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Film review: Hidden Figures (4 out of 5)

It seems there have been quite a few movies ‘based on true events’ recently. Some have told a good tale, some have highlighted interesting events.

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Tango Fire. Picture by David Wyatt

Talented couples create fiery tango production at Brighton Dome

Tango Fire brings together two words that sit together naturally for a show at The Brighton Dome on February 22 (7.30pm).

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Professor Stephen Hawking. Picture by A. Pattenden

Professor Stephen Hawking set for Charleston Festival 2017

Professor Stephen Hawking heads the list of speakers at this year’s Charleston Festival.

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Elle in her studio

Folklore and culture explored in Brighton artist’s paintings

A ‘sense of wonder and curiosity’ informs the work of Brighton artist Elle Sorridente, who is inspired by the natural landscape in her hometown.

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Denial

Film review: Denial (4 out of 5)

It’s a tough act to create a movie out of a libel case that went on for weeks and the result of which is widely known.

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T2 Trainspotting

Film review: T2 Trainspotting (3 out of 5)

Back in 1996 Trainspotting hit the big screen with a vengeance.

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COUNTY NEWS: Biggest Roman find yet for city

An amazing discovery just below the surface of a park is being hailed as the most complete Roman find ever unearthed in a Sussex city.

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Dev Patel in Lion

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

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Inua Ellams

Inua Ellams in Brighton

An Evening with an Immigrant is the emotionally-charged title as Inua Ellams takes to the stage in The Old Courtroom, 118 Church Street, Brighton on Saturday and Sunday, January 28 and 29 at 7.30pm.

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Tom Trott pic by  Richard Gaskill

American classics inspire Brighton crime writer

Blacklisted by the police, sued by a client and broke… things can’t get any worse for Brighton’s number-one private detective, Joe Grabarz, hero of the debut novel from Brighton-based Tom Trott.

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Jonathan

High hopes for Worthing's Ghostboy!

Worthing-based film-maker Jonathan Brooks is hoping 2017 will prove the year his short film Ghostboy takes strides towards becoming a series.

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J Constable Seascape Study  Boat and Stormy Sky 1824-28  c.Royal Academy of Arts Photo John Hammond

New exhibition to explore Constable’s pivotal time in Brighton

The show will run at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery from April 8-October 8.

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

DVD REVIEW - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (3 out of 5)

No doubt there are plenty of amazing second world war stories still to be given over to a movie.

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A Monster Calls

FILM REVIEW: A Monster Calls (4 out of 5)

The wealth of young acting talent in this country and elsewhere always amazes me.

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Gandini Juggling: 4X4 Ephemeral Architectures. Photography by ASH

Chichester: the fascination of juggling

So what is it that draws us to jugglers, that makes us watch them so intently?

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Kate Tempest. Picture by Hayley Louisa Brown

Explore ‘everyday epic’ for Brighton Festival’s poetry contest

Brighton Festival has confirmed this year’s Peacock Poetry Prize will have the theme of ‘everyday epic’, a subject chosen by Brighton Festival 2017 guest director Kate Tempest.

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Preparing for the exhibition

Worthing Open exhibition proves ongoing success

With a different selection panel, it would, of course, have been a completely-different exhibition.
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Work by Karen Lintott

Recent graduates show their work in Chichester exhibition

The Oxmarket Centre of Arts, Chichester reopens its doors this January with its first major exhibition of the year featuring new graduate artists.

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The Nutcracker: Ruth Stein School of Dance students

Young Chichester dancers join the Russian professionals

A group of local dance students from the Ruth Stein School of Dance in Chichester will be appearing in Moscow City Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker at Chichester Festival Theatre this week (January 5-8).

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Collateral Beauty

Film review: Collateral Beauty (3 out of 5)

Reaction to this movie seems to have been quite extreme.

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