Local cinemas and arts centres provide opportunities outside the stuffy confines of academia.
A send-off for some of the cafes, restaurants and coffee shops we loved and lost to coronavirus this year.
Garrett Bradley's new documentary follows Sibil ‘Fox Rich’ Richardson as she fights for the release of her incarcerated husband, illuminating one of the 2.3 million faces behind America's prison industrial complex.
The new music documentary about alleged rapist and Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons shows how misogynoir has kept Black female victims silent for decades.
Director Todd Haynes tells us why his new film, starring Mark Ruffalo as a corporate lawyer turned environmental whistleblower, is more prescient than ever.
By lifting "global" sounds and dropping them into a club-friendly context, this album used sonic innovation to try smash down borders.
After falling in love with New Orleans' iconic iced cocktails, Sara Shipley returned to London to try making her own. “I thought it was such a cool concept, to go into a bar and order an alcoholic slushie in a massive takeaway cup,” she says.
After one couple was dismayed by the lack of restaurants making fresh dumplings from scratch in London, they decided to open a spot that is also heavily inspired by anime.
Luminary bakery trains disadvantaged women in baking and food hygiene. “There needs to be opportunities for women to feel safe if they have experienced domestic violence or sexual exploitation,” says founder Alice Boyle.
Meera Sodha’s 2015 Indian recipe book was a bestseller and its vegetarian followup, Fresh India, is released this month. But she never intended to be a food writer.
With her Guardian baking column and food positive tweets, the former Great British Bake Off star has become a champion of guilt-free eating. “If I’m making something, that’s gonna make me feel good,” she says. “Whatever it is—healthy, unhealthy.”