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Fri, 13:45

Since the play’s first outing, representations of the East End have become two-a-penny in mainstream popular culture but director Jessica Lazar doesn’t shy away from tropes that play up caricature and nostalgia

‘Waking’ centres around a single moment: a faint sense of recognition between a man and a woman

On February 2-3 . the annual festival returns, showcasing the best in dance this year

From February 1 to 11, the exhibition will showcase some of the world’s most interesting and revolutionary contemporary collagists, looking at redefining how the art form is expressed

Lumiere London festival of lights returns to King’s Cross this weekend with installations from 10 different artists

Here & There brings together a selection of her works from the past fifteen years

Sheldon Harnick is best known for penning the lyrics to Fiddler on the Roof, but the 93-year-old collaborated with composer Jerry Bock on another Broadway musical about a Jewish family with five offspring

The team at Newington Green’s popular Alma has opened a new pub, Be-Bop-A-Lula, in Green Lanes. It’s great. James Morris isn’t surprised.

Julia Olofsson and her team at Blade Hairclub have come up with an innovative concept that mixes hair cuts with cocktails.

Lean but fruitful third record from the leftfield pop merchants.

As its name suggests, Flour and Grape specialises in freshly-made pasta and wine.

Emma Bartholomew joins in with one of Kate Sheridan’s monthly leather bag making classes, held in her Lower Clapton shop

ntony Difrancesco’s Italian roots have influenced the new winter menu at his restaurant Wolf in Stoke Newington High Street, discovers Emma Bartholomew

Eating Out

Wed, 14:30

The team at Newington Green’s popular Alma has opened a new pub, Be-Bop-A-Lula, in Green Lanes. It’s great. James Morris isn’t surprised.

Tue, 10:53

As its name suggests, Flour and Grape specialises in freshly-made pasta and wine.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

ntony Difrancesco’s Italian roots have influenced the new winter menu at his restaurant Wolf in Stoke Newington High Street, discovers Emma Bartholomew

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Glamorous fish restaurant Galley’s sublime winter menu is not to be missed.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Emma Bartholomew chats to the founders of The Vurger Co about how they came up with the idea to launch a vegan burger comapany

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Martin Morales’ book explores the ancient culinary traditions of his native Peru. He tells Emma Bartholomew there’s plenty more to unearth in the future

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Nearly a decade after plans for Principal Place were mooted, some of the massive development between Norton Folgate, Curtain Road and Worship Street has finally been built – and tapas restaurant Camino is one of the first businesses to open there.

Music

Tue, 11:40

Lean but fruitful third record from the leftfield pop merchants.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Moving Lines runs at the Hackney Wick 3pm-1am on December 17

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Cornwall theatre company Kneehigh returns to Shoreditch Town Hall with their production of The Tin Drum. Director Mike Shepherd fills us in

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Hackney resident and OperaUpClose artistic director Robin Norton-Hale talks about her feminist reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will top the bill on the final day of All Points East in Victoria Park, it can be revealed.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

North London Chorus continues its 40th anniversary season with Zurich’s Contrapunto Chor, who are currently celebrating their own 30th birthday.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Third outing for Noel and friends is surprising in a good way – even (whisper it) fun.

Theatre

Fri, 13:45

Since the play’s first outing, representations of the East End have become two-a-penny in mainstream popular culture but director Jessica Lazar doesn’t shy away from tropes that play up caricature and nostalgia

On February 2-3 . the annual festival returns, showcasing the best in dance this year

Sheldon Harnick is best known for penning the lyrics to Fiddler on the Roof, but the 93-year-old collaborated with composer Jerry Bock on another Broadway musical about a Jewish family with five offspring

Flexible fleas, amazing ants. and a trio of clownish insects, who spar, fall in love and play pranks on each other, and us

For pure spectacle, and immersion in an alternative dreamlike theatrical world, it’s hard to beat

Richard Jones delivers a hypnotic production. It’s very much an ensemble effort as a cast of nine actors present storylines in the show’s trade-mark heightened style

Cornwall theatre company Kneehigh returns to Shoreditch Town Hall with their production of The Tin Drum. Director Mike Shepherd fills us in

At times it was impossible to hear the dialogue as members of the audience were crying with laughter

This is wholesome, traditional, uplifting, entertaining and highly recommended

The Homerton performer’s show is back for a week in December, with a modern and “ridiculous” retelling of the New Testament

Expect a fun-filled, frothy, festive, feel-good, fab-time show at the Hackney Attic

‘Between light and shadow, science and superstition, fear and knowledge is a dimension of imagination. An area we call the Twilight Zone.’

Hackney resident and OperaUpClose artistic director Robin Norton-Hale talks about her feminist reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin



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