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Audre Lorde Remembered

Black lesbian feminist poet Audre Lorde framed political struggle for a generation of women in Europe and USA. It is difficult to overestimate her legacy. To mark twentieth anniversary of her death, Fringe Film Festival 2012 screened ‘Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984- 1992’. The response to the film highlighted the importance of Lorde’s legacy. Denise O’Connor and Betiel Baraki have captured some of the atmosphere for us.

Presented by: Betiel Baraki
Interviews by: Denise O’Connor
Reading of her own introduction: Sarah Ahmed
‘A Litany for Survival’ read by: Sarah Ahmed

# 2020-10-27 by CCRadio | Everything | Arts and Entertainment | LGBT | On Women

Word Active with Anne and Rosne

Local creatives Anne Gaelan and Rosne have joined forces for Word Active, a workshop that pairs poetry with street dance for kids. Violet speaks to the duo to find out more about the mind/body connection, and what led them to create this new form of poetry “recital”.

Package by: Violet Macdonald

# 2019-04-06 by CCRadio | Everything | Communities | Arts and Entertainment | Society, Culture & History

Arthur and Oscar: An interview with Anne Gaelan

In a book reviewing the life and work of Oscar Wilde, Arthur Ransome (author of Swallows and Amazons) described the persecuted writer as “a great man”. Little did he know, the book would lead to him being sued by Wilde’s lover, and shunned by society. Local filmmaker Anne Gaelan speaks about the short film she created chronicling the event, and how she hopes it’ll shed a light on LGBTQ+ matters throughout history.

Package by: Violet Macdonald

# 2019-01-15 by CCRadio | Society, Culture & History | Arts and Entertainment | Everything

Richard goes on a fearless dance adventure with Hansel and Gretel at The Place.

Richard goes on a fearless dance adventure with Hansel and Gretel at The Place.

Want to change it up this year? Uchenna Dance put their unique twist on the much loved fairy tale, interweaving African and contemporary dance styles with original music and storytelling to create a thrilling dance theatre adventure for the whole family! Richard Talks to Choreographer and Artistic Director Vicky Igbokwe about her brand new family Christmas show at The Place.

As a christmas gift, The Place are offering Camden residents a special discount.

Use promo code* LOCALFRIEND to get adult tickets for just £10 (usually £14) and child tickets for £5 (usually £8)

*Applies on shows: Sat 16 Dec, 11am / Thu 20 Dec, 7pm / Sun 23 Dec, 11am / Mon 24 Dec, 11am

# 2018-12-15 by CCRadio | Everything | Arts and Entertainment

Ex-boyfriends may still pay the rent

Theatre maker Haley McGee and her team of mathematicians, set out to calculate the cost of love with her new show The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale. This semi-autobiographical, love child of the Economist and Cosmopolitan will be at Camden Peoples Theatre 20th Nov – 8th Dec. Richard gets the inside scoop on the Exs, paying the bills and naked cartwheels, that are inevitable after any break up, right?

Package by: Richard Pye

# 2018-11-14 by CCRadio | Arts and Entertainment | Drama | Everything