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Saturday, March 8 2014

Hackney Flea Market @ Abney Hall / Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th March 2014

Hackney Flea Market at Abney HallTIME AND PLACE:

Open: 11:00-18:00

@ Abney Hall, 73a Church Street, Stoke Newington, London N16 0AS

Free entry

www.facebook.com/HackneyFleaMarket

London’s best flea market is back this weekend with an excellent selection of handpicked stall holders selling the best mix of salvaged, unique, lost and found, and couture items. There’ll also be the veteran sellers from markets including Spitalfields and Bermondsey selling alongside up and coming designers.

Cafe Milk & Grain will provide the best homemade delicacies and local DJ Private Avalanche will keep you entertained.

Friday, March 7 2014

Double Vision: pub signs for the thirsty and illiterate – opening night @ The Lauriston pub / Friday 7th March until May 2014

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Doors: 19:00 – late

@ The Lauriston pub, 162 Victoria Park Road, Hackney, London E9 7JN

Free entry

www.mrgresty.com
www.thelauriston.com

Contemporary artists curated by Mr Gresty.

Some pubs are centuries old and many of their customers were unable to read, but they could recognise pictorial signs. ‘Double Vision’ is an exhibition of bold images which are recognisable enough for any thirsty and illiterate onlooker to identify.

Lineup:
Dylan White
Mr Gresty
Holly van Maanen
Lucille Clerc
Tim Miness
Marco Bevilacqua
Victoria Fox
Ben Rix
Doug Henderson / Mr Four Fingers
Nathan James Page III
Jen Dionisio
Shona Read
VJ Von Art
Raiph Vaughan

Thursday, March 6 2014

Brixton Diner pop-up @ secret Brixton location / Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd and Thursday 27th – Sunday 30th March 2014

Brixton DinerTIME AND PLACE:

Sessions:
Thu-Sat dinner sessions 19:00 onwards
Sun sessions 12:30 onwards

@ Brixton, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SE5 9QH

Tickets: from £20 book by emailing info@thepickledfork.com

www.thepickledfork.com
www.twentysomethinglondon.com

This month our friends at Twenty Something London have informed us about an exciting new pop-up American diner in a secret Brixton location, which will run across two weekends in March.

Created by the guys behind The Pickled Fork, this meal of epic proportions will be a feast for all your senses. So, it’s time to get yourselves ready and make your bookings for one of 2014′s most hotly anticipated pop-ups.

We can’t reveal the secret full three course set menu but what we will reveal is; there’ll be wings, brisket and cheesy fries.

The Pickled Fork

 

Wednesday, March 5 2014

Hito Steyerl @ ICA / until 27th April 2014

How Not To Be Seen A Fucking Didactic Educational Mov File Hito SteyerlTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00
Thu 11:00-21:00

@ Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH

Tickets: £1 day pass

www.ica.org.uk

Berlin-based artist and writer Hito Steyerl is one of the most critically acclaimed artists working in the field of video today. Steyerl’s work focuses on contemporary issues such as feminism and militarisation, as well as the mass proliferation and dissemination of images and knowledge brought on by digital technologies.

This exhibition offers a selected survey of Steyerl’s work. Presented are five videos, each installed in a distinct manner. The first film encountered is titled Liquidity Inc. (2014). This new work looks at a financial advisor called Jacob Wood who lost his job during the last financial crisis, and who then embarked on a career in mixed martial arts. How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File (2013) mocks an instructional film on the idea of becoming invisible in the digital world. Finally, her video Guards (2012) deals with museum officers with a background as law enforcement officers or military personnel. Two recorded lecture performances – I Dreamed a Dream and Is the Museum a Battlefield – filmed live in 2013 at the 13th Istanbul Biennial and Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin respectively are presented here in the exhibition.

Tuesday, March 4 2014

12′s & Tapes showing ‘Paid In Full’ @ The Alibi / Tuesday 4th March 2014

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Screening: 19.00 / Music: 9:00pm – Close

@ The Alibi, 91 Kingsland Road, Dalston, London, E8 2PB

Entry: Free

thealibilondon.co.uk

Come and chill with us at The Alibi where they’ll be screening ‘Paid In Full’, followed by a set featuring some of hip hop’s classics.

There will be free entry all night and drinks are cheap and cheerful.

See you there!

