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Naomi's Jan Style Tips



Happy New Year Rioters. Tips returns with a healthy dose of culturama and style to banish any January blues. Read on for your one-stop style-shop of events and happenings in Bojolandshire.

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The Gig List 11-17 Jan: Anthony Chalmers lines up the best LDN gigs



New Year, new music. Anthony Chalmers is back telling you the greatest gigs for this week. God don't like it, but we do. Take it away Chalmers

Morning! So I'm choosing to ignore everything that is going on work wise to get this gig scrawling done for this week... Have so many fucking shows this week and Tristram stuff and Press stuff aannd, well you don't really want to know about that!

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Review: 'Lido Love' by Amy Liptrot



Journalist Amy Liptrot reviews the recent 'Lido Love' night at the much loved London Fields Lido. Once a home to “squatters, discussions, festivals, community events, raves” this night bought art back into the changing room.


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Katie Antoniou interviews and styles The Palpitations

Before the snowpocalypse, I was lucky enough to spend a day shooting the gorgeous Danielle Webb, lead singer of The Palpitations.It was already ruddy cold; that coke she's drinking in one shot was half full of brandy to prevent the onset of hypothermia!Here's some stuff about Dani and the band, as well as details of their forthcoming gigs, which you'd be mad to miss.






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The Gig List 4: Anthony Chalmers lines up the week's best London gigs



New Year, new music. Anthony Chalmers is back telling you the greatest gigs for this week. God don't like it, but we do. Take it away Chalmers

Alright folks! So after being off for Xmas it's the first blog of 2010, first week of Jan is notoriously quiet for gigs apart from Jan 2nd/3rd weekend which clubbing wise is amazing! Anyway does seem to be some good stuff on though to point you in the direction of!



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Batoned in the Throat, Pepper Sprayed in the Face...then I met Daryl Hannah: Deborah Grayson blogs about her day in Copenhagen



In this brilliant stopwatch blog Deborah Grayson of Climate Rush counts down the day protesters in Copenhagen tried to break into the Bella Centre at the summit. She gets pepper sprayed, batoned in throat and still finds time remind us how hot the police are.

'Even when they're about to hit you the Danes are undeniably fit.'




The Battle of the Bella Centre by Deborah Grayson

Midnight: 16th December 2009

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The Battle of Copenhagen - one activist tells us what it was like protesting at the failed Summit



Knives, pepper spray, beatings. Comedian and activist Jonnie Marbles tells us about his alarming experiences at the front line of the Copenhagen protests.


by JonnieMarbles


"What are you doing?" A security guard asks me. My mind is swimming with the events of the last few days, and I am just waking up.

"I’m going to The Bella Centre. I need to stop the summit." I reply.

“Do you know where you are?”

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Katie Antoniou interviews Gabby Young and Other Animals

Gabby Young and Other Animals have stormed onto the music scene with their highly acclaimed debut album, 'We're all in this together'. She's a real stunner,with a voice as loud as her hair- have a read then follow the links to hear what she can do, or head to the Borderline tonight for the last gig of her tour.







How did you find your identity as Gabby Young and Other Animals?

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