Edited by Simon Liebesny
Jewish Multiculturalism? Never mind the ‘M’ word, start with the ‘J’ word. Which part of British multiculturalism is Jewish? Is Multiculturalism a social experiment, a form of social engineering? The authors here resist and refute lazy stereotypes which so often lead to suspicion, conflict, division.
The writer and broadcaster, Jeffrey Boakye, and the poet, Anthony Joseph, with Jazz musicians join Amanda Vilanova in front of an audience at the House of St Barnabas, London for a live performance of prose, poetry and music. The show is introduced by Colin Grant.
A new short film by the duo, MISSOHIO, based on the Caribbean poet Roger Robinson’s tough but tender and ethereal poem, ‘Paradise’. The film visualises paradise through a distorted lens, uncovering the existential undertones of a ‘perfect’ resort life in the current climate crisis.
In front of an audience at the London Review of Books bookshop, the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Margo Jefferson reflects on her admiration of the performers, from Ella Fitzgerald to Josephine Baker, at the heart of her memoir, Constructing a Nervous System.