Culture Calendar #10: Six Picks You Shouldn't Miss
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w/c 20th March
What: Laura Marling
Where: The Roundhouse
When: Monday 20th
Having just released her sixth studio album Semper Femina, Marling brings her Americana-infused new music back to home turf. Conjuring the spirit of Joni Mitchell, her dulcet tones and restrained performance style will make for an intimate show even in a larger venue.
Click here to find out more: http://www.roundhouse.org.uk/whats-on/2017/laura-marling/
What: Maggi Hambling in conversation
Where: Omnibus Clapham
When: Wednesday 22nd
Working from the 1960s to the present day, Maggi Hambling is renowned for a prolific body of work which spans paintings, sculpture, print making and installation. Widely regarded as one of Britain’s most significant and controversial artists, Hambling will be in conversation with the writer James Cahill to discuss the exhibition of new paintings and sculptures that follows her recent retrospective of works on paper at the British Museum.
Click here to find out more: http://bit.ly/2mZanVT
What: AMP Collected: RAY Blk, Alma, Cosima, and Annie Mac
Where: Jazz Cafe
When: Thursday 23rd
Winner of the prestigious BBC Music Sound of 2017 poll, RAY Blk headlines the night as one of the UK’s brightest rising stars. Finnish neo pop/R&B artist Alma also joins the bill, having just performed a headline slot at the BBC Radio 1 Future Music Festival, alongside London based soulful singer-songwriter Cosima, who is creating a buzz on the underground pop scene and is a firm one-to-watch for 2017. Curated by Annie Mac & hosted by Clara Amf.
Click here to find out more: http://thejazzcafelondon.com/event/annie-mac-presents-amp-collected-with-ray-blk-23-03-17
What: Diary of A Teenage Girl
Where: Southwark Playhouse
When: Friday 24th
Based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner, which was later turned into a major award-winning motion picture film starring Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård and Kristen Wiig, Marielle Heller’s explosive play is a sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl’s sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment.
Click here to find out more: http://southwarkplayhouse.co.uk/show/the-diary-of-a-teenage-girl/
What: Death and Transfiguration – London Philharmonic Orchestra
Where: Royal Festival Hall
When: Friday 25th March
The masked stranger, the secret commission, the deathbed struggle: if you've seen Amadeus, you'll already know the legend of Mozart's Requiem. But the music itself is more compelling than any movie: dark, majestic and heartrendingly beautiful, you have to hear it performed live.
Click here to find out more: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/92119-london-philharmonic-orchestra-death-and-transfiguration-2017
What: The Hydra Presents Dixon (All Night Long)
Where: Ministry of Sound
When: Sunday 26th
A night which has been months in the making; The Hydra's decision to bring Dixon to Ministry of Sound fell on the nightclub's unbeatable state-of-the-art sound and light design. As The Hydra continue to return to their nomadic roots, this was an opportunity to celebrate the amazing club spaces London still holds, a proposition too good to miss...
Click here to find out more: http://bit.ly/2nUqJOK