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

REVIEW: Faithful Ruslan: The Story of a Guard Dog

During its almost 3 week run at the Citizen’s Theatre, Faithful Ruslan is described as “An extraordinary satire on the Stalinist regime in Russia seen through the eyes of a guard dog”. But this story is much more than a simple dog’s tale. Reminiscent at times of both war horse and animal farm, it is … More REVIEW: Faithful Ruslan: The Story of a Guard Dog