Monthly Archives: April 2014

Food Saw the Future Eighty Years Ago

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti’s take on modern food was astonishingly prescient in 1932. He came to it late, after the pioneering Futurist manifestos on art and music two decades earlier, but the thrust was the same: to infuse life with art, … Continue reading

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Patriotism and all that Jazz

The trouble with writing for theatre, I once had explained to me, is that, the performance over, the public forgets the play’s existence until its rediscovery, or indefinitely. A television screening raises greater hope of not being forgotten, but most … Continue reading

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