Black History Month: Ghosts of Amistad

To celebrate this years Black History Month, Birkbeck Cinema showcased the first ever screening for Ghosts of Amistad, a documentary film by Tony Buba. The film was inspired by Marcus Rediker’s book about the famous slave revolt which took place in 1839. The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey unravels the connections between London, Cuba and … More Black History Month: Ghosts of Amistad

Review of Opera Danube’s Die Fledermaus at St. Johns Smith Square

The overture of Die Fledermaus is a splendid treat that is often played in any party that involves champagne and lavish festivities yet this comedy opera composed by Johann Strauss II in 1876, also represents the golden age of Viennese music: it is a promising opera that encompasses ideal attributes of the finest Viennese banquet. Opera Danube’s production … More Review of Opera Danube’s Die Fledermaus at St. Johns Smith Square

The Lover of Textiles : Richard Tuttle at the Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery

Richard Tuttle is many things. He told us at the press viewing of his new exhibition, I Don’t Know. The Weave of Textile Language, which is a combined exhibition with the Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery. Tuttle tells us that he sees himself as a ‘mystic’ and a massive proponent of experience. His work is … More The Lover of Textiles : Richard Tuttle at the Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery

Flock to the Crown News Bulletin 23rd – 29th

Flock to the Crown News Bulletin 23rd – 29th News bulletin on what’s going on at Birkbeck University and the Bloomsbury area. If you want us to announce your event, please contact us on flocktothecrown@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @FlockToTheCrown 23 – 26 June Business Week 2014 From London to Rio: The Business and … More Flock to the Crown News Bulletin 23rd – 29th