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Insane Leonards:

by Richard Makin

Posted 07:58 Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 In: Literature Tags: , ,
Alessandro Penso Youth denied: young immigrants in Greece

Mixed tones of international photography

The Terry O’Neill photography competition was started by Lucy Bell in 2007 as a small online competition which is gaining momentum and growing in stature by the year.

Lost Words


By John Knowles

Posted 09:36 Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 In: Poetry Tags: , , ,

The night I dreamed of peacocks

By Joe Fearn

Posted 14:39 Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 In: Poetry
Splash (Oil on metal, 30.5 x 38 cm)

Abstract paintings and wire sculptures by Danny Mooney at Gill Gallery

The clue, really, is in the title… Danny’s paintings, which have walked alongside Australian Aboriginal art and come out the other side, sit next to wire sculptures in box frames and the two combine to create a delightfully intimate exhibition. HOT reporter Cathy Simpson visited the show and talked to Danny about the inspiration and motivation behind his work.

At the Albany Bar John Lipsham

Colourful characters

Show Time is at The Stables Art Gallery, The Bourne, Hastings TN34 3BD Mon–Sat 10.30am–2pm and 6–8pm until 30 March.

Crete © Sally Cole

Sally Cole at First Sight Gallery, Hastings Old Town

HOT journalist John Cole reviews an art exhibition that is close to his heart…

Guillermo and Gerard

Last Tango in Hastings : Part One

Hastings tango dancers are becoming a common sight, whether it is along the De la Warr terraces or filling up Hastings Museum at night. There are classes on Sundays and Tuesdays and all sorts of other opportunities. Hastings Tango Club are further honoured by having music specially dedicated to them by Hastings own renowned composer, Polo Piatti, to be played as a World premier at the Hastings Museum Valentine Tango event this Friday 15 February, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

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