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The siege of Hue, Vietnam, January-March 1968, by Terry Fincher

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Edmund De Waal – My life in Venice’s Ghetto

In the week before the Venice Biennale begins Edmund De Waal is opening his most heartfelt exhibition of his life in the least likely of venues. He talked to Simon Tait

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Sculptor Pye unlocks Brighton’s walled secret

One of Britain’s leading sculptors, William Pye, is helping to bring back to life a small part of Brighton’s history. Simon Tait investigated

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Heaney’s home ground

Seamus Heaney would have been 80 on April, and his hometown of Bellaghy in County Derry didn’t forget. Simon Tait was there

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Dancing into the classroom

Diane Parkes on a DanceXchange initiative that is taking dance into Birmingham classrooms

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THE WORD Can the arts help bridge Britain's divides?

Jill Rutter, director of strategy and relationships at the think tank British Future, is co-author of its new report Crossing Divides: How arts and heritage can bring us together.

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Three Queens, Westminster Hall, February 1952, by Ron Case.

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GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE The growing challenge of creative ambition

Moya Maxwell, executive director of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance since September 2018 having come from the Royal Institute of British Architects, on the joys and hardships of managing a small arts company

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THE WORD Looking in the mirror of art

Jacqui O’Hanlon, RSC’s director of education, reflects on the 14-18 NOW legacy creative skills programme, Make Art Not War

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TAITMAIL Arts in print – a critical juncture

By Patrick Kelly

A tweet from a frustrated music critic announces the shrinking of arts coverage in the venerable Glasgow daily, the Herald.

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Manchester – for the Greater Good?

Patrick Kelly takes a look at Greater Manchester’s first cultural strategy.

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MY STORY Enter the unexpected – Judith Dimant goes Wayward

Wayward is a new production company specialising in new work from unexpected sources. Its first production opens at the Barbican Theatre on March 28, an adaptation by the Irish playwright Enda Walsh of Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter, starring Cillian Murphy. Wayward’s founder and producer is Judith Dimant

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