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Spike Jonze Directs Incredible Live Dance Film on The Tonight Show

Filmmaker Spike Jonze adapted his new theatrical dance piece, Changers: A Dance Story, into a short film live on The Tonight Show Wednesday. Jonze shot the entire three-and-a-half-minute short film live on Fallon’s set.

The piece stars Mia Wasikowska (Alice Through the Looking Glass) and Lakeith Stanfield (Atlanta) and features choreography from Ryan Heffington.

Changers: A Dance Story is running at the La MaMa theater in New York City through September 15th. Net proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

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Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami takes the viewer on an intimate and electrifying journey that moves between four cinematic layers – performance, family, artist and gypsy – to explore the fascinating world of this pop cultural phenomenon. Here we see her behind the mask as a daughter, mother, sister and grandmother, alongside taking to the stage for a specially commissioned performance, with legendary hits including Pull Up to the Bumper and Slave to the Rhythm showcased in full.

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Much On The Cliffs: The Philosophies of John Ashbery

John Ashbery, winner of the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for his collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, has died age 90 at his home in Hudson, New York.

Ashbery was recognised as one of the greatest 20th-century American poets. Lauded as a Nobel nominee, he won countless prizes in addition to his Pulitzer; the National Book Award, the Yale Younger Poets Prize (for his first collection, Some Trees, in 1956), the Bollingen Prize, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Griffin International Award, and a MacArthur "Genius" Grant. 

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Music Video Premiere: 'Love From the Moon' by Wendy Bevan

Wendy Bevan’s own take on cold wave inspired electronica has seen her compared to the likes of Depeche Mode, The Knife and Siouxsie Sioux. Her debut album ‘Rose and Thorn’ produced by Marc Collin (Nouvelle Vague) was released on Kwaidan Records & !K7 in September 2016. Wendy’s vocals accompanied by glimmers of dark, pulsing electronic synths, minimalist post punk basslines and featuring live strings from the Balanescu Quartet.

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The Best of Glastonbury 2017

The six-week clean-up is underway! If you didn't make it to Glastonbury to have your pint pulled by Jez and see Shaggy perform for some reason then don't fret! The BBC have pulled together a highlights package. 

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Perfume Genius: "No Shape"

“No Shape” is a powerful continuation and evolution of musician Perfume Genius’s grapple with the personal and political complexities of being a queer artist, with each song clearly carrying an undercurrent of elegant but unwavering rebellion.

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