Posts made in October, 2014

Phantom of the Opera, Live Score by Minima | 7 November | 7.30pm

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Phantom of the Opera, Live Score by Minima | 7 November | 7.30pm

  Minima and St John on Bethnal Green are pleased to present another great night of film and music. The Phantom of the Opera (Directed by Rupert Julian, USA 1925, 77 mins) Beneath the sewers of the Paris Opera House dwells a masked figure. He is the Phantom, a hideously disfigured composer whose dream is to turn chorus singer Christine into a diva. Lon Chaney, the “Man of a Thousand Faces”, dominates this classic adaptation of the 1910 novel by Gaston Leroux. His ghastly make-up and outrageous performance made this one of the great classics of American silent film. Add to this...

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Last Portrait’s Portraits, Sonia Lenzi, 9 – 19 October

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on Last Portrait’s Portraits, Sonia Lenzi, 9 – 19 October

Last Portrait’s Portraits, Sonia Lenzi, 9 – 19 October

St John’s is very pleased to welcome Italian photographer Sonia Lenzi. Her exhibition ‘Last Portrait’s Portrait’ is part of Photomonth East London 2014 International Photography Festival. Opening Night: Thursday 9th October, 6.00 to 9.00pm Exhibition opening hours: Week Days 5.00 – 8.00pm, Weekends 2.00 – 5.00pm Last Portrait’s Portraits A photo book concerning the choice of the last portrait and women’s identity. A photo book concerning the choice of the last portrait. A reflection on the identity of women, on memory and on the essence of how...

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Bitten by a Monkey presents: Matt Scott, 9 October, 8.15pm

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on Bitten by a Monkey presents: Matt Scott, 9 October, 8.15pm

Bitten by a Monkey presents: Matt Scott, 9 October, 8.15pm

Accordionist and composer Matt Scott’s work includes soundtracks for feature films, dramas and documentaries screened in the UK and worldwide, music for plays at the Royal National Theatre, campaigns for Greenpeace and Oxfam, music for choreography at the Thailand Cultural Centre in Bangkok and The Place in London, and events in the U.S. and Europe including a commission for the Apriticielo Festival in Italy, where he built instruments from discarded medical equipment found in a decommissioned mental hospital.He has performed on the London experimental music scene on accordion, piano and...

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