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Timberlina Redfern and Hay Baylan

What’s on the menu, Timberlina?

Timberlina is hard to ignore… a giant drag queen with fantastic legs and a beard. HOT’s Erica Smith asked some mean questions about Rye and other things…

Image: Cathy Simpson

Taking Suggs’ trip down memory lane

Posted 16:02 Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 In: Performance Tags: , , ,
White Rock Theatre - Antony Mair

Vienna Festival Ballet at the White Rock Theatre

The White Rock Theatre is not a mainstream cultural haven, being given over mostly to musical events at the lower end of the highbrow scale, alternating with stand-up comedy.  But we went along to see the Vienna Festival Ballet perform Sleeping Beauty last night, on the basis that classical music needs to be supported, writes Antony Mair .

Dave Bramwell of the Catalyst Club

Sarah Janes, Impresario, Woman of Bohemia and Mistress of Ceremonies at The Explorers Club interviews Dr Bramwell, who is appearing at The Kave Gallery to talk about Utopia this Saturday, 16 March. The talk is fascinating and space is limited, so make sure you get hold of a ticket fast!

Fiona Wilson and Alex Hunt.

Ibsen’s skeletons in the cupboard

Henrick Ibsen’s play Ghosts sent shock waves through Victorian high society when it dared to hold up a shattered mirror to conventional ideas of sex, a woman’s place and the one-way traffic which saw men hold cock-sure-sway over society. Ghosts deals with the undercurrents which eat away unseen at the foundations of so-called civil society (in this case infidelity and syphilis) till one day the foundations collapse and reveal the gaping hole that was always there. John Knowles reviews the new production at The Stables Theatre.

Posted 18:03 Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 In: Performance Tags: , , ,
Three Hat Tango with Blair

 Last Tango in Hastings: Part Two

After a triumphant evening earlier this month in the museum, which buzzed with unique music and tantalised with  costumes and sensuous dance,  yet another colourful tango event is due to delight our imaginations at the weekend – this time in the Old Town, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack, a chance to watch and ‘explore the tango embrace’.

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.

Chiara Vinci

How Do They Do It In Hastings?

When I first arrived in Hastings I was impressed to see Opera SouthEast perform here and see other touring opera and ballet appear at the White Rock Theatre.  As a cultural centre, I thought,  surely Hastings ‘punches above its weight’? This did not prepare me for the wonderful performances of my favourite (Mozart) operas being performed over the last four years by the ‘Complete Singer Advanced Course‘ at St Mary in the Castle, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack

Posted 11:53 Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 In: Performance Tags: , , ,
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