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Yesterday, 10:40

At Hackney Showroom, $elfie$ by Malik Nashad Sharp, aka marikiscrycrycry, talks about issues of nationalism, gun violence and the black, queer aesthetic

Zoe spends a stylish weekend in Paris, visiting the newly opened Yves Saint Laurent museum

North London Chorus continues its 40th anniversary season with Zurich’s Contrapunto Chor, who are currently celebrating their own 30th birthday.

Third outing for Noel and friends is surprising in a good way – even (whisper it) fun.

Whilst this is not a play loaded with a huge depth, it successfully captures a Machiavellian culture and as a piece of thumpingly entertaining satire, offers a sound, sound deal

James Kermack talks about his new Hackney-based feature film, Hi-Lo Joe, and its intimate portrayal of mental illness

When two Russian agents allegedly slipped radioactive poison into a cup of tea, Alexander Litvinenko wasn’t the only victim.

Michael-James Dent and Chris Jones of Homerton band The Dolce Vita talk about gigging locally and releasing music via cassette, ahead of their show on November 24

Essential viewing at the Smithfield Meat Market, this play tells a harrowing tale of life after care

Foxlow’s Clerkenwell branch in St John Street is offering a vegan menu during November. The Gazette is impressed.

Kathy Burke has directed the play starring Samuel Anderson, Yasmine Akram and Adam Deacon

With over 40 events across six days, London’s queer film and arts festival Fringe! returns to east London

The 19 year old singer’s first headline show goes off with a bang at the Stoke Newington venue

‘I think many artists of colour feel frustrated at this lack of representation’

Comedian turned playwright Stuart Laws talks about his first play The Journey at the Pleasance and why funny people flourish in Islington

Music

Wed, 17:52

North London Chorus continues its 40th anniversary season with Zurich’s Contrapunto Chor, who are currently celebrating their own 30th birthday.

Wed, 11:53

Third outing for Noel and friends is surprising in a good way – even (whisper it) fun.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Michael-James Dent and Chris Jones of Homerton band The Dolce Vita talk about gigging locally and releasing music via cassette, ahead of their show on November 24

Friday, November 10, 2017

The 19 year old singer’s first headline show goes off with a bang at the Stoke Newington venue

Thursday, November 9, 2017

‘We’re not short on female talent. It’s just not having an unbiased platform for females to be able to perform and showcase their talent’

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Quirky indie-rockers strengthen their stake towards the genre’s more exciting, adventurous fringes.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

10 years and a new line up since The Beautiful South split, the reincarnation of the group come to Islington on November 4

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Landry exposes flimsy, Hollywood-driven expectations with a blues-infused treatise on real life and love

Friday, October 27, 2017

The promoter behind Field Day has ruled out holding the three-day festival in Finsbury Park next year – despite having applied to Haringey Council for permission to do so.

Theatre

Yesterday, 10:40

At Hackney Showroom, $elfie$ by Malik Nashad Sharp, aka marikiscrycrycry, talks about issues of nationalism, gun violence and the black, queer aesthetic

Mon, 17:15

Whilst this is not a play loaded with a huge depth, it successfully captures a Machiavellian culture and as a piece of thumpingly entertaining satire, offers a sound, sound deal

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Essential viewing at the Smithfield Meat Market, this play tells a harrowing tale of life after care

Friday, November 10, 2017

Kathy Burke has directed the play starring Samuel Anderson, Yasmine Akram and Adam Deacon

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Comedian turned playwright Stuart Laws talks about his first play The Journey at the Pleasance and why funny people flourish in Islington

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Islington theatre company that supports care leavers and young people at risk are staging a reimagining of their debut play at Smithfield Meat Market

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Retreat stars Samuel Anderson, Adam Deacon and Jasmine Akram and runs until December 2

Monday, October 30, 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Aladdin is at Sadler’s Wells October 31 – November 2. The triple bill of Arcadia, Le Baiser de la fée and ‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Café is November 3 – 4

Monday, October 30, 2017

It’s the 1950s and a New York hotel room is being occupied by Albert Einstein...

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