Live At Momo is back with a Congolese night, a Africa Shock Party in collaboarion with Enchanted Tunes, with the new musical sensation from DR Congo mixing traditional soukouss sound with hip-hop alongside DJ Blaise spinning African tunes from Rumba to Coupe Decale. + Very special live guest.
LIVE at MOMO is a legendary musical explosion in London. The night has organised the UK debuts of Seu Jorge, Amadou and Mariam, Mariza, Konono N*1, Tinariwen, Mahmoud Ahmed, Jose James, Hindi Zahra, Fat Freddy’s Drop and many more.
Be enchanted by the best and most innovative live acts from all over the world. Spellbinding live performances and a magical vibe create an unforgettable experience!
For guest list RSVP to Enchanted Tunes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Following sell-out Soho Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe runs, this superb American duo transfer their latest fast-paced show to the West End. Featuring a sublime combination of stand-up, sketch and physical theatre, the Pajama Men aren’t really like anyone else. ‘In the Middle of No One’ is a delightfully silly comedy thriller about love, alien abduction and the spirit of adventure.
Future Map is an annual survey show exhibiting the best cutting edge talent from the graduating year at University of the Arts London. Future Map 11 exhibitors are selected from nearly 10,000 of the University’s graduating students from across all six colleges by a panel of leading industry experts. More than 30 artists are featured across photography, textiles, sculpture, jewellery design, fine art, industrial design, illustration, ceramics, fashion and communications.
Now in its 14th year, Future Map has a well-earned reputation amongst industry insiders for showcasing the next generation of artists and designers who will define our visual landscape.
From the composer of The Office: The Opera (BBC Comic Relief 2009), comes a brand new comedy-opera about social networking, ‘Through the Looking Screen’:
*Meet Annabel Clark, a twenty-seven year old Londoner obsessed with her colleague: Sebastian Smith. Disillusioned by dating mishaps and social awkwardness, Annabel is convinced that the only way for her to be united with her object of desire, is to approach Sebastian online. Empowered and armed with Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, will Annabel ever get her man?*
“I simply loved it” Paul Guest, Huffington Post, see full Huffington Post Review here
The operetta was previewed last week, and is returning to the Wilmington Arms, Farringdon on
the 28th of January and the 1st of February for extended previews.
After raising just under £5000 for Comic Relief in 2009 with The Office: The Opera, Anne decided to use previews of her new show to fundraise for the Joseph Foote Charitable Trust, on behalf of her friend (www.abuggslife.com) whose mother is suffering from a rare cancerous brain tumour.
In partnership with the BFI, BFI Southbank, 26-29 January 2012
The inaugural London Comedy Film Festival (LoCo) champions the craft of comedy filmmaking through previews, classics, masterclasses and parties, including LoCo’s School of Slapstick (Sun 11.30am; free for ticketholders to ‘The Champion’ and ‘Sherlock Jr’; age 8-12).
This Saturday catch LoCo Hero Screening: Edgar Wright presents Mike Leigh’s LIFE IS SWEET Book Here. JUST A FEW TICKETS LEFT
Nothing better than a proper good old fashioned January shakedown to keep one warm in winter! Still buzzing from the success of their last sellout event in November with Omar S, the Louche/Jaunt partnership will return this January, for the first in a four part series of Red Bull Music Academy events at Plan B.
Julio Bashmore had a big year in 2011 and he seems to be on a path to even bigger things in 2012. So if you haven’t heard about him by now, you must have had your head stuck hard down a toilet… But even then you would have probably been able to hear the signature Bashmore tunes rattling your skull against the U-Bend! With one of the most seminal releases of the year, crossover anthem “Battle For Middle You” earned the Bristolian almost instant global recognition. Expect jaw dropping bass and serious house dubs as Bashmore brings his signature Bristol modulations to south London.
Tickets: RBMA’s previous London events have sold out in advance so don’t snooze on tickets!
Julio Bashmore (Futureboogie)
Jane Fitz (Peg, Mixx Records)