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Thursday, July 24 2014

Jamaica Rum Tings @ Big Chill House / Saturday 2nd August 2014

Jamaica Rum Tings at Big Chill HouseTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: noon-03:00am

@ Big Chill House, 257-269 Pentonville Road, London N1 9NL

Free entry before 14:00 £5 after book online

www.wearebigchill.com

Each year on August 6th, Jamaicans raise a glass to celebrate their independence saluting the nation’s motto, Out of Many, One! This August, Wray And Nephew Overproof Rum continues ‘Jamaica Rum Tings’, a celebration of Jamaican culture through a series of all day events inspired by Wray & Nephew’s Jamaican roots. ‘Jamaica Rum Tings’ celebrates Jamaica’s rich heritage and its influence on UK culture and will come to life this year in Wray’s House bringing the house party vibe back!

Tuesday, July 22 2014

Jimmie Durham: Traces and Shiny Evidence @ Parasol unit / until 9th August 2014

Jimmie Durham Traces and Shiny Evidence at Parasol unitTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sat 10:00-18:00
Sun 12:00-17:00

@ Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, 14 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW

Free entry

www.parasol-unit.org

New installation covering the entire gallery space of the foundation. While the installation on the ground floor is vivid, physical and colourful, the installation on the first floor is sedate, ethereal, and black and white.

Parasol unit is a not-for-profit art institution that operates purely for the public benefit. Central to the Parasol unit philosophy is a total commitment to artists and their creative endeavour, an attitude which leads to a singular relationship developing between each exhibiting artist and the foundation.

Monday, July 21 2014

HOLI ONE Colour festival @ Wembley Park / Saturday 2nd August 2014

HOLI ONE Colour festival at Wembley Park 2014TIME AND PLACE:

Open: noon-22:00

@ Wembley Park, Wembley, London HA9 0WS

Tickets: £31.99 book online

www.holione.com
www.wembley.co.uk

The world’s most unique, fun and exciting festival series returns to unite people through music and colour. Thousands of people are attending to share music, dance, performance art and visual stimulation. Against a backdrop of dance and DJ music, revellers get to throw powders into the air to create an explosion of colour and excitement aimed at celebrating togetherness and the colour of everyday life.

Sunday, July 20 2014

Yelp Paints The Town Red @ Under The Bridge / Friday 8th August 2014

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 20:00-late

@ Under The Bridge, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS

Entry: free RSVP online including free food and drinks

www.yelp.co.uk
www.underthebridge.co.uk

A night of rock and roll and sinning and with food and drinks.

Yelp, the largest local review website in the world, is throwing a two-night Red and White Bash to celebrate everything local in London.

Which one are you. Saint or Sinner?

Represent the side of your choice at Yelp’s 10th Birthday Party celebrations. Find your inner elegance and dress to impress, all in white, for their beautiful ballroom bash. Or indulge your devilish side and prepare to rock out, all in red, at their underground concert.

The first, an elegant night in white in the lovely ballroom of the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel. Followed by, a grittier rock and roll evening in red at Under The Bridge, the multi-million pound music venue built into Chelsea Stadium.

Visit Yelp’s website for more information about both events.

Yelp's Red and White Bash @ Radisson Blu Portman Hotel and Under The Bridge

Yelp’s Night In White @ Radisson Blu Portman Hotel / Thursday 7th August 2014

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 20:00-late

@ The Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, 22 Portman Square, London W1H 7BG

Entry: free RSVP online including free food and drinks

www.yelp.co.uk
www.radissonblu.co.uk

Full of elegance, beautiful people and amazing food and drinks.

Yelp, the largest local review website in the world, is throwing a two-night Red and White Bash to celebrate everything local in London.

Which one are you. Saint or Sinner?

Represent the side of your choice at Yelp’s 10th Birthday Party celebrations. Find your inner elegance and dress to impress, all in white, for their beautiful ballroom bash. Or indulge your devilish side and prepare to rock out, all in red, at their underground concert.

The first, an elegant night in white in the lovely ballroom of the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel. Followed by, a grittier rock and roll evening in red at Under The Bridge, the multi-million pound music venue built into Chelsea Stadium.

Visit Yelp’s website for more information about both events.

