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OF MICE AND MEN | STAGE PREVIEW

OF MICE AND MEN | STAGE PREVIEW

New Theatre, Cardiff Tue 3–Sat 7 May George and Lennie, the iconic migrant farm workers living in the time of America’s Great Depression, are coming to Cardiff. Of Mice and Men, the story of two unfortunate people working for a dream to build their own house and live peacefully, get themselves into trouble caused by […]

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JORIS VOORN | CLUBS PREVIEW

JORIS VOORN | CLUBS PREVIEW

Shangri-La Bank Holiday All-Dayer @ Tramshed, Cardiff Sun 1 May Though you may not have heard of him (and don’t confuse him with the other Dutch techno guy, Orlando Voorn), this technologically-advanced Rotterdam artist has achieved a lot in his 20 years DJing. His 2002 debut for the Keynote label contained hi-tech rhythmic textures and […]

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RELICS: A PHOTOSPHERICAL REFLECTION ON WALES | ART PREVIEW

RELICS: A PHOTOSPHERICAL REFLECTION ON WALES | ART PREVIEW

National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Sat 19 Mar-Sun 22 May A Cardiff based visual artist who transforms scenic panoramic images into large spherical 360º sculptures, that he called photospheres, is to have his work displayed in Swansea. The captivating new art form, created by photography and artist Matt Wright, are of various historical sites from around […]

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DAN BETTRIDGE | MUSIC PREVIEW

DAN BETTRIDGE | MUSIC PREVIEW

St. Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan Fri 29 Apr Highly rated, up-and-coming singer-songwriter Dan Bettridge will be playing a home gig this month after taking his talents across the pond to the USA and Canada. The Vale Of Glamorgan will be Dan’s fourth stop on his tour; the Welshman’s ability to portray real soul […]

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GRAEME OF THRONES | STAGE PREVIEW

GRAEME OF THRONES | STAGE PREVIEW

Swansea Grand Theatre Wed 27 Apr Critically acclaimed parody stage play Graeme of Thrones will be arriving in Swansea this month, and in Cardiff in May. The hilarious stage production, which parodies the blockbuster TV franchise Game of Thrones takes us on a journey through the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, with countless laugh out loud moments along […]

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HOLLOW: JENNY HALL | ART PREVIEW

HOLLOW: JENNY HALL | ART PREVIEW

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Until Sat 7 May Jenny Hall’s interactive exhibit Hollow inspired by a copper mine, explores the creative destruction involved in the art of construction.  The giant hollow sculpture is made of loose cardboard boxes connected by magnets, to represent the ‘ore’ that has been extracted from inside the large mine model. The cardboard […]

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LETHAL BIZZLE | CLUBS PREVIEW

LETHAL BIZZLE | CLUBS PREVIEW

Tramshed, Cardiff, Sat 30 Apr Scene-smashing grime posterboy turned YouTube star, who once wrote an article for the Guardian headlined “David Cameron is a donut”, Lethal Bizzle’s 2004 track Pow! (Forward) was probably the genre’s biggest hit, and was so explosive and energetic that club owners instructed DJs not to play it for fear of violence […]

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PORTHCAWL JAZZ FESTIVAL | MUSIC PREVIEW

PORTHCAWL JAZZ FESTIVAL | MUSIC PREVIEW

Various venues, Porthcawl Fri 22-Sun 24 Apr If you do like to be beside the seaside, and like some swing in your music; maybe it’d be worth you checking out the 16th annual Porthcawl Jazz Festival. The picturesque town and its photogenic sea front makes for a worthy location for a fun weekend of music […]

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CHEON PYO LEE | ART PREVIEW

CHEON PYO LEE | ART PREVIEW

Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea Until Sat 30 Apr Korean born Cheon Pyo Lee’s current residency at Swansea’s Glynn Vivian Gallery is an opportunity for the New York based artist to showcase his experimental, chaotic and strangely accessible style to the community of Swansea. In return the community has the opportunity to engage with an internationally […]

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FLAVA D, SIR SPYRO | CLUBS PREVIEW

FLAVA D, SIR SPYRO | CLUBS PREVIEW

Sink @ Sin City Sat 16 Apr Swansea consistently punches above its weight when it comes to grime and garage lately, even outbooking Cardiff most of the time, and that’s largely down to the work of the Sink promoters. Last year alone they brought down DJs, producers and MCs including Big Narstie, Newham Generals, DJ […]