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  1. The Dali of Dunvant

    Phil Carradice

    Wales has produced many fine artists over the years but none are more significant or impressive than the Swansea born painter Ceri Giraldus Richards.

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  2. Artist Claudia Williams on turning 80, a new exhibition and a book about her life

    Polly March

    There is an intimacy about Claudia Williams' paintings that draws you, the viewer, right into the very thick of the scene she is depicting. Whether it's a family relaxing on the beach or a couple engrossed in a chess game as their children read a bedtime story in the background, her pictures i...

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  3. Sally Moore: You Never Can Tell

    Polly March

    The level of detail in Sally Moore's work is such that each fresh look at her paintings reveals hidden delights and nuances not seen at first.

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  4. Art historian Peter Lord on new picture-led autobiography

    Polly March

    For art historian Peter Lord, pictures and the stories behind them hold far more fascination than a linear recollection of his own life and times.

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  5. Shani Rhys James on her 60th birthday and two new exhibitions

    Polly March

    Her bold and chaotic paintings have made her one of the most remarkable and successful artists of her generation, and as the eminent Welsh painter Shani Rhys James turns 60, she admits there is no sign of her slowing down.

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  6. Frank Brangwyn, artist extraordinary

    Phil Carradice

    Many people have visited Brangwyn Hall in Swansea and seen the Empire Panels housed there. But how many know anything at all about the man who created such magnificent works of art?

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  7. Artist James Dickson Innes: forgotten talent

    Phil Carradice

    These days the young Welsh painter James Dickson Innes is something of a forgotten talent. Yet in the early 20th century he was regarded as one of the most promising and gifted artists of his generation.

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  8. Stereophonics lose another drummer

    James McLaren

    Stereophonics have parted company with their drummer Javier Weyler, a short statement posted yesterday on the group's official website confirms. Stereophonics with Javier Weyler (right) Hi folks. We wanted to let you know Javier and the band will no longer be working together. The...

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  9. The Rolling Stones in Wales: were you there?

    James McLaren

    As rock fans celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones playing their first live concert, we want your memories of the veteran band playing in Wales. The Rolling Stones They first played at the Royal Lido Ballroom in Prestatyn, on 31 August 1963, with subsequent performances...

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  10. Lostprophets live at Radio 1 Hackney Weekend

    James McLaren

    Lostprophets, the sole Welsh participants in this weekend's Radio 1 Big Weekend in Hackney, played their usual energetic, anthemic set on Saturday night. Lostprophets The sixpiece, touring their fifth album Weapons, played Can't Catch Tomorrow (Good Shoes Won't Save You This Time), Bring 'Em Down, A Town Called Hypocrisy, Sweet Child Of Mine, Where We Belong, Last Summer, Rooftops (A Liberation Broadcast), Last Train Home, Earthquake (featuring Labrinth) and We Bring An Arsenal. Watch their performance of We Bring An Arsenal: And catch the full set here: Feel free to comment! If you want to have your say, on this or any other BBC blog, you will need to sign in to your BBC iD account. If you don't have a BBC iD account, you can register here - it'll allow you to contribute to a range of BBC sites and services using a single login. Need some assistance? Read about BBC iD, or get some help with registering.

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