Thursday, 30 June 2016

Escape @ Seven newsletter

Coming up this week at Seven Artspace, Leeds:

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Escape @ Seven

With the country in turmoil and the weather reflecting events, escape the gloom at Seven tonight,Thursday 30 June, 8pm, Seven Jazz presents John Etheridge and Vimila Rowe for an evening of passion and soul. John Etheridge has played with just about everyone in jazz, from jazz rockers, Soft Machine through to the Hot Club of France violinist, Stefan Grapelli. John will play some of his celebrated solo set and then is joined by Vimala for an intimate guitar /vocal duo, featuring a repertoire drawn from sources across the world. With support from The Jazz Voices Choir 8.00pm. £16 / £14 conc. Doors 7.30pm.

On Friday 1 July, 8pm, look forward to A Conversation with Reg Hall – Irish Traditional Music in London from the 1940s. From 1956 Reg Hall played with all the great Irish players in London pubs. Tonight he will talk about the characters and  events of the times, play some rare recordings and show some great images of the music scene in that era. FREE event. Donations.

On Saturday 2 July, 7pm,  Funoon Assila presents Festival Of Dance Show, a performance of an array of different dance styles from the Middle East and beyond. World famous Assala Ibrahim will perform Raqs Qawliya ( Iraqi Gypsy dance ) together with Angela Noble, Nawarra and Beverley Smith,  all UK based teachers. £10 adv  / £12 on the door. For details see

Tickets are SOLD OUT for Mira – The Story Of A Spirited Nepali Village Girl on Wednesday 6 July, but look out for another 'running' themed film in September.

On Thursday 7 July, 8pm, it is Jenni Noyes Debut Album Launch. Singer-songwriter Jenni Noyes creates a cinematic sound exploring the rich darkness & vibrant light deep within our human being. Her songs shine a feminine radiance on the stories in life we all share. With support from Miranda Arieh, Vicky Whelan (of Dragonfly Tattoo), Fran Wyburn and Lisa Marie Glover. £5. Doors 7pm.

Rounding off the week, on Saturday 8 July, 7.30pm, a real treat for lovers of Spanish dance, Flamenco at Seven – Jero Ferec, Magdalena Manion and Ana Brenes Dancer, Magdalena Mannion, has studied contemporary dance at Merce Cunningham Studios, New York; singer, Ana Brenes, is a skilled and captivating performer with an authentic approach to the “cante”, and Jero Ferec has international acclaim and performed across the world on guitar. £13.

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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