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Poetry changes lives (1)

The last intense month has been filled with poets a-plenty, including discoveries of wonderful new writers but, sadly, no time to write about them. Finally, here’s the first instalment… 323 more words

Remembering David Oluwale

I was really pleased to read and perform with the Baggage Handlers on Wednesday night at the inaugural event for the David Oluwale site on the cold bank of the River Aire. 624 more words

Mapping Slamming UK Migrant Justice Weekend

Couple of related events happening this weekend.

First up: Leeds Black Film Club showing Maafa Legacy tonight; then following on from the Virtual Migrants Crude Killings… 253 more words

Poetical Political

A Letter for Mama Oluwale- Zodwa Nyoni

Powerful poem from brilliant poet and playwright Zodwa Nyoni about David Oluwale. Performed at the Britain on Trial event in Leeds, 2011


Just Poetry

“Most people I know call it Slam Poetry, Performance Poetry, Spoken Word.
For the sake of, like, the masses and for the sake of the professors… 95 more words

Poetical Political

James reviews BIFF 2012: Day one

Hello! It’s that special time of year that excites me more than any other, no not Christmas; it’s the Bradford International Film Festival. This is the festival’s 18th year, and recently our beloved Pictureville Cinema has celebrated its 20th Anniversary, but for other reasons, this festival is an especially interesting one. 858 more words


Bradford International Film Festival's hidden gems

We asked some influential local film bloggers to offer their festival tips for the less cinephilic film lovers amongst us.

Mike McKenny (@destroyapathy), a local film writer/editor who runs the Leeds/Bradford based community film society… 476 more words