Alabama 3 do soundtrack for crime caper
April 1, 2015, No comments

Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Local band Alabama 3 – the guys behind the theme song for the Sopranos – […]

Courttia Newland at the Bookjam. Photo credit: Stuart Taylor

A delightful first Brixton Bookjam of 2015

March 3, 2015, No comments

Another March, another brilliant Brixton BookJam. 12 writers read to a local crowd at the BookJam’s regular venue the Hootananny on Monday ...


INTERVIEW: Solsine, house music duo

November 14, 2014, 1 Comment

Solsine are an upcoming local group whose musical style ranges from garage and drum & bass to EDM and deep house. They’ve been likened to Chase ...

ENGAGING: Sophie Sparham reads to the crowd pic by Stuart Taylor

Bursting at the seams: Brixton Bookjam expands and entertains another tickled crowd at the Hootananny

October 8, 2014, No comments

  BY SOPHIE BUSH “I don’t want to seem like a megalomaniac,” says Zelda Rhiando, co-organiser of October’s Brixton Bookja ...

  • FRIDAY FILM: The Stuart Hall Project
    Weekend ahead in Brixton: August 15-17
    August 14, 2014, No comments

    Friday August 15 Get yourselves to the Black Cultural Archives season opening at The Ritzy tonight, especially if you missed seeing ‘The Stuart Hall Project’ when it came out last year. [...]

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    Brixton Pub Review – Hootananny
    July 4, 2014, 1 Comment

    The Space A big, grungy space split into two rooms – one for live music and another filled with tables, chairs and pool tables. There’s a great garden out front [...]

  • Japanese novelist Hideo Furukawa on stage at the Brixton BookJam © Stuart Taylor 2014
    Brixton BookJam goes international
    March 6, 2014, No comments

    Arts contributor Rachel Segal Hamilton went along the latest Brixton BookJam to watch poets and novelists from home and abroad give readings to an enraptured crowd.   Brixton’s popular literary soirée [...]

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    Brixton Pubs in Focus
    October 3, 2013, 10 Comments

    Brixton’s pub landscape is as wonderful as it is diverse. We’ve recently made a series of features on just a few of the remarkable pubs on offer – so here [...]