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
‘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’
Quirky indie-rockers strengthen their stake towards the genre’s more exciting, adventurous fringes.
10 years and a new line up since The Beautiful South split, the reincarnation of the group come to Islington on November 4
Landry exposes flimsy, Hollywood-driven expectations with a blues-infused treatise on real life and love
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.
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
The Retreat stars Samuel Anderson, Adam Deacon and Jasmine Akram and runs until December 2
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
It’s the 1950s and a New York hotel room is being occupied by Albert Einstein...
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