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November 2016

SOUTHAMPTON FILM WEEK

November 4, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - November 13, 2016 @ 10:00 pm
Various

Organised By: City Eye for Southampton Film Week 16

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10 film-packed days celebrating film in all (well most) of its guises. Events in venues across the City offering films you know but mainly one's you won't; filmmakers talks and masterclasses, music, documentary, animation, shorts and features - not to mention the Vintage Mobile Cinema in Guildhall Square on 11 and 12 November.

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MEET ME AT THE ELDORADO

November 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Stage Door,
78 W Marlands Road SO14 7FW

Organised By: Joe Black

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Tickets £10 in advance, £15 on the door ‘Don’t worry about the cold of winter. Here you can warm your hands.’ Notorious cabaret reprobate Joe Black evokes the spirit of the infamous 1920’s Berlin nightclub The Eldorado. Abandon your troubles at the door and allow yourself to slip out of realities trials and tribulations. With new original songs and stories alongside tributes to more recognisable artists, Joe Black invites you to an evening of fun, filth and frivolity that pays…

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THE ITALIAN JOB

November 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Turner Sims,
Salisbury Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Turner Sims

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Adrian Chandler director, violin, violino in tromba marina Peter Whelan bassoon La Serenissima Caldara Sinfonia in C Corelli Sinfonia to S. Beatrice d’Este in D minor Albinoni Sinfonia to La Statira in C Vivaldi Concerto for bassoon in C, RV 467 Vivaldi Concerto Alla Rustica in G, RV 151 Tartini Concerto for violin in E, D 51 Albinoni Concerto in F, Opus 9/3 Torelli Sinfonia, G 33 Violinist Adrian Chandler brings his ensemble La Serenissima to Turner Sims for an…

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BAS8: In Pieces

November 9, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join the exhibitions teams for a short talk about their favourite art works in British Art Show 8 at Southampton City Art Gallery and John Hansard Gallery. 9 Nov / Southampton City Art Gallery - Programme Co-ordinator Nadia Thondrayen 14 Dec / Southampton City Art Gallery - Exhibitions Officer Jessica Whitfield 10 Jan / John Hansard Gallery - Head of Exhibitions Ros Carter

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Artist Pop-up Late

November 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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British Art Show 8 Ambassador India Lawton hosts a one-night intervention by a selection of Southampton-based artists inspired by the show. Event details Venue Southampton City Art Gallery Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm Date Thursday 10 November 2016 Type of event Tours Age 14+ Running Time 120 mins Full Description Open to all, this special event invites local artists to respond to the exhibition, discussing their work in an interactive tour. Artwork created by Southampton-based artists will be placed in relation to the British…

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Live Write Late

November 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southampton City Art Gallery

Organised By: Southampton City Art Gallery

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British Art Show 8 Ambassador India Lawton hosts a one-night intervention by a selection of Southampton-based artists inspired by the show. Event details Venue John Hansard Gallery Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm Date Thursday 10 November 2016 Type of event Workshops and activities Age 14+ Running Time 120 mins Explore the exhibition and then use it as springboard for your own on-the-spot short form writing. Hosted by Southampton-based writer, theatre maker and British Art Show 8 Ambassador Anna Carr. Anna will be joined…

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PUBLIC ART IN SOUTHAMPTON

November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
108 East Street,
108 East Street SO14 3HD

Organised By: Dangerous Ideas

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Dangerous Ideas are having an evening to talk about public art in Southampton. There’s been a lot of interest in public art in the city recently, with K6 Gallery taking over old phone boxes, zany zebras getting residents out there looking at work by local artists and the Southampton Fringe commissioning and encouraging some public art interventions. Public art is nothing new of course. It has been happening in the city for years and there were times when considerable investment…

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VINTAGE MOBILE CINEMA

November 11, 2016 @ 11:00 am - November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Guildhall Square

Organised By: City Eye for Southampton Film Week 16

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Come and discover short films from artists and filmmakers, some taking themes from BAS8 some simply celebrating all that is wonderful about film – old and new!

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NILS ØKLAND BAND

November 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Turner Sims,
Salisbury Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Turner Sims

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Nils Økland viola d’amore, hardanger fiddle, violin Mats Eilertsen double bass Sigbjørn Apeland harmonium Rolf-Erik Nystrøm saxophone Tore Jamne vibraphone, percussion Nils Økland, who recently performed the New Dimensions project Songs For Wild Horses in the New Forest, makes his Turner Sims debut with his outstanding band. The innovative Norwegian violinist and Hardanger fiddle specialist is creatively expanding the range of the traditional music of his homeland. He describes his own music as a ‘hybrid between the poetry of folk…

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IN THE MIND 

November 12, 2016 - January 26, 2017
The Art House,
178 Above Bar St
Southampton, SO14 7DW

Organised By: Pearl Elizabeth Dell May

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An exhibition of poems produced by members of Pearl’s poetry group, the Solent Poetry Collective, based at MIND’s Well Being Centre, Eastleigh and illustrated by graphic and illustration students from Solent University.

