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Rye artist’s show

Rye based artist Luke Hannam will open his first solo exhibition on Monday February 27 in Cameron Contemporary Art in Brighton.

John Travolta (left) in Life on the Line

DVD review: Life on the Line (3 out of 5)

The work of the lineman is a very American phenomenon.

Sussex Concert Orchestra

Fascinating programme for this Christchurch concert

“Where the Mediterranean meets the midnight sun” might well describe Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2, to be performed by the Sussex Concert Orchestra, conducted by Kenneth Roberts, on Sunday March 5 at Christchurch, St Leonards.

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LA boys Vintage Trouble in visit to Bexhill’s DLWP

Over the past few years, Vintage Trouble have wowed audiences across the globe by opening for The Rolling Stones in London’s Hyde Park, touring North America and Europe with The Who, and playing sold-out headline shows worldwide.

Paris Snow

The romance of Paris Snow with local premiere

Coming to Kino Teatr next month is Paris Snow, an original musical drama which has been in development for four years, and is now ready to stage. It will feature a range of performers local to Hastings and St Leonards – both to showcase local talent, and to provide original theatre work in the area.

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Top gardener gives talk

With Spring just around the corner many green fingered folk could not resist the opportunity to hear words of wisdom on what it takes to build a Royal Horticultural Society award winning garden at an event held at Crowhurst village hall.

Sir Peter Blake has unveiled his latest and most unusual piece of pop art to date to mark the coming of smart meters to every home in Great Britain. Arrival of the Smart Meters

Pop Artist Sir Peter Blake donates work to Rye charity

Legendary British pop artist Sir Peter Blake is donating one of his latest and most unusual pictures The Arrival of the Smart Meters to ARRCC charity in Rye, East Sussex.

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Catsfield gig for acclaimed folk band led by Ben Somers

The Ben Somers String Band is recognised as one of the best acoustic music bands on the current folk scene playing original and traditional, bluegrass, old time and modern acoustic music.

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Giants of music collide in Battle

​Mrs Yarrington’s Music Club always aims to have “all colours of the musical spectrum” and next up is a live performance from the Quantum illusion Project featuring iconic sax player Trevor Watts and pianist Veryan Weston.

Ava Potter as Lilly and Oona (Running Wild). Photo Johan Persson

REVIEW: Running Wild at Chichester Festival Theatre

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild is no rehash of Kipling’s The Jungle Book.

Theatre and Comedy
Five star review for Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat SUS-170216-080137001

Superb Joe is a pitch perfect hit

A great example of the excellent entertainment being served up by the White Rock Theatre is that ageless magical musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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ACO - New orchestra for the south east conducted by William Kundhardt

Classical music but played in an unexpected way

Led by South Coast native William Kunhardt, the Arensky Chamber Orchestra (ACO) will make its south coast debut in March.

Hidden Figures

Film review: Hidden Figures (4 out of 5)

It seems there have been quite a few movies ‘based on true events’ recently. Some have told a good tale, some have highlighted interesting events.

Blurt at Kino Teatr on Thrusday February 23

Blurt and Near Jazz Experience

When poet/puppeteer Ted Milton picked up the alto sax for the first time he experienced catharsis.

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Hundreds of pupils perform in dance show

Pupils from school in Hastings and Bexhill gave some amazing performances at the annual Time To Dance Festival at the White Rock Theatre earlier this month.

Joe McElderry as Joseph

Nervous but excited - playing Joseph is an honour for Joe

There’s still time to see the nation’s favourite X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat which has performances left this week every evening and then Saturday at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm.

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Vibrant music and dance from The Gardens of Spain

Find passion, fire, grace and drama with The Gardens Of Spain at Kino Teatr next Wednesday, February 22, at 5pm and 7.30pm.

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Amazing line-up for Fat Tuesday

As preparations peak and final bands are slotted into place, Fat Tuesday’s organisers announce an exciting unplugged line up, an avant garde programme in Sunday Sonics, and a full agenda of talks and panels for Monday’s Unconvention.

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Charity event is just for the ladies

The Rainbow Trout pub, Chitcombe Road, Broad Oak is holding a ‘Swap and Sip’ event to raise funds for St Michael’s Hospice on Friday March 24, 8pm.

Kate Tempest (Photograph: Ben Quinton)

Brighton Festival launches 2017 programme

The full programme for this year’s Brighton Festival was unveiled today (February 15), with its youngest ever guest director Kate Tempest.

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