Come and see Kenny Wilson and Parisian Swing at Leicester Guildhall on 22nd August 2019 8 p.m.. Playing Jazz Standards and Popular Songs from the 1930s to the 1960s. £10 … Continue reading Kenny Wilson and Parisian Swing appearing at Leicester Guildhall 22nd August 2019
Reviewed by Jessie Mann If you had asked me where I was on Saturday 5th January, I would have been inclined to say at a club in the heart of Paris. … Continue reading Review – The Parisian Swing Band at The Musician, 5th January, 2019 – Music in Leicester Magazine | Jessie Mann
The plotless beauty of his writing, and its fearless look at the emptiness of his own life, put ‘the Scottish Beat’ on a par with Kafka and Camus. My scow … Continue reading The junky genius of Alexander Trocchi | Tony O’Neill | The Guardian
“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all life presents as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation.” With echoes … Continue reading Guy Debord predicted our distracted society | John Harris
Will Self takes a walk through the banlieues of Paris and is astonished by the prescience of Debord’s 1967 masterpiece, which so accurately describes ‘the shit we’re in’ A small green tent … Continue reading Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle | Will Self
This is the film made of Guy Debord’s book “The Society of the Spectacle” which is one of the main texts of the Situationist International.
Andy Merrifield discusses the influence of Guy Debord and the Situationist International on the events of May ’68. On the brink of working class and student insurgency came Guy Debord’s The … Continue reading “Fulfillment was already there”: Debord & ’68 | Situationist International