Friday, 3 February 2017

Seven Artspace Leeds 3 - 11 February 2017

Coming up at Seven Arstpace Leeds:



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Taking Flight @ Seven

A fabulous mixed programme of events coming up at Seven over the next week. Friday 3 February, 8.30pm, Tumbleweed Americana presents The Mastersons, Austin-based alt-country duo, husband-and-wife team, Chris Masterson and Eleanor Whitmore. In 2014, the Mastersons released ‘Good Luck Charm’, featuring political themes as well as more personal material. ‘Transient Lullaby’ is due for release in 2017.  £11 adv /£13 otd. Doors 8pm.

On Saturday 4 February, 7.30pm, it is the return of South Asian Arts UK with Poetry in Song – Shabnam Khan & Co. Shabnam has been singing professionally since her school days, and has performed alongside many renowned artists. She sings in Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Farsi and English, through many Asian styles: ghazal, geet, Punjabi folk and sufiaana kalaam. £10 / £6 conc. Contact SAAUK email

The Screen Seven film on Monday 6 February, 8pm, is The Big Short, There is an economics festival in Kilkenny, Ireland, at which the idea is to mock banking and political figures while "waiting for answers", so the experts are interviewed not by specialists but by comedians. Adam McKay's raucous comedy, manages the unlikely feat of being wildly entertaining while telling a complex and ultimately depressing story. £6/ £5 conc.

Café Economique is on Tuesday 7 February, 7.30pm. This month, Modern Slavery in the UK : How it Affects You and What You Can Do about it, The subject is Introduced by Prof Gary Craig, WISE, University of Hull, who will outline the rapidly growing scope and nature of slavery within the UK. £4 on the door.

On Wednesday 8 February, 8pm, it's Seven Live with The best in local talent. This month look forward to well-crafted original songs from The Jon Palmer Acoustic Band; engaging songwriter and performer, Dom Major; Hypnotic instrumentals band, Hatchet, Pike and Gun; and Keith, knocking out some happy tunes. £6 otd.

A real treat for jazz aficionados on Thursday 9 February, 8pm, when the Seven Jazz Leeds concert is Seamus Blake   A warm welcome back for New York based saxophonist/composer Seamus Blake, recognized as one of the finest exponents of contemporary jazz. His music is known for its sophistication, bold improvisations and “sheer swagger”. The concert will be recorded for BBC Radio 3's Jazz Now programme.  £16/£14 conc. Doors  7.30pm.

We've two exciting pieces of theatre to round ooff the week. Firstly on Friday 10 February, 7.30pm, York-based, Wildgoose Theatre presents Cornermen. Set in the lower levels of the boxing world, cornermen Mickey, Drew and Joey are on the lookout for the next big thing. They spot Sid at an amateur night and as his star rises they have a big fight on their hands, in more ways than one. A humorous and fast paced new play from writer Oli Forsyth. £10 /£8 conc.

On Saturday 11 February, 7.30pm, Red Dragonfly Productions presents Taking Flight. Six months ago Red Dragonfly launched Taking Flight, a competition aimed at finding three new short plays from writers within the British East Asian, South Asian, and South East Asian communities. Three plays were chosen for final production in a unique evening of theatre, Ketchup by Sammy Wong, Hema Anjali by Chandni Lakhani  and 100% of Nothing is Nothing by Joan C. Guyll. £10 adv /£12 on the door.

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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