Friday, 20 March 2015

Upcoming events at Seven Arts, Leeds

For those of my followers who live in or near to Leeds, here are details of the events coming up at Seven Arts, including jazz, comedy, movie and quiz nights:



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A Literary Bent @ Seven

Readers and writers have a wonderful opportunity coming up on Sunday 29 March, 11-3pm. If you love reading books, talking about books, or listening to other people talk about books, make sure that you don’t miss Readers’ Sunday, a rare opportunity to share your favourite books and find some new ones in the company of some great authors. Join Sophie Hannah, Jenn Ashworth , Jonathan Taylor and host for the day, James Nash, as they share their books, books they have loved and books you love too.£18, includes refreshments and light lunch.

In the meantime there are many other events to enjoy. Tonight, Thursday 19 March, 8pmCITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA). £6.

On Saturday 21 March, 8pm, part of Irish History Month, look forward to Tom Crean Antarctic Explorer. The intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley. Hear the riveting true stories of Crean’s Antarctic explorations as one of the few men to serve with both Scott and Shackleton and survive three famous expeditions. £8 adv / £10 door.

Seven Jazz on Sunday 22 March, 1.30-4pm presents Leeds University Big Band. The classic big-band sound is still going strong, safe in the hands of this exciting ensemble. A wide variety of great music, played to the highest standard, with a range of burning energy through to tasteful subtlety that is the hallmark of the format. £7 /£5. In the evening at 8pm is the Sunday Quiz, free with raffle and prizes. A great way to round off the weekend with family and friends.

The Screen Seven movie on Monday 23 March, 8pm, is All Is Lost. Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, an unnamed man wakes to find his 39-foot yacht taking on water after a collision with a shipping container left floating on the high seas. With his navigation equipment and radio disabled, the man sails unknowingly into the path of a violent storm. Stars Robert Redford. £6/£4.5 conc.

On Tuesday 24 March, 8pm, the CafĂ© Scientifique topic is Scientific Theory. 5 guest speakers will each present 5 topics, covering different areas of science, will be distilled and delivered in small but powerful measures. Hat donations.

Kill For A Seat Comedy struts its stuff on Wednesday 25 March, 8pm. This month, great comedians, “rollicking good stand-up”, JoJo Smith and Tiernan Douieb, “Clearly a natural comic…an inherently funny person”, plus special guests and your ever-effusive host, Silky. £11 /£9 conc. Doors 7.30pm.

On Thursday 26 March 
the Seven Jazz concert is, Andrew McCormack Quartet. New York resident McCormack, a world-class pianist, is a brilliantly original performer and formidable composer. Since bursting on to the scene in 2007 he has captivated audiences with his emotional and expressive style. Plus Mark Lockheart’s vibrant and skilful sax playing. £16 / £14 conc.

Stunning high-energy power-trio, Voodoo Room, returns to Seven on Friday 27 March, 8pm, featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians and performing all-time great, Hendrix and Cream tunes. Voodoo Room  integrates brilliantly these two phenomenal influences on the world of classic blues and rock. £10 adv /£12 otd.

Rounding off the week on Saturday 28 March, 8.30pm, is Kimmie Rhodes. Touring in support of the 16th solo release of her career, “Cowgirl Boudoir”, Kimmie promises to unveil “brand new songs with cowpunkadelical perfection!” Writing & singing songs that fuse traditional country sounds with influences from the 60’s 80s into a seamless blend. £10 adv / £12 door. Doors 8pm 

Many tickets are now available from TicketSource via  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.
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