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A Tribute to Abram Wilson

Peter Quinn

Preview: ReVoice! 2013

Peter Quinn

Brighton Comedy Festival, 4-20 October

Veronica Lee

Tickets are now on sale for the Brighton Comedy Festival (4-20 October), which takes place in several venues in the South Coast town.As ever, the...

The arts' search for funding goes digital

Theartsdesk

Even visitors from distant galaxies will be aware that, when it comes to the arts, state munificence is not what it was. Cuts are biting deep into an...

Kinoteka: The Polish Film Festival

Peter Culshaw

Over the last few years the Poles have been pumping money into the arts, partly as a way of branding the country (it works according to their...

Anniversary Special: The Dark Side of the Moon

Theartsdesk

Prepare for a week of Floydian analysis as a prog masterwork turns 40

Altitude Festival 2013

Veronica Lee

Alpine comedy festival line-up announced

Oscars 2013

Theartsdesk

The Academy Awards are approaching, and theartsdesk is laying on a week's worth of coverage

Local Hero's 30th birthday

Theartsdesk

This weekend we celebrate with writer-director Bill Forsyth and stars Denis Lawson and Peter Riegert

Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2013 launched

Veronica Lee

GIGF now in its 11th year

Public's chance to be an Olivier Awards 2014 judge

Ismene Brown

Free tickets to top shows as dance and opera panels seek the voice of the people

2013 Jazz FM Music Awards: the nominees

Peter Quinn

Sonny Rollins, Ronnie Scott's and Roller Trio up for inaugural Jazz FM Awards

Black Cat Cabaret

Veronica Lee

New club opens in fabled venue

David Bowie, 66, releases first new single in a decade

Theartsdesk

theartsdesk reviews the song, the video and the event, and brings news of the album

Woodystock and LOCO London Comedy Festival

Karen Krizanovich

A Woody Allen celebration warms London up for its very own comedy film festival in January

Star young choreographer wins leading Royal Ballet role

Ismene Brown

Liam Scarlett to quit dancing to focus on creating new ballets

There are more theatre-goers than football-goers - arts awards defiant

Ismene Brown

Theatre Awards UK acclaim Sweeney Todd, Opera North and Akram Khan

Swan Lake in world's cinemas tonight launches new offensive on elitism

Ismene Brown

32 countries will hook up to Royal Opera House relays of opera and ballet

Ballot opens for Mercury Album of the Year gig

Russ Coffey

Michael Kiwanuka, Maccabees and Alt-J headline

Christine Tobin embarks on autumn tour

Peter Quinn

The jazz vocalist promotes one of the year's finest albums, Sailing to Byzantium

Opinion: Bazalgette is welcome at the Arts Council

Ismene Brown

The man who debased British TV now holds the public arts purse - a crazy choice? Not necessarily

Dancer Nigel Charnock 1960-2012

Ismene Brown

Untimely death of maverick performer of unique physicality and dextrous verbal wit

Jon Lord, 1941-2012

Russ Coffey

Rock's much-loved classical crossover keyboardist has tinkled his last ivory

theartsdesk Olympics: Let The Games Begin

Theartsdesk

Introducing our own Olympiad, a new series which takes a sideways cultural look at runners, riders and wrestlers

Razzle Dazzle Fizzle: Chicago to Close

Jasper Rees

The West End is losing its longest-running American musical after 15 years

Thinking of Something Funny: Eric Sykes, 1923-2012

Jasper Rees

The last of the vaudevilleans, who ignored disability to carry on seeing the funny side

Diana The Movie: From the Bunker to Buck House

Jasper Rees

Naomi Watts and the director of Downfall take on the People's Princess

Alternative National Anthems

Peter Culshaw

As Euro 2012 climaxes and the Olympics draw near, isn't it time to overhaul our out-dated national anthems?

Welsh Week: Dinefwr, Adain Avion, Llangollen, BrynFest

Jasper Rees

A new literary festival, an old singing festival, London 2012 moves to the Valleys, Faenol moves to London