Edinburgh International Festival is launching a mentorship scheme for emerging cultural leaders.
Celebrating the festival’s 70th anniversary, the scheme will allow successful applicants to work with festival director Fergus Linehan and managing director Joanna Baker to gain first-hand experience of running EIF.
Almeida Theatre are recruiting for a Press & Media Relations Manager to join their Marketing & Communications team. They are looking for a dynamic individual to manage the theatre’s significant relationships with the media, further establishing the Almeida as a key cultural organisation, shaping their public narrative locally and internationally, and supporting the marketing strategy in delivering sales and audience development objectives.
Further Information: almeida.co.uk
London-based American composer Ebe Oke is crowdfunding his next EP, the product of years of research and recording. The record is a study of the ways in which different animals communicate, with a particular focus on the musicality of birds and insects. Through this microcosm, Oke’s work interrogates the urban experience, gender, sexuality, and what it is to be human.
WHAT IS THE UNIVERSITY OF THE UNDERGROUND?
With the aim of teaching students how to engineer situations, to design experiences and events, to best support social dreaming, social actions and power shifts within institutions, companies and governments; the University of the Underground promotes unconventional collages of references, interdisciplinary practices and experimentations at the start of any creative processes.
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.
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.
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.