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Filth: a cohesive drug fuelled merry-go-round

Filth: a cohesive drug fuelled merry-go-round

Arts, Film, Local October 19, 2013 at 5:00 pm Comments

THERE’S something unnerving about paying to watch an Irvine Welsh adaptation these days – it could go one of two. Danny Boyle’s outstanding Trainspotting or Rob Hayden’s ‘didn’t quite cut it’ Ecstasy. Filth though, happily sits somewhereRead More

Diana: compelling our hands to our faces

Diana: compelling our hands to our faces

Arts, Film, Local October 18, 2013 at 5:00 pm Comments

NAOMI WATTS’ claim that Princess Diana gave her tacit approval for the actress’ portrayal of her is, somehow, the least ridiculous element of Diana. First things first, the film is awful. No amount of fancy cameraRead More

Aberystwyth hosts Hinterland premiere

Aberystwyth hosts Hinterland premiere

Aberystwyth News, Arts, Local, TV October 17, 2013 at 5:45 pm Comments

Aberystwyth University is to host the première of the international detective drama series Y Gwyll, or Hinterland, today (17th October). In an evening at the University’s Old College, a special premiere of Y Gwyll / Hinterland willRead More

Prisoners: a tragedy and maze of events

Prisoners: a tragedy and maze of events

Arts, Film, Local October 14, 2013 at 11:00 am Comments

LAST FRIDAY it was my turn to take on the task of reviewing of this week’s film at the Commodore. I must admit, I made a lot of assumptions based on the trailer. I expected a dark,Read More

What a thrill; what a ride; what a Rush

What a thrill; what a ride; what a Rush

Arts, Film, Local September 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm Comments

I WENT TO THE CINEMA on Friday night, relatively indifferent about going to see Rush. Not really being a huge fan of F1 (or cars altogether) I wasn’t really sure this film was for me. Yet, andRead More

What’s on in Aberystwyth? – Freshers’ Fortnight

What’s on in Aberystwyth? – Freshers’ Fortnight

Arts, Local September 25, 2013 at 5:00 pm Comments

Aberystwyth: a centre for entertainment? Andrew Simpson WELCOME to Aberystwyth. This little town, despite what may be assumed, is full of entertainment. The major venue in Aber is the Arts Centre, based right in the heartRead More

Exploding Fish make it to Edinburgh Fringe

Exploding Fish make it to Edinburgh Fringe

Arts, Local, Societies August 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm Comments

EXPLODING FISH, Aberystwyth’s own Improvisation Society, are continuing to make a name for themselves and this time on the big stage at Edinburgh Fringe. Performing as the ‘Knights of Improvalot’, in a 50 minute play calledRead More

Aberystwyth Musicfest 2013 Fringe Concert Series

Aberystwyth Musicfest 2013 Fringe Concert Series

Arts, Local, News July 25, 2013 at 6:30 pm Comments

THE INTERNATIONAL music festival and summer school, Musicfest, is to return to Aberystwyth once again. The free Fringe concert series, hosted by the Arts Centre, will last for a week between 27th July and 3rd August, and willRead More

End of Year Soirée

End of Year Soirée

Arts, Editors' Pick, Features, Local July 23, 2013 at 4:00 pm Comments

THINGS are changing on campus. Whilst change is, by and large, a common occurrence at Aberystwyth University, it has been a long time since we have seen a constant flow of exciting, talented artists travel toRead More

EVENTS: Aberystwyth School of Art Showcase

EVENTS: Aberystwyth School of Art Showcase

Arts, Local May 28, 2013 at 12:38 pm Comments

THIS week, the School of Art is showcasing the work of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the beautiful Edward Davies Building not far from the station. There is a variety of mediums and subject choices, everythingRead More