LiveLive By The Lake, Kenwood House, London NW3by Indie Purcell Following on from the likes of Stone Roses, Ocean Colour Scene and Cast, Suede are the latest popular 1990s indie band to burst back onto the scene.
TheatreThe Shed, National Theatre, London SE1by Will Stone Home is where the heart is, so they say, and this youthful production by Nadia Fall reminds us that without one there's more to lose than just heart.
Chris SearleJasmine (ECM 273 3485)Chris Searle on JAZZ Pianist Keith Jarrett, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1945, and bassist Charlie Haden, born in Shenandoah, Illinois, in 1937, are now almost suddenly two of the hallowed veterans of jazz.
Artsby Gordon Parsons As usual Edinburgh's Traverse, the city's home for new drama and currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, provides the cream of fringe theatre. Cadre (below) looks back to South Africa's savage history of apartheid for, as writer, director and actor Omphile Molusi recognises, countries and people "are what…
Artsby Gordon Parsons More than political commentary or TV news coverage, theatre can capture the individual pain at the heart of our stressed world. Among the fun of Edinburgh's Festival Fringe many shows underline this truth.
Artsby Tiger Deal Word has spread that Boomtown Fair is the new pretender for top spot on Britain's music circuit and, in order to cope with the influx of new citizens, the site has nearly tripled its size in a year.
Artsby Jack Carr Every Fringe has its own subtle flavour. Last year was tinged with whimsy and abstraction, epitomised by Doctor Brown's pipping of the Foster's Award for his stunning malevolent buffoonery. But this time around, more cynicism has crept in.