Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Philosophy Football's Victory at Stalingrad Film

Philosophy football celebrates victory at Stalingrad. Music, politics and military history what a combo! Watch the video of the night here: Watch this video Featuring Seumas Milne, Clare Solomon, Matthew Collins with Geoffrey Roberts author of Stalin's General : The Life of Georgy Zhukhov and Susan Richards of OpenDemocracy Russia plus performances by Thee Faction and the Trans-Siberian March Band. Gregg McDonald's film of the Philosophy Football' 70th Anniversary of the Victory of Stalingrad Night combines political commentary, military history with some great live music. A showcase event for a different way of doing politics, mixing ideas with having a good time, learning from the past, looking forward to a better future, and all on a Saturday night out. ¡No pasarĂ¡n!

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Victory at Stalingrad 70th Anniversary Night Out

Saturday 2 February 2013. The 70th Anniversary of the Red Army's Victory at Stalingrad.

"Meet Comrade Feelgood.” Q Magazine.

The blistering hot socialist R&B of Thee Faction will be providing anthems to march, and dance to! A night of musical mayhem and purpose.

“Balkan ska meets Ottoman punk in The Trans-Siberian’s infectious brass blow-out.” Time Out

Co-headliners The Trans-Siberian March Band are a Balkan Brass band with a fearsome blend of two clarinets, two saxophones, three trumpets, two tubas, two trombones,guitar,vocals and two percussionists, they never fail to get audiences dancing.

Opening the night, Seumas Milne columnist on the Guardian and author of The Revenge of History discusses the meaning of Stalingrad with Geoffrey Roberts acclaimed historian of the Eastern Front and author of Stalin's General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov who is joined by Susan Richards, editor of the OpenDemocacy Russia website and author of Lost and Found in Russia. Reporting from today's anti-fascist frontline, Matthew Collins, author of Hate.

At Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London E1 (5 mins walk from Liverpool Street station) Doors open 6pm, show starts 7pm.

A Philosophy Football night out for a one-party state of ideas and entertainment, in association with the Hope not Hate Campaign.

TICKETS JUST £9.99. From Philosophy Football or call 01273 472 721