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66: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Elephant and Castle

5/25/2018
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Do people tell the truth when they talk in their sleep? Could anyone be on the verge of admitting some dark desire, or telling the person beside them what they really think? That’s the dangerous premise behind Elephant & Castle, the result of three years of Tom Adams’ recorded sleep-talk. Tom and his wife Lillian Henley join Melita and Rebecca in studio. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13550/elephant_and_castle/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see :...

Duration:00:14:52

65: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - The String's Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety

5/25/2018
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A live string quartet plays along to readings which explore some of the more discomforting aspects of human existence in The String's Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety. Actor and performer Cathy Tyson and the string quartet join Melita and Rebecca in the studio. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13557/the_string_quartets_guide_to_sex_and_anxiety/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the Broadcast...

Duration:00:18:42

64: Brighton Festival Radio Show 2018 - Episode 13

5/25/2018
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In this episode : we hear about the perils of talking in your sleep and sleepwalking; we discover new styles of tango music for the 21st century; find out how a children's show tackles ideas of disability and explore some of our deepest fears in words and music. 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:00:52:38

63: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Medea, Written in Rage

5/24/2018
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Jean-René Lemoine’s reimagining of the classic tale of passion and revenge casts Medea as the ultimate outsider. This dramatic monologue – half witness statement, half incantation – takes us from ancient Greece to modern Europe and back again in a provocative, blood soaked collage of performance, opera and sexual confession. Melita Dennett spoke to the show's Director Neil Bartlett. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13612/medea_written_in_rage/ To find out more about...

Duration:00:10:28

62: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Belshazzar's Feast

5/24/2018
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Fifty years ago a new choir was launched with a performance of Walton’s epic cantata Belshazzar’s Feast. That choir was Brighton Festival Chorus, now established as one of the finest symphony choruses in the UK and an integral part of the Festival. Just as in its 1968 debut, the Chorus is joined by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for this closing festival concert. Melita Dennett went to meet Gill Kay who programmes the Brighton Festival classical strand to find out more. Event Details:...

Duration:00:03:46

61: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Les Amazones d'Afrique

5/24/2018
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West Africa's first all-female super group has formed in the fight against violence towards women. This incredible collective of female stars are singing out against gender inequality over a soundtrack of funk, blues and dub. RadioReverb's Mark Johnson guides you through what to expect from the evening. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13520/les_amazones_dafrique/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb...

Duration:00:06:53

60: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Creation (Pictures for Dorian) by Gob Squad

5/24/2018
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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. Melita Dennett popped down to meet Gob Squad as they were setting up for their run. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13570/creationpicturesfor_dorian/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more...

Duration:00:11:19

59: Brighton Festival 2018 Radio Show - Episode 12

5/24/2018
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In this episode : we hear about a unique performance that explores self image through the lens of a classical work from Oscar Wilde; find out about a solo show that dives into the heart of darkness of Greek mythology and look ahead to a classical show to wrap up the Festival. 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:00:49:06

58: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Your Place Hangleton

5/21/2018
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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. Melita Dennett popped along to Hangleton in the first of two weekends of events Event Details: Hangleton: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13952/your_place/ East Brighton: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13954/your_place/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about...

Duration:00:06:27

57: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - SHUT DOWN

5/21/2018
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SHUT DOWN is a multi-screen video installation at ONCA Gallery featuring dance, spoken word and rap and explores masculinity and its pressures and contradictions. RadioReverb's Bruce Guthrie spoke to creator Charlotte Vincent of Vincent Dance Theatre and asked how the #MeToo movement coincided with her work. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13587/shut_down/ To find out more about Brighton Festival see : http://brightonfestival.org To find out more about RadioReverb - the...

Duration:00:08:05

56: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Oska Bright : Lose Your Head

5/21/2018
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Oska Bright Film Festival celebrates learning disabled workers in a selection of short films from around the globe. Oska Bright films show you the world differently; through the eyes and imagination of people who experience it differently. Oska Bright develops and promotes film from people unrepresented in the industry. Lose Your Head is a night of films at the Dukes of Komedia. Melita Dennett met the team behind the Oska Brighton Film Festival and spoke to film maker Matthew Kennedy....

Duration:00:09:11

55: Brighton Festival 2018 Bitesize - Dance The NELKEN Line

5/21/2018
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Dance the NELKEN Line is a community/dance performance created by German choreographer Pina Bausch and celebrates the four seasons. The participants walk in a line making hand movements mimicking the four seasons to the backing of Louis Armstrong's West End Blues. Melita Dennett went to the seafront to have a look. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/news/over60sdancetrouperecreatespinabauschs1982masterpiecethenelken-line-onbrightonsseafront/ To find out more about Brighton...

Duration:00:06:36

54: Brighton Festival Radio Show 2018 - Episode 11

5/21/2018
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In this episode : we find out how 200 local residents danced in perfect harmony on the seafront; hear about children's events still to come in this year's festival; look back at a weekend of community events; hear about the #MeToo movement's impact in a dance and video installation. 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:00:44:23

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...

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...

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