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Have fish had their chips?


There’s several ways to look at fish – in books, in films and even on your plate – but here’s a new treatment for our watery companions. Subnature is a new exhibition, opening next week, at University College London, and ...

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Celebrating the silver screen


This year is the 25th anniversary of the partnership between BP and the Royal Opera House which has beamed live ballet and opera to half a million people in towns and cities across the UK. It began with various small ...

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All ears for Years & Years

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“Seeing Years & Years live last year was probably the best surprise of 2013. Young Olly Alexander has the holy fire in his hands: a soulful voice with a crazy R’n’B vibe, which enables him to be simultaneously emotional and ...

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Infidel about to hit Stratford


Tickets have just gone on sale today for a new, musical version of David Baddiel’s hit comedy movie The Infidel, which Baddiel has himself adapted for the theatre. The production has been made possible by the success of a Kickstarter ...

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Sirens is next at Hang Up


From 2nd May, Hang-Up Gallery is hosting Sirens, a romantically decorative exhibition from Hackney based artist Rosie Emerson. Sirens will showcase a stunning new body of work, which experimentally combines print, photography, collage and film to portray Emerson’s mysterious goddesses ...

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Boris holds buskers comp

GLA, Rhythm of the Underground

Boris is doing a great deal to make life worse for young Londoners, but here is one small way in which he is trying to make amends. Gigs is a music festival which is open to London-based musician aged 11-25. ...

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Book now for Ballet for Kids

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“Dance” and “theatre” are adult concepts, used to distinguish strictly between two different forms of self-expression. C-12 Dance Theatre entwines both dance and theatre disciplines to deliver an innovative and emotional blend of physical dance performance with a theatrical narrative. ...

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Fashion with a conscience


Previews Fashion Revolution Day – 24 April 2014 Hasina Momtaz: Have you ever wondered where your Gap jeans are made? Or who makes the Primark shirt you’re wearing? Or that favourite little black dress you love from Next? Or whether ...

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Britten 100 closes with Pagodas

The year now coming to a close marks the centenary of Benjamin Britten’s birth – but the centenary celebrations of this British composer’s life will not close until next spring. One of the highlights of the commemorative musical events will ...

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Parallelograms marked the way forward

In 1970, Linda Perhacs was a Californian dentist – and a psychedelic folk artist. Linda’s album “Parallelograms” came out that year, and initially no one really noticed. But eventually it was discovered, and it was re-issued in 2005 and 2008 ...

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