It’s a highly unlikely storyline: in 1984, a group calling themselves Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners set about fundraising for strikers in a small Welsh mining village, overcoming local prejudice and defying media ridicule to form one of the most unlikely – and powerful – allegiances in the history of civil rights. Implausible, yes. Incredibly, it’s a true story.
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Artist Luciana Rosado on Painting, Parenthood and the Power of Words (Interview)
What’s on Cambridge talks to artist Luciana Rosado, whose first UK solo exhibition The Spare Room is currently showing at Murray Edwards College.
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Cambridge Film Festival | Don’t Miss: Cherry Tobacco (Review)
Powerful performances and sublime cinematography help to make this thoughtful Estonian gem one of the highlights of this year’s Festival.
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Gustav Metzger’s LIFT OFF! (Review)
Pioneer of a mid-20th Century movement that centred around Auto-Creative and Auto-Destructive art, Gustav Metzger sought to find a way of integrating art with scientific and technological advances – or even to remove the artist from the process of creation altogether. Now, his site-specific sculpture-experiments have been recreated in an intriguing retrospective at Kettle’s Yard.
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The Polar Museum & Delivery by design: Stamps in Antarctica (Review)
Recently redesigned and peppered with fascinating temporary exhibits, the Scott Polar Research Institute captures the high drama of polar exploration with an emotive urgency that makes it one of Cambridge’s most powerful cultural gems.
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Buddha’s Word: The Life of Books in Tibet and Beyond (Review)
Li Ka Shing Gallery | Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Centuries before the Gutenberg Press revolutionised the spread of Christian and secular thought across Europe, the words of another great religious leader were being expertly printed all across South-East Asia.
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