Oh bless the children! While I was away they wrote a sign for their bedroom door. It just says “No”. Read on…
Django Mango shows how it’s done
I recently had the honor of being introduced to one of the most inspirational creative souls I have yet to encounter. Django Mango is a percussionist, dancer and puppeteer and all-round performer. He has spent the last decade working on an extraordinary project… which I will elaborate on further over the coming weeks.
As a thank you for a quick piece of advice I offered him, he asked to repay me with a drum lesson – my first ever.
I managed to grab this quick clip during the lesson as he’s explained some of the key rhythms from around the world. Here he performs an important meditation rhythm from Guinea.
Where’s that Phantom when you need it!
Eloquent speech by writer, film-maker Shamim Sarif on why art, or more accurately, independent thought matters.