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"Keep the Cat Free"
02/09/14

Arts

  • Editors: Arianna Sorba
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Delight your inner Barbie doll

  What: Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 Where: Victoria & Albert Museum, SW7 When: Until 15th March 2015 Price: £12, £8 students     Wedding days: they’re everyone’s opportunity to live out their fairy tale. And, of course, the best way to feel like a princess is to look like a princess – cue the ever-fascinating obsession of the ...
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  • Friday June 6, 2014

What A Testament

  Who was Mary? From biblical sources we know that she was the mother of Jesus; from them on it gets a little fuzzy, depending on which line of Christianity you’re following.    But who was Mary really? ...
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  • Friday June 6, 2014

Moriarty gets messy with money

  It is a strange quirk of the human condition that we can enjoy being uncomfortable. Simon Stephens’ new play Birdland at the Royal Court Theatre manages to captivate an audience whilst remaining incredibly painful to ...
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  • Friday June 6, 2014

The Great Cover Up

  Back in February,Felix ran an article on the history of the female nude in art. But what of the male? The female nude is omnipresent and openly celebrated in Western ...
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  • Friday May 9, 2014

No Such Sweetness

  In January of this year, the UK Government pledged to accept 500 refugees from the Civil War in Syria. Oh My Sweet Land tackles the other 2.3 million refugees who ...
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  • Friday May 9, 2014

What’s that in the background?

What: Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting Where: National Gallery, WC2 When: Until 21st September Price: FREE     What are paintings all about anyway? In the Renaissance, paintings mainly represent stories from Saints’ lives, mythology and history. ...
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  • Friday May 9, 2014

MTSoc Produce the Producers

Somehow on a blustery Tuesday evening I found myself invited to the dress rehearsal of MTSoc’s latest performance, The Producers. For those unfamiliar with this play, the basic plot is ...
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  • Tuesday March 18, 2014

An alcoholic bucolic frolic

DramSoc’s spring term production of Jerusalem, directed by Grace Surman, opens with a young girl wearing fairy wings singing the eponymous hymn in the middle of the countryside. A peaceful ...
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  • Friday March 14, 2014