DANTEmag editor. Rock critic/broadcaster. All You Need Is Rock author. Forbes, ARTINFO contributor. Ex-Bloomberg. Fellow, Royal Soc of Arts.

Mark Beech's Biography

Column syndicated worldwide. I write about art and culture, for Artinfo; music industry, for Forbes; luxury and lifestyle for DANTE, which I edit; rock music for everyone!. I previously was Bloomberg' rock critic and Muse global team leader. I also write books. I previously worked for ITN, Sunday Times and Press Association. I read PPE at Oxford.

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Zippos Cirque Berserk Brings High-Octane Circus to London: Review

uk.blouinartinfo.com — Old-style circus is so 2015. This year's model, from Zippos Cirque Berserk, shows the old-style big top show is getting cooler, faster, stronger. Whether better is another matter. But if you are looking for a show to keep the children amused during school half term, look no further: there are plenty of matinees over the holidays.

Mirren’s Dress, Sexy Phantoms Meet as V&A Celebrates UK, US Stage Shows

uk.blouinartinfo.com — A warhorse stands in the middle of the action. Next to him, there is Helen Mirren's white dress, along with Rudolf Nureyev's Romeo outfit and sexy bustiers from "Phantom of the Opera." They are all at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, which has just opened "Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York."
Feb 09, 2016

Mirren’s dress, sexy phantoms meet as V&A celebrates UK, US stage shows - review by @Mark_Beech for @artinfodotcom uk.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/132…

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7 Must-See Shows in London: Motown, Ma Rainey, Nell Gwynn, Worlds at War, More

uk.blouinartinfo.com — "Motown the Musical" arrives in town. Plays celebrate the 1920s blues singer Ma Rainey and 18 th-century actress and Royal mistress Nell Gwynn. Ralph Fiennes takes on the most challenging Ibsen. Tom Conti and Laurence Fox star in the world premiere of a Jonathan Lynn play.

Classic-Car Market Keeps Caution Amid Headlines of Record Ferraris in Paris, Arizona

blouinartinfo.com — While Ferraris are still the kings of the auction market, there are signs of some caution from dealers amid the high prices and estimates. The Rétromobile sales in Paris just ended followed the Scottsdale auctions, with headlines so far in 2016 about records being set and total amounts raised.

Bowie Replaces Himself At Top of Charts in U.K., Seeing Off Sia Challenge

forbes.com — The later star becomes the first act to knock himself off the top of the U.K. Official Albums Chart in about six years,

Ferrari for €32.1 Mln at Artcurial Paris Sets Record Price in Euros for Any Car at Auction

blouinartinfo.com — A Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti has set a world record for any car at auction - if the price is measured in euros. Artcurial Motorcars said the 1957 car sold for €32,075,200, or the equivalent of $35,711,359, including buyer's premium.

Porsche 550 Spyder Races to $3.3 Million in RM Sotheby’s Sale

blouinartinfo.com — A Porsche 550 Spyder from 1955 sold for €2,744,000 (about $3.3 million) to top the RM Sotheby's Paris sale last night. The Porsche led a group of seven cars that achieved individual million-euro-plus results on February 3. The silver Spyder, the original 1955 Frankfurt Motor Show model, was one of only 75 examples made for customers outside the company.

8 Must-See Gigs in Europe: Hozier, Foals, Ellie Goulding, Ennio Morricone

uk.blouinartinfo.com — European concerts this month offer both new talents - such as Hinds, from Madrid - and veterans making welcome returns, like Ennio Morricone and Marianne Faithfull. Of course, there are plenty of now-established rock acts too: Hozier, Foals, Tame Impala and Ellie Goulding are all hitting the road.

Anna Jordan’s “Yen” Brings Broken Britain to Royal Court: Stage Review

uk.blouinartinfo.com — If "a working-class hero is something to be," as John Lennon once put it, there seem to be a lot of them about on the London stage at present. If not heroes, exactly, anti-heroes for sure. The latest arrivals are in "Yen" by Anna Jordan at the Royal Court.

David Bowie Matches Elvis Presley's Chart Record In U.K.

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