REVIEW: Closer

In undertaking their first show, many theatre companies experience a learning curve, they find their limitation, learn how best they function, gain knowledge to take on to future productions and so on. And, if this is the case, and Crash Course Theatre’s first production is to be called that learning curve, then I would dearly … More REVIEW: Closer

Black History Month: A Female Black Artist In Glasgow

My name is Nina Mdwaba, I am a South African, Glasgow based student and performance artist. I’m currently in my third year of psychology and theatre joint honours. My medium includes dance and puppetry.  What has been your experience on being a black woman in the arts in Glasgow? I think being a black female … More Black History Month: A Female Black Artist In Glasgow

Geisha Today, Gangster Tomorrow: Cultural Appropriation in the Music Industry

The phrase Cultural Appropriation is being thrown around a lot at the moment. From Gigi Hadid wearing a hijab for the first ever cover of Vogue Arabia, to girls wearing Indian Headdress at music festivals. The music industry especially is notorious for musicians selectively borrowing from other cultures and utilising those characteristics for their own … More Geisha Today, Gangster Tomorrow: Cultural Appropriation in the Music Industry