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Ellen Peirson-Hagger is the New Statesman's culture assistant.
Two shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival – Burgerz and Everything I See I Swallow – explore bodily autonomy in original ways.
“If you can’t have fun in a cathedral, do you really know what fun is?”
Across London, album listening events are becoming increasingly popular in an era of dwindling attention spans.
Karine Polwart’s Scottish Songbook and Hag, a new podcast series, are taking a fresh look at an old genre.
Enough of the idealising – it's time we acknowledge the sexism at the heart of the myth of the male "genius".
“It’s hard to make a living out of touring. This will make it harder.”
"Let's have a bit of a mess around with the audience": Jenny Hollingworth and Rosa Walton discuss their playful approach to touring.
“The 1975” is just another example of performative activism for the sake of cultural capital.
From Elvis to Justin Bieber, pop idols provide a powerful buzz; but fandoms also hold a social and emotional significance to those involved.
Despite ongoing attempts to return stolen treasures to their countries of origin, critics argue that the history of museums will always tie them to a colonial mindset.