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53: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Xylouris White review

5/20/2018
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Combining free-jazz, avant-rock and ages-old Greek folk traditions, Xylouris White performed at this year's Brighton Festival. The duo are formed of Cretan lute player George Xylouris and Australian post-punk drummer Jim White (Dirty Three). Jack Claramunt went along to see their performance and joins Melita and Rebecca to give his thoughts. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13581/xylouris_white/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To...

Duration:00:06:46

52: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Blaas

5/20/2018
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Blaas is a Dutch creation which takes audiences inside air-filled spaces created through billowing cloth and giant inflatables. Melita Dennett went to meet performer Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti to find out more. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13527/blaas_blow/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts...

Duration:00:07:57

51: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Brownton Abbey

5/20/2018
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From the folks that brought Mykki Blanco to Brighton Festival 2017 comes Brownton Abbey - a new Afro-futurist collective that will take you to church! In this pastoral performance party, celestial beings from queer dimensions will transform Brighton Dome into a kaleidoscopic off-world temple. Tarik Elmoutawakil of Brighton's Marlborough Theatre and Rob Jones from Brighton Festival join Melita and Rebecca in studio to talk about the co-production between the two organisations. Event Details:...

Duration:00:12:45

50: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Kronos Quartet

5/20/2018
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San Fransisco's Kronos Quartet have pushed the boundaries of classical music for four decades. They're coming to the Brighton Dome on Sunday 20th May for a collaboration with Trio da Kali from Mali. RadioReverb's Mark Johnson spoke to Kronos Quartet's David Harrington to find out what people can expect. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13556/kronos_quartet_with_sam_green_and_trio_da_kali/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out...

Duration:00:10:06

49: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Young City Reads

5/20/2018
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The annual 'Big Read' for schools is back with Kid Normal, a hilarious, laugh-out-loud, adventure story for young readers about ordinary boy Murph, who is accidentally enrolled at a school full of superheroes. Marina Burton of Young City Reads who are behind the "Big Read" joined Melita and Rebecca in studio. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13545/young_city_reads_2018/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about...

Duration:00:09:00

48: Brighton Festival 2018 Radio Show - Episode 10

5/20/2018
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In this episode : we hear about an unusual performance that takes the audiences into spaces filled with air; we find out about a kaeledoiscopic queer party; talk about Young City Reads and learn how classical music and Malian sounds combine to push boundaries. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:52:07

47: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Seckou Keita and Catrin Finch

5/20/2018
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Senegal meets Wales in a collaboration between Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita and Welsh harpist Catrin Finch at this year's festival. They perform music from their long-awaited second album Soar, inspired by the migration of the osprey. RadioReverb's Mark Johnson spoke to Seckou Keita to find out whats in store. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13540/catrin_finch_seckou_keita/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more...

Duration:00:08:08

46: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Dance The NELKEN Line

5/20/2018
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Dance the NELKEN Line is a community/dance performance created by German choreographer Pina Bausch and celebrates the four seasons. Two of the performers from Three Score Dance join Melita and Rebecca in the studio ahead of their performance at Brighton Festival. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/news/over_60s_dance_troupe_recreates_pina_bauschs_1982_masterpiece_the_nelken-line_-_on_brightons_seafront/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To...

Duration:00:10:55

45: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Your Place

5/20/2018
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Now in it's second year, Your Place is a community initiative at Brighton Festival which takes the festival out of the city centre and into outlying parts of the city. This year events will take place over two weekends in Hangleton and East Brighton. Melita and Rebecca are joined by Valerie and Jacqui from Your Place to find out more. Event Details: Hangleton: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13952/your_place/ East Brighton: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13954/your_place/ To find...

