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BAFTAs 2013: Argo, Skyfall and Day-Lewis trump Les Mis

Presented a clear fortnight ahead of the Oscars, while the BAFTAs might have little, if any, bearing on the decision making there, they at least provide an opportunity for the Brits to have a go at the glitz and glamour before award fatigue sets in...

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Public's chance to be an Olivier Awards 2014 judge

It's an offer from paradise for the keen arts-lover - free tickets to up to 30 must-see stage shows over the next year. The Olivier Awards traditionally include "public" members on their expert panels of professionals who assess the stage arts each...

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2013 Jazz FM Music Awards: the nominees

Jazz FM’s Ian Shaw will host the inaugural Jazz FM Music Awards on Thursday 31 January. Sponsored by audio pioneers Klipsch, piano legends Ramsey Lewis and Ahmad Jamal will both be honoured during the evening. Lewis will receive the Gold Award for...

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New Year Honours: Arts stand aside in an Olympics deluge

In among the deluge of New Year Honours poured over Olympians (headed by Sir Bradley Wiggins, Sir Ben Ainslie, Dame Sarah Storey and Companion of Honour Lord Coe), there is a modest sprinkling over the arts world too. Roald Dahl's illustrator...

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theartsdesk in Valletta: the 25th European Film Awards

Michael Haneke’s Amour was the big winner last night in the European Film Awards’ silver jubilee year. As well as Best Film, Haneke won Best Director, as he did for his previous two films The White Ribbon (2009) and Hidden (2005), while his veteran...

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There are more theatre-goers than football-goers - arts awards defiant

Henry Goodman, Imelda Staunton and Aidan McArdle won the big acting prizes while Akram Khan and Opera North carried off the dance and opera gongs at the annual Theatrical Management Association awards - now called Theatre Awards UK. Held yesterday...

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Arise, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Dame Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid, visionary architect of the London Olympics Aquatic Centre, becomes a Dame and three new knights of the arts are created in the Queen's Jubilee Birthday Honours announced this morning. Actor Kenneth Branagh, long touted as Sir Laurence...

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Tony Awards 2012: One Guvnor, two Disneys, Once scores eight

James Corden (One Man, Two Guvnors) made it past the finish line, Tracie Bennett (End of the Rainbow) did not, and the art-house musical Once trumped Disney’s latest Broadway entry, Newsies, at the 66th annual Tony Awards in New York last night. The...

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The Arts Desk nominated in the Online Media Awards 2012

Bit of trumpet blowing...The Arts Desk is thrilled to learn that we have been nominated in the Online Media Awards 2012, in the Best Specialist Site for Journalism category. See here (scroll down a bit).Amongst others, we’re up against Bloomberg,...

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24 hours to cast your vote for Scottish Album of the Year

The hunt is on to find the Scottish Album of the Year, with the 20 longlisted albums for the SAY Award now open to public vote for 24 hours ahead of the shortlist being published on Thursday.You can vote via the SAY Awards website or the awards...

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Sylvie Guillem awarded Venice's Golden Lion

The dancer Sylvie Guillem has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement by the 8th International Festival of Contemporary Dance in Venice. The ballerina, the longtime superstar of the Royal Ballet after her rise to glory at Nureyev's...

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The Space makes room for all the arts online

Now live and online is The Space, the new "freely available digital arts space" developed by Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC. Over the next 6 months, The Space will showcase high-profile arts events from across the UK, adding new...

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