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Tuesday, 4 November 2008

Pick of the Week 3.11.08 (honest)

Bringing you the hottest picks from our intrepid bloggers bang on time and not at all a day late because you had Monday off, its this weeks Pick Of The Week....

Exhibition - Chosen by Holly - 'Borderspaces'
Schwartz Gallery
92 White Post Lane
Hackney Wick
Private view, Thursday 6th November 6pm - 9
This is the first photography exhibition to be held at the Schwartz Gallery and form part of photomonth. Other off site work is showing around Londonn including Danilo Murru's The London Wall which documents the 11.5 mile blue wall that surrounds the 2012 Olympic site, exciting stuff!

Dance - Chosen by Carly - DV8 - To Be Straight With You
National Theatre
including a platform discussion on the subject of religious and cultural tolerance / intolerance of homosexuality in society with DV8 director Lloyd Newson on the 5th Nov at 18.00 at the National Theatre.

Exhibition - Chosen by Lisa
Alan Aldridge: The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes
Design Museum
10 October – 25 January 2009
£8.50 adults, £6.50 concessions, £5 students, free for under 12s, free for Design Museum Members.
A colourful and psychedelic exhibition of Aldridge's beautiful illustrative work.

Art and Design - Chosen by Oyinda
Wouldn't it be Nice... Wishful Thinking in Art and Design
Somerset House
17 September-7 December 2008
Expect wit, subversion and a constantly-changing programme of events and performance from this major exhibition of contemporary art and design.
This week includes Social Pasta on Friday 7 November in The Studio where Graphic designer Alex Rich and friends will prepare and serve food while you watch a movie, with food chosen to reflect the story of the film. (Limited capacity) FREE FOOD!

Film - Chosen by Sam
Steve Mcqueen
An odyssey, in which the smallest gestures become epic and when the body is the last resource for protest. As with everything Steve McQueen touches this is gold!

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