Culture Calendar #22: Picks For The Week

Wanna know what's on in London this week? Look no further...

w/c 29th May

What: The Enchanted

Where: The Bunker

When: Tuesday 13th

Powerful and haunting, Rene Denfeld’s disturbing yet poetic novel has been transformed by Pharmacy Theatre. With critical success across the board, America's death row has rarely before been so eloquently deconstructed and portrayed. Expect performance, puppetry choreography and explorations in sound. This comes to an end this week - don't miss it. 

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What: Tess Jaray Guided Tour

Where: Marlborough Fine Art

When: Wednesday 14th

Marlborough Fine Art’s latest exhibition showcases new works by British based artist Tess Jaray in collaboration with Karsten Schubert. As part of the exhibition, which finishes on the 17th June, Tess Jaray will be giving a guided tour at the Gallery on Wednesday. Inspired by the finesse and beauty of Italian Renaissance Architecture, Jaray is one of Britain’s foremost painters and printmakers. RSVP to this event is essential.

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What: Hans Zimmer

Where: SSE Wembley Arena

When: Thursday 15th

Hans Zimmer is arguably the 21st Century’s finest film composer. His music has captured the imaginations of millions and has accompanied some of our generations greatest films. The Tung was fortunate enough to see his live show last year and it was nothing short of epic. Zimmer is a multi-instrumentalist and charges around the stage offering witty anecdotes and insights into his artistic process. Our highlights included the rousing Pirates of the Caribbean theme and show stopping Lion King intro.

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What: Awful Records Club Night

Where: Royal Festival Hall

When: Friday 16th

As part of M.I.A.’s Meltdown residency, Royal Festival Hall plays host to a three-hour rave courtesy of Awful Records, the hugely influential and pioneering Atlanta collective and indie label. Joining Awful records innovator and founder Father will be a who’s who of underground talent including the likes of Night Slugs head honcho Bok Bok, House of Pharaohs, Bonzai and Danger Incorporated.

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What: Summer Exhibition

Where: The Royal Academy of Arts

When: Saturday 17th

The RA’s ‘Summer Exhibition’ truly marks the start of the summer. This year’s edition is helmed by Royal Academician Eileen Cooper, who takes on the mantle of organising what is probably the largest open submission exhibition in the world. Ahead of their big anniversary in 2018, we can expect the usual amalgamation of unsung heroes hung next to world renowned artistic spearheads.

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What: Soul Clap – Day and Night Summer Series

Where: XOYO

When: Saturday 17th

Boston-based party pioneers Soul Clap take to the infamous Old Street electronic music haven for a new summer series. This Saturday they take to the decks with support from Wolf + Lamb and Nick Monaco. Cocktails will flow into the early hours and you can expect genre-spanning sets including everything from break-beat jams to weighty disco and house and everything in-between.

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