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HARRY BELAFONTE: Star who was on a mission to use fame to push civil rights movement

Sidney Poitier (left), Harry Belafonte and Charlton Heston at the 1963 Civil Rights March in Washington DC

Published: 20 September, 2012
by ANEGLA COBBINAH

GROOVES: The Gutter Brothers bring their 'pots and pans' sounds back to Camden

The Gutter Brothers, from left: Tony Green (vocals), Steve Turner (bass), Chris

The Gutter Brothers, from left: Tony Green (vocals), Steve Turner (bass), Chris Cawte (guitar) and Jeff Walker (drums)

CASA festival's edgy theatre productions to bring home comforts for London's Latin American expats

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La Periodista

La Periodista, a one-woman play about an imprisoned journalist

Published: 13 September, 2012
by LEO GARIB

GROOVES: How 1960s musicians resurfaced for Joshua Radin's Underwater album

Joshua Radin

Joshua Radin’s new album, Underwater, features musicians who have worked with some of the industry’s legends

NO STONE UNTURNED: Philip Norman's biography paints both sides of Mick Jagger

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Philip Norman (left) has written a life story of Mick Jagger (right)

Philip Norman (left) has written a life story of Mick Jagger (right)

Published: 13 September, 2012
by PIERS PLOWRIGHT

UPSTAIRS-DOWNSTAIRS: Exhibition uncovers the female influence on history of Kenwood House

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Two Cows at Caen Wood Hampstead’ 1797  by Julius Caesarpicture

Two Cows at Caen Wood Hampstead’ 1797  by Julius Caesarpicture © English Heritage Archives

Published: 6 September, 2012
by DAN CARRIER

GROOVES: Grime star Kano reveals why Africa Express is a first-class ride for musicians

Kano (right) Africa Express musicians prepare to leave King’s Cross (left)

Kano (right) Africa Express musicians prepare to leave King’s Cross (left) Picture: Simon Phipps

Published: 6 September, 2012
by ROISIN GADELRAB

TOO LEFT-WING? The campaign for a statue in London to honour George Orwell

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George Orwell, described by John Humphreys as ‘the patron saint of the BBC’

George Orwell, described by John Humphreys as ‘the patron saint of the BBC’