Activism

AN OPEN LETTER TO WEST YORKSHIRE MPs, COUNCIL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN RESPONSE TO THE GOVERNMENT’S INTEN TION TO ROLL OUT ITS RACIST BILLBOARD VANS


JUST West Yorkshire Open Letter 12 August 2013 AN OPEN LETTER TO WEST YORKSHIRE MPs, COUNCIL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN RESPONSE TO THE GOVERNMENT’S INTENTION TO ROLL OUT ITS RACIST BILLBOARD VANS JUST West Yorkshire is calling on elected representatives and religious leaders in West Yorkshire to demonstrate leadership by writing to the government to … Continue reading

arts / BBC / folk / music / rock / songs / songwriting

August 12, 2013: Fairport’s Cropredy Convention


You want weird? How’s this for weird? Rock weirdo Alice Cooper wows them at a folk festival! But that’s not really weird. What’s weird is that just because Fairport Convention tangled briefly and tangentially with traditional music on their 1969 album, Liege and Lief, they – and their annual festival in Cropredy, Oxfordshire – tend … Continue reading

arts / BCB / Broadcasts / Film / Movietime

August 8, 2013: Movietime Heaven’s Gate “special”


♦ Enter our survey for chance to win a Heaven’s Gate DVD From being reviled and withdrawn by United Artists, Michael Cimino’s “Heaven’s Gate” was re-released on August 2, 2013, to almost unanimous critical acclaim. The film was the subject of a Movietime “special” on BCB Radio on August 8, 2013. Audio version: Video version: … Continue reading