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Saturday Life Drawing

November 12, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Southampton City Art Gallery

Organised By: Southampton City Art Gallery

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Brian Reynolds leads a monthly life drawing session suitable for any ability except absolute beginners. You are welcome to bring your own materials however these can be provided. Please pre-book to attend by calling 02380834536 or visit Southampton City Art Gallery.

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RE-IMAGINING SONDHEIM FROM THE PIANO

November 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Turner Sims,
Salisbury Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Turner Sims

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Liaisons is a landmark project based on the songs of legendary musical theatre composer Stephen Sondheim. Conceived by acclaimed concert pianist Anthony de Mare, 36 composers from a broad variety of genres from Sondheim’s own world of musical theatre to jazz, classical, pop, film and beyond were invited to ‘re-imagine’ a Sondheim song of their choice as a solo piano piece. The cast list of composers includes Steve Reich, Wynton Marsalis, Nico Muhly, Mark-Anthony Turnage, and Ethan Iverson, representing seven…

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BAS8 Artist Talk: Caroline Achaintre

November 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Southampton City Art Gallery

Organised By: Southampton City Art Gallery

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Join artist Caroline Achaintre as she discusses her textile and ceramic works featured in British Art Show 8, which sit between figuration and abstraction. Caroline will also discuss the processes and the inspirations behind her work. This event is free, please call 02380834536 to book.

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British Art Show 8 Inspirations: The Hope and Fear of Evolution and Development

November 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
John Hansard Gallery,
University Road SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Hayward Touring

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Inspired by British Art Show 8, Dr Neil Gostling (University of Southampton) discusses evolution, embryology and missing links. Event details Venue John Hansard Gallery Time 1:00pm – 2:00pm Date Tuesday 15 November 2016 Type of event Talks and debates Age Suitable for 16+ Running Time 60 mins Inspired by British Art Show 8, Senior Teaching Fellow Dr Neil Gostling of the University of Southampton discusses evolution, embryology and missing links. Part of the University of Southampton's Human Worlds Festival. Free, booking via 023 8059 2158

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QUANTUM MECHANINKS

November 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - January 15, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
The Art House,
178 Above Bar St
Southampton, SO14 7DW

Organised By: Dave Hubble

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The launch of Quantum Mechaninks, a series of life-sized and realistically detailed drawings of mechanical objects, such as watches, motors and vintage tools - feel free to drop in for drinks and nibbles. Dave’s previous work has focused on upcycling and the re-use of waste materials, and Quantum Mechaninks expands on this by taking unwanted objects and using them as still-life subjects. Drawn freehand, they explore primarily metallic forms and textures, whether polished or corroded, and aim to give value…

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IMOGEN COOPER

November 15, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Turner Sims,
Salisbury Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Turner Sims

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Janáček They chattered like swallows The Virgin of Frydek The little owl has not flown away! (From On an Overgrown Path Book 1) Schumann Davidsbündlertänze, Op 6 Debussy La Puerta del Vino (from Preludes Book 2) Soirées dans Grenade (from Estampes) De Falla Homenaje (Pour le Tombeau de Claude Debussy) Albéniz El Albaicin (Iberia Book 3 ) Evocación and El Puerto (Iberia Book 1) Fête-Dieu à Seville (El Corpus en Sevilla) Hailed by The Guardian as a pianist who has…

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THE COOKERS

November 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Turner Sims,
Salisbury Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Turner Sims

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David Weiss trumpet Eddie Henderson trumpet Billy Harper saxophone Donald Harrison saxophone Cecil McBee bass George Cables piano Billy Hart drums A multi-generational powerhouse band far greater than the sum of their legendary parts, The Cookers have each made an estimable mark on the jazz world as both leaders and sidemen since the 1960s. Founded by acclaimed trumpeter David Weiss, the band’s repertoire is a potent collection of expansive post-bop originals marked by all the requisite killer instincts and pyrotechnic…

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LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP

November 17, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dukes Keep,
Marsh Lane SO14 3EX

Organised By: Jaxsarts & Designs

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With the winter nights drawing in and festival season getting close this is a ideal time to create a willow lantern to take to a parade , a party or illuminate a garden.I am providing two types of workshops at my studio in Southampton Centreintroduction to Willow Lanterns Participants will be introduced to the different stages of creating a willow lantern from creating the base frame all the way through to decorating your lantern. £15 per person

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CURIOUS REPLICAS

November 18, 2016 - December 9, 2016
Central Library & City Art Gallery Lobby,
Civic Centre

Organised By: Tract and Touch

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Every time you speak, your voice streams forth into the world. And every time you style it, so does your hair. What if your voice were hair? Our spellbinding console Curious Replicas invites you to add bounce, curl, twist and shine to your voice.

