This Week on the DCMG Websites


Here's a round up of all the new articles this week on The DreamCage and AlbieMedia websites, including all our  #NortonVsSlater theme day articles...

Monday 12th August

On AlbieMedia

"for all his flounce and candelabra, Liberace makes a damned fine job of it here."

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 34: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-34.html


Tuesday 13th August

On AlbieMedia

"Lots and lots and LOTS to listen to in today's two Proms."

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 35: Enigma Variations and Prom 36: Late-Night Mixtape ...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-35-36.html


Wednesday 14th August

On AlbieMedia

"Again though, it's the late prom that has pulled my interest - this is getting to be a habit this year. "

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 37: The Childhood of Christ and Prom 38: Solomon’s Knot ...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-37-38.html


Thursday 15th August

On The DreamCage

With the opera starting a short run at Edinburgh International Festival this week, Tony Cross read Stanley Mitchell’s translation of Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin…

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/book-eugene-onegin-novel-in-verse.html


On AlbieMedia

"Three glorious works and a world premiere tonight."

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 39: Elgar, Errollyn Wallen, Mendelssohn & Mussorgsky ...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-39.html

"No messing about this week because I regard this vocalist to be one of the best in her field. Ever. "

Jimmy Hunter's #SotD79 choice this week is Street Life by The Crusaders, featuring Randy Crawford...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/sotd79-crusaders.html



Friday 16th August

On The DreamCage

"The myth of getting a girlfriend"

In this week's And Why Not? film podcast, Stuart Mulrain and Raechel Leigh Carter talk about Gregory's Girl...


https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/podcast-and-why-not-gregorys-girl.html

On AlbieMedia

"Happy birthday(ish) Queen Victoria, turning 200 this year - I didn't think Eastenders had been going for that lo... oh. Never mind then"

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 40: Queen Victoria's 200th Anniversary ...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-40.html




Saturday 17th August

On The DreamCage

Today on The DreamCage, in honour of our great and glorious leader Steve's birthday, we had a theme day that pitted films starring Edward Norton against films starring Christian Slater in #NortonVsSlater Day. Here's all our themed articles: 

Introduction to #NortonVsSlaterDay by Steve Taylor-Bryant 

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/birthday-takeover-norton-vs-slater.html

Probably as a result of his pre-Birthday bash, Steve Taylor-Bryant pleads... sorry, watches Murder in the First...


The film's tagline says "Don't believe everything you see," but you can believe Kraig Taylor-Bryant's views on Primal Fear (some spoilers)...

A reminder of Ren Zelen's thoughts from last year on Heathers...

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/birthday-takeover-heathers.html

Even more relevant today than it was when it was released, David Ames watched American History X...

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/birthday-takeover-american-history-x.html

Steve Taylor-Bryant finds a love story that warms his Untamed Heart...



Nate McKenzie deals a straight and remembers Rounders...



The least romantic member of the team, Susan Omand, falls for True Romance (with many spoilers)..


https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/birthday-takeover-true-romance.html

Kraig Taylor-Bryant breaks the first rule of Fight Club by talking about Fight Club (with slight spoilers but not major ones)...

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/birthday-takeover-fight-club.html

As part of the Norton v Slater birthday takeover, a reminder of Stuart Mulrain and birthday boy Steve Taylor-Bryant's talk about purple rhino homicide in Death to Smoochy... and why not?...



It is what feels like the longest summer of his life, he is angry at working his birthday but Steve Taylor-Bryant rounds off #NortonVsSlater day by remembering Pump up the Volume...


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On AlbieMedia


"Baba Yaga - a composition of less than 4 minutes in length that took him more than 13 YEARS to complete!"

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 41: Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Lyadov & Glazunov ...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-41.html


Sunday 18th August

On AlbieMedia

"Don't you hate it when really young people show prodigious talent?"

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 42: Youthful Beginnings ...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-42.html

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