Year: 2014

Music

Angelique Kidjo and Friends at Carnegie Hall

Hearing Whoopi Goldberg call the late Miriam Makeba “a great chick, an awesome broad” will go down as one of my favourite moments from the Ubuntu series that wrapped up Carnegie Hall last night with a tribute to the iconic South African singer. Goldberg, who starred in the anti-apartheid movie Sarafina alongside Makeba, relayed, in an intro […]

The Rundown

Entertainment Express: Big Hero 6, Interstellar, Chappie, Kendrick Lamar, Angelique Kidjo

Good day from New York, where the Empire State Building was turned red last night for the midterm election results, on account of the Republicans winning the Senate. Onto things less disappointing… * After years of build-up and months of hype, Interstellar is releasing on the big screen this weekend, and there is great excitement around […]