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Australian psychedelic rock outfit Tame Impala will play next year's All Points East festival with a headline show on Saturday, May 23.

Draughts has given Londoners a cool spot to play board games since 2014. Originally based in Haggerston, the venue specialising in family favourites and retro classic games has switched to Dalston, where they've been settling in to a fancy new 3,000 square foot abode.

A highlights package from an incredible year for the electronica legends.

Fresh pasta and creative flavour combinations from different Italian districts are on offer at Officina 00, which opened on Old Street back in September.

Dalston has a new space for fledgling fashion, art, wellness and lifestyle brands to make a name for themselves.

You've (almost definitely) never seen The Little Mermaid quite like this before. As the 30th anniversary of Disney's iconic film about Ariel and Ursula nears, the Rio Cinema is screening a drag-sing-a-long version of the movie as part of the Fringe Queer Film & Arts Fest.

The annual UK Green Film Festival is underway at Dalston's Rio Cinema, bringing a series of movies about vital environmental topics to the silver screen until next Saturday (Nov 9).

A new hub for Mexican food and cocktails opens on Mare Street next week.

This is a gloriously happy, funny and moving play.

Casting director Lara Manwaring has begun her search for an actor to take the lead role in a BBC feature film set in Hackney. Previous acting experience isn't necessarily required.

The world's first zero-waste restaurant is relocating from Brighton to Hackney Wick, launching on the upper floor of CRATE Brewery from Tuesday, November 5.

Kelly and Co keep it under 50 for their middle-of-the-road cruise down the Americana highway.

"This is a piece of Hackney's own history that we are giving back to its people," says Dan Dawes, co-founder of the Idle Discourse theatre company.

Two questions: 1) Who is your favourite, most inspirational woman past or present? 2) How easy would it be for you to dress up as them in a couple of week's time?

Take shelter with these two and rediscover the joy of the album.

Superb news if you work near Old Street, or if you just like good food and artisanal coffee in general.

The Glory pub in Haggerston is heaving with people eager to grab the seats behind the judges of the Gold Rush competition to witness some of the rawest and most innovative drag performances in London.

Radio 1 DJ Greg James, English cricket icon Jimmy Anderson and ex-Maccabees guitarist Felix White bring their Tailenders podcast to Hackney Empire this Sunday (Oct 13) for a rare live outing.

This standalone take on comic books' most compelling character is daring, thrilling, unexpected, ghastly and probably the last thing the world needs right now. Well, it's another bloody origins tale, isn't it?

Founded as recently as April 2018, Tom Brown's Cornerstone restaurant has landed yet another top-tier prize.

On Tuesday of next week (Oct 8), the Homerton-based charity Core Arts is hosting a night of presentations and discussions on the condition of mental health in the local gay, bisexual, trans and queer men's community.

Sketches of familiar landmarks and lesser-known street corners are featured in Impressions of the City; a new art exhibition from Marc Gooderham opening at the Cabbages & Kings gallery this Thursday (October 3).

Sophomore record from the genre-straddling rap artist holds a mirror up to himself to reassure fans they're not alone.

Your sofa is obviously a strong choice. But you hardly get the same buzz out of watching the action from Japan whilst sat in your front room, in your PJs, eating Weetabix. No, that won't do at all. Instead, we've put together a list of six of the best bars and restaurants showing the World Cup in Hackney and Islington for you to *try*... (sorry).

Teshay Makeda's autumn schedule is getting busier. As this uplifting and talented singer/songwriter continues to reach new audiences, venues from Brixton to Birmingham and Covent Garden to Croydon have booked appearances, keen for Makeda to bring her fusion of reggae, soul and RnB to their respective stages.

Multi-instrumentalist, dedicated music teacher and now a man with nine albums to his name; Jake Bradford-Sharp introduces his eclectic new single and speaks of the joy of sharing his craft with fledgling drummers.

Life comes at you quickly - just ask John Gladwell and Debs Croshaw. The pair only began serious planning for their Filthy Buns burgers in February, and now they're preparing to launch a seven days a week residency at The Three Compasses on Dalston Lane.

When curators Alastair Carruthers and Sandhini Poddar submitted their proposal for an Open House event, they had a respectable 10 artists in tow. An open call was put out - although they didn't expect much of a response - and now their By Beck Road 19 exhibition includes a line-up that is 42 artists strong.

Three years on from Summer 08, Joseph Mount strives for truly timeless tunes.

The freshly refurbished London Fields Brewery has invited Prairie Fire - the Kansas City BBQ joint - in to their kitchens to serve authentic fare as the colder months approach.

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