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Monday, 20 October 2008

Pick of the Week 20.10.08

Welcome once again to the Artsadmin Artsblog, check out our bloggers top picks after the jump to see what they will be up to...come on join in!

Visual Arts - Chosen by Jen
Millennium Gallery
August 2008 – 14 January 2009
A graphic animation which highlights the plight of a city whose ardent pursuit of the new threatens to nullify a place for the past.
Kongkee is currently the Breathe Artist in Residence at the Chinese Arts Centre in Manchester.

Book - Chosen by Lisa
Renegade's Magic by Robin Hobb.
Out in paperback now.
If you are a fantasy lover than try this on for size

Exhibition - Chosen by Holly
Sarah Lucas - Penitralia
Sadie Coles Gallery
south audley st
Oct 14 - Nov 15, 2008 - Open Tue-Sat 11-6
If you haven't already been shocked by plaster casts of penises in galleries then head on down to Sadie Coles Gallery for Sarah Lucus's new cacophony of cock!

Spoken word - Chosen by Eleanor
Brian Fuata performs in The Spoken Space,
The Poetry Cafe
22 Betterton St
22 October at 7:00 - 7.15pm.
A text piece working with a series of monologues, movement, carboard signs and improvisation.
Eleanor says "This performance is definitely worth a look, Brian's way with words is truly beautiful".

Theater - Chosen by Joanne
Complicite - A Disappearing Number
The Barbican
10 Oct - 1 Nov
Tickets from £10 - £35 (£2 discount on all tickets from 5 - 10 Sept)
Taking as its starting point one of the most mysterious and romantic collaborations of all time, this is a story about connections between ideas, cultures and times.

Talk - Chosen by Oyinda
Where now for Political Culture?
Thursday 23 October 7.30pm
Bishopsgate Institute
special ticket offer of £8 (original price £12) and £5 concessions call 020 7392 9200 and quote 'Penned in the Margins offer'.
Can culture deliver a political message? This is the question poet Blake Morrison and Independent columnist John Walsh will be discussing with Editor of the Poetry Review Fiona Sampson in the first ever Poetry Review Speaks Out debate.

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