The new play set in JK Rowling's wizarding world is a nostalgia trip.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, or The Abduction from the Seraglio, hits the spot when staged at Glyndebourne.
It sounds spoilt to complain about room service, or fret about your dressing-room rider. But still, I can see why it happens.
Bob Stanley unpicks the recording industry’s tangled history of takeovers, piracy and changing technology.
As the perception of a tacit complicity by the Muslim community in terrorist activity has gained traction, art has become a major outlet for protest and dissent.
Nile Rodgers is responsible for $2bn worth of hits – with Chic, Madonna, David Bowie – but he can’t switch off the noise in his head.
How symbolism and happiness are captured in joint American-Cuban cultural endeavours.
The Talking Heads member on curating the Southbank Centre's Meltdown festival, the unfairness of book awards, and why the best line-ups surprise.
If I look to the generations above me, the still successful men form a long list – Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, Springsteen, the Stones et al.
What with Russia’s homophobia and Britain’s EU tensions, it’s not really about the music anymore.
Danny Boyle, the man behind the Olympics and the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, speaks to the New Statesman at the opening of HOME, Manchester's answer to London's Southbank.
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