Posts made in March, 2012

DIVA, Jean-Jacques Beineix, 30 March 2012, 7.30pm

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Arts and Events, Film | Comments Off

DIVA, Jean-Jacques Beineix, 30 March 2012, 7.30pm

Jean-Jacques Beineix’s first film made in 1981, contrives a pop art pastiche that became known as ‘cinema du look’, a movement which produced stylish, romantic pictures throughout the ‘80s, and included Luc Besson and Leos Carax as its other main directors. ‘Diva’ is considered a cult classic of its time which effortlessly combines an intricate, clever thriller plot with glittering artifice and an amazing music score that spans New Wave to Satie,  including the aria from ‘La Wally’ sung by real live diva Wilhelmina Wiggins Fernandez who plays the title role. Has it stood...

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Shared Roots in Faith, 26 and 29 March 2012

Posted by on Mar 18, 2012 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off

Shared Roots in Faith, 26 and 29 March 2012

St John on Bethnal Green is pleased to welcome the The Shared Roots in Faith exhibition. The Shared Roots in Faith project is a community centred initiative run by Interact aiming to help young people uncover the colourful and diverse past of London and the heritage shared by the three Abrahamic faiths, to build understanding and cohesion between faiths. Working with faith and interfaith organisations, museums and local historians, a group of young people from diverse faiths created this poignant and beautiful account of the personal stories that have made the modern East End. The exhibition...

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