Three Eggs by Mike Snelle
June 12, 2011 – 11:00 am | No Comment

The three eggs were the palest of blues, almost white, and were freckled unevenly with tiny brown specks. They were the most beautiful things Thomas had ever held in his hands. He had seen plenty …

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INTERVIEW – TIBOR FISCHER
July 4, 2009 – 11:22 am | No Comment
INTERVIEW – TIBOR FISCHER

by Lee baker
Good literature is honest: it does not try to hoodwink or manipulate readers, and attempts to say something that relates to how life is, rather than obscuring it with words. When you meet …

MUSIC – PLUNDERING ZIZEK / SILENT DISCO
June 17, 2009 – 1:05 pm | No Comment
MUSIC – PLUNDERING ZIZEK / SILENT DISCO

by Lee Baker

The Sound Source, a new experimental music night in Kings Cross, had an unexpectedly high-brow veneer when I went last month, but the experience was mostly about pleasure, pure and simple.

BOOKS – GOOD TO BE GOOD, TIBOR FISCHER
June 13, 2009 – 9:26 am | No Comment
BOOKS – GOOD TO BE GOOD, TIBOR FISCHER

by Lee Baker

Good to Be God is refreshing. A book that has got things to say about morality, and how we should live, without any hand-wringing, and with jokes!

MUSIC – SIMON BOLIVAR YOUTH ORCHESTRA & OMAR PUENTE GROUP, ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
June 3, 2009 – 6:09 pm | No Comment
MUSIC – SIMON BOLIVAR YOUTH ORCHESTRA & OMAR PUENTE GROUP, ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL

by Lee Baker

The combination of the virtuoso Cuban violinist Omar Puente with members of an acclaimed Venezuelan youth orchestra promised to be a fiery pairing, stoked by the associations of revolution and Latin America.
The programme …

MUSIC – KRONOS QUARTET, BARBICAN
May 18, 2009 – 7:03 pm | No Comment
MUSIC – KRONOS QUARTET, BARBICAN

by Lee Baker

Last Sunday’s concert at the Barbican of contemporary Chinese music performed by San Francisco’s Kronos Quartet and the Chinese lute-player Wu Man achieved the difficult feat of being both delicately ceremonial and earthily …