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Diamond Wolf at the foot of London Road

Diamond anniversary

Exactly one year ago, the Kings Road in St Leonards was made a little bit like Chelsea by the arrival of Susan Diamond’s boutique. To celebrate, she is hosting a ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ exhibition. HOT’s Erica Smith slips on her high-heel sneakers and glittery eye-shadow and asks some pertinent questions…

Scroobius Pip

Pipped at the post…

Lyricist Scroobius Pip (left) is one half of the chart-topping hip-hop duo dan le sac vs Scroobius Pip. Going back a few years, the duo worked with Hastings film-maker Richard Heslop and local teens to make their ‘Get Better’ video in Lacuna Place and Queensbury House, Hastings. So far, sadly, the nearest they have got to playing a gig in Hastings will be Eastbourne’s Winter Gardens on Wednesday 30 April. Scroobius Pip writes in an honest and direct manner, leaving out the hedonistic and instead aiming for the raw and heavy. Helen Brown interviewed him about his approach to making music in the digital age.

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Festival de Trash Cannes, 25 – 27 October 2013

The writer Ray Bradbury observed: ‘Ours is a culture and a time as immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures’.

Hastings Film Makers Festival 2013

Doors open for home-grown film festival

UPDATE: CORRECTION TO STORY. The  Hastings Shorts series of short films, showing Saturday 27 April at 2.30pm at The Jerwood Gallery, is a new collection and not, as we originally reported, a repeat of last year’s Arrow In The Eye event.

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The Hastings Way to Film

Is there a Hastings school of film? A style of film-making distinct to the area and its people? After all Hastings “is one of the most creative parts of the UK” as artist Gary Dorking remarked recently here in Hastings Online Times. A recent programme of films under the title ‘Arrow in the eye’ at the Electric Palace on May 13 sought to answer this question, and Richard Hull watched and listened with keen attention.

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