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Celtics’ China broadcasts erased after Kanter attacks ‘cultural genocide’ in Tibet

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Highlights and livestreams of Boston Celtics games have been erased from the NBA’s Chinese broadcast partner after one of the team’s players attacked government policy in Tibet. Enes Kanter, the team’s veteran center,...

Repatriating cultural artefacts and rebuilding relationships

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Your article (Cambridge college to be first in UK to return looted Benin bronze, 15 October) says that “after Jesus College announced its decision to return the Benin bronze in November 2019, a host of regional museum...

On my radar: Courttia Newland’s cultural highlights

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Courttia Newland was born in 1973 and raised in west London. After an early start in music, he turned to writing fiction and published his first novel, The Scholar, aged 23. Eight more books followed, including A Rive...

Night-time cultural sector hit with 86,000 job losses due to Covid-19

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Research has estimated that 393,000 jobs have been lost across the night-time economy due to Covid-19, including 86,000 in the “night-time cultural economy” (NTCE), which includes nightclubs and theatres. The research...

Birmingham cultural gem at risk as developers eye jewellery quarter

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In the dusty workshop basement of luxury jeweller Deakin & Francis, grooves have been worn into the wood of workbenches used by generations of skilled hands to create pieces for over 200 years. It’s England’s olde...

On my radar: Edmund de Waal’s cultural highlights

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Born in Nottingham in 1964, Edmund de Waal is an artist, master potter and the author of The Hare with Amber Eyes, which won the Costa prize for biography in 2010. He became keenly interested in ceramics at an early a...

Cultural prescription: film, books, plays and more to help you embrace autumn

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What better way of seeing out the high season than a staging of Shakespeare’s bacchanalia, A Midsummer Night’s Dream? Raging with the sudden fevers, loves and infatuations associated with sun stroke, it is set amid lu...

On my radar: Sam Fender’s cultural highlights

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Sam Fender was born in 1994 and raised in North Shields. He began writing songs aged 14, building on an affinity with Bruce Springsteen, and started acting a few years later, appearing in the ITV series Vera. After re...

Jonny Greenwood to Lena Dunham: a panel of stars on what cultural success means in 2021

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Screenwriter, It’s a Sin Success in 2021 meant cold, hard cash. Not for me! For charity. Damn it. I created an in-joke for the It’s a Sin gang: “La” instead of hello. We said that when I was young, in Swansea, camp l...

On my radar: Roberto Saviano’s cultural highlights

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Roberto Saviano is an Italian author best known for his 2006 book, Gomorrah, a no-holds-barred exposé of organised crime in Italy. Born in Naples in 1979, Saviano studied philosophy and started as a journalist in 2002...

On my radar: Roy Williams’s cultural highlights

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Roy Williams was born in London in 1968 and raised in Notting Hill. He studied writing at Rose Bruford college and his plays include Death of England and Sucker Punch, which won the 2010 Alfred Fagon award. He receive...

Selling off Channel 4 would be an act of cultural vandalism. Even Margaret Thatcher knew that

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Margaret Thatcher was right. When her more ideologically charged followers sought to privatise Channel 4 in the heyday of 1980s free-market capitalism, the patron saint of flogging off public assets said no: she was c...

What is the most overhyped cultural artefact of all time?

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In the Guide’s weekly Solved! column, we look into a crucial pop-culture question you’ve been burning to know the answer to – and settle it Whatever you think of Kanye West, he remains hip-hop’s greatest salesman. His...

On my radar: Cornelia Parker’s cultural highlights

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The artist Cornelia Parker was born in Cheshire in 1956 and received an MFA from Reading University. She’s renowned for her large-scale installations – one early work, Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View, suspended the...

China’s cultural crackdown: few areas untouched as Xi reshapes society

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On the second floor of a nondescript concrete building in north-east Beijing, the Youyou internet cafe is less than half full. Quiet and dark, the cafe’s customers are all adults, sitting in brown sofas in front of sc...

‘An enormous cultural moment’: readers respond to Abba’s return

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Like most fans, I suppose I greeted news of the return with some trepidation. What if they bespoil their near perfect legacy? But Benny and Björn are such gifted writers and producers, I felt confident it would be OK...

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