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‘Claiming A New Place On Earth’ – Refugee Charity Breaking Barriers Holds Exhibition In Shoreditch

October 28, 20170

Tucked away down a quiet side street in Shoreditch, a unique display of art suddenly appears out of nowhere. Set up in an open room at the Protein Studios is
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Review: The Lumen Prize Exhibition at Espacio Gallery

July 4, 20170

With many of the contestants’ work set to be showcased at the Threads exhibition starting today, Atina Dimitrova casts our minds back to April with a retrospective on the Espacio
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Insta-Initiative: Combining Social Media and Charity in Shoreditch

April 13, 20170

Atina Dimitrova reveals how a group of creative Londoners recently staged a ‘silent auction’ in Shoreditch, and why they’re planning to launch new art workshops in the weeks ahead. Generosity? 
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Review: ‘One Last Thing (For Now)’

March 22, 20170

Althea Theatre is presenting wartime stories inspired by love letters at the Old Red Lion Theatre this month in a new play by Lilac Yosiphon. Vera Mikusch delivers her verdict…
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Vinyl Heaven is a Place on Earth

March 15, 20170

The weekend of March 11-12 saw the debut of a new record fair at Hackney Flea Market, one brimming with the works of beloved classic artists in vinyl form. Our
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From Strip Clubs to the Olympics: Investigating the Art of Pole

March 3, 20170

Pavlena Todorova reveals how local fitness clubs are working to change perceptions of pole dancing from a sleazy profession to a global sport… Trends and habits are changing rapidly in
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You Are What You Eat: Investigating Islington and Hackney’s 2016 Food Trends

December 20, 20160

Nicolo Gervasi reveals the up-and-coming food trends which have been sweeping the boroughs of Islington and Shoreditch this year… Whoever once said we eat with our eyes first might have been
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Review: ‘Benighted’

December 19, 20160

Does the Old Red Lion Theatre Pub’s latest production match the high standard of its esteemed predecessors? Vera Mikusch delivers her final verdict on ‘Benighted’… Benighted is a whole lot
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Review: ‘The Worst Was This’

December 13, 20160

William Shakespeare’s works may have few rivals in the pantheon of classic English literature, but just where did he get his ideas? Sofia Quaglia went to the Hope Theatre to find
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Review: ‘Trumpageddon’ at King’s Head Theatre

November 10, 20160

For those Islingtonites imaging what a Trump presidency will look like going forward, Sofia Quaglia got a frightening – if fictional – insight on Tuesday night before the polls closed.
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