A THINK Tank has been branded thoughtless after claiming a corner of Tyneside is a cultural desert
At a time when the funding for orchestral concerts has been withdrawn, when the borough organist has been made redundant, when there is talk of museum closures and entrance charges, when the budget for arts development and promotions has been decimated, if we sell glorious works of art from the collections where they feed the soul and provide inspiration, we risk becoming a cultural desert
SOME people in cities think the countryside is a cultural desert
, albeit one with lots of trees to admire.
She said: "The worry is we may have good schools, we may have education, social services and such, but what we don't want in Denbighshire is a cultural desert
, that people give up, they have no aspiration, no idea of culture.
This move will create a cultural desert
in Britain's second city, the most culturally diverse in the nation after London.
The combination are represented at Windsor by Cultural Desert
They will find themselves stranded in the same cultural desert
Becky Bell, Rosie's executive director, told the Cultural Desert
blog, "These students learn music, but beyond that they learn discipline, confidence, teamwork, creative thinking, goal setting and achievement.
We want to explode the myth that Rhyl is a cultural desert
as it is perceived to be.
He takes issue with the modern popular image of British India as a cultural desert
and of Anglo-Indian society as unremittingly philistine.
Only then we will know if the trade-off at least made sense, even if for many it was unacceptable: authentic social justice and progress in exchange for authoritarian rule, international ostracism, and a cultural desert
It is not a cultural desert
- go to the fantastic new Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, the best transport museum in the country, the wonderful Belgrade Theatre, the host of terrific amateur dramatic and arts-based groups.
However, the Four Seasons is an oasis of civilised behaviour in a cultural desert
, because everywhere else I look, good manners are in decline.
The Pearl River Delta is "a Cultural Desert
[C] where the conflicting goals of communism and the market can meet.
Anybody who sneered at Birmingham as a cultural desert
certainly had to eat their words when Simon Rattle turned the CBSO into a world-class orchestra.