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ROBBIE WILLIAMS / ERASURE | LIVE REVIEW

ROBBIE WILLIAMS / ERASURE | LIVE REVIEW   Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wed 21 June It’s lucky that we are not in the middle of a heatwave in Cardiff tonight, as the roof of the Principality Stadium is closed and we all could have been very hot as we eagerly await Robbie Williams and his Heavy […]

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THE TEMPEST | STAGE PREVIEW

THE TEMPEST | STAGE PREVIEW

Caerphilly Castle Wed 28 June Taking Flight Theatre bring their unique brand of accessible Shakespeare to this grand outdoor venue. The Tempest has undergone many a reinterpretation, from the grounded 1948 western Yellow Sky to the out-of-this-world musical Return to the Forbidden Planet. Taking Flight have chosen to set their The Tempest on a luxury ocean liner, The […]

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OCEANS: SURFACE/BELOW | ART PREVIEW

OCEANS: SURFACE/BELOW | ART PREVIEW

Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen Until Sat 8 July Oceans: Surface/Below presents work from the United States-based artists Pam Longobardi and Diana Heise. The exhibition will display work from both artists who use environmental mapping to display the effects of plastic contamination on industrial fishing and habitat degradation within the world’s oceans – an insightful experience that helps […]

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BABY DRIVER | FILM PREVIEW

BABY DRIVER | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Edgar Wright (15, 112 mins) Edgar Wright infuses this formulaic tale of a driver doing one last job for his crooked boss with enough verve, fun and high octane action for it to sail past its inherent cliches and prove a burn-rubber treat. Ansel Elgort plays Baby, a taciturn getaway driver who has […]

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CAFFI SÏO | FOOD REVIEW

CAFFI SÏO | FOOD REVIEW

Chapter Culture Café, Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay Food **** Atmosphere **** Buzz was invited to sample the new menu for the exciting launch of Caffi Sïo in Cardiff Bay. This is Chapter’s new venture and the driving force of this is Laurentiu Florea, their director of food and beverages. The menu is very […]

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THE HOPKINS CONUNDRUM | BOOK REVIEW

THE HOPKINS CONUNDRUM | BOOK REVIEW

Simon Edge (Lightning Books) One of Gerard Manley Hopkins’s most famous poems is The Wreck of the Deutschland and it’s from this that Simon Edge has taken his inspiration. Edge cleverly weaves three narratives together to form the novel. One part of the plot involves the tale of the 19th century nuns involved in the shipwreck; another […]

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THE JACKSONS | INTERVIEW

THE JACKSONS | INTERVIEW

Luke Owain Boult speaks with Marlon and Jackie Jackson about growing up as the Jackson 5, coping in the music industry, and their 50th anniversary in the music business. “We just love performing. We’re really enjoying the music, so we just love doing it,” Jackie Jackson beams when asked about the Jacksons’ decision to get […]

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JANE EYRE | STAGE PREVIEW

JANE EYRE | STAGE PREVIEW

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay Tue 27 June – Sat 1 July Based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic Gothic narrative, and following an acclaimed season at the National Theatre, Sally Cookson’s Jane Eyre will be arriving at the Wales Millennium Centre this June. Devised as part of a collaboration between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic, the […]

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HUGO SPOWERS | INTERVIEW

HUGO SPOWERS | INTERVIEW

Luke Owain Boult speaks to Hugo Spowers, the founder of Riversimple about the Rasa and the future of cars. What was the motivation behind creating the ‘Rasa’? We want to offer customers the first affordable, hassle free, fun-to-drive, eco car. Our road-legal prototype, the ‘Rasa’, is believed to be the most efficient car in the […]

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JUNE GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

JUNE GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

KERBAL SPACE PROGRAM ***** Squad, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Wii U This space flight sim has famously received support from NASA and SpaceX’s Elon Musk, and gets the player to build rockets and fly into space for a range of missions: landing on moons and planets, conducting research, building space stations, redirecting asteroids and […]

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