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SECRET SPACES: NIGEL HODSON | FEATURE

SECRET SPACES: NIGEL HODSON | FEATURE

Cardiff-based photographer Nigel Hodson speaks with Buzz about being announced one of the world’s best photographers in the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. How does it feel to be listed as one of the best photographers in the Open Wildlife category? This is the first real photography competition that I have entered and I came […]

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THE UNTHANKS | LIVE PREVIEW

THE UNTHANKS | LIVE PREVIEW Tramshed, Cardiff, Sat 29 Apr In the 1950s, home recordings of poems and songs from an upper-middle class housewife were made that were only supposed to be heard by, at most, family and friends. These probably would have not been unearthed and released to the public if not for the […]

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PART CHIMP + GREY HAIRS + TWISTED ANKLE | LIVE REVIEW

PART CHIMP + GREY HAIRS + TWISTED ANKLE | LIVE REVIEW   Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Thu 27 Apr In the build-up to tonight’s show, former Future Of The Left man Jimmy Watkins took to Twitter to urge punters to arrive early enough to catch the opening act. More fool anyone who saw but failed […]

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HAPPY GATHERING: DIM SUM MENU | FOOD REVIEW

HAPPY GATHERING: DIM SUM MENU | FOOD REVIEW

Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff. 029 2039 7531 / www.happygatheringcardiff.co.uk Food: **** Atmosphere: *** Arguably one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Cardiff, Happy Gathering stands out as one of the culinary highlights in Canton’s bustling foodie scene. The restaurant is also renowned for its dim sum (Chinese tapas) and is a popular spot for […]

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INANIMATE PEOPLE | BOOK REVIEW

INANIMATE PEOPLE | BOOK REVIEW

Gerhard Kress (Mabon Arts Publishing) This book is the accompaniment to a touring art exhibition which was at the Senedd last month. You can catch some of these images, hopefully, at the YMCA shop in Pontypridd this month, too, when it will become a pop-up gallery. Gerhard Kress is a musician, artist, and writer of […]

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12 HIGHLIGHTS FROM DIFFUSION | PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURE

12 HIGHLIGHTS FROM DIFFUSION | PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURE

12 highlights from Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography 2017 Selected by David Drake, Festival Director Amak Mahmoodian Shenasnameh   Iranian artist Amak Mahmoodian’s project Shenasnameh offers new insights into Persian women’s identity against a backdrop of state censorship and control. Subtle differences in appearance are discernible in these found passport photographs, but in some images […]

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DEAFHEAVEN / YOUTH CODE | LIVE REVIEW

DEAFHEAVEN / YOUTH CODE | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Wed 26 Apr Deafheaven arrive for their first show in Cardiff on an unseasonably bitter April evening – the cold perhaps going some way to explaining the turnout, with the Tramshed half full/ half empty depending on your outlook. The crowd’s numbers are sadly not […]

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DAN PATLANSKY / ASH WILSON | LIVE PREVIEW

DAN PATLANSKY / ASH WILSON | LIVE PREVIEW The Globe, Cardiff, Thurs 4 May Back in the UK following the release of his critically acclaimed album Introvertigo, celebrated South African blues-rock guitarist Dan Patlansky [pictured] is joined on this UK tour by special guest Ash Wilson, who is kicking up a storm with his debut […]

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SHAKIN’ STEVENS | LIVE REVIEW

SHAKIN’ STEVENS | LIVE REVIEW   St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Mon 24th Apr It seems almost cruel to have a support band for someone as iconic as Shakin’ Stevens. The crowd are here to see Shaky, no one else. And as J Lee And The Hoodoo Skulls launch into their set of muscular blues-rock, flinty […]

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THE WYTCHES / WEIRDS | LIVE REVIEW

THE WYTCHES / WEIRDS | LIVE REVIEW   Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Mon 24 Apr Given the recent problems surrounding the future of Womanby Street, it’s comforting to see that the legendary Clwb Ifor Bach is a hive of activity tonight. There’s a gig in the bar downstairs, but the main room upstairs is buzzing […]

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