Posts made in May, 2014

Ascension Day

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Ascension Day

  Mass for the Festival of the Ascension Thursday 29 May, 7pm “Throughout this time between the Lord’s resurrection and ascension … the Lord in his providence … taught one lesson: … that the Lord Jesus Christ, who was truly born, truly suffered and truly died, should be recognised as truly risen. The apostles and all the disciples had been filled with fear by his death on the cross, and their faith in the resurrection had been hesitant; but now they gained such great strength from seeing the truth, that when the Lord went up to heaven, far from feeling...

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Bitten by a Monkey present: Evan Parker, Thursday 8 May, 7.30pm

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Music | Comments Off on Bitten by a Monkey present: Evan Parker, Thursday 8 May, 7.30pm

Bitten by a Monkey present: Evan Parker, Thursday 8 May, 7.30pm

St. John on Bethnal Green and Bitten by a Monkey present: Evan Parker Evan Parker is one of the most influential musicians of the last fifty years, a period during which he has single-handedly extended the possibilities not only of the saxophone, but also of improvised music. Or any other music. Since 1968 when he contributed to Peter Brötzmann’s seminal album “Machine Gun”, Parker has been a pivotal participant in countless group settings. These include Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath and John Stevens’s Spontaneous Music Ensemble, as well as Alex von Schlippenbach’s...

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‘The Tower’, an exhibition by Jude Cowan Montague & Miyuki Kasahara, 1 May to 5 June

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on ‘The Tower’, an exhibition by Jude Cowan Montague & Miyuki Kasahara, 1 May to 5 June

‘The Tower’, an exhibition by Jude Cowan Montague & Miyuki Kasahara, 1 May to 5 June

Opening Event – Thursday 1 May from 7pm to 9pm as part of the Whitechapel Gallery First Thursday programme Opening times – Saturdays and Sundays from 1.30pm to 5pm     The Belfry is host to an exciting collaboration between Jude Cowan Montague and Miyuki Kasahara, looking at how women express themselves in the face of societal persecution. Using installation, moving image, poetry and performance they are interpreting stories from Lancashire and Tokyo. The Tower as a symbol of belief, death, power and love. Installation, moving image, poetry and performance interpreting...

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