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Resilient Responses @ Tate Modern

Performed live to camera in the empty tanks of the Tate Modern during lockdown, join artists Thomas Heyes, Ekin Bernay and Rowdy SS with special guest Rebecca Bellantoni, as they respond through movement, sound and spoken word. Their rich multi-sensory responses encourage us to consider what it means to be human and resilient. Maddie I […]

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Café Writers, May 2021

We’re putting three of our new writers to the test this week by inviting them to review the May event for Café Writers, a virtual open-mic night. The event was headlined by Tiffany Atkinson and the UEA Ink, Sweat & Tears scholars. Did the poetry tug at the viewers’ heartstrings without the added allure of […]

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girl in red: ‘if i could make it go quiet’ LP

22 year old Norwegian singer-songwriter Marie Ulven, also known as girl in red has built up a steadily growing following since her first release ‘i wanna be your girlfriend’ in 2018. Her debut full length album, ‘if i could make it go quiet’ was released this week. Three of our rrramble writers donned their headphones […]

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Zadie Smith: The Embassy Of Cambodia

 ‘The fact is, if we followed the history of every little country in the world — in its dramatic as well as its quiet times — we would have no space left in which to live our own lives or apply ourselves to our necessary tasks, never mind indulge in occasional pleasures, like swimming . […]

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The Way of the Househusband: episode one

Kousuke Oono’s popular manga has arrived on Netflix as a six-part anime series. When a deadly yakuza boss leaves his life of crime to become a househusband, he rises to the challenge with extreme gusto. From clothing sales to birthday surprises, this fast-paced anime gives us a fresh take on domestic banality. Wayne Don’t tell […]

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Emin / Munch Exhibition: ‘The Loneliness Of The Soul’

Seminal (and often controversial) modern artist Tracey Emin has long had a fascination with impressionist painter Edvard Munch. In this virtual version of an exhibition opening at the Royal Academy Of Arts in May, Emin selects masterpieces by Munch to show alongside her most recent paintings. 3 of our writers opened their minds (and their […]

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Dead [Women] Poets Society, Not in Newcastle

Since 2015, Dead [Women] Poets Society have been hosting events to resurrect, you guessed it, dead female poets. People come together to immerse themselves in these brilliant but often lesser known works, followed by a classic open mic. Now that the organisers have moved the event online, the rrramble team popped along to their latest […]

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Script Apart: Moonlight

Script Apart is a podcast series, in which journalist Al Horner invites screenwriters behind famous films to share their script first drafts, and discuss what changed, what didn’t and why on its journey to the big screen. Read on to find out what 3 rrramble writers made of Episode 6: ‘Moonlight’ with Barry Jenkins… Abbie […]

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The Water That Falls on You From Nowhere

This fascinating magic realist story by John Chu won the 2014 Hugo Award for best short story. A bizarre phenomenon sets in worldwide – whenever a person lies, they’re rewarded with their own personal rain storm. We sent the rrramble team off to find out if this award winner lives up to the name. Sabrina […]

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‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’ – Lana Del Rey

THE FULL ALBUM REVIEW Isaac, Abbie & Olivia reunite – 2 months since they reviewed Lana Del Rey’s Chemtrails Over The Country Club single release – to see whether their album predictions were correct, and share their unrestrained thoughts on the full album… If you missed the previous review & predictions, you can catch up […]