Monday, March 3 2014

Burger Fest 2014 @ Hackney Downs Studios / Saturday 15th March 2014

Burger Fest 2014 at Hackney Downs StudiosTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 15:30-23:30

@ Hackney Downs Studios, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT

Tickets: £35 (including food and drink) book online

www.twentysomethinglondon.com

Burger Fest brings together London’s most legendary burger connoisseurs under one roof for one day only.

Each ticket includes a beer, five half burgers and dessert.

Lineup:
Drew Dog beer
Honest Burgers
Mother Flipper
Wild Game Co
Street Kitchen
Burger Craft
Cupcakes and Shhht (dessert)

DJs:
Young & Lost Club
Stamp the Wax

Sunday, March 2 2014

Live Music Sunday @ Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes / Sunday 2nd March 2014

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TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 20.00 – 00.00

@ Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes, 32-34 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London E2 8DA

Entry: Free

www.jaguarshoes.com

Join us this week for another evening of Live Music Sunday with some great acts!

Elian

From Paris to London, Elian is a talented musician trying to find his way through babylon maze to get people back together through music. In search of sounds to transcend collective unconsciousness. Currently looking for musicians to spread the news.

Jack Darby

Jack is a guitarist and singer that’s heavily inspired by musicians such as Syd Barrett and John Lennon etc. Currently he gigs from time to time, not taking life too seriously. The music is mainly rhythmic and bluesy with a bit of a psychedelic twang.

Richey Ostrowski

Meandering some-time frontman of the 16 hole boots foists his idiosyncratic mixture of word and note on an otherwise unsuspecting London of up-Shit-Creek mediocrity once again. Beware! He may be in the gutter – but he has his eyes fixed firmly on the kerb.

Chris Wilson

Again our beloved Chris Wilson! London based Irishman who mixes rock & roll, soul, folk and country in a unique way that will make you feel nostalgic for the good old days you didn’t get to live, way before you were born. Heavy influenced by old school folk and rock, he will certainly suprise you with a set of catchy melodies and beats.

There are some fantastic acts to see you through the final day of the weekend and keep your mind off of the impending doom of the dreaded Monday blues.

Saturday, March 1 2014

Nobody’s Business @ Basement / Saturday 1st March 2014

Nobody's Business at BasementTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 21:00-02:00

@Basement, 10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP

By RSVP only nobodysbiz.edition@gmail.com

Just as the purple haze cleared from our Prince homage…

Nobody’s Business is back to give you another dose of glamour and gooooood music. Award-winning outfits at the ready for our ***Pre-Oscars party***

Residents J33, Smooth Bastard and Zezi Ifore keepin it sassy all night long and a secret special guest.

Friday, February 28 2014

NTS x Boxfresh 1989FM Takeover @ www.ntslive.co.uk / Friday 28th February 2014

NTS x Boxfresh 1989FM Takeover at NTS Radio

TIME AND PLACE:

Broadcast: 12:00-18:00

@ www.ntslive.co.uk

Free

Boxfresh launches 1989FM with a six hour takeover of NTS Radio. Hosted by Moxie to represent 25 years of UK dance music.

This year one of our most iconic streetwear brands celebrates its 25th anniversary with an incredible 25 events and soon to launch 1989FM online radio platform.

DJs:
Breach
Eats Everything (Jungle Set)
Matt ‘Jam’ Lamont
DJ Hype
Shut Up And Dance
Ben Pearce
Eliphino
My Nu Leng
And more

1989FM x Boxfresh

Thursday, February 27 2014

Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol @ The Fashion and Textile Museum / 17th May 2014

Artist Textiles - Picasso to Warhol at The Fashion and Textile MuseumTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sat 11:00-18:00
Thu 11:00-20:00
Sun-Mon closed

@ The Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF

Tickets: around £9 book online

www.ftmlondon.org

Tracing the history of 20th century art in textiles including work by Salvador Dalí, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Picasso and Andy Warhol.

The exhibition features examples of key European and American art movements: Fauvism, Cubism, Constructivism, Abstraction, Surrealism and Pop Art; as well as the work of leading fashion designers and manufacturers. Artist Textiles shows how ordinary people were once able to engage with modern art in a personal and intimate way through their clothing and home furnishings.

Containing over 200 rare pieces, many of which have not been on public display before.

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