Classical review: Oxford Chamber Orchestra play Copland, Barber and Haydn

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Nathan Zuckerman, a writer living out his winter years in rural isolation, believes he finally has a handle on unpredictability. Prostate cancer has left...

Ready For The Floor?

James Louis Gallagher reviews Hot Chip live at the Carling Academy Hot Chip’s reputation as one of the best live bands on the electro scene...

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After the Moser’s lavish costume drama Dangerous Liaisons in third week, the powdered wigs and buckled shoes return for this gripping production of Quills at the OFS

Review: Dangerous Liaisons

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Wanted: one Alistair Campbell

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Single review: ‘Beautiful Burnout’, Underworld

Underworld is the electronic mastermind duo of Rick Smith and Karl Hyde. 2007 saw them return to the arena of exciting and experimental electronica...

I want to break free

Collections are over, Oxford’s wetter than the North Sea and the transition from Hollyoaks addict to workaholic is not going smoothly. Time to get...

An organ is a gift, and not a right

Changing the law on organ donation to one of presumed consent will mean that we are all organ donors unless we have formally registered...

Job losses with no consultation: education policy the Labour way

The government has decided that it will no longer fund people seeking to do a higher education course at an equivalent level to a...

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