Fighting art with art in Bolzano

In Oxford we argue over the future of the Rhodes statue, but in Italy they have found a new solution

Shazia Mirza: ‘I don’t think about the audience anymore. I just...

Acclaimed comedian Shazia Mirza talks Acorn Antiques, ‘snowflakes’ and teaching with Izzy Troth

Yo La Tengo Album Review: Convention and experiments

Indie stalwarts Yo La Tengo subtly surprise on latest effort.

Holidays lead us down the trail of discovery

Cheryl Strayed teaches us the value of taking a break from our everyday lives

Best of Hilary Theatre

Cherwell contributors reflect upon the best student theatre of Hilary Term.

I Slept In These Clothes review – ‘comics to look out...

Fenella Sentance is thoroughly entertained by the dynamic of Verity Babbs and Chloe Jacob's comedy duo

A Review of Reviewing: of Source-Texts and Slighting

Charles Britton ponders the relationship between a borrowed script and an adapted performance in theatre criticism

I was overcome with a sense of familiarity, intermingled with strangeness

Beth James reflects on the forgotten female modernist poet, Hope Mirrlees

Oxford International Art Fair Review – Open to all

Oxford international arts fair offers a accessible approach to curation for better or worse

13 Review – ‘effectively and enjoyably portrays Bartlett’s broken Britain’

Bertie Harrison-Broninski is impressed by the ambition and scope of this drama of political intrigue and belief

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane opens with an epigraph from Maurice Sendak, “I remember my own childhood vividly… I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them.”

Oxford should not accept billionaires’ vanity projects

Oxford’s continued acceptance of donations by the super rich like Blavatnik is rotten to the core.

Top Five Must-See ‘Coming of Age’ Films

"‘Coming of age’ isn’t just an umbrella term for drippy films caught up in teenage drama"

The Taste of Success

Julia Alsop speaks to MasterChef finalist and Oxford PhD student, Nawamin Pinpathomrat