Evening events, Visual art

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5x15

Hosted by 5x15 Five speakers, 15 minutes, one high-octane evening of enlightening, and inspirational spoken word cabaret. Join 5x15 for their signature event, bringing speakers from diverse backgrounds to reveal their most innovative ideas and abiding passions. Tickets include one delightful cocktail.

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

The Odditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ortonandon: Toot Sweet Suit Suite

Ortonandon help you customise your business suit using office supplies in this 'exhibition of alteration'. Email to take part.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation & Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Bark

Rush Productions The Enchanted Forest rope sculptures of visual artist Garth Knight provide the immersive backdrop to Bark's festival programme. Collaborating with a host of innovative artists from the UK and overseas, Bark is proud to present unique live performances nightly in addition to installations, workshops and…

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Art Late Central

Get guided around the art festival exhibitions in the centre of the city with music, drinking and merrymaking thrown in for good measure. With performances from Craig Coulthard and Chris Devotion & the Expectations, and a look at the work at the Old Royal High School, Trinity Apse and City Art Centre. Presented in…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Death Shanties

Death Shanties takes free jazz (Alex Neilson on drums and Sybren Renema on alto/baritone sax) and mixes it up with paintings and projections (Lucy Stein) to create a wildly unique live experience.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 2 Aug

Free Part of continue without losing / 01382 909900

  • 20:00 – 21:00

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Mon 4 Aug

0141 222 2254

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 01422 835547

  • 21:00

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Scotland In Our Eyes

An Art Exhibition and charity event in the heart of Covent Garden London An exciting celebration of Scotland through Art, With an evening of Scottish Culture with Live Highland Dancing, Gaelic choir and Music from an upcoming Scottish band.

Crown Court Church of Scotland, London WC2B

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Fri 8 Aug

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Das Kunst Kollective - Art & Vinyl DJ's

To begin the celebrations for 25 yrs since the fall of the Berlin Wall the urban art collective "Das Kunst Kollective" have a one night only show with the best vinyl DJ's spinning the tunes. 1st August at 5th Base Gallery, Heneage Street, E1 5LD

5th Base Gallery, London E1

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Poetry Meets Art

Poetry and spoken word event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo but also featuring rap, spoken word, poetry quizzes, hip hop and music.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 12 Aug

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 9 Sep

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 14 Oct

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30
…and 2 more dates until 9 Dec

Art Late North

A chance to get a bit physical activity in with your art, on this guided crawl comprising late openings, performances, talks and music. The evening includes a performance from Woven Tents, and takes in exhibitions at Collective, Ingleby Gallery, The Fruitmarket Gallery, GARAGE, Old Ambulance Depot, Inverleith House…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

The Drawing Theatre At Heal's

An exploration of the human figure through this workshop combining performance, movement, light and sound, as well as mixed media. Led by the artists of London Drawing.

Heal's, London W1T

Wed 13 Aug

£25 booking required, includes materials and light refreshments / 020 7636 1666

  • 18:30 – 20:30
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Generation by Night

Early evening talks, demonstrations, hands-on art-making sessions, live music and other creative responses to the Generation art programme.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 21 more dates until 8 Jan 2015

M&P Italian Art Exhibition: Foreign Bodies – Corpi Estranei

Performance art, contemporary dance and food, in this month-long Monticelli & Pagone residency.

Alpha Art Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 226 3066

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Out of the Fire: Handcrafted Glass and Ceramics

The Nomads Tent The Nomads Tent presents a selling exhibition of handcrafted glass and ceramics from workshops across Iran, Turkey and the UK.

The Nomads Tent, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0131 662 1612

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Object Lesson

Aurora Nova presents Geoff Sobelle Do you have what you need? Do you need what you have? With boxes stacked to the ceiling, award-winning actor-illusionist-inventor Geoff Sobelle unpacks our relationship to everyday objects - a hilarious, heartbreaking solo performance installation. You encounter a massive, meaningful…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£9 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Calum Colvin: The Magic Box

An archaeology of the artist's created practice, featuring image transparencies going back to the 1980s and new commissioned work.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Sun 31 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 557 2479

Artist talk and gallery tour. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 19:00
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Colin McPherson: A41 Project

Artist Colin McPherson charts Britain's growing poverty gap through photography.

Free Space Gallery, London NW5

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 07950 695699

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Laydeez Do Comics

A worldwide graphic novel forum led by women, open to all, with a focus on topics of the domestic and the everyday.

Pearce Institute, Glasgow

Mon 11 Aug

£2 / 0141 445 6007

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Mon 10 Nov

£2 / 0141 445 6007

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Poetry Meets Art 11

Carpe Diem Event brings you yet another Poetry Meets Art in solidarity with Congo and ethical technology! After many successful shows don't miss out on this show of live art to performance poetry, with presentations, open mic and a vegan buffet!

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 12 Aug

£5 / 020 7168 7146

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Art Late South

See what sort of amazing artistic things are happening on Edinburgh's south side, including a performance from the Little Kicks, and visits to exhibitions at Edinburgh College of Art, New Media Scotland, Dovecot Studios, Summerhall and Talbot Rice Gallery. Presented in partnership with The List. Booking is essential.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Christopher Breward and Mairi MacKenzie: Home / Away

A talk on traditional and contemporary sportswear in Scotland, from tweed to tracksuits. Presented by Christopher Breward and Mairi MacKenzie.

SWG3, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0141 357 7246

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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Electric-Hogg's Dada Garden of Dark Delights

Electric-Hogg and Matt T Woodward / Free Festival An original multi-media performance, this could be one of the oddest hours of your life. Come with an open mind, leave with a broken one. @electricdada. Anyone with a ticket must be there 10mins before show, otherwise seats may be given to people on the door.

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque

A spell-binding mix of comedy, magic and burlesque. No tracksuits, sportswear or hats – smart casual and smarter. Doors open 7.15pm. Ages 18+.

The Hold (Underneath The Admiral Bar), Glasgow

Sat 9 Aug

£14 (Students £10 with valid student card) / 0141 221 7705

Featuring Michael Redmond, Billy Kirkwood, Graham Mackie, Gary Dunn, Vendetta Vain and Daiquiri Dusk.

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Life Drawing In The Keeper's House

The sessions will be run by the painter and teacher Michael Kirkbride.

Royal Academy of Arts, London W1J

Thu 31 Jul

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 28 Aug

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 25 Sep

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 18 Dec

Paul Carter: Icaro Menippus (x2)

Work by the late influential artist and teacher Paul Carter (1970–2006), including pieces drawn from Icaro Menippus and Edge of Darkness.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 551 4490

Opening reception.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Rewire - Art x Audio - Exhibition Launch

Gamma Proforma / Touchin Bass / Aperture Join us for the launch of Rewire: For 60+ years art has adorned the sleeves of records, a visual expression of what's inside. We're about to Rewire this relationship. An international line up of visual artists have created works which are now being interpreted sonically by audio…

Gamma Transport Division, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Gamma

Free / 0131 332 1777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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