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Review: Brotherhood of the Lake in Croydon

Review: Brotherhood of the Lake in Croydon

You know an underground movement is alive and kicking when a bunch of young bands want to tear a club down to the ground. And they came pretty close to doing that at Scream Lounge in Croydon in a metal melee headlined by the brilliant Brotherhood of the Lake. First…

Review: Swoon at Black Rat Projects, Shoreditch

Review: Swoon at Black Rat Projects, Shoreditch

New York based street artist Caledonia Dance Curry, better known as Swoon, unveiled her new east London exhibition ‘Murmuration’ on Thursday.…

Shoreditch Boxpark combines charity, art and shopping

Shoreditch Boxpark combines charity, art and shopping

The long awaited Boxpark mall began trading on Wednesday 30 next to Shoreditch High Street station. A mass of slick black industrial units over two storeys, BoxPark houses lifestyle brands such as Levi’s and Vans. The second storey is home to an array of eateries, including a ‘froyo’ shop selling…

Review: Goodbye Barcelona at the Arcola theatre, Hackney

Review: Goodbye Barcelona at the Arcola theatre, Hackney

Performed incorrectly, the story of Goodbye Barcelona could be a somewhat predictable one: boy goes to war, boy meets girl, boy is mentored by world-weary superior. However, director Karen Rabinowitz keeps things fresh by using the less well-trodden subject matter of the Spanish Civil War, of which this year marks…

Review: Pop-Up Circus offers arts and audio at Platform cafe

Review: Pop-Up Circus offers arts and audio at Platform cafe

Sound and visuals combine in this rapturous art exhibit, says Tillie Cox.…

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.…

Exiled artists come to terms with torture

Exiled artists come to terms with torture

An exhibition of art created by refugees who have survived torture has gone on display at Brick Lane.…

Outsider Art comes to Lewisham’s Stephen Lawrence Centre

Outsider Art comes to Lewisham’s Stephen Lawrence Centre

The Stephen Lawrence Centre in Lewisham is hosting an exhibition of work by artists with learning and physical disabilities.…

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.…

Review: Kuljit Bhamra and Jonathan Mayer

Review: Kuljit Bhamra and Jonathan Mayer

Kuljit Bhamra is on a mission to “demystify” Indian music. Playing  with Jonathon Mayer at  Wenlock Barn in Sutton house, Hackney, on Sunday he joked that he had been “blamed” for creating the British Bhangra sound…