It is Festival time at Seven artspace, details below:
Festival Time @ Seven
As the quiet of
August in the city comes to a close, it's time to gear up for
Festival season in Chapel Allerton and Seven has a full prrogramme
of events in the week leading up to Chapel Allerton
Arts Festival, 2nd-4th September.
On Saturday 27
August 7.30pm, look forward to Broadway - The American
Musical.This is a journey through some of the
most exciting musical masterpieces to come out of America in recent
times. Works of fabulous composers / lyricists sung live including
Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years), Stephen Schwartz
(Wicked) and Flaherty and Aherns (Ragtime). £8.
Sunday Jazz returns on Sunday
28 August 1.30-4pm with Phil Green’s Sky
High. Seven Jazz has been running a number of Sunday Jazz
events in August, with a jam session afterwards – or just come
along and enjoy! £5.
On Monday 29 August,
7.30pm, it's Chapel Allerton Short Film
Festival Vote for your favourite short in an evening
of films by local filmmakers. the event includes Oscar nominated
short film “Shok” set in Kosovo, made by loca film talent, Jamie
Donoghue and Harvey Ascott. £6
/ £4 conc.
On Tuesday 30
August, 8pm, is Festival Words - An Evening
Of Poetry And Spoken Word features poet and performer, Erin
Bolens, spoken word artist Matt Abbott, and Newcastle based Scott
Tyrrell, reigning BBC Slam Champion. With special guests and open mic. £4 on the door.
Kill For A Seat Comedy
has its monthly outing on Wednesday
31 August, 8pm, with comedians, Nick Page & Nick
Revell ....plus special guests introduced by, fresh back from
Edinburgh Fringe, your merry-making host..Silky. £11 /£9 conc. Doors 7.45pm.
Theatre on Thursday
1 September, 7.30pm, with Paper Zoo Theatre Company –
My Heart’s A Suitcase. Two women are spending a weekend in a
holiday flat. They want to escape for a while, to leave their everyday
lives behind. But other characters start to arrive. One of them has a
suitcase which contains . . .well, what you wouldn’t expect. Written by
Clare McIntyre £10
On Festival weekend, Seven Jazz presents a two-night Village Jazz
Festival, beginning on Friday
2 September, 8pm, with Rommi Smith + Chapel
Allerton Festival Band. Poetry and jazz from Rommi Smith
with Dave Evans on keyboard, Kenny Higgins on bass and music from the
Festival Band. £10
/£8 conc. On Saturday
3 September, 8pm, look forward to Arun Ghosh + Mixolydia.
British-Asian clarinetist and composer, Arun Ghosh’s musical vision and
vocabulary reflects his rich geographical heritage. With support from
Mixolydia, a young jazz group from Roundhay School, Leeds. £12 /£10 conc.
And finally for those whose Sunday evenings have not been the same
during August, the Sunday Quiz
returns on Sunday 4
September, 8pm, with supremo host, Rog Hunter. This is
a great way to exercise those little grey cells and end the
weekend with friends and family in Seven Bar. Free with raffle and prizes.