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Festival Preview: Peckham Rye Music Festival 2017

After its inaugural 2016 edition, Peckham Rye Music Festival is returning to shake certain hip square meters of South London from the 12th-21st May, with a showcase of local and […]

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Why the travel ban won’t bring a halt to terrorist threat in the US

President Trump, after being in office for 12 days, signed 18 executive orders and memorandums. Surprisingly, the figure falls one short of the executive orders and memorandums signed by President […]

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Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]

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Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]

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THE BEST GIGS TO SEE THIS FEBRUARY

LAURA MVULA @ UNION CHAPEL, 3rd FEBRUARY In June 2016, Mvula returned to her music after personal struggles. I’ve never seen her live but I’ve heard her live. She did […]

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Sexy New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year CUB readers! I’m sure that you, just like me, are glad to see the back end of 2016- sure it wasn’t all bad- but it was overall, like globally, politically, morally the shittiest year in […]

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Five Shows to see in 2017

2017 is shaping up to be yet another great year for theatre in London! Listed below are my top five picks for must see shows of 2017…   The Wild […]

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What are your New Year’s Eve plans?

New Year’s Eve is a time fraught with worries: ‘what shall my resolutions be?’, ‘did I achieve enough this year?’, ‘why is time moving so fast?’ These may be some […]

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New Year, New… Food?

So, 2016 is nearly over. Thank god. It’s been a long year all round – Brexit, Trump, politics in general – and no matter what your ideologies, it seems like […]