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Pride in London Festival 2017 Submissions Now Open

Submissions for Pride in London Festival 2017 are now open! The Festival, now in its third year, showcases inspiring talent, hosts fully inclusive and accessible events and celebrates diversity within London’s sparkling LGBT+ community.

 

The Festival will host theatre, dance, talks, conferences, sporting events, LGBT+ tours, art exhibitions, screenings and much more held in venues across London during the 2-week Festival.

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Open Call for Artists: Splice Festival, London

Splice Festival, London’s audiovisual performing arts festival taking place 25–28 May, is accepting submissions from artists.

The Open Call welcomes artists working with image and sound, from AV performances to VJ sets. In the past, they have hosted performances from Plaid, Cassetteboy and Sculpture – this is a fantastic opportunity to perform at a forward-thinking artistic showcase.

For more info on how to apply, take a look at their website.

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Unite for Europe March

Unite for Europe
National march to Parliament
March 25th 2017 11am
Park Lane / Hyde Park
London

http://www.uniteforeurope.org/

• What's the message?
We want to remain in the European Union!

We value the peace, friendships, relationships, rights, business & academic collaborations, economic prosperity and outward-looking attitude that European Union membership delivers; it's best for the UK.

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The Garage to reopen under new management

After a tempestuous few years for London’s night time economy, it seems the climate could finally be changing for music venues.

As Village Underground revealed on Monday that it had been granted a new 15 year lease on its premises, iconic Islington music venue The Garage also announced it would be relaunching in February.

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RIP Mark Fisher

Writer, cultural theorist and music critic Mark Fisher has died. His long-running blog, k-punk, examined pop culture with theoretical rigour, an entertaining and illuminating look at the world we live in.

He wrote beautifully on sound, underground culture, mental health, and radical politics, and was a contributor to Wire, Sight & Sound, The Guardian, as well as a lecturer in the Department of Visual Culture at Goldsmiths.

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Job: Barbican/Iniva Curatorial Traineeship

An opportunity for a curator beginning their career in the visual arts to work with one of the UK’s most adored cultural venues.

Barbican and Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) are launching a joint curatorial traineeship programme, which is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into working for two arts organisations of different scale with separate programmes, where you will acquire practical skills to support your qualifications and inform future career choices.

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All hail the newly released Blade Runner 2049 footage

We may be about to enter the dump months of January and February for actual cinema releases, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get seriously stoked for films still almost a year from release date away.

And, you know, a Blade Runner follow-up isn’t just any old reboot. The 1982 release performed wonderfully mediocrely at the box office, leaving it in prime position to become a firm cult classic and touchstone of 1980s tech noir.

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