Sunday, 23 November 2014
Hang Ups at 7 artspace, Leeds
The Sunday Jazz concert on Sunday 23 November, 1-4pm, is Sam Gardner's 'Samadhi' ...the music is jazz (lots of improvisation) but also it's very groovy and is strongly influenced by Indian classical music, particularly the rhythms and grooves. £7/5 conc, kids under 16 free.
For those that like to get active, also on Sunday 23 November, 7.15-10.15pm, is Mrs Porter’s Ceilidh. Mrs Porter's Ensemble plays lively English-style traditional dance music for old and new country dances. The event also features Music Hall songs and verses by band members. £5 on the door. At 8pm, in the bar, this and every Sunday is the Sunday Quiz, challenging and fun. Free with raffle and prizes.
The Screen Seven movie on Monday 24 November, 8pm, is Woody Allen's, Blue Jasmine. A former New York socialite whose life has imploded in the wake of her husband's imprisonment (à la Bernie Madoff), Jasmine has been forced to park her Louis Vuitton luggage in the incongruous surroundings of her adoptive sister's San Francisco apartment, with corrosive results. Attempting to "move on", Jasmine is out of her depth as she careers between ill-fitting employment and ill-judged social climbing. Great cast in Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins. £6/ £4.50.
On Tuesday 25 November, 8pm, Café Psychologique looks at 'Sport : What use is it in the real world?', introduced by Kathy Williams, Olympic Gymnast & Councillor.
£3 on the door.
It's Kill For A Seat Comedy on Wednesday 26 November, 8pm, Silky presents the Tom Wrigglesworth (Radio 4's Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups) and Gavin Webster. "With such an impressive stage presence, and equally impressive writing, Wrigglesworth's is a name to keep an eye on" Chortle, and Gavin Webster, “genuinely clever material..” Edinburgh Evening News. Plus special guests. £11 /£9 conc. Doors 7.45pm.
On Thursday 27 November, 7.30pm, Made Up North returns to Seven. Made Up North is a contemporary dance platform showcasing the works of dance artists either from the North, based up North or who have trained in the North, encouraging us to appreciate the diversity of work being created by the people of this region. Plus postshow talk. £7.50 / £5 conc.
On Friday 28 November, 8pm, Truant Company presents Still Ill by Billy Cowan. Ulster 2008. Ten years after peace. When two old Smiths fans reunite a world of violence reopens in this tragic love story between 'the jumped up pantry boy' and 'the boy with the thorn in his side'. Directed by Joyce Branagh (sister of Kenneth Branagh). £10 /£8 conc.
On Saturday 29 November, 7pm, Northern School of Contemporary Dance presents a short programme performed by students in their final year of training. In preparation for their launch into the professional world, they have learnt excerpts from a range of recently made dance which stretches their versatility and performance craft. A Pay What You Feel event. 2nd show at 7.45pm
Rounding off the month, Sunday Jazz, 1-4pm, is the Zoe Gilby Quartet. Zoë Gilby is a jazz vocalist and songwriter with a repertoire starting with her compelling original compositions written with double bassist, Andy Champion and performed by her highly accomplished band, guitarist Mark Williams and drummer Richard Brown. £7/5 conc, kids under 16 free.
Many tickets are now available from TicketSource via www.sevenleeds.co.uk Where not sold out, tickets are always available on the door.
Every £ spent at Seven helps support high quality arts in a local setting. We look forward to seeing you at Seven very soon.