The Legacy of Black Power in Moss Side: Coca Clarke tells her story
English / Francesca Nottola / Interviews / Manchester

The Legacy of Black Power in Moss Side: Coca Clarke tells her story

Coca Clarke is an 85-year-old Black Power activist and she is still an active member of the vibrant Moss Side community, a community that – despite its many laudable efforts – struggles to shred off the lazy stereotypes and assumptions placed on an entire community by the media since the ‘gang wars’ of the ‘80s and ‘90s. In this interview, Clarke tells her story and that of her sister Kath Locke, the activist to whom the medical and community centre in Moss Side is dedicated. Continue reading

Labour Party Conference, Brighton 23-27 settembre 2017
Editorials / Francesca Nottola / Italiano / Reviews

Labour Party Conference, Brighton 23-27 settembre 2017

Quest’anno il congresso del Partito laburista britannico si è tenuto a Brighton ed è stato inaugurato dalla giornata dedicata al Congresso Nazionale delle donne del partito, la Women’s Conference. Per la prima volta nella storia del Labour Party, la linea definita dalla Women’s Conference sarà parte integrante del programma del partito. Una giornata entusiasmante soprattutto … Continue reading

NEWS: Roxanne de Bastion’s new single ‘Run’ out on 17th November and forthcoming album ‘Heirlooms & Hearsay’ out in 2017
English / Francesca Nottola / Music News / Reviews

NEWS: Roxanne de Bastion’s new single ‘Run’ out on 17th November and forthcoming album ‘Heirlooms & Hearsay’ out in 2017

by Francesca Nottola For those of you who do not know Roxanne de Bastion yet, let me briefly introduce her to you. De Bastion is an eclectic singer and songwriter from Berlin, based in London since 2007. A favourite of BBC Radio6, BBC Introducing and XFM, she performed on the Glastonbury acoustic stage in 2016 and … Continue reading

DAL VIVO: Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends, Circolo Magnolia, Milano 6.11.2016
Francesca Nottola / Italiano / Live / Photography / Recensioni / Reviews

DAL VIVO: Ezra Furman and The Boy-Friends, Circolo Magnolia, Milano 6.11.2016

di Francesca Nottola In molti impazziscono per Ezra Furman non appena lo vedono e lo ascoltano, e in molti affermano che è ‘il futuro del rock’n’roll’, anche se è difficile stabilire cosa significhi ‘rock’n’roll’ nel 2016 e se il rock’n’roll, in senso stretto, ha un futuro. Quasi tutti gli articoli su Ezra Furman si soffermano … Continue reading