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The National Gallery Opens Gallery B, Its First New Display Space in 26 Years

Gallery B, the first new gallery space created at the National Gallery in 26 years, is due to open on the 22nd of March with a display dedicated to the 17th-century Old Masters, Rembrandt and Rubens. The new 200 sq. m space was designed by the UK-based architects Purcell.

The inaugural show includes nine works by Rubens and 11 paintings by Rembrand. All of the works are drawn from the permanent collection.

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Witches Cast Mass Spell On Trump

Mass rituals have been performed in the US as witches and opponents of Donald Trump cast a spell of magic resistance in a bid to remove the President from office.

A Facebook group devoted to the ritual has attracted over 10,500 likes, coining the hashtag #magicresistance, and an online document stating how the ritual is carried out has been widely shared online.

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Pride in London Festival 2017 Submissions Now Open

Submissions for Pride in London Festival 2017 are now open! The Festival, now in its third year, showcases inspiring talent, hosts fully inclusive and accessible events and celebrates diversity within London’s sparkling LGBT+ community.

 

The Festival will host theatre, dance, talks, conferences, sporting events, LGBT+ tours, art exhibitions, screenings and much more held in venues across London during the 2-week Festival.

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Open Call for Artists: Splice Festival, London

Splice Festival, London’s audiovisual performing arts festival taking place 25–28 May, is accepting submissions from artists.

The Open Call welcomes artists working with image and sound, from AV performances to VJ sets. In the past, they have hosted performances from Plaid, Cassetteboy and Sculpture – this is a fantastic opportunity to perform at a forward-thinking artistic showcase.

For more info on how to apply, take a look at their website.

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Unite for Europe March

Unite for Europe
National march to Parliament
March 25th 2017 11am
Park Lane / Hyde Park
London

http://www.uniteforeurope.org/

• What's the message?
We want to remain in the European Union!

We value the peace, friendships, relationships, rights, business & academic collaborations, economic prosperity and outward-looking attitude that European Union membership delivers; it's best for the UK.

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The Garage to reopen under new management

After a tempestuous few years for London’s night time economy, it seems the climate could finally be changing for music venues.

As Village Underground revealed on Monday that it had been granted a new 15 year lease on its premises, iconic Islington music venue The Garage also announced it would be relaunching in February.

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RIP Mark Fisher

Writer, cultural theorist and music critic Mark Fisher has died. His long-running blog, k-punk, examined pop culture with theoretical rigour, an entertaining and illuminating look at the world we live in.

He wrote beautifully on sound, underground culture, mental health, and radical politics, and was a contributor to Wire, Sight & Sound, The Guardian, as well as a lecturer in the Department of Visual Culture at Goldsmiths.

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Job: Barbican/Iniva Curatorial Traineeship

An opportunity for a curator beginning their career in the visual arts to work with one of the UK’s most adored cultural venues.

Barbican and Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) are launching a joint curatorial traineeship programme, which is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into working for two arts organisations of different scale with separate programmes, where you will acquire practical skills to support your qualifications and inform future career choices.

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