Evening events, Visual art

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Mike McGear McCartney

The performing artist, musician and rock photographer talks about his life and career, and probably big bro Paul.

Assembly Rooms, Tamworth

Fri 23 May

£16 / 01827 709618

  • 19:30

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Sat 19 Apr

£19.50–£22.50 ( £17.50) / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 15 May

£16 / 020 8688 9291

  • 20:00

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Loom: An Exhibition and Interactive Print Workshop

Artist Rachel Barron and designer Nathan Clydesdale present an interactive exhibition that examines Dundee's jute and textile history through print, sculpture and installation, with the opportunity for visitors to make their own geometric prints.

WASPS Studios, Dundee

Fri 2 May

Free / 01382 221860

Closing event.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Phil Bergerson: American Artifacts – Talk and Signing

Canadian photographer Bergerson discusses his new photo book, American Artifacts, looking at modern day America and incorporating text from dystopian sci-fi writer Margaret Atwood.

Stills, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 01620 895985

A3

The spiritually inclined singer-songwriter presents an evening of music and light.

Electric Theatre, Guildford

Thu 8 May

£7.50 (£5) / 01483 444789

  • 19:30

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 17:00 – 19:00
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Fashion Collection Preview: 02 Reaction – A Study of Capturing the Elusive

Fashion collection examining the links between movement, human form and water.

South Block, Glasgow

Fri 16 May

Free

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Pin Drop

A weekly story reading event, brought to you by Simon Oldfield and Elizabeth Day. Each time, a new line-up of authors, artists, actors and cultural commentators read aloud from contemporary and classic literature.

Simon Oldfield Gallery, London W1K

Sat 19 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7404 0884

This week it's Roshi Fernando, author of Homesick and shortlister for the EFG Sunday Times Short Story Prize, 2011.

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Sun 20 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7404 0884

This week it's Roshi Fernando, author of Homesick and shortlister for the EFG Sunday Times Short Story Prize, 2011.

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Mon 21 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7404 0884

This week it's Roshi Fernando, author of Homesick and shortlister for the EFG Sunday Times Short Story Prize, 2011.

  • 18:30 – 20:00
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One To One: Charting The Personal Terrain

A contemporary art exhibition showcasing the work of 11 emerging artists who investigate personal geographies and the narrative form in art. A curated set-list of events over the weekend creates a "live" space within the exhibition.

The Rag Factory, London E1

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7183 3048

  • 19:00 – 23:00

10th Gwangju Biennale: Jessica Morgan In Conversation With Sally Tallant

Jessica Morgan, Artistic Director of the 10th Gwangju Biennale, introduces the curatorial framework of the next edition, 'Burning Down the House', opening in September of this year.

ICA, London SW1Y

Thu 1 May

£10; £8 ICA members / 020 7930 3647

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Above & Below

'Above & Below' is a collection of all new work from Rob Bailey.

Common, Manchester

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00
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Acapulco Space Shuttle

Immersive, audio-visual installations and performances from Panther Panther!, inspired by the world of contemporary Latino electronica.

Hamilton House, Bristol

Fri 2 May

Free

  • 21:00

Sat 3 May

Free

  • 21:00

Sun 4 May

Free

  • 21:00

Mon 5 May

Free

  • 21:00

Acrobats Of The Drawing Circus

The Drawing Circus bring three extravaganzas of themed figure drawing to the Spielgeltent; Sketch models in circus attire as they freeze mid-act for your drawing delight. Today the Acrobats will be centre stage. Drawing materials provided.

The Famous Spiegeltent & Garden, Brighton

Wed 21 May

£6

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Adult Life Drawing Course

Develop your life drawing skills with professional tutoring.

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 20 May

£110 inc materials (£95 Salford residents/) / 08432 086000

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Leeds College Of Art & Design

Thu 24 Apr

£180 adv booking essential / 0113 202 8000

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Advanced Drawing and Painting

Increase your knowledge of practical skills and visual art theory in this ten-week course with tutor Robert Wilson, who studied at Duncan of Jordanstone and Chelsea School of Art.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

£110 for ten weks / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 24 Apr–26 Jun 2014.

Thu 1 May

£110 for ten weks / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 24 Apr–26 Jun 2014.

Thu 8 May

£110 for ten weks / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 24 Apr–26 Jun 2014.

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An Aesthetic Revolt

Global Film and Poster art from the Palestinian Revolution.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Mon 26 May

£10 / 020 7613 7498

  • 18:15 – 22:15

Against The Wall

The American award-winning photographer Melissa Lane Porter unveils her first British solo exhibition 'Against the Wall'. Featuring a model, a monastery and a mental institution, the work connects the concepts of boundaries, surfaces, and separation.

Coffee Seeker, London N12

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 8369 6100

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Alan Phelan: But What End?

Lens-based media featuring the projects Handjob, Multiples and the video installation Edwart & Arlette.

Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Sat 10 May

Free

  • 18:00

Sat 17 May

Free

  • 18:00

Sat 24 May

Free

  • 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 14 Jun

Alexander Rollins

Contemporary works by the artist.

ORT Cafe, Birmingham

Wed 14 May

Free

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Alpha-Ville Live: A Special Night With Herman Kolgen

Alpha-ville LIVE is a series of events dedicated to exploring the relationship between sound, image and digital technologies. Tonight Alpha-ville presents a special evening with award-winning Canadian artist Herman Kolgen, widely recognised for his emotionally intense multimedia creations. Kolgen presents the London…

Kings Place, London N1

Sun 18 May

Hall One

£14.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00
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[…] And Non-Pure

Gavin McClafferty reconstructs Robert Morris' 1961 seminal artwork Box With The Sound Of Its Own Making.

Index, Stroud

Sun 18 May

Free

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Andy McIntosh

See works by the Scottish artist before they disappear off around the world.

Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 16 May

Free / 0131 557 4050

Friday night preview of work.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Animals Of The Drawing Circus

The Drawing Circus bring three extravaganzas of themed figure drawing to the Spielgeltent; Sketch models in circus attire. Models will pose as Animals of the Drawing Circus. All abilities are welcome & drawing materials are provided.

The Famous Spiegeltent & Garden, Brighton

Wed 14 May

£6

  • 18:00 – 19:00

The AniMotion Show

Reflecting on the deep symbiosis between art and music in Russian culture, Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and Russian visual artist Maria Rud collaborate in an evening of live art and live music, featuring special guests.

Durham Cathedral

Mon 21 Apr

£15 (£12) / 03000 266600

  • 20:30 – 21:45

The Arab Quarterly

An informal evening of music and dance as The Arab Quarter band perform live with performances from belly dancers.

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Tue 17 Jun

£20 in advance; £25 on the door / 020 7527 2000

  • 19:30 – 22:15
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