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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.…

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…

DotDotDashDot: Emerging artists and filmmakers on show

DotDotDashDot: Emerging artists and filmmakers on show

A collection of new films on the theme of ‘Private/Public’ was on show this Thursday, in an event run by DotDotDashDot to promote the work of emerging artists and filmmakers.…

New X-ing: creating exciting projects in neglected spaces

New X-ing: creating exciting projects in neglected spaces

A local artist aims to bridge the gulf between students and entrepreneurs…

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.…

Strippers and samba dancers bring Hackney to Shakespeare

Strippers and samba dancers bring Hackney to Shakespeare

A new photography exhibition recreating scenes from Shakespeare’s rural comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in a contemporary urban setting in Hackney opens tomorrow.…

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

International engineering conglomerate Siemens, has recently announced the name of its new landmark centre of urban sustainability, which is being constructed in East London. The new eye-catching structure was christened ‘The Crystal’ at the high level ‘topping out’ ceremony that took place in East London last Wednesday the 26th of…