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BFI & British Museum goes Gothic This Weekend

BFI & British Museum goes Gothic This Weekend

The BFI presents Monster Weekend at the British Museum this weekend from August 29-31. Tonight’s screening of ‘Night of the Demon (1957) is currently sold out, but tickets are still available for the Friday screening on ‘Dracula’ (1958), whereas tickets for the Saturday screening of ‘The Mummy’ (1932) are only available to purchase on site. […]

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Film Review: Double Bill Screening of Insidious and Insidious: Chapter 2

Film Review: Double Bill Screening of Insidious and Insidious: Chapter 2

I was pleasantly surprised to find that the Prince Charles Cinema (voted London’s best cinema for good reason), was holding a surprise FREE double bill screening of ‘Insidious’ and an advanced screening of ‘Insidious’: Chapter 2 (not expected to be released until September 13 in the UK). The cinema, safely hidden between China Town and […]

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The Stop Motion Genius Animator

The Stop Motion Genius Animator

Rabbit and Deer is an animated short that has won several awards at different international festivals including a Special Mention in Cannes Lions at the Young Directors Award, Best Script Award at Anima Mundi and the Junior Jury Award in Annecy. Péter Vácz’s animations are an innovative twist on stop motion, utilising a blend on 2D […]

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Ferrago Flash-Fiction SLAM experience

Ferrago Flash-Fiction SLAM experience

Last week I took part of the Ferrago Creative Wriitng Workshop and Flash-Fiction SLAM, organised by John Paul O’Neill, at Covent Garden’s Poetry Café. Special guest speakers and judges included Anna Chen, Isabel del Rio, and Jarrett, Charles Shaar Murray. The Farrago Poetry organization has an established tradition of presenting well-known poets side-by-side with new, […]

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Southbank Centre’s Festival of Neighborhood: Giving Young Poets and Musicians Room to Perform

Southbank Centre’s Festival of Neighborhood: Giving Young Poets and Musicians Room to Perform

  Ever since I started volunteering at the Southbank Centre in Lambeth, I have and come across a number of art events that they were being hosted over the weekends as a part of their Summer Festival of Neighborhood. Last week, the Southbank Centre held the London Lines poetry event; where they invited members of […]

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Magenta Manor: A Household of New Illustrators Talking Illustration

Magenta Manor: A Household of New Illustrators Talking Illustration

Magenta Manor is an illustration podcast for up-and-coming illustrator graduates and students alike. “The debut of our new podcast about illustration! The show will be composed of casual discussions of whatever happens to be on our mind as new illustrators.” (Magenta Manor 2013) Hosted by Canadian based recent graduates Celia Krampien, Rachel Idzerda, Steven Hughes […]

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Apples and Snakes Presents Jawdance

Apples and Snakes Presents Jawdance

Apples and Snakes is England’s foremost organisation for performance poetry and spoken word. They run a number of events throughout the UK to encourage and showcase work from poets, performers, rappers and storytellers. Apples and Snakes also put on free monthly spoken word events such as Jawdance, Speak Your Mind, and The Writing Room where […]

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Graphic Designer and Entrepreneur Soraan Latif: On a Mission to Help Young Artists

Graphic Designer and Entrepreneur Soraan Latif: On a Mission to Help Young Artists

7 Shades of Black is a free, independent arts and music magazine which features a mixture of the established within the underground scene, first launched in 2011. There are currently 5 digital issues of 7sobm digital edition released, with a London, Paris, and New York editions coming within the next six months. 7sobm was initiated […]

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National Youth Film Festival 2013

National Youth Film Festival 2013

  Eric Fellner, FILM NATION UK Chairman, has announced the National Youth Film Festival is coming to the UK from 21 October to 8 November 2013. The NYFF was launched by Film Nation UK on 18 June, in association with the existing film education charities FILMCLUB and First Flight, with support from BFI (British Film […]