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Black talent takes centre stage at Lyric Hammersmith theatre
Festival to celebrate black culture and creativity, with Lemn Sissay and Shingai as headline acts

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

17, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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10 songs you didn't know were inspired by literature
From David Bowie’s 1984 to Firework by Katy Perry, art imitates art in this selection of literature-inspired songs

Kuba Shand-Baptiste

20, May, 2016 @8:04 AM

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Zimbabwe: Harare arts festival offers upbeat image of a country in turmoil
Musicians mingle with poets and authors in Zimbabwe's capital for event dubbed the 'Glastonbury of southern Africa'

David Smith in Harare

09, May, 2013 @1:41 PM

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Radiohead to Rihanna: the week in music - in pictures

From Thom Yorke to Taylor Swift, this week's best music pictures also include Jarvis Cocker and Diana Krall

Karin Andreasson

16, Nov, 2012 @5:05 PM

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What did John Major and Shingai Shoniwa discuss over breakfast?

Caption competition: The former PM and the Noisettes singer rubbed shoulders on the Andrew Marr Show. But what did they talk about in the BBC canteen?

Patrick Kingsley

17, Sep, 2012 @11:58 AM

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Shingai Shoniwa: 'The Noisettes have always been a rainbow tribe'

The singer on her Africa Express collaboration – and jamming on trains. Interview by Tom Lamont

Interview by Tom Lamont

25, Aug, 2012 @11:08 PM

Noisettes: Contact – review
Noisettes stick with the polished pop sound on their perky third album, writes Ally Carnwath

Ally Carnwath

25, Aug, 2012 @11:05 PM

Noisettes: Contact – review
A frothfest of colour and light, with a joyous disregard for genre boundaries, writes Caroline Sullivan

Caroline Sullivan

23, Aug, 2012 @8:30 PM

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Baaba Maal among leading musicians to board the Africa Express

Baaba Maal, Damon Albarn and Bombay Bicycle are among the lineup of musicians who will tour the UK by train in September

Caspar Llewellyn Smith

31, Jul, 2012 @3:34 PM

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New band of the day: Seye (No 1,237)
Eyes down for another strand of the 80s revival – this time, it's the sound of Sledgehammer-era Peter Gabriel courtesy of a talented Bromley boy

Paul Lester

27, Mar, 2012 @4:14 PM

Mr Hudson/Noisettes, Hard Rock Cafe, London | Pop review

Hard Rock Cafe, London:
Noisettes frontwoman Shingai Shoniwa is loud and exhaustingly perky, pop's answer to Davina McCall says Caroline Sullivan

Caroline Sullivan

11, Jun, 2009 @11:01 PM

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Pop review: Noisettes; Wild Young Hearts

An album of blistering tunes that mix Diana Ross of the 60s and 70s pleases Katie Toms

Katie Toms

18, Apr, 2009 @11:01 PM

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