Read, Watch & Listen
Leo Long presents Shinryoku (新緑) Sprouting Green Grass, a celebration of music and nature as we enter springtime in the UK after the darkness of winter and the pandemic.
New East Cinema curator, Olya Sova, talks to writer and director Adilkhan Yerzhanov about his film, A Dark, Dark Man, available to rent on Cinema On Demand 1–30 April.
In this week’s archive edition we find ourselves in 2015 and face to face with a force of nature, a champion of the new, a man who stood up for his beliefs; he could even get a new concert halls built – Pierre Boulez.
A brand-new dance troupe took its bow on the Barbican stage, as members of the dance group at brain injury charity Headway East London were invited to take part in a series of workshops led by Kate Coyne, Associate Director at Michael Clark Company.
In this archive episode, we experience a play for power in Armando Iannucci’s absurdist drama The Death of Stalin, back in 2017 when Ben Eshmade spoke to Simon Russell Beale.
Join us as Sarah Lombardi, director of the Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne and Ben Platts-Mills, author and arts facilitator, discuss Martine Deyres’ documentary, Our Lucky Hours.
We're back digging in our archive for another listen to this interview from November 2017 where we found ourselves transfixed by the meditative and transcendental music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda.
In this workshop artist, Monica, shows us how to make an indoor forest out of materials we find at home. All the family can work together to decide how you want your indoor forest to look. Start by looking at any plants in your home or trees outside, discover the shape and texture of the leaves and use it as inspiration for your forest.
Barbican Young Poet alums, Jeremiah Brown and Gabriel Akamo speak to actor Sope Dìrísù about heritage, diversity in theatre audiences and training.
Almost 20 years ago, Ballet Black set out to change ballet’s racism problem. The impact this small company made since then is seismic. Founder Cassa Pancho looks back over two decades.