Day: July 22, 2009

UK NEWS: ORGANISERS DEFEND MISS ENGLAND VOTE

I don’t know whether to let out one big howling laugh or to shake my head in despair….. Via Yahoo News The organisers of the Miss England contest have defended the competition after it emerged that the first black winner and the niece of Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter Linford Christie, won with only nine votes from the public. Angie Beasley, director of Miss England, said the public played only a part in the contest, choosing one of the 15 top finalists with this vote amounting []

UK EVENT: HIP HOP SHAKESPEARE SHOWCASE

Via The Metro On Saturday (July 25th) Akala and Ms Dynamite will host a showcase of scenes from Shakespeare plays reinterpreted by The Hip Hop Shakespeare Company. The award winning artists will perform alongside undiscovered young talent and other special guests  from the world of film and music.   Hip Hop Shakespeare @ The South Bank Centre Address: Front Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, SE1 Time: 5.15pm Contact: Tel: 07783119555 http://www.uproaruk.com