Yelp's Red and White Bash @ Radisson Blu Portman Hotel and Under The Bridge

Friday, July 18 2014

Belvedere Legends of the Martini Experience @ Royal Academy / Friday 1st August- Sunday 31st August 2014

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Thu 17:00-22:00:30
Fri-Sat noon-22:30
Sun noon-17:00

@ Royal Academy Senate Rooms (Burlington Street entrance), Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD

Tickets: £15 per session book online

www.moethennessy-selection.co.uk

Belvedere, the world’s first super premium vodka, is bringing Legends of the Martini an all sensory experience exploring and celebrating the iconic cocktail with an interactive journey through the evolution of the martini, from gin through to vodka, meeting glamorous and enigmatic characters from popular culture that have made the martini famous along the way. The experience will explore the evolution of the martini and its significance in the life of each of the legends.

A selection of the best in photography, set design, film and music have been commissioned to re-interpret characters associated with martini. Guests will be invited to match a list of legends including Elizabeth Taylor, Ernest Hemingway, Kate Moss and of course, perhaps most famously, James Bond, to a piece in the experience, based on one of the characters.

Entrance to the Legends of the Martini Exhibition is free (10:00- 22:30 Mon-Sun).

Thursday, July 17 2014 Competition

Win a meal for two and a cookbook with Death By Burrito @ Death By Burrito @ The Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen

Death By Burrito at Hoxton Square LogoTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mo-Fr 12-15 and 17:00-22:00
Sat-Sun 12:00-22:00

@ Death By Burrito, 2-4 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU

www.deathbyburrito.com

Mexican street food institution recently celebrated the opening of its new permanent residence at Hoxton Square.

The menu mixes popular classics and dishes from ‘Death By Burrito – The Cookbook’.

The tequila only cocktail menu was curated by award winning, Ryan Chetiyawardana (Mr Lyan).

Win a meal for two and a copy of The Cookbook. To enter, email us competitions@informedlondon.com with your full name and who you will take with you. Entries close at midnight 23/07/14

 

Wednesday, July 16 2014

Jamm Sessions with DJ Luck, MC Neat, Slimzee, MC Creed, Plastician @ Brixton Jamm / Friday 18th July 2014

Jamm Sessions with DJ Luck MC Neat Slimzee MC Creed Plastician at Brixton JammTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 22:00-06:00

@ Brixton Jamm, 261 Brixton Road, London SW9 6LH

Tickets: from £8 book online

www.brixtonjamm.org

Back for a bumper summer special with old favourites and all round garage legends, DJ Luck & MC Neat topping the bill, alongside Rinse FM’s Slimzee who will be performing with microphone champion and godfather MC Creed. Another Rinse FM cohort Plastician will also be in attendance laying down an exclusive UKG set. All this with and the usual host of residents providing the hip-hop, R&B and bashment in room 2, once again this is not one to miss…

Tuesday, July 15 2014

Bridget Riley The Stripe Paintings 1961-2014 @ David Zwirner / until July 25th 2014

Bridget Riley The Stripe Paintings 1961-2014 at David ZwirnerTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00

@ David Zwirner,  24 Grafton Street, London W1S 4EZ

Free entry

www.davidzwirner.com

Featuring paintings and studies selected from all periods of her career, from 1961 to 2014, the show will be installed throughout the three floors of the gallery, making it the artist’s first major survey in London since her 2003 retrospective at Tate Britain.

“Bridget Riley is undoubtedly one of the world’s most significant artists working today and her influence on present and future generations cannot be underestimated,” says David Zwirner. “I am honoured to be able to show such a definitive selection of her stripe work in my London gallery.”

Monday, July 14 2014

Art Social ’14 @ House of St Barnabas / from Thursday 31st July – Sunday 3rd August 2014

Art Social 14 at House of St BarnabasTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various

@ The House of St Barnabas (HoSB), Chapel Entrance, Manette Street, London W1D 4NQ

Tickets: from free – £15

www.hosb.org.uk

The first multi-disciplinary festival from HoSB the pioneering charity and private members club.

The festival will open its doors to the public for innovative talks, interactive workshops and live music performances.

Free public access to the exhibitions throughout the festival and Saturdays throughout August.

Events:
- Art in the Public Realm hosted by Art Review
- Gavin Turk: In conversation with Richard Strange and Gavin Turk (founder of HoSB)
- Access to Creativity
- Architecture and the City
- Live Music by Tom Baxter
- Art Social Late Night curated by Tony Nwachukwu
- Workshop with Gaynor O’Flynn: The Voice
- Barby Asante in conversation with Emily Druiff from Peckham Platform
- Digital Democracy
- Performance by Doug Fishbone and DJ set from Robi Walters
- Art Social ’14 Fun Days