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Read it Like Beckham

A new book about celebrity comes complete with a CMCI endorsement. Fred Inglis’s A Short History of Celebrity is just out from Princeton University Press. Here, Inglis argues that our seemingly modern obsession with celebrity needs to be seen in its social historical context. CMCI’s Dr Richard Howells loaned a “useful hand” at the typescript… Continue reading Read it Like Beckham

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Perfect companions – Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship

Two new books on entrepreneurship and small business have just been launched, co-authored by CMCI's Nick Wilson. The books offer a comprehensive review of entrepreneurship theory and practice across small and large firms, private and public sector organisations. With a strong international perspective, the CCI reader will find both books packed with useful content, ideas… Continue reading Perfect companions – Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship

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Creative destruction

Current MA CCI student Anna Chatziangelidou writes: "After a significant period of hibernation, Athens is making a comeback in the contemporary international art scene, presenting a series of important curatorial projects this year. With international art fair Art Athina having already celebrated its thirteenth appearance this May, still to come in the following months are… Continue reading Creative destruction

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Recommendation – Odysseus unwound

Odysseus unwound It is a great opportunity to discover opera in a enjoyable production, with very fun ideas that makes it close to musicals. The orchestra is really good, the score sometimes sounds like having some Tex Avery's effects, although the music in itself remains contemporary and you may be prepared to a long end.… Continue reading Recommendation – Odysseus unwound

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Review/Recommendation for “Caroline, or Change” at the National T.

A Nice Change - "Caroline, or change" at The National Theatre (Lyttelton) If you want to see a musical that is slightly different from the commercial razzmatazz of the standard West End blockbusters, take a trip over Waterloo bridge and head to the National and see "Caroline, or change". It is refreshingly different musical which… Continue reading Review/Recommendation for “Caroline, or Change” at the National T.