Day: July 19, 2017

How influential are the Young British Artists today?

How influential are the Young British Artists today?

20 years ago, the infamous Sensation exhibition opened at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Most notorious for showcasing Marcus Harvey’s “Myra” painting—a portrait of Moors Murderer Myra Hindley, rendered in a mosaic of child’s handprints—it collected advertising guru Charles Saatchi’s numerous works by the Young British Artists. The ...

Restaurant review: Issho, Leeds

Restaurant review: Issho, Leeds

By Chris Moss  With two major city-centre retail developments completed over the past few years to compliment its historic arcades and renowned Briggate shopping street Leeds is quickly becoming the shopping capital of the north. Following the opening of the "outside-in" Trinity shopping centre which boasts 120 shops, restaurants, bars and ...

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Beer of the Week: Hop Stuff Renegade IPA

Strength: 5.6% ABV Brewed: Woolwich, London Starting life within a humble unit at Woolwich’s Royal Arsenal in 2013, Hop Stuff Brewery has since become one of the fastest growing craft breweries in London. Now with a team of 22 brewers and over 600 investors, Hop Stuff produce over 400 kegs of beer each week, available from ...

Non-league in London: St Albans City FC

Non-league in London: St Albans City FC

St Albans City FC (nicknamed "The Mighty Saints") was founded in 1908 and plays its home matches at Clarence Park stadium which is situated in a Victorian park, about 800 yards from the city centre, and a 5 minute walk from the City train station (which is just 18 minutes ...

LISTEN: Soft Fangs Releases ‘Elephant Girl’

LISTEN: Soft Fangs Releases ‘Elephant Girl’

Soft Fangs has shared his new single, 'Elephant Girl', taken from forthcoming sophomore album, Fractures out 1st September on Disposable America. Gold Flake Paint premiered 'Elephant Girl' calling it "a gorgeous haze of a track, crafting a half-dream shadowiness that recalls Sparklehorse in his most linear form and balancing just the right amount ...

TLE Meets: Michael Showalter – The Big Sick

TLE Meets: Michael Showalter – The Big Sick

By Anna Power Excited about upcoming US indie comedy smash The Big Sick coming to UK cinemas? You should be. It's feel-good, laugh out loud charm is a real treat for film lovers. Director Michael Showalter answered some questions on working with Kumail Nanjiani and race and its place in ...