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Author Interview: Yuval Zommer

The acclaimed children’s author and illustrator discusses exploring the ocean in his latest work The Big Book of the Blue. Read my full Thames & Hudson interview here Advertisements

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Talking tap on Mark Forrest’s show

I joined Mark Forrest on his BBC radio show to talk La La Land and the tap revival. Click here to listen to the interview (I’m on at about 2hr 42min)

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New Design Museum, Caravaggio and Zadie Smith

On my November MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: New designs The Design Museum reopens with a permanent collection and the Designs of the Year Don’t miss: Life and soul The National Gallery explores Caravaggio’s influence on his contemporaries Commuter corner Zadie … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

From historical Argentina to today’s international festivals: the development of queer tango. Read my full Dancing Times article here

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Practice, nudity and the German Open

My articles in the July issue of Dance Today, out now: Practice makes perfect How to master the art of practising The naked truth Is flashing the flesh a necessary part of dance? Stepping Out The Brits impress at the competitive German Open Championships New in … Continue reading

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We Made It: Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Zurich, London, New York…Somerset. It may seem unlikely, but an 18th-century farm in the West Country is the new place to be for contemporary art aficionados. Last year, renovations were completed on the 10 buildings of Durslade Farm, left to … Continue reading

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Swing, Champagne-swilling and Carrie

My articles in the June issue of Dance Today, out now: Swing while you’re winning Scott Cupit, our Teacher of the Year 2015, recalls his journey from struggling start-up to leader of a swing revolution Bloodless Carrie: The Musical at Southwark Playhouse needs more guts … Continue reading

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The art of living

Highlights of my February MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: The special relationship Gain a new perspective on some of our most iconic buildings with Sir John Soane’s Museum’s behind-the-scenes look at architect/client relations Don’t miss: Play detective Can you spot … Continue reading

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Top teachers, best adverts and the world of showdance

My articles in the February issue of Dance Today, out now: Just ad dance How does fleet-footed advertising affect the dance industry as a whole, and what made our top 10 ads? Teacher of the Year 2015 As we open our competition, dance luminaries pay … Continue reading

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Austen’s ring, literary festival, War Horse and half-term help

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month, Jane Austen’s ring returns home after a £152,450 campaign, Purbeck Literary Festival debuts, and there’s cultural half-term help in the form of Castle Quest, LEGO models and Bugsy Malone, plus my pick of February’s top … Continue reading

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