In June 2012, Andrew Shannon punched a hole through Claude Monet’s Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat (1874) which saw him jailed this week for five years. This astonishing act of vandalism at the National Gallery Ireland, reportedly tore more than a quarter of the four feet square painting.
It’s nearly that time of year where you can put on your sweat pants, get a warm beverage and binge on as much TV as you possibly can. That’s right it’s Christmas.
TJ Norton is a harmonica player, singer and songwriter from Essex, UK. And we LOVE him here at KQ! When you meet TJ you instantly feel a sense of openness and sensitivity from him that is palpably sincere. He has been cited as a performer who ‘plays like a man possessed, with the ability to switch
Here’s what we’ve been listening to at KQHQ this week:
1) FKA Twigs – How’s That
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas; our towns and cities are lit up with festive lights, street vendors are selling mulled wine and hot cider and we are wrapping up warm to bustle about the shops looking for those perfect gifts for loved ones. Once home, nothing is better than settling in
According to the dedicated page on the United Nations website, 35% of women and girls globally experience some form of physical and or sexual violence in their lifetime with up to seven in ten women facing this abuse in some countries.
It’s a sobering figure. While I think it’s a fantastic idea to
Olympian and athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill has spoken out about Sheffield United’s plans to offer convicted rapist Ched Evans a new contract at the club.
It’s that time again where at KQHQ we showcase the tracks that have been getting us moving in our seats and giving us all the feels.
Newly opened at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, Urinetown is a musical whose name alone may be off putting to a discerning theatre crowd. (more…)
Calling all 80s / 90s kids: does this take you back or what? Halloween doesn’t have to be a time to scare yourself silly!
Most women who find their fiancé naked on the back seat of a car, during their best friend’s wedding, would curl up in a blanket with a tub of ice cream; refusing to wash or see the light of day for weeks. But not Angela Clarke.
After finding out at her best friend’s wedding that her fiancé Mark
It’s obvious that there are many preconceptions within society about what a feminist looks like. Many still have an old fashion view of women taking to the streets and burning their bras.