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Results for the tag: Sean O’ Shea

Reaction to O’Shea’s ‘Say no to hate speech’

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver reports on one of the few hostile reactions to Sean O’Shea’s recent article, Say no to hate speech.

HOT Music Scene – Book Launch

All readers are invited to the launch of Sean O’ Shea’s new book, Hastings Old Town Music Scene, at The White Rock Hotel, Hastings on Saturday 23 July at 6.30 pm. Welcome drinks will be provided.

Posted 12:56 Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: Book launch Folk music musiciand Old Town Sean O' Shea White Rock Hotel

Chronicling the Hastings music scene for HOT

Sean O’Shea has been interviewing local musicians for HOT for a number of years, and has recently published a collection of these interviews with an accompanying guide to venues and calendar of annual music-related events and festivals. 

Posted 10:17 Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 In: SOS Tags: business culture Hastings Old Town Music Scene Hastings Online Times Performance management Phibbers Sean O' Shea White Rock Hotel
Photo courtesy Mike Hatchard

New music night & art exhibition

Sean O ‘Shea reports on a new music night and art exhibition at the Gecko bar.

Posted 12:55 Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 In: Visual Arts Tags: caricatures gecko bar Jazz Mike Hatchard Sean O' Shea
Eddy Lugsdin

Edward Lugsdin – dancer & musician

Eddy Lugsdin is a well known local musician, singer, dancer, artist, photographer and all round entertainer. HOT’s Sean O’Shea talks with him about his various passions and tries to find out what makes him tick.

Posted 10:47 Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 In: SOS Tags: dance muscic performance Sean O' Shea

Difference, deviation & dissent

HOT columnist, Sean O’ Shea, discusses some examples of the devaluing stereotypes which are applied to various groups in society, who are perceived as different, troublesome, or as deviating from perceived norms.  Drawing on examples from Nazi Germany as well as contemporary Britain, he emphasises the need for vigilance in the light of the stigmatisation and scapegoating of sections of the community.

Posted 14:49 Friday, Oct 18, 2013 In: SOS Tags: deviation difference dissent labelling scapegoats Sean O' Shea stereotypes stigmatisation
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