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Saul Steinberg comes to Southwark

The Saul Steinberg Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS)/DACS, LondonBy Louise Ridley

The first full-scale review of “America’s greatest illustrator” opened at a Southwark gallery last week. 

Saul Steinberg, who died in 1999, is best known for his satirical and urbane drawings, which enriched the covers of The New Yorker magazine for over half a century.

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Derelict flat made into art

 

By Louise Ridley

dsc00704A derelict flat in Southwark has become a crystal cave for an urban sculpture tipped for Turner Prize nomination.
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Baby P play at Southwark Playhouse

 

 

By Sylvia Rowley

piano2It has dominated headlines and bulletins of late, but is the tragedy of Baby P fit material for a play? 

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Rory Peck Awards honour bravery of freelance reporters

 

By Mei-Ling McNamara

tim-hethering1Senior figures from television news last week observed two minutes of silence to commemorate more than 100 freelance journalists killed in the line of duty.

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Hip-hop star launches self-help book

By Sylvia Rowley

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A member of So Solid Crew has launched a new self-help guide for young black people. The DJ and Producer known as Swiss signed copies of his book, Spot the Difference, in Elephant and Castle on Wednesday. Continues…

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Two thousand Southwark children STEP on stage

By Lena de Casparis

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The 2008 Southwark Theatres’ Education Partnership (STEP) performing arts festival will engage over 2,000 Southwark schoolchildren in the next fortnight. Continues…

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Southwark hosts Roald Dahl funny prize

By Lena De Casparis

 

 Poet and broadcaster Michael Rosen this week joined supermodel Sophie Dahl in announcing the winners of the first Roald Dahl Funny Prize, at a packed theatre in Southwark.

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