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Review: How the World Began

Review: How the World Began

There is more to this play than a tired religious debate, writes Sophie Zeldin-O’Neill.…

Review: EastEnd Cabaret – The Revolution Will Be Sexual

Review: EastEnd Cabaret – The Revolution Will Be Sexual

EastEnd Cabaret comes with high expectations. Their show, The Revolution Will Be Sexual, has been showered with critical praise and this week they grace the cover of Time Out.…

Sickboy: Heaven and Earth in a playfully surreal show

Sickboy: Heaven and Earth in a playfully surreal show

Sickboy’s infatuation with religious symbolism manifests itself in a playfully surreal way at his latest show.…

Displaced artists find home in old Tube station

Displaced artists find home in old Tube station

Ever since it was sold to a mystery bidder in February, a cloud of intrigue has surrounded the disused Shoreditch Tube station.…

The Drums strike the right beat for the Queen of Hoxton

The Drums strike the right beat for the Queen of Hoxton

There’s more to Drums than just hype. The effervescent surf-pop quartet from Brooklyn proved that much after yesterdays live performance at the Queen of Hoxton.…

Do You Heart East London? Garage and electro in Whitechapel

Do You Heart East London? Garage and electro in Whitechapel

Sweaty garage rock, snarling vintage synthesizers, pitch-bending guitars and grating electro pulses abound at I ♥ East London. This rhythmic night of live music held on the first Thursday of every month on Whitechapel Road, spreads the passionate message that East London is an exciting place to be for creative…

“Utopian desire” pulses through Ulysses II photography exhibition

“Utopian desire” pulses through Ulysses II photography exhibition

A 24-hour trip into the lives of 37 photographers is presented by theprintspace gallery and the annual DayFour magazine. Opening on December 2 at ‘theprintspace’ in Hackney, the  exhibition called “Ulysses II”,  picks up from the photography magazine’s 2004 venture “Ulysses”.  Once again the basic rule is simple but intriguing.…

Secrets of real-life MI6 spook revealed in new book

Secrets of real-life MI6 spook revealed in new book

A new book exposing the mysterious multiple lives of a secret agent and spy fiction writer…

Are they WickED or just misunderstood?

Are they WickED or just misunderstood?

Can you even begin to imagine how this feels? I’ve never really asked much of life. All I’ve asked was to live, to experience things as much as I could.…

Album review: David Simon – Collision

Album review: David Simon – Collision

Full of glossy guitar rakes, whirring synths, wobbly moog lines and pitch-perfect vocals, electro pop (think Kaci…