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OUR FESTIVAL PLAYLIST

Hazel Sheffield and Tim de Lisle pick ten Glastonbury tracks  read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsINTELLIGENT LIFE AT GLASTONBURY

BIGGEST ACT? THE WEATHER

Nicholas Barber has had three very different experiences at the festival, but they had one thing in common read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT 2013ArtsINTELLIGENT LIFE AT GLASTONBURYMUSICNicholas Barber

A GREAT AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENT

At the Cinema: if there is such a thing as film history, Tom Shone believes it should now have a special place for the "Before Sunrise" trilogy read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsAt the CinemafilmJuly/August 2013Tom Shone

NEIL GAIMAN'S FANTASY PAINTING

Authors on Museums: among the Pre-Raphaelites at the Tate in London is a strange, intricate, unfinished painting by a patricidal Victorian lunatic. Neil Gaiman, himself a master of fantasy, falls under its spell read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsauthors on museumsbooksJuly/August 2013Neil Gaiman

WHY THERE'S NO FRENCH HARRY POTTER

Bastille Day Special: Whatever happened to French children’s books? Malika Browne, whose family is bilingual, looks into a puzzling decline—but finds some hope read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtscultureEDUCATIONMALIKA BROWNEMay/June 2013

RAPIER REPARTEE AND SLAPSTICK

Shakespeare's Beatrice and Benedick have now been amusing audiences for four centuries. As a new "Much Ado" reaches the cinema, Jasper Rees picks out the best squabbling couples read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsfilmJasper ReesMay/June 2013theatrevisual cv

NATURE'S TRESPASSERS

When summer arrives, you can be sure of one thing—the weeds will gain ground. Richard Mabey, who's written a book about them, introduces a photo essay, by Ian Winstanley read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsFEATURESMay/June 2013Photo EssayRichard Mabey

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