Open or Closed? Allen Ginsberg and William F. Buckley Jr.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBpoZBhvBa4 This is Ginsberg’s appearance on William F. Buckley Jr’s debate programme ‘Firing Line’. And there is a warning here about wrapping yourself in rational debate, as I am about to do. Ginsberg comes onto a programme to try to spread his message about state violence, media, hypocrisy and human freedom, and the kind of … Continue reading Open or Closed? Allen Ginsberg and William F. Buckley Jr.

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The Sleeper Society

In a cabaret setting, with seats loosely facing towards a projector screen, a small set up at the front  and a sound design booth up at the back, four large speakers were positioned around the corners of the room. The Sleeper Society, a showcase of modern experimental music, transformed Chapter Arts Centre's Seligman Theatre in … Continue reading The Sleeper Society

Made in Roath Nightwalk

On an early Winter's evening, close to the intersection of Newport Road, a large crowd gathers in the yellow light spilling out from City Road onto the car park of G39 arts centre. The event organised by Made in Roath, an arts organisation, was a night walk with undisclosed artistic events across the backstreets of … Continue reading Made in Roath Nightwalk