Up Close With Marilyn ~ Proud Central

Photography by Milton H. GreeneTo Proud Central for ‘Up Close With Marilyn,’ an exhibition of truly stunning, rare photographs by renowned photographer, Milton H Greene. Shot mainly in the years from 1953-1955, Greene captured Marilyn Monroe in fashion items and poses that showed off all her untouchable glamour, sultry beauty and vulnerable core. The ‘ballerina’ [...]

Scenester 1964

Freelance journalist for more years than he cares to recall, with a lifelong interest in popular music, television, film, art and technology. Reaches London, Brighton, Amsterdam and many places in between. Motto: Never leave well alone

Eddie and the Hot Rods

Q Factory Amsterdam  To Amsterdam’s suburbs and the multi-resource centre named the Q Factory, for an evening on the famed Essex band’s latest tour. The black clad, box-like club draws a modest but enthusiastic crowd tonight, from as far afield as Berlin and London. The band’s career, dating back over forty years (with hiatus) to [...]

Valkyrien (Acorn DVD AV3395)

Straight from TV and now available on DVD, Norwegian Noir ‘Valkyrien’ packs a bewildering amount of action, crossing several popular genres, into its eight episodes, leaving the audience little room to catch their breath. The opening, rather beautiful images of a high tech golden beehive and its willing workers perfectly sets the scene of an [...]

‘Suburban Steps to Rockland’

The Story of the Ealing Club - University of West London To a packed house at the West London premiere of documentary film ‘Suburban Steps To Rockland,’ directed by Giorgio Guernier, shown under the auspices of the Ealing Music and Film Festival. Introductions to the key players in the making of this film aside, we were [...]