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Forgotten women and Indigenous painters: the best podcasts to teach you about art

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The premise was staring the world in the face: “Women have been expressing themselves since the beginning of time. Yet, ask around and you’ll find that most people struggle to name even one non-male artist from befor...

The Wheel of Time review – Jeff Bezos’s Game of Thrones is destined to be forgotten

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The Wheel of Time, the new fantasy series on Amazon Prime, is what happens when Jeff Bezos orders you to come up with a Game of Thrones-type hit. This adaptation of Robert Jordan’s 11-novel series also functions as a ...

Rally driving in the dark, Wales v New Zealand and more forgotten goals

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1) The great Benjamin Andrew Stokes will be playing in the Ashes! To celebrate, here’s the man himself at the wrestling. If you prefer cricket, please enjoy highlights from that Headingley knock here, TMS coverage of ...

Reginald Mobley is digging deep for forgotten musical treasures

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There’s a quote on the American countertenor Reginald Mobley’s website that sums him up: “One of the joys of seeing Mobley is hearing his beautiful alto come out of a big, tall man who looks more like a linebacker for...

Brusque cops and femmes fatales: discovering Gilles Grangier’s forgotten noir gem

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A big feature, and an even bigger pleasure, of this year’s Lumière film festival in Lyon is the retrospective for the French master of policiers and crime, Gilles Grangier, a director who enjoyed great commercial succ...

Touched by the hand of Ithell: my fascination with a forgotten surrealist

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I am a travelling entertainer. I spent decades in secondhand bookshops in shabby sidestreets, filling the sick-stomach void between station and show with palliative possibility, panning for gold. Somewhere at the end ...

Feted, forgotten, redeemed: how Edmonia Lewis made her mark

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A bust by the first female black American to work as a professional sculptor went on show in the UK last week after languishing in a cupboard at a stately home for more than 100 years. The work, a bust of Christ, was...

Forgotten how to have a dinner party? Here are three rules to ease you back in

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I haven’t yet caught any of Jamie Oliver’s new Channel 4 series Together, in which he cooks the kind of stuff you can rustle up for groups of family and friends without experiencing a total nervous collapse. But I lov...

‘A forgotten disaster’: earthquake-hit Haitians left to fend for themselves

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David Nazaire, a 45-year-old coffee farmer from Beaumont, a small village in rural southern Haiti, was getting ready to harvest when an earthquake struck his home and livelihood. Much of the farming infrastructure – a...

The forgotten neighborhood: how New York’s Chinatown survived 9/11 to face a new crisis

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By the time the second plane appeared on 11 September 2001, Amy Chin was already running away from the World Trade Center plaza, where smoke and papers were billowing down from the north tower. “Then the sky turned or...

Sunday with Ruby Wax: ‘I once learned how to cook potatoes, but I’ve forgotten now’

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Sunday morning… Could be anywhere. My schedule is irregular. I might be in another country, at home in London, or in the tiny house outside Stevenage where I write and look at cows. I love living out of a suitcase, th...

‘Forgotten masters’: auction shines light on India’s overlooked artists

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Remarkable paintings of the flora and fauna of India, including a work once owned by Jackie Kennedy Onassis depicting a stork eating a snail, are to go on sale in the first auction dedicated to Company School art. Sot...

UK has not forgotten those who still need to leave Afghanistan, says ambassador – video

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The British ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Laurie Bristow, said it was 'time to close this phase' of the evacuation effort, after the final UK flight for Afghan nationals left Kabul airport. About 14,000 people have b...

I am an Afghan woman working for a western NGO in Kabul. I feel forgotten

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I am an Afghan woman in my 20s, living in Kabul. I have five sisters. My oldest sister completed elementary school. The second one is a midwife, and my third sister is doing her PhD. My younger sister is a film-maker....

Gerd Müller was world class but his brilliant legacy is too often forgotten

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Comparisons are odious and nearly always absurdly reductive but here we go anyway. In 2012 Lionel Messi set a new record for goals scored in a calendar year. Let’s not try too hard to be iconoclastic: his tally of 91 ...

We’ve forgotten the old rules of conversation – and that’s no bad thing

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Even the location sounded like a cliche from a novel that hadn’t aged well, though perhaps that was my fault: what I had written in my diary was: “Book launch, 7pm Burley Fisher (anarchist bookshop).” Is it even anarc...

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