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Distorted Façade brings the artists together to look at the human form, both producing bodies of work that explore the depiction of the figure in the post modern age.

The London Tango Quintet are playing at Hackney’s Round Chapel on May 25

ZOE PASKETT talks to Hackney local Ben Lloyd-Hughes about his starring role in Kiss Me, making big life choices and retaining an air of mystery in the era of social media

The artist’s illustrated portraits appeared in many British magazines, and now make up a newly opened exhibition at Goswell Road’s Lever Gallery.

Your Beautiful, based out of temporary spaces in Dalston, is bringing their travelling exhibition Junk in the Trunk to The Bomb Factory in Archway on May 28.

In celebration of National Vegetarian Week, Jenius Social hosts a class in Japanese cuisine

The Almeida’s digital series stars Ian McKellen, Fiona Shaw and Ashley Walters, with insight from Caitlin Moran and some of London’s next generation of leaders

If you’ve got a small city garden, balcony or just a windowsill, Carolyn Dunster knows how to make the most out of every inch of space

Danny Ash and Kayla Lomas-Kirton talk about getting into the spirit of circus with Stufish’s latest production, Soho

Ricky Darko returned to his birthplace of Ghana to photograph young men around Independence Day

Rita Kalnejais set her romance, This Beautiful Future, now showing at The Yard Theatre, on the backdrop of Collaboration Horizontale

Journalist and first time author Paula Cocozza talks to Zoe Paskett about embracing wildness in the city and praise from Hilary Mantel

Ivo Van Hove’s stage adaptation of Visconti’s film misses the mark and opts for effects that are avant-garde for the sake of it, leaving characters undeveloped

The Islington band has released the video for Midnight Oil, a customised visual experience that generates different scenes depending how the viewer clicks.

The Golden Egg Love Fest runs at the Shacklewell Lane Mosque over the weekend of April 22 - 23, offering music, dance, spoken word, yoga, food and spirituality

Simon Callow, Matt Berry, Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal, Charlotte Ritchie and Lily Cole talk to Zoe Paskett about working on the 70s comedy classic at Trafalgar Studios

George Brown started out busking. Now she’s launching her debut EP, following in the footsteps of her SoCal heroes, finds ZOE PASKETT

MC-ed by Ed Gamble and supported by Aisling Bea, the monthly Union Chapel comedy showcase returns on April 1

Artist Dale Grimshaw talks to Zoe Paskett about his exhibition raising awareness for the situation in West Papua

Forget blockbusters Beauty and the Beast, X Men or Lord of the Rings – fringe theatre is where it’s at, as Sir Ian McKellen steps in to offer support.

Garlic, white wine and Pavarotti on the juke box accompany Cucina Rustica’s residency at the Barnsbury venue

Curated by Alice Bygraves, ‘Threads: Taking up Needles and Yarn’ collates work from Celia Pym and Diana Taylor

Co-director of Hackney Showroom, Sam Curtis Lindsay, talks to Zoe Paskett about their second anniversary and a festival celebrating joyful protest

Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen, the now permanent home of pop up “Beats & Eats” experience Smokey Tails, has launched their own bottomless brunch

Only intended to be a short term pop up, its success was such that Duke went on to become a permanent fixture of Whitecross Street

Panicking that she might have to start rationing vegetables, Zoe Paskett meets Shane Harrison, a New Zealand born restaurateur and expert in foraging for food

Photographer Barbara Asboth took pictures and interviewed residents and visitors, creating a visual cross-section of the area

It is bold to produce four hours of Shakespeare, but Hamlet is a story that can’t be rushed. That said, four hours is a long time – the guy next to me couldn’t hack it; he was gone in the first interval

Comedian Eleanor Conway has flaws and won’t apologise for it. She talks with ZOE PASKETT about addiction, tinder and her first stand up show

On March 8, a number of events are celebrating women through film, including Century: 10 women x 10 decades, a series of portraits of life in London

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