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WINTER ART EXHIBITION

November 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - November 20, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Park Life Community Room,
St. James' Park SO15 5SD

Organised By: Stuido 77

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Views of Shirley and Southampton 18-20 November 2016 The exhibition is the work of the painters who attend the Shirley Studio 77 Workshops (www.katekrzysica.com for details). Original paintings all on the theme of Shirley and Southampton, unframed, mounted paintings of Hampshire and cards in a variety of different styles by this group of emerging artists. Refreshments available at Park Life Café. Free Entry

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WINTER OPEN STUDIOS AT THE SORTING OFFICE

November 19, 2016 @ 11:00 am - November 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
The Sorting Office,
37 Wells Road SO50 5FY

Organised By: The Sorting Office

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Join us for a weekend of art, craft and festivities at The Sorting Office! With plenty to see, do and buy, Winter Open Studios is the perfect way to get into that Christmas feeling. Chat with our artists, partake in crafts, and purchase unique gifts handcrafted by our resident designer-makers, all whilst soaking up the friendly, festive atmosphere of our studios! The Saturday opening also coincides with the Christmas in Eastleigh & Family Fun Day, complete with a food fair,…

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MONO

November 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HA HA Gallery,
9-11 Old Northam Road SO15 0NZ

Organised By: HA HA Gallery

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PLACES LIMITED: please RSVP to >>haha.artgallery@gmail.com<< if you want to attend this intimate event, stating how many places you want to reserve. >> MONO 6.3 MONO Is an Artist Moving Image Initiative MONO Each MONO showcase the works of 14 Artists MONO Each of them contribute the piece up to 5 minutes long MONO Grow organically as the Artists from the previous MONO suggest Artists for the next one MONO Is aiming to show the breadth of contemporary video practices…

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MARIUS NESET AND LONDON SINFONIETTA

November 22, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Turner Sims,
Salisbury Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Turner Sims

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London Sinfonietta Marius Neset saxophone Ivo Neame piano Anton Eger drums Peter Eldh double bass Norwegian composer and saxophonist Marius Neset leads an orchestral performance of music from his forthcoming new album. Inspired by artists as diverse as Django Bates and Edvard Grieg, Neset’s music draws on a wide palette of sounds, complementing his own sax playing with all manner of brass, strings and percussion to create dense pieces bursting with ideas. Here the dynamics and harmonic layers in his…

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WILLOW LANTERNS IMPROVERS WORKSHOP

November 24, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dukes Keep,
Marsh Lane SO14 3EX

Organised By: Jaxsarts & Designs

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This workshop is aimed at anyone who would like to create a willow lantern using their own design. Participants must already have attended a introduction to willow lantern workshop either with myself or elsewhere and know how to make a basic lantern from willow and wet strength tissue. £20

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HUGO WOLF’S COMPLETE ITALIAN SONGBOOK

November 24, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Turner Sims,
Salisbury Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Turner Sims

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Elizabeth Watts soprano Roderick Williams baritone Roger Vignoles piano Wolf Italienisches Liederbuch In a performance created specially for Turner Sims three of the UK’s leading lieder performers present a rare opportunity to hear Hugo Wolf’s songbook in its entirety. Although not composed as a complete cycle the 46 songs remain one of the pinnacles of the song repertoire. Roger Vignoles sums the cycle up as playing directly to Wolf’s strengths as a composer – brevity, wit, precise characterisation, and the…

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Friday Touch Tours

November 25, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Southampton City Art Gallery

Organised By: Southampton City Art Gallery

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Art Educator Jo Bressloff leads our bi-monthly Touch Tours exploring our collections and latest exhibitions making art accessible to visually impaired audiences. Friendly and informal you won't require prior knowledge to enjoy Jo's tours. This event is free, please call 02380832810 to book.

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Post Forma

November 25, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Southampton City Art Gallery

Organised By: Southampton City Art Gallery

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Event details Venue Southampton City Art Gallery Time 1:30pm – 4:30pm Date Friday 25 November 2016 Type of event Workshops and activities Running Time 180 mins Drop in and learn about the fascinating craft of bookbinding from local bookbinder Peter Wiltshire, as part of a new major commission by British Art Show 8 artist, Martino Gamper.

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UPON A WINTER’S NIGHT

November 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Turner Sims,
Salisbury Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Organised By: Turner Sims

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The exceptional Irish vocalist Cara Dillon makes a very welcome return for an evening of classic carols, Celtic hymns and other seasonal songs taken from her highly anticipated Christmas album Upon A Winter’s Night.

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History of Art Study Day: Looking at Contemporary Art

November 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Southampton City Art Gallery

Organised By: Southampton City Art Gallery

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Event details Venue Southampton City Art Gallery Time 10:00am – 3:30pm Date Saturday 26 November 2016 Type of event Talks and debates Running Time 330 mins Join artist Abi Kremer in looking at theartworks in British Art Show 8 in more depth. Study days are open to those who are new to the art world as well as anyone already familiar with it. Free, book via 023 8083 4536

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UNEXPECTED PLACES: Our Neck of the Woods

November 26, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - December 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Various

Organised By: Unexpected Places

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Our Neck of the Woods Presented by Unexpected Places Cobbett Hub & Library Sat 26 Nov 2:30pm & 7.30pm More shows available, please see tickets link below. A performance about you, your next door neighbour and the people who come together to make a community. We would like to invite Southampton residents to join us to tell us about themselves and gather the communites thoughts to create the performance. To be involved email info@unexpectedplaces.co.uk Tickets £6 Tickets www.ticketsource.co.uk/unexpectedplaces. Additional funding from…

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