- RT @NancyDurrant: HUZZAH! @WiltonMusicHall (fab venue and @thetimes's local) has been awarded a grant of £1.85 million by the Heritage Lott… 12 hours ago
- RT @thegarance: I would call that a pretty definitive turnaround in public opinion ... in Germany. http://t.co/R4dHn94Kms 14 hours ago
- One for Mrs @stephenpollard? MT @gettygallery: #AscotFashion from 1955 - a handbag made of race cards: http://t.co/er0xDfR1Ym 14 hours ago
- Coffee shop I was in just now was playing "Maria Lando". Classy Susana Baca, classy @cafecopia. youtube.com/watch?v=G1orre… 14 hours ago
- RT @ProfJeffJarvis: Whereof we cannot speak, thereof we must leverage Big Data. 14 hours ago
- Henry James wouldn't have liked Twitter. But what about other writers? Fine @NewYorker read via @vickybeeching: m.newyorker.com/online/blogs/b… 15 hours ago
- RT @rwilliams1947: Brill Building sold to property investor and private equity firm, apparently with plans for arts centre: http://t.co/Wuw… 15 hours ago
- Heroic. RT @davidhepworth: I've got the greatest picture ever painted of the greatest record ever made! BLOG. whatsheonaboutnow.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/the-gr… #fb" 15 hours ago
- RT @jpdale: Hugh Laurie and the Copper Bottom Band looking and sounding great at @THSHBirmingham. http://t.co/gPbZey2h48 1 day ago
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Monthly Archives: July 2012
It’s safe to say that Nona Hendryx — best remembered from her Labelle days — isn’t a card-carrying member of the Tea Party. Here’s the opening salvo from her new album, out in September. Ry Cooder is on the … Continue reading
Although I’ve dished out an occasional zero-star rating, I’ve never thought of making it a life sentence. Chris Brown, a figure of some notoriety, shall we say, receives the ultimate bad review: No Stars Ever.
If things had worked out, Lorenza Munoz — born in Mexico but raised in the US — might have become an Olympian. Dual loyalties got in the way: By the time I was 12, I landed a spot on a … Continue reading
Although it’s a long time since he came face-to-face with glamorous Mary Tamm, the ever-readable Ethan Iverson still takes the Time Lord very seriously. He even pays regular visits to the Tardis Eruditorum.
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis joins a posse of musicians at the London memorial service for the young American expat Abram Wilson, who died of cancer last month. Sebastian Scotney has video of the procession. (Thanks to Alex Webb for the photo.)
Do we have to call them Boris Bikes? As I don’t want to be part of the Mayor’s prime ministerial election campaign, I really wish there was a better name. Anyway, I finally had my first outings on London’s rent-a-ride … Continue reading
Five friends in a photo, getting older and older: “We plan on doing this for the rest of our lives, no matter what,” said Dickson. “Up until there’s one guy just sitting in the same pose! Even then, maybe someone … Continue reading
Not (yet) a replacement for the Euro… A banknote dealer’s shop window, West End.
“The problem with Burkean conservatives is there are not enough of us and not enough rich ones…” From a must-read article in The American Conservative on “Obamacons”, dissident Republicans who couldn’t bring themselves to vote GOP in 2008. Where will … Continue reading