A passion for Napoli in Charlotte Street

Scene from film outside cafe.

In a small cafe in the quieter part of Charlotte Street is a home from home for football fans of Napoli -- the club based in the Italian city of Naples. A short film which was made last year describes the passion for football and features the cafe owner and London's Napoli supporters. http://vimeo.com/83972380 Apparently filmed …

Charity worker talks about Basic Income on the Keiser Report

By News Reporters A Fitzrovia charity worker appeared on a financial news television programme this week to talk about a guaranteed citizen's income. Barb Jacobson who runs the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association's Older Fitzrovia project is also an organiser with the European Citizens Initiative for Unconditional Basic Income was interviewed by Max Keiser on RT's Keiser Report.  Keiser first …

Mark Cavendish and comments about “negative” Aussies

By William Rider Mark Cavendish's Twitter profile has the following warning: "Fast sprinter, faster talker. Disclaimer: May cause offence." He didn't manage to show us his fast sprint in Saturday's Olympic Road Race but we got a fine display of fast talking and offence. At the end of the race Cavendish who finished 28 lashed …

New Diorama inspired by Brecht for first in house theatre production

By News Reporters The New Diorama are taking their new production very literally. Marketing imitates art as they send three young women out onto the streets of Fitzrovia this afternoon in an amoral effort to seduce us into handing over our cash, albeit at a discount, for a night at the theatre. We're not sure …

Crowds and chaos: Oona Hassim solo exhibition at the Woolff Gallery

Oil painting of students marhcing through London street.

A new exhibition showing artworks by Oona Hassim opened this week at the Woolf Gallery in Charlotte Street. From crowds of shoppers to festivals and occupations Hassim captures the excitement and colour of people squeezed together on London's streets. There are several paintings capturing scenes from the Anti-Cuts Demo in March 2011. "I look at …