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Go deeper into arts, culture and performance and get to know the artists and thinkers that make up our distinctive programme.

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Come rain, come shine, Southbank Centre’s the place to be this half term
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The author of How To Love Brutalism explores our Queen Elizabeth Hall
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Discover his hopes for the future of dance and his relationship with Southbank Centre in this Q&A
Listen to three powerful Spotify playlists from Carleen Anderson, Rod Youngs and Renell Shaw
The singer and journalist on the importance of music as a tool of protest
Yep, change your life. Here's your guide to what promises to be an unforgettable 10 days
Soulwax and grime superstar Giggs are among the newly added acts
A quick introduction to the sights and sounds of Alchemy festival
Amrita Riat offers an overview of the British Asian artists here at Alchemy
Read about Pagoda Youth Orchestra's experience of performing at China Changing festival 2016
Rapper, producer, director and visual artist M.I.A. will curate the 24th Meltdown festival in 2017
A candid talk with rapper-turned-actor Ashley Walters
Dan Zanes and Friends performed at Southbank Centre
A video exclusive from Gabby Young & Other Animals
These brilliant musicians perform music from the movies that made Clint Eastwood a star
Dan Zanes performs All Around The Kitchen
An exclusive interview with violinist Leonidas Kavakos
A past Alchemy highlight: Shye Ben-Tzur and Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood perform 'Challa Wahi Desh'
Celebrated Indian film composer A R Rahman talks about his work
Billy Bragg introduces the idea behind Big Busk at Southbank Centre
An utterly remarkable percussion solo from a true master -Mohammad Reza Mortazavi

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