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Win CD curated by Field Day and Rough Trade

Win CD curated by Field Day and Rough Trade

Field Day is back again this year and Hackney Hive is giving away 2 compilation CD’s  of artists who will be on stage at the festival in Victoria Park on 25 May. Rough Trade Shops and Field Day have much in common when it comes to supporting and promoting new and exciting music and this […]

Q & A with country singer Chris Young on his first UK tour

Q & A with country singer Chris Young on his first UK tour

  It may not be the most popular music genre in the UK, but country music has a fan base here.  Nashville knows this and is hoping to bring more of it’s talents to our shores.  It’s rarely played on British radio, where some still believe country is still Dolly Parton and Kenny Rodgers.  Country […]

The endeavours of a thoroughly modern day Hackney Empresario

The endeavours of a thoroughly modern day Hackney Empresario

    Former life coach and trained actor Leo Lawson O’Neil was born and raised in Kentish Town but is really a Hackneyite at heart. This Renaissance man is the managing director of Creative Network Partners and founder of the creative hub;  Netil House as well as Netil Market, Netil 360, The Russet and Hackney […]

Sappho …. In Nine Fragments – An interview and preview with Jessica Ruano

Sappho …. In Nine Fragments – An interview and preview with Jessica Ruano

Second Skin Theatre opens 2013 with Sappho…in 9 fragments, a politically-charged and inspirational work about Ancient Greece’s first love poet, intertwined with a fearlessly romantic modern-day affair. The Second Skin theatre is the resident theatre company at Stoke Newington’s White Rabbit Cocktail Club and have set out to create “bold re-interpretations of the classics and […]