Music & Dance
Arts & Culture, Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, November 5, 2013 15:25 - 1 Comment
A new production by the London Algerian Ballet, premièring this Friday at the Tabernacle, offers a modern take on traditional Algerian music and dance.
Arts & Culture, Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire, Theatre - Thursday, November 1, 2012 0:00 - 1 CommentNext week sees the UK premiere of Unto the Breach, an adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry V by Al Zayotuna, Europe's most renowned Palestinian theatre and dance company. Ahmed Masoud and Souraya Ali explore the parallels and paradoxes behind the production.
Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, October 28, 2012 0:00 - 5 CommentsAs 2012 slows to an end, this week sees the timely release of “Sorry to Bother You”, the new album by US Hip-hop band The Coup fronted by activist Boots Riley. Usayd Younis and Sara Shah find a release that merges clever social commentary, punk rebellion and funky beats to create a timeless and unique sound.
Arts & Culture, Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, September 9, 2012 13:20 - 0 CommentsAt his last London performance, US hip-hop artist Brother Ali announced his intention to address some 'real issues' in his next release. 'Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color', released next week, is a step beyond real, Usayd Younis discovers.
Arts & Culture, Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, June 26, 2012 15:15 - 9 CommentsJaJa Soze's 'Beautiful Sister' reasserts the problematic nature of conscious Hip Hop's recent attempts to engage in gender politics. Only through self-reflection can these problems be addressed and patriarchal attitudes overcome, says Robert Kazandjian..
Arts & Culture, Film & TV, Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Friday, June 22, 2012 0:00 - 1 CommentAs a new documentary by Pablo Navarrete, Jody Mcintyre and Lowkey is being released this summer, Derek Oakley went to a special screening of Navarrete's earlier film "inside the revolution" and reflects on its depiction of Venezuela, Chavez and the people living revolution.
Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Monday, June 18, 2012 0:00 - 2 CommentsTerrence Elliott-Cooper reviews the latest release from scholar, activist and UK Hip-Hop artist, Akala.
Arts & Culture, Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Saturday, May 12, 2012 0:00 - 1 CommentIn anticipation of the release of his new album "Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color", US Hip-hop artist Brother Ali is currently on a UK tour. Ceasefire's Usayd Younis went to see him perform in London.
Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, April 22, 2012 0:00 - 2 CommentsLike much social unrest, the music of the streets has drawn its own narratives of the revolts in August 2011. Terence Elliott-Cooper picks out some of his favourites
Music & Dance, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, March 20, 2012 22:12 - 0 CommentsFormed two decades ago, LA HipHop collective Dilated Peoples are still going strong. Adam Elliott-Cooper went to see them perform at the Islington Academy.
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