As well as being talented musicians some of our favourite artists also have university/college degrees, some even have master’s degrees and Ph.Ds! WUWO have rounded up some of the musical geniuses with academic qualifications you may not have guessed…
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Tagged Artist, clever, college, degree, master's, music, musical geniuses, phd, professor, university
Remembering the forgotton: the obituary of Flynn Nesbitt, a world-class actor and all-round accomplished man.
Posted in Celebrity, ENTERTAINMENT, Featured story, UN-CULTURED
Tagged 2013, Actor, adverts, Album, celebrity death, famous deaths, musician, obituary
WUWO caught up with George Romero and talked horror films, comic books and running zombies.
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Tagged bfi, british film institute, comic book, comics, dawn of the dead, day of the dead, george a romero, george romero, horror films, interview, night of the living dead, romero, series, the walking dead, they're coming to get you Barbara, walking dead, ZOMBIES
In the spirit of Jeff Buckley’s version of ‘Hallelujah’ (originally by Leonard Cohen) and Jimi Hendrix’s ‘All Along the Watchtower’ (Bob Dylan), WUWO explores some great cover songs.
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Tagged beyoncé, cover songs, hugo, jay-z, jona lewie, man like me, marques toliver, Michael Jackson, music, perpetuum jazzile, the weeknd, toto
Just for a second imagine you didn’t know James Blunt. Imagine the name didn’t strike fear into your heart.
In the grand tradition of chronicling our favorite train wrecks and all of their wildest behaviour, WUWO has compiled a list of crazy for everyone’s favorite not-so-mythical character, Jolly Old St. Nick!
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Tagged Christmas, crazy, father christmas, funny, holidays, List of Crazy, santa, santa claus, st. nicholas, uk
WUWO was lucky enough to share some time with British musical star Louise Dearman. Louise is the first actress ever to have starred as both wonderful Wicked witches Glinda and Elphaba. Not only does Louise have an extensive musical theatre portfolio, she has also just released her third album ‘In Time’. We are looking forward to her up-and-coming performances in ‘An Evening of Movies and Musicals’ and her ‘It’s Time’ Tour.
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Tagged london, louise dearman, musicals, performing, singing, Theatre
Canadian Comedian Tom Stade is currently rocking some of the biggest venues across the UK with his latest show ‘Tom Stade Totally Rocks!’ Tom has performed in Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Road Show…
Posted in Comedy, ENTERTAINMENT, Featured story, Interviews, TV and Film
Tagged comedian, comedy, edinburgh, featured, funny, interview, lol, london, Standup, Tom Stade, tom stade totally rocks, tv, uk, WUWO
Many of us take the language of our mother tongue for granted. We use it all the time, but often we don’t stop to think about where it has come from. English is English, Spanish is Spanish, French is French and so on.
Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, Featured story, GEEKS, Sci + Tech
Tagged communicate, dutch, english, faroese, french, german, icelandic, language, languages, literature, mother's tongue, sanskrit, science, speak
November saw the 21st London Jazz Festival take place in a city-wide, 10-day musical extravaganza. Musicians came together to revel in all things Jazz. In honour of the festival and the iconic musical genre it celebrates, Retronaut rewinds to the 1940’s.
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Tagged american, american jazz, Art, artistic, golden age, jazz, music, photography, retro, Retronaut
Since founding the genre and coining the term ‘electro-swing’ 10 years ago, Marcus Füreder has been pumping out a spectrum of music as Parov Stelar, mixing smooth vintage samples with his unique style of electronic production.
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Tagged Art, DJ, electro-swing, electronic, featured, interview, music, parov, parov stelar, stelar, The Art of Sampling, vinyl
We know of Hollywood and Bollywood, but what about Nollywood? Nigeria’s filmmaking industry and apparent member of the ‘–wood’ family stands as the second largest producing industry in the world by volume, churning over 1,000 films annually.
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Tagged Acting, africa, arts, bollywood, Film, films, Hollywood, interview, movies, nigeria, nollywood, Richard Mofe-Damijo, tourism