Duration:00:11:46

44: Brighton Festival 2018 Radio Show - Episode 9

5/18/2018
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In this episode : we find out how some of Brighton's seniors will be dancing in harmony on the seafront; looking forward to weekend of community events taking in spoken word, dance, arts and more; and we hear how Senegal meets Wales in an unusual music collaboration. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:46:57

58: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Creation (Pictures for Dorian)

5/17/2018
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Inspired by Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray, who remains eternally youthful at a terrible cost to his soul, British - German arts collective Gob Squad are premiering Creation (Pictures for Dorian) in the UK at this years Brighton Festival. We hear more from Gob Squad's creators. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13570/creation_pictures_for_dorian/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media...

Duration:00:04:42

57: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Attractor and Les Kapsbergirls review

5/17/2018
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Brighton and Britain's Got Talent's Lorraine Bowen went along to see some shows at this year's Festival. She joins Melita Dennett and Rebecca Sandles in studio to give her thoughts on Attractor and Les Kapsbergirls. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:11:34

56: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Lankum

5/17/2018
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The award winning Irish four piece Lankum bring their own brand of folk with a dark edge to Brighton for this year's festival. Mixing music hall, drone and Americana they play St Georges Church on Friday 18th May. RadioReverb's Mark Johnson caught up with Lankum's Ian Lynch on the phone from Dublin. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13580/lankum/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast...

Duration:00:08:40

55: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - XFRMR

5/17/2018
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Scottish artist Robbie Thomson harnesses the power of the Tesla coil, the 19th century invention that first let us see electricity dance in his Brighton Festival show. With a pulsing soundtrack reminiscent of afrobeat and ambient electronica, visuals are created from the Tesla coil, shooting sensational sonic and visual fireworks flaring through the Faraday cage that contains it Rebecca Sandles went along to meet Robbie to find out more about the light and sound show. Event Details:...

Duration:00:08:43

54: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Gilbert and George + Life Model II review

5/17/2018
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Regular host Rebecca Sandle's nephew Tim is in town and has been along to some of the events at this year's Festival. He joins Rebecca and Melita in studio to talk about the Gilbert and George exhibition at Brighton Museum and Life Model II. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:07:57

53: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - The Humours of Bandon

5/17/2018
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The Humours of Bandon is a coming of age story set against the backdrop of an Irish dancing championship. RadioReverb's Anthony Martin met up with writer and performer Margaret McAuliffe ahead of the show's run at the Brighton Festival to find out more about the one woman show and about its inspirations. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13586/the_humours_of_bandon/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb...

Duration:00:08:17

52: Brighton Festival Radio Show 2018 - Episode 8

5/17/2018
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In this episode : we hear about a coming of age show set against the backdrop of an Irish dancing championship; visit a show where science and music collide and meet a folk band with a dark side. To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media Partner of Brighton Festival 2018 see : http://radioreverb.com #Brighton #Arts #Culture

Duration:00:48:24

51: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Gilbert and George

5/17/2018
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Gilbert & George are a Turner Prize-winning artist partnership, who have worked and shared their lives together for fifty years. The playful and ambiguous works on display at Brighton Museum explore themes essential to humanity and contemporary society including sex, faith, and identity. Melita Dennett went along to meet curator of Fine Art Jenny Lund to walk her through the exhibition. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13503/gilbert_and_george/ To find out more about...

Duration:00:10:35

50: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Fauna

5/17/2018
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Winner of Best Circus awards at both Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe Festivals 2017, Fauna combines circus and dance and sees performers transform themselves into spiders, frogs, birds of paradise and more. Performers Rhiannon Cave-Walker and Matt Pasquet join Melita and Rebecca in the studio. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13495/fauna/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast Media...

Duration:00:11:12

43: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Nakhane

5/17/2018
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Nakhane is one of South Africa's brightest stars. He’s won awards for his work as a singer, songwriter and instrumentalist, as well as for his writing and acting. Citing Malian musician Ali Farka Touré as an influence, Nakhane’s music also shows traces of Radiohead and David Bowie in the languid guitars and his beautiful soaring vocal harmonies. He performs at St Georges Church on Saturday 19th May as part of the Festival. RadioReverb's Mark Johnson takes a look at the musician. Event...

Duration:00:05:20

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