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JORDAN BROOKES: BODY OF WORK | STAGE PREVIEW

JORDAN BROOKES: BODY OF WORK | STAGE PREVIEW

The Big Top, Cardiff Mon 22 May The Wales Unsigned Standup Award 2012 winner and Comedians Choice Nominee for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015 is returning to Edinburgh again this year for his third successive show at the Scottish capital. Jordan Brookes has earned many admirers in recent years for his original and […]

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FROM NOW ON | LIVE PREVIEW

FROM NOW ON | LIVE PREVIEW

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Fri 19 + Sat 20 May Returning in more of a concentrated dose this year, From Now On’s 2017 edition once again offers a snapshot of high quality contemporary music, of esoteric sounds and playful experimentalism. Organised by Welsh label Shape Records, the previous three years’ worth of festivals have seen […]

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THE CRUCIBLE | STAGE PREVIEW

THE CRUCIBLE | STAGE PREVIEW

New Theatre, Cardiff Tue 23-Sat 27 May Imagine you live in a small town and are accused of a serious crime you didn’t commit. Even friends are pointing the finger at you and other innocents. More and more people begin to bay for your blood. You’re put on trial, found guilty and put to death. […]

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EVERYMAN THEATRE: PAUL WILLIAMS | INTERVIEW

EVERYMAN THEATRE: PAUL WILLIAMS | INTERVIEW

The Chairman of Everyman Theatre, who’re behind the Cardiff Open Air Theatre festival, Paul Williams, speaks with Buzz about their work and how to get involved. How did Everyman Theatre, and your involvement with them, get started? Everyman Theatre themselves were established in 1942 where we were set up as a Unity Theatre Group focusing […]

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DIE FLEDERMAUS | STAGE PREVIEW

DIE FLEDERMAUS | STAGE PREVIEW

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Sat 20 May – Sat 24 June Die Fledermaus returns to the WNO’s season, directed by John Copley. This traditional dress production promises a return to the bubbly sparkle and fizz to the Vienna art-nouveau backdrop. It takes a hard heart not to be swept along by Die Fledermaus. It might be nonsense […]

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CARDIFF DATE IDEAS | FOOD FEATURE

CARDIFF DATE IDEAS | FOOD FEATURE

Picture the scene. You meet a charming prospective mate. You’re smitten. You ask them out. They agree. One problem: you’re a shell of a human being and don’t want them to realise this until at least the fourth date. Nathan Roach lends a hand to help you trick your date into thinking you’re actually more […]

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MAARJA NUUT | LIVE PREVIEW

MAARJA NUUT | LIVE PREVIEW

Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff Fri 12 May When you Google the country Estonia, their main contribution to singing at first seems to be as 2001’s Eurovision Song Contest winner, but that should be changing with musician Maarja Nuut gaining more worldwide recognition. The singer, who’s been called the ‘Baltic Björk’, had […]

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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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DERRICK MAY | CLUBS PREVIEW

DERRICK MAY | CLUBS PREVIEW

Delete @ Jacob’s Market, Cardiff Sun 30 Apr And, for our next Derrick… it’s Mayday. Delete’s pumping, ever-popular Sunday garden party returns with more Detroit techno heaven. Carl Craig hit the Gwdihw car park in 2015 and this time, at Jacob’s Market, Delete are taking it back even earlier to the first wave of Motor […]

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TEMPERANCE TOWN | CLUBS PREVIEW

TEMPERANCE TOWN | CLUBS PREVIEW

The Vaults, Cardiff Bay Sat 29 Apr This looks like the best night in the Vaults for some time, with three rooms of house, disco and funk to choose from – but I’m pretty sure temperance will be in short supply at an underground club in Tiger Bay. Chicago’s house hero and man of the […]

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