Words and pictures: Marija Tomsone | Subbing: Isabella Dawe As Serbian poet and philosopher Dejan Stojanovic once said: “Absolute equals nothingness”. We are not sure this quote was the source for inspiration behind this particular exhibition, but it definitely made us think of it. The Voice of London Entertainment presents: Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Theatre Series within his collection of photographic works named Snow White. Hiroshi Sugimoto is an award-winning Japanese photographer, who has his own recognizable style. He is the creator of the catalogue made of a number of photographic series, every one of which has similar themes and features. This year Sugimoto brought his Theatre Series - a collection where he captures drive-in, abandoned and Italian opera theatres. “What’s so special abou
Words and pictures: Marija Tomsone | Subbing: Isabella Dawe Today, with only 12 days left until Christmas, we decided The Voice of London Entertainment section needs more festive feed. That is why on Sunday, one of the coldest days of the year (and whitest, as it finally snowed in London) we found ourselves at the Christmas Past exhibition at the Geffrye Museum - a tiny gem in the east of the city, showing Londoners the best traditions of festive home decorations. The Geffrye Museum (named after Sir Robert Geffrye, Lord Mayor of London in 1685) portrays traditional English home and home life traditions. It consists of 11 rooms and a garden displaying life, traditions and interiors of London’s middle-class for the past 400 years. Every late November the museum turns into the most festive
Report: Tracey Popoola | Subbing: Claudia Jackson Grime artist Stormzy leads this year, followed by newcomer J Hus This year’s MOBO Award nominations have finally been announced, and Stormzy is the front-runner with five nominations, including best grime act, best male and best video. ‘Did You See’ Rapper J Hus closely follows behind with four nominations, whilst female artists Stefflon Don and Jorja Smith both have three. The MOBOs, which was founded in 1996 by CEO, Kanya King MBE, celebrates music of black origin in the UK, and also uses this awards show to celebrate the growth of influential genres that have been birthed within the last 15 years, including Afro-beats and Grime. The awards ceremony will be taking place at Leeds First Direct Arena on 29 November.
Words: Leanne Hall | Subbed: Michael Ward Gossip Girl star, Ed Westwick has been accused of raping fellow actor, Kristina Cohen. The allegations surfaced today when Cohen penned a post of Facebook about the alleged incident. In the statement, Cohen claims “I fought him off as hard as I could but he grabbed my face in his hands, shaking me, telling me he wanted to fuck me. I was paralysed, terrified. I couldn’t speak, I could no longer move. He held me down and raped me.” Following the accusations, Ed Westwick sent out a message publicly denying the claims. https://twitter.com/EdWestwick/status/927940546382913536 People on Twitter have rushed to call out Ed Westwick due to the allegations, even his old colleagues. https://twitter.com/fizfizzfi