Friday, June 23, 2017

YOUNG PEOPLE GET CREATIVE WITH BEST OF BIRMINGHAM’S SOUTH ASIAN CULTURE

DESI MOVES - the award-winning youth arts participation programme celebrating streetwise South Asian sounds and styles - is back this summer as part of UTSAV: the Year of South Asian Culture. How do young Brummies of South Asian descent feel...

Sacred Sounds: Sikh Music Traditions and the First World War

Presented by Alchemy and SAA-uk in association with The Network of Sikh Organisations, U.K. Saturday 3 June to Wednesday 15 November 2017 in Doncaster, Leeds, Bradford, Newcastle, Gateshead, Birmingham and Ilkley   Sacred Sounds tells some of the largely forgotten stories of...

Fyre Festival Goes Down in Flames

It was supposed to be the festival of a lifetime. Organised by hip hop artist Ja Rule, Fyre Festival was advertised as a music festival held on an island in the Bahamas and boasting luxury accommodation, food and entertainment. Tickets...

What’s On at Cannes 2017

The illustrious Cannes Film Festival will be returning on the 17th-18th May, celebrating the very best of the film, tv and acting industry. Stars from all over the world will be flying into the Cote d’Azur to watch the...

Win Free Pair of Tickets to See ‘Sukanya!’

In partnership with Media Moguls, we are giving away two free tickets to see the upcoming 'Sukanya' show, celebrating  the iconic musician Ravi Shankar. The new touring project is a co-production between the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Curve Theatre, Leicester and...

Interview: Mother Tongues from Farther Lands

This month, British theatre producer Dawinder Bansal launches brand new theatre show Mother Tongues from Father Lands. The uplifting, inspiring and emotion-filled show has real stories of South Asian women relayed by female celebrities in a series of gripping...

Mother Tongues from Farther Lands

By Sajeela Kershi  True stories told by Shobu Kapoor, Shyama Perera and Sajeela Kershi Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton Tuesday 23 May @ 7.30pm   'Here's to strong women, may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them' Mother Tongues from Farther Lands is...

‘Badri – The Cloud’ To Release In UK Cinemas

Badri - The Cloud, a film based on the natural calamity that struck Uttarakhand during the floods of 2013 is set to release in the UK cinemas. The film releases on 26th May 2017 through Blue Sapphire Films in...

The Royal Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra And Curve, Leicester Present Sukanya – An Opera...

  Multicultural Cast Gather for Ravi Shankar’s Final Work 12 May at 7.30pm at Curve, Leicester 14 May at 7.30pm at The Lowry, Salford 15 May at 7.30pm at Symphony Hall, Birmingham 19 May at 7.30pm at Royal Festival Hall, London   The Royal Opera, London...

Faryal Makhdoom to star in Celebrity Big Brother

The worldwind drama continues. Faryal Makhdoom has been approached to star in the next season of Celebrity Big Brother. The American model and wife of British boxer, Amir Khan, has been in and out of the news over the past...