Powerful pieces are on display at British Museum’s latest big show but its eclecticism means their context is lacking, argues Hassan Mahamdallie
This is the story of struggling artists in New Orleans and their resilience
Captivating performances and musical talent in a context of peasants and modernisation makes for interesting viewing
If someone forced you at gun point to describe Idles’ latest album in two words, you could do a lot worse than “angry” and “loud”.
There are some problems with Spike Lee’s new film, not least how it portrays the cops, but it redeems itself with its key message, says Antony Hamilton
The Guardians is an interesting exploration— in the last 20 minutes— of how the First World War changed the role of women in the workplace and the family
An exhibition of photographs about black British life shows the gear change from first arrival to first resistance against racism
“Revolutions would be a lot more successful if we could make them with the people of the future, not the flawed, self-centred specimens we have now,” says Bolshevik soldier Pavel in Alan Gibbons’s fictional account of the Russian Revolution.
The term “magical realism” is today generally used to describe a form of literature and is strongly associated with writers in South America.
The London Korean Film Festival 2018 presents a series of screenings and events showcasing independent documentary filmmaking from Korea
Frostpunk mixes beautifully designed steampunk visuals with a narrative that puts the player in charge of the last humans on Earth
Heartbreak, tragedy and fantasy tell a story from the side of the silent victims and the people left behind in the wake of violence
Theatre critic Mark Brown offers a guide to the forthcoming Edinburgh Festival—including spectacle, solo performances, Shakespeare and comedy
If you are in London this summer it is worth dropping in to Somerset House to an exhibition paying homage to magazines—Print! Tearing it up.
This new exhibition places Rembrandt’s work alongside pieces by the British artists he inspired.
The mainstream media likes to portray Al Qaeda fighters simply as fanatical terrorists, but a new documentary shows how they live, says Harjeevan Gill
The Lehman Trilogy is a three-hour, three-person play that tells the story of the rise and fall of US banking giant Lehman Brothers.
The List on display at the Chisenhale Gallery documents the refugees who have died at the hands of the European Union’s “Fortress Europe” immigration policy
Graffiti writer A Dee spoke to Socialist Worker about the recent deaths of artists Trip, Lover, and KBag and what they show about the state’s policy
Anyone who went on convoys to the “jungle” refugee camp in Calais will recognise the Afghan restaurant.