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British saxophonist YolanDa Brown on how she created a new genre of music.
text Mamma Mia stars attend London premiere
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:59:50 GMT
Meryl Streep and Cher reveal why they wanted to be in the new Mamma Mia film.
Latitude headliners honour the UK heat wave by naming their hottest hit of 2018 so far.
A comedian was asked to move her mobility scooter out of a disabled space on a train.
text Nile Rodgers: To be recognised is 'weird'
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:45:00 GMT
Guitarist and producer on his popularity and the long wait between Chic albums
The ex-Oasis star had tweeted that he was in Suffolk ahead of the secret gig at Latitude.
text The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival begins
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:12:58 GMT
The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival gets under way with music from New Orleans based Soul Brass Band.
Actress Holly Hunter on whether the 14-year wait for the new Incredibles film is worth it.
Three Identical Strangers tells the story of triplets separated at birth and put up for adoption.
Brothers Alex and Nick are making a documentary about Down's Syndrome.
Comedian Paul Chowdhry talks about his life in comedy and why he's not afraid to push the boundaries.
Tactile boards have been introduced in Chile's capital to make the city's murals more accessible.
It took 17 years to build Sydney Opera House. The lead engineer, Sir Jack Zunz, describes how the architect quit, costs spiralled and locals thought it a joke.
Former TOWIE star Danielle Armstrong says she bought cannabis oil for her friend who was dying from breast cancer.
text Why John Cleese is leaving the UK for Nevis
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 23:33:11 GMT
The Monty Python star blames newspapers and Brexit for his decision to relocate to the Caribbean.
Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journalist now based in the US, on why so many women have sent her videos of themselves dancing.
Beth Yarnelle Edwards goes back to photograph families she profiled 20 years ago.
It's been blamed by police, politicians and the media as fuelling a surge in violent crime in London.
Best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen, Emilia Clarke is now a Royal College of Nursing ambassador.
This symphony orchestra in Ghana is making new audiences 'fall in love with classical music'.
A new exhibition gives people the opportunity to see and feel what it's like to cross the US border.
text Haptic gloves help blind people to 'see' art
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:03:38 GMT
A virtual reality kit is helping visually impaired people "see" art through haptic gloves.
text Hong Kong's rock song of freedom
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 23:02:33 GMT
Can an iconic Hong Kong protest anthem bridge the divide with mainland China?
text Artist forms whale choir in North Shields
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 15:45:04 GMT
French artist Marina Rees has formed a "whale choir" to launch her new exhibition
text 'Liam Gallagher is gonna win the World Cup!'
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:34:09 GMT
Bands on their favourites for glory in Russia.
text Annie Lennox becomes university chancellor
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 17:49:05 GMT
The singer-songwriter said she was "humbled and awed beyond measure" to be appointed to the ceremonial role.
Simon McCoy and Peter Levy met each other for a match on the original Wimbledon tennis ground.
Meet 23-year-old Sherrie Silver, who masterminded the dance choreography on Childish Gambino's This is America.
text The 103-year-old pianist
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 23:40:10 GMT
Colette Maze was born in 1915 and has played the piano for over a century.
text How can you dance without music?
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 23:02:22 GMT
The story of a deaf dance star.
Ben Kinsella was stabbed to death a decade ago in north London.
A new production for children with complex learning needs takes a novel approach to theatre.
Carrie Gracie, the former BBC China editor who quit in a dispute over pay, says "I am equal", as the BBC apologises for underpaying her.
text Feminist activists discuss women's magazines
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 11:24:21 GMT
Young feminists discuss what is missing in women's magazines.
The music producer is working with the north London winner of the global "best teacher" prize.
Sophia Hadjipanteli, 21, is celebrating a fuller, darker eyebrow and wants others to be more accepting.
text Graffiti: Is it culture or vandalism?
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:07:40 GMT
One artist who's been to prison for tagging trains reflects on graffiti as an art form and a crime.
Nigerian artist Kareem Waris Olamilekan is inspired by Arinze and Michelangelo.
A beachside hotel became a gig venue for the Oscar-winning director's film inspired by The Beatles.
text This four-year-old's art sells for thousands
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 19:48:46 GMT
Advait Kolarkar has become the youngest artist to exhibit at the ArtExpo fair in New York.
Radio 1 and 1 Xtra presenter and grime artist, DJ Target, responds to recent critical headlines about the music genre.
Musicians including Newton Faulkner took part in the festival next to the DMZ between the two Koreas.
Meet the sisters whose painting business adds gloss to their music.
How one schoolgirl juggles school, dancing, playing musical instruments and DJing.
When Hurricane Maria struck, José Andrés's World Central Kitchen project fed more people in Puerto Rico than any other relief group.