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MATTHEW MYERS: THE CARDIFF DEVILS | INTERVIEW

MATTHEW MYERS: THE CARDIFF DEVILS | INTERVIEW

The Cardiff Devils won the British Elite Ice Hockey Championship last year, and are in the midst of a so-far healthy defense of that title. Jon Sutton chats with star Forward Matthew Myers. You’ve come back to Cardiff after a glittering career at other clubs, what are some of your highlights, playing-wise? I’ve been lucky enough […]

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GRAV: GARETH JOHN BALE | INTERVIEW

GRAV: GARETH JOHN BALE | INTERVIEW

Sherman Theatre, Cardiff Thurs 22 Feb – Fri 23 Feb Torch Theatre Company’s one-man show exploring the life of Welsh rugby icon Ray Gravell returns to Sherman Theatre before it heads to New York and Off-Broadway in March. “It’s one of those things you don’t quite believe until it actually happens,” says actor Gareth John Bale, […]

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GLENN MAINWARING: WHO DARES WINS | INTERVIEW

GLENN MAINWARING: WHO DARES WINS | INTERVIEW

The new series of Channel 4’s hit reality show SAS: Who Dares Wins is available now on TV and All4 – Buzz caught up with Glenn Mainwaring, one of its stars, a Rhonda boy who endured a difficult time coming out in the Valleys but has since gone on to great success. What inspired you to […]

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SAXON | MUSIC INTERVIEW

SAXON | MUSIC INTERVIEW

British heavy metal legends Saxon are soon to embark on their latest UK tour, with 2018 looking to be a busy year for the heavy metal veterans. With a new album Thunderbolt also due out this month, frontman Biff Byford had just enough time for a brief chat. The first order of the day is to […]

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JAMES ‘FLEX’ LEWIS | INTERVIEW

JAMES ‘FLEX’ LEWIS | INTERVIEW

Fedor Tot speaks to Llanelli-born bodybuilder James ‘Flex’ Lewis, who recently equalled Arnold Schwarzenegger’s record of six Mr. Olympia titles, about his success and future plans. What does sort of mentality does it take to be a bodybuilder? This is a psychologist’s dream. I have a lot of friends from various types of sports, from […]

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THE FINE ART OF PUNK AND NEW WAVE | MUSIC FEATURE

THE FINE ART OF PUNK AND NEW WAVE | MUSIC FEATURE

The grit and glory of punk comes to Cardiff, via a BMW showroom. Ben Woolhead finds out how, and why. Following in the footsteps of the bands and artists it celebrates, The Fine Art of Punk & New Wave is all set to go on tour around the country next month. Not that the exhibition – […]

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TERRA FIRMA: PAUL KAYNES | INTERVIEW

TERRA FIRMA: PAUL KAYNES | INTERVIEW

Ahead of their new tour, National Dance Company Wales director Paul Kaynes talks to John-Paul Davies about their ambitious year ahead. National Dance Company Wales’ latest, 16-date, tour arrives in Wales this month. Well, one version of it does. Interestingly, Terra Firma, is made up of four thematically-linked pieces, three of which are performed each […]

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5 OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS WITH A HIT OF SPICE | FOOD FEATURE

5 OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS WITH A HIT OF SPICE | FOOD FEATURE

When Christmas has been and gone but steely skies and soggy feet persist, a helping of zingy goodness is just the thing to banish those February blues. Lisbeth Burich counts down the restaurants that will transport you to far hotter places. CHAI STREET With three venues across Cardiff and a fourth opening in Roath, this […]

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JOHN SELWAY | INTERVIEW WITH BIOGRAPHER JON GOWER

JOHN SELWAY | INTERVIEW WITH BIOGRAPHER JON GOWER

Ahead of Jon Gower’s latest book release, Katy Westaway sat down with the author to discuss his celebration of visionary artist John Selway. Jon explores his extraordinarily ordinary life in a new biography entitled Vigilant Imagination: Encounters with John Selway, written before John’s passing in 2017. Despite his artistic skill the artist chose to stay […]

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ULTIMATE GUIDE TO VALENTINE’S DAY IN WALES | FEATURE

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO VALENTINE’S DAY IN WALES | FEATURE

V-day looms and there’s no escaping it, but before you utter an exasperated sigh you should check these alternative romantic ideas compiled by Lisbeth Burich. With so much on offer throughout the country, the annual celebration of love could extend far beyond the tired old chocolate-and-roses cliché. LEARN A NEW SKILL Become a chocolatier for […]

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