THE “OPERA FOR CHINATOWN” ART INSTALLATION, ON LIVERPOOL’S DUKE STREET, FEATURES PHOTOS OF THE OLD BOARDING HOUSE’S LONG FORGOTTEN RESIDENTS. My City Scope column for the South China Morning Post magazine 20th July 2014. City scope: Windows to the past Anna Chen in Liverpool Liverpool, home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe, is hosting […]
Political satire in poetry still knocking around. Ian Hislop throws down the gauntlet in The Verse That Stings, his BBC Rado 4 programme on a literary hero of mine, Alexander Pope. (Yes, we did read him in Hackney.) The Private Eye editor and Armando Iannucci bemoan the lack of satirical poetry, so I’m getting mine
Video of Cameron handing us to the corporations like fatted cattle. Cannibalised by Morlocks. Is everyone aware what the EU and US are planning to do? No TTIP Day of Action Saturday 12th July 2014 More info on https://www.facebook.com/events/231572717052962″>Facebook Behind closed doors, the EU and US are planning the biggest corporate power grab in a
Just found this archive curiosity from years back, way before Apple OSX was twinkle in Steve Jobs’s eye. A pic of me with my band, The Snow Leopards. Madam Miaow says … visit Anna’s food blog here: http://annacheneats.blogspot.com/
Actress Lucy Sheen asks what many of us are wondering. Is the media ready to accept East Asians as part of British diversity? So after a hopeful start to last week with the launch of Act For Change campaign, the broad acceptance from ITV and the BBC that quotas for BAME artists and creatives are
Chinese British comic Anna Chen says WTF with the stereotypes? Subversive stand-up comedy in the week of Act for Change.
British East Asian comedian Anna Chen on Asian stereotypes, terracotta warriors, and pets. This week, hundreds of actors, artists and creatives attended the Act for Change conference at the Young Vic in London looking at the alarming lack of diversity in TV, film, the media and the arts. Fed up with the continuing exclusion of