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


Doors: 20:00-late

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

Entry: free RSVP online including free food and drinks

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

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


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

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).

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:

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

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 with your full name and who you will take with you. Entries close at midnight 23/07/14


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

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…

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:

Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00

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

Free entry

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.”

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

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.

– 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

BPM x Coyote Records x GET SOME @ Bussey Building / Saturday 12th July 2014

BPM x Coyote Records x GET SOME at Bussey BuildingTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 22:00-05:00

@ Bussey Building/CLF Art Cafe, 133 Rye Lane, London, Peckham SE15 4ST

Tickets: from £6 book online

Three labels under one roof. This one’s going to be big!

Madam X
Darka N Phaze One
G.S One b2b T Vish

Last Japan

Get Some:
Richard Aki

RSVP on Facebook.

Under the Influence: John Deakin and the Lure of Soho @ The Photographers’ Gallery / until 13th July 2014

Under the Influence John Deakin and the Lure of Soho at The Photographers GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Mon-Sat 10:00-18:00
Thu 10:00-20:00
Sun 11:30-18:00

@ The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street London W1F 7LW

Free entry

Under the Influence: John Deakin and the Lure of Soho, explores the hidden corners and colourful characters of 1950s and early 60s London Soho, as seen through the eyes of John Deakin (1912 – 1972).

Considered to be one of the greatest postwar British photographers, Deakin was renowned for his penetrating portraits, haunting street scenes and striking fashion work. The exhibition includes rarely seen and un-shown works including portraits of the painters Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach and Francis Bacon. It also includes the writers Dylan Thomas, Daniel Farson and Jeffrey Bernard, the celebrated beauty and artist’s model Henrietta Moraes and Muriel Belcher, proprietor of the fabled drinking den The Colony Room.

Radical Geometry @ Royal Academy of Arts / until 28th September 2014

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Sat-Thu 10:00-18:00
Fri 10:00-22:00

@ Royal Academy of Arts, The Sackler Wing, Burlington House, Piccadilly Site, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD

Tickets: £10 book online

From radical innovations in the use of colour and form to new materials like neon and interactive, kinetic sculpture, this exhibition reveals some of the most original art of the last 100 years.

The time: 1930s. The place: South America. The stage was set for a major innovation in art. Over the next 50 years, artists across five cities would pioneer a new visual language to express their deeply held beliefs about art and its power to change the world around them.

Radical Geometry brings together work from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros by some of the great innovators of South American modern art, from Torres-García in Uruguay to Lygia Clark in Brazil, from Maldonado in Argentina to Gego in Venezuela. Inspired by European artists such as Mondrian and Kandinsky, their bold experiments with space, movement and colour radically transformed the relationship between art and viewer.

CONS Project: Journey Through LDN Sounds 002: Bass Culture @ Copeland Gallery / Saturday July 12th 2014

Journey Through LDN Sounds 002 Bass Culture at Copeland GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 21:00-03:00

@ Copeland Gallery, 133 Copeland Road, Peckham, London, SE15 3SN

Free entry apply for tickets online

Journey Through LDN Sounds 002: Bass Culture returns with T.Williams, Hatcha & N-Type with Crazy D and Elijah & Skilliam with D Double headlining for the night.

Journey Through LDN Sounds is a series of raves, screenings, talks and exhibitions at the Peckham space, which celebrate symbolic underground music in London over the past 30 years. Curated by CONS Project London ambassador James Benenson.

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