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Bones restaurant

Restaurant review: Bones, Kingsland Road, Hoxton

Kingsland Road’s latest offering, Bones, is a welcome addition to this part of Hoxton, offering up classic meat dishes and some surprisingly original vegetarian ones too.

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Platterform

Review: Platterform’s Sea Adventure, Hothouse, London Fields

Tucked away on a Hackney rooftop, Platterform’s new culinary adventure is taking diners on a gastronomical voyage across the oceans of the world.

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Paulo Nutini Caustic Love

Album review: Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love

Like Howie B, Paolo Nutini is another Scotsman who’s spent half a decade perfecting his next release, and by this evidence, patience is a virtue.

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Howie B - Down with the Dawn

Album review: Howie B - Down with the Dawn

Heralded as one of the lynchpins of the ‘90s trip-hop scene, Howie B has always treated genre as a fluid concept, but even by his standards Down with the Dawn is a diverse affair.

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Eldorado by Marius von Mayenburg, translated by Maja Zade. Dress Rehearsal Photography.
March 26th 2014.
Picture by Zute Lightfoot

Theatre review: Eldorado at the Arcola

El Dorado is known as the mythical lost South American city where it was rumoured that the streets were paved with gold. Marius von Mayenburg’s El Dorado is a city torn apart by bombs and ready to be pillaged.

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Lucius

Brooklyn pop sensations Lucius base their origins in symmetry

Perhaps the most refreshing thing about Brooklyn pop sensations Lucius is that you can feel their music even before a note’s been played.

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Bunga Bunga

Review: Bunga Bunga, SW11

I stumbled upon Bunga Bunga for the first time about a year ago and spent a merry Saturday night there dancing until dawn with a few pals.

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A scene from Fatal Attraction @ Theatre Royal, Haymarket
(Taken 12-03-14)
©Tristram Kenton 03/14
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Theatre review: Fatal Attraction at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

It’s not often that a writer unhappy with the ending of his film gets to change it 28 years later.

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A scene from I Can't Sing @ London Palladium. Music and Lyrics by Steve Brown. Book and Additional Lyrics by Harry Hill. Directed by Sean Foley. Choreographer, Kate Prince.
(Opening 26-03-14)
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Theatre review: I Can’t Sing at the London Palladium

It’s telling that Harry Hill’s eccentric take on ITV’s X Factor required the invention of only a handful of new characters.

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Clive Rowe, will be appearing in Blues in The Night, directed by Susie McKenna at the Hackney Empire for 2 performances on Sunday 14 July, 2.30 & 7.30pm, Hackney Empire 291 Mare Street London E81JEJ 
Box Office 0208 985 2424 www.hackneyempire.co.uk

“It feels like going home”: Clive Rowe back at Hackney Empire for Blues in the Night

Two of the best sets of pipes in the business will raise the Hackney Empire’s roof with a feast of jazz and blues.

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Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time

Album review: Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time

A surprising - and welcome - debut that spits out grunge, pop and electro cuts with beguiling confidence.

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Elbow - The Take Off And Landing Of Everything

Album review: Elbow - The Take Off And Landing Of Everything

The latest salvo from the unlikely heroes of stately and understated English songwriting.

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Black Cat Cabaret  - the show outweighed the food

Restaurant review: Black Cat Cabaret, Euston, WC1

No so long back, London’s appetite for tassels and semi-nudity was apparently insatiable and cabaret clubs sprang up everywhere.

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Ushers The Front of House Musical Carly Thoms (Lucy) & Ceris Hine (Rosie)

Theatre review: Ushers: The Front of House Musical at Charing Cross Theatre

Yianniss Koutsakos,James Oban and James Rottger have written the ideal show for this ex music hall venue.

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The inside is a touch corporate, but the food is exciting

Restaurant review: Sixty One, Marylebone, W1

Searcy’s, the company ­behind Sixtyone, has a pretty impressive roster of restaurants; the top of the Gherkin, the St Pancras Grand, Blenheim Palace and a champagne bar in Selfridges to name but a handful.

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Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive.

Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive

David Attenborough introduces you to his favourite extinct creatures as they come alive on one magical night in London’s Natural History Museum.

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Celebrity / Showbiz See all

The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

World’s smallest disco to open in Stoke Newington

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

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