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China’s science and cultural inventions on Madam Miaow at Resonance 104.4FM

On Resonance 104.4FM, Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge looks at China’s cultural and scientific contributions and inventions. Guests: Elizabeth Lawrence and Paul Anderson. Presented by Anna Chen. Charles Shaar Murray rides shotgun. This week’s Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge is themed around … Continue reading

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Anna Chen wins at the Farrago Poetry Zoo Awards 2013

  I’m delighted to report that I won the annual Farrago Poetry Zoo Award for Best Performance by a London Poet in 2013 the other week on 30th January. Held at the RADA Café in Malet Street, the Farrago poetry … Continue reading

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John Sinclair and modern heroes on Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge Resonance FM, 5.30pm 26th Nov

John Lennon sings “John Sinclair” MADAM MIAOW’S CULTURE LOUNGE 7/8 News, music and poetry RESONANCE 104.4FM Presented by Anna Chen 5.30-6.30pm Tuesday 26th November 2013 http://resonancefm.com/listen https://soundcloud.com/resonance-fm/sets/madam-miaow-says BREAKING A BUTTERFLY ON A WHEEL: MODERN HEROES Guests: John Sinclair and Oliver … Continue reading

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Live at Brioche NW6: Anna Chen and Charles Shaar Murray 29 October

Locally Sourced Productions Presents an evening with writer, comic and broadcaster Anna Chen reading from her “brilliant and dangerous” poetry collection REACHING FOR MY GNU on Monday 29th October. With Charles Shaar Murray on guitar and reading from his acclaimed book on … Continue reading

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China In Britain: Anna and Charles Shaar Murray on the bill

I’m performing this afternoon at the China In Britain event at Westminster University, 4.45pm. It’s a talk with performance extracts from my shows and a bit of poetry. The wonderful Charles Shaar Murray is my musical accompanist, playing guitar. I’ll … Continue reading

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Steampunk Opium Wars extravaganza at Greenwich National Maritime Museum

Britain’s craving for chinoiserie in the 18th and 19th centuries resulted in a trade imbalance that threatened to empty the treasury. To pay for the tea, silks, spices and porcelain we liked so much, the East India Company sold enormous … Continue reading

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