Friday, 25 March 2016

Punching the Sky @Seven, 25 March 2016, and more

The latest newsletter for Seven Arts Leeds is out for my followers to peruse:



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Punching The Sky @ Seven

If you are Leeds-based over Easter, we've some great theatre on Friday 25 March, 8pm, Seven is very proud to present 'Punching The Sky‘, a new play about porn, parenting and pressure. Written and performed by Lizi Patch, Punching the Sky, is a very personal response to the extraordinary national media storm that followed when Lizi dared to blog about her 11 year old son stumbling son who touched a link that flipped his online world from Minecraft to brutal pornography in an instant. £10 adv /£12 on the door.  

On Monday 28 March, 8pm, the Screen Seven movie is the feel-good movie, Dark Horse. Jan Vokes was a barmaid in the Welsh village of Cefn Fforest, a place depressed both economically and emotionally. Jan conceived the idea of organising a syndicate to breed a racehorse by which drinkers in the bar would get a share in return for a weekly £1 sub. This is an inspirational true story of a group of friends that decides to take on the elite 'sport of kings', and breed a racehorse. £6 / £5 conc.

On Tuesday 29 March, 8pm, it is Café Psychologique - Cult Film Or Comfort Blanket : Why Are Some Films So Special To us? The topic is introduced by Alison Andrews, writer and performer, and hosted by Chris Powell, Group Analyst. Chat and think over a drink. £4 on the door.   

At Kill For A Seat Comedy on Wednesday 30 March, 8pm, look forward to Keith Farnan and Fern Brady. “Farnan will make you think hard and laugh even harder,” The List. “This is political comedy at its best, perfectly balanced, deadly serious and very funny,” The Skinny. Fern Brady “Crackles with fire and great gags to boot. . .” Edinburgh Evening News. And with your effusive host, Silky. £11 / £9 conc. Doors 7.45pm.

Rounding off the month on Thursday 31 March, 8pm, Seven Jazz presents Mark Lockheart’s “Majila”. Highly respected, innovative bandleaders in their own right, Malija presents original music with influences from bluegrass, tango and jungle grooves. Høiby describes it as “weird, simple, complicated, free, tight, floaty, ugly, beautiful and heartfelt depending on your mood”.  £16 / £14conc. Doors 7.45pm.

Tickets for most events are found at 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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Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 3PD
United Kingdom


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