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September (116 posts)

  1. Cardiff Barfly closes

    Thursday 2 September 2010, 11:26

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Cardiff Barfly is closed until further notice, and the internet has been a-buzz with lamentations of the venue's demise since the information first surfaced a couple of nights ago.

    Photo: Glyn Mottershead

    While it might not have been the best venue in the world, the 150-capacity space has played...

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  2. All Shook Up! in south Wales

    Wednesday 1 September 2010, 17:05

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    OK, hands up if you fancy watching a postmodern web-based sitcom about an ageing actor trying to make it as an Elvis tribute act.

    No wait - don't run away. All Shook Up! is a film-within-a-film, a mockumentary by director Jamie Adams which stars Brian Hibbard, Siwan Morris and Richard Elis, and features...

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  3. No Other Day Like Today for National Youth Theatre of Wales

    Wednesday 1 September 2010, 15:20

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    In a previous blog post we gave a summary of the quite frankly huge list of productions that National Youth Arts Wales had planned for 2010.

    Some of the events have now been successfully completed, but this week sees the National Youth Theatre of Wales (NYTW) begin their touring production of new play...

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  4. Kids In Glass Houses at Reading

    Wednesday 1 September 2010, 15:08

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Backstage at Reading Festival, immediately after they played a triumphant set, Bethan Elfyn grabbed Iain and Joel from Welsh indie rockers Kids In Glass Houses for a sweat-drenched chat.

    Watch our video as Beth probes the duo over their set, their career trajectory and what happened to singer Aled when...

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  5. Kids, Kele, Mumford & Sons and the festival to end all festivals

    Wednesday 1 September 2010, 12:08

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    It's always best to write a review when the event is fresh in your mind. Sadly it's difficult to write when your mind isn't so fresh!

    This year was my 10th year working, hosting and DJing at the Reading Festival. A strange twist of fate and some patronage from Steve Lamacq back in the Evening Session...

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  6. Bring me sunshine

    Wednesday 1 September 2010, 10:36

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    After all the rain last month, the sunshine is back with a vengeance for September.

    Bob Gibbons from Llanigon near Hay-on-Wye took this picture overlooking Rhossili and Worms Head on Gower on Bank Holiday Monday:


    There were lots of surfers in the sea and hundreds of families walking and picnicking....

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