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GLASTONBURY 2014: OUR TOP 20

The headliners may be hit and miss, but there are gems elsewhere. Hazel Sheffield and Tim de Lisle find diamonds in the mud read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsfestivalsGlastonbury festivalHazel SheffieldMUSICTim de Lisle

AN EPIC ABOUT LIFE UNDERGROUND

Six Good Books: Maggie Fergusson recommends a novelistic history of a mining family, and fiction set in wartime Europe and 21st-century New York read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsfictionjuly/august 2014Maggie FergussonSix Good Books

A WHOLE WORLD IN A FLY

Found in Translation: Simon Willis finds a man who collects hoverflies is able to unlock a world of wonder read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbooksFound in translationmay/June 2014Simon WillisSweden

BUTTERFLIES AND ELEPHANTS

Short Read: for her pick of the exhibitions, Olivia Weinberg chooses the sculptures of Alexander Calder—which so impressed Einstein  read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT AmsterdamArtsmay/June 2014Olivia WeinbergsculptureTHIS SEASON

THE PARADOX OF CAREY MULLIGAN

Short Read: for his pick of the theatre, Tom Shone chooses an actress who calls to mind Audrey Hepburn one moment, Jenny Agutter the next read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artslondonmay/June 2014theatreTHIS SEASONTom Shone

LOVE BADE ME WELCOME

Authors on Museums: thirty years ago, a summer romance led Ann Patchett to the Harvard Museum of Natural History. It has been one of her favourite places ever since read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT AmericaANN PATCHETTArtsauthors on museumsmay/June 2014natural history

UNCOMMON HARMONIES

Short Read: for her pick of the best rock music, Hazel Sheffield chooses Sharon Van Etten, a Tennessee songwriter with some famous fans read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsHazel Sheffieldmay/June 2014MUSICRockTHIS SEASON

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