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An invite to stand and stare

Cempasuchiles, Mexico. 2007. Photographer: Mark Alor Powell

Stand & Stare editions is a new online gallery which launched last month. It concentrates on photography – and its promoters are clearly very enthusiastic about the medium. For those similarly interested in viewing photographs as art, you can browse ...

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Thames is a great success

Sir John Cass pupils play the steel drums at the Hackney Round Chapel

The Tower Hamlets Arts and Music Education Service (THAMES) delivered a fantastic programme of summer events this year. The free music events have not only impressed audiences in Tower Hamlets but the wider East End too. Shoreditch Church hosted the ...

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Go Wild at Canary Wharf

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When the docks closed, there was much talk about how the vacated land could be used to help the now employed local population find new work. However, the then Tory Government gave the land to Canary Wharf to build an ...

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More from Shanghati

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These poems were written at a workshop which was part of the Shanghati Literary Society Project’s Community Literature Festival 2015. A group of learners of varying ages and abilities met to see what poems they could write in half an hour ...

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Hip Hop festival welcomes Saran Kohli

Photographer Credit - Joannie Hétu-Gossard

Sadler’s Wells’ critically acclaimed international festival of hip hop dance theatre, Breakin’ Convention, this year welcomes British Asian choreographer and fashion designer Saran Kohli. Presenting his lauded piece Molecules of a Dream on Sunday, 3rd May at 6pm, Saran will ...

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