. The Count Down Two months to go  AfroPunk tickets bought. Scandalous price! Credit card heavy -er! Two weeks to go we’re all in a flutter because the tickets have not arrived….

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The Suicide – Review

Some of the characters are memorable. There was an outstanding performance by Ashley McGuire as Sarah, Sam’s mother-in-law .

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  Very few people or especially music artists are a genius or a legend. These words have become ‘hype’ in an industry where ‘hype’ is more important than talent. Prince had more talent than we could understand. Prince wrote his first song at the age of seven. He went on to sell over 100 million…

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That’s When You’re Living

Rarely do things go the way you plan, sometimes there are unexpected moments of brilliance, but very rarely, hard work is meant to pay off and in an ideal world it would, but this is not an ideal world, 9 times out of 10 you’re going to work yourself into the ground and get nowhere,…

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West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song Review ***

  Africa is the second largest continent on earth stretching from the southern shores of the Mediterranean to the Cape of Good Hope.  Today it comprises of 54 separate nations.  The cultures and the languages are the most diverse in the world.  Yet, it is often referred to as just Africa.  This reference to the…

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Dismaland: “family theme park unsuitable for children”

Dismaland: Bemusement Park was a wonderfully clever exhibition put on by Guerrilla artist Banksy.  He took over a derelict seafront site in Weston-Super-Mare and produced a pop-up exhibition that brought £20 million and 150,000 visitors to the seaside town.  I was one of them.  Banksy, exhibited along with 58 global artists including Damien Hirst, Caitlin…

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East End Boys, West End Girls – A Triumph of Black Theatre

East End Boys, West End Girls is the latest work by playwright Ade Solanke. It is an honest and humorous exploration of teenage relationships and angst in the wider context of education. Set in modern London, the play is developed around two boys from the east end of London meeting two girls from the west side of London after they have…

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