TV tonight: can anyone sing, in only six weeks? | Television

Anyone Can Sing 8pm, Sky Arts “My daughter has forbidden me from singing … but in my ears, it sounds marvellous – I sound like Tina Turner.”…

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‘We saved each other’: Alvaro Barrington’s 90s hip-hop exhibition | Art

For his debut solo exhibition in Los Angeles, London-based artist Alvaro Barrington hosted an all-day barbecue in the Blum & Poe gallery parking lot and invited Ghostface…

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TV tonight: was Mary Whitehouse right? | Television

Banned! The Mary Whitehouse Story 9pm, BBC Two This well-rounded two-part documentary revisits the legacy of Mary Whitehouse – or “the avenging angel of middle England”, according…

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Robot dog called in to help manage Pompeii | Robots

A four-legged robot called Spot has been deployed to wander around the ruins of ancient Pompeii, identifying structural and safety issues while delving underground to inspect tunnels…

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Talking Heads musicians survive serious collision with drunk driver | Music

Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, the husband and wife musicians who were core members of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, have survived a serious car crash…

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Oscars 2022: the winners, the losers, the dresses, the show – live! | Film

11.35pm BST 23:35 I only have half an ear on the E coverage, but I think Nicole Kidman just said that she invented a brand new colour…

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Petula review – a schoolboy’s quest is out of this world | Theatre

Pwdin is 12 years old. He thinks he’s fat (“You’re not fat!” exclaim the adults). Petula is his 15-year-old cousin, who has grown so thin she has…

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Alexander Bryson: The Alexander Bryson Trio review – dazzling debut | Jazz

You’d have to think back a long way to name a jazz piano trio with a more impressive debut than this. It depends, I suppose, on exactly…

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What links this year’s Oscars to Vincent van Gogh and Isabelle Huppert’s daughter? | Oscars 2022

Oscar bait It can be hard to too get excited about the Oscars, but at least the international category at tomorrow’s ceremony is particularly interesting this year,…

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The Wellspring review – a father and son’s musical ode to memory | Theatre

Ticketing websites divide shows for ease of browsing into genres: drama, comedy, musicals etc. A sifting algorithm would short-circuit with The Wellspring. It’s partly a top-class concert,…

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