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Monday, 13 October 2008

Pick of the Week 13.10.08

This week feast your eyes upon some leg warmer action and some revolting factory workers and enjoy a Frieze Free weekend! all coming up in this week Pick of the Week...

Film - Chosen by Frank
The Take directed by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein about workers taking over and running a factory in Argentina and the implications of this on the globalization debate.

Arty Night Out - Chosen by Eleanor
Run Riot No Shame Party
16th October
Moustache Bar in Stoke Newington
The monthly No Shame party an alternative party, of "100% pleasure and wayward distraction", encompassing performance art, burlesque, participatory performance/partying and plenty more.

Dance - Chosen by Jen

17 - 26 October 2008
Various venues across Nottingham
Nottdance is the annual international festival of experimental dance and performance. This year Dance4 have created the most abundant timetable of treats to date.

Exhibition - Chosen by Richard

Landscapes in Perspective

15 Oct to 12 Nov
Private View - 14 Oct 6-8.30pm
Gallery 32, The Embassy of Brazil
Featuring new 'Shops' work by FrenchMottershead, plus new work from other participants in the England/Brazil Artists Links residency initiative.

Photography - Chosen by Holly
Photo Month - east London photography festival throughout October and November
This is now the largest photography festival in the UK, don't you know!

DVD release - Chosen by Giles

Logan's Run was released on DVD last week for all you lot who don't remember this 70's classic Sci Fi series. But remember while you are sitting in your flat with the curtains drawn watching Sci Fi Box sets, in the words of Jessica
"There's another world outside! We've seen it!"

80's pick - Chosen by Sam
Fancy Footwerk at the electricity showrooms
I am not usually one to recommend this overtly, wanna be trendy night spot however the mention of Olivia Newton Johns classic track Physical and leg warmers has got me reaching for my high legged, belted leotard!

Theater - Chosen by Mark
Lone Twin
Daniel hit by a Train
At Chelsea Theatre
Thurday 16 October 2008 - Friday 17 October 2008
Inspired by late 19th Century tales of people losing their lives trying to save the life of another, Daniel Hit By A Train tells each tragedy in turn, in all their heart-wrenching, comedic, vaudevillian glory.

Music - Chosen by Marine
undGretel? presents Sam Amant and Hissing at Swans
The Arts Bar and Cafe, Toynbee Studios E1 6AB
16th Oct 7.30 - 11.00pm
This is no ordinary music event but a night where you get to be the headline act!
Interlaced with great sets by some London's hottest new bands you will be trained up by a selection of undGretel?'s team leaders to become the first Kazoo Orchestra of Great Britain, culminating in a storming headline performance at the end of the night.

Theatre - Chosen by Carly
Once and for all we're gonna tell you who we are so shut up and listen
Sat 25 Oct - Tue 28 Oct 2008
The latest work from internationally renowned Belgian theatre company Ontroerend Goed was a runaway success at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival, receiving a raft of awards and five star reviews.

Performance - Chosen by Yasmine
Experimentica 08
15/10/08 to 19/10/08
An arts festival in Cardiff, offering a mixture of performance, installation and sonic art, with a healthy mixture of established as well as relatively un-known artists.

Film - Chosen by Alison
Future Shorts
a short film label that puts together a monthly programme that tours cinemas worldwide. See the above link for when and where.

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