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Robert Mapplethorpe Tate Modern 11 May – 26 October 2014

After reading Just Kids about Patti Smith‘s life with Robert Mapplethorpe which then inspired me to see Patti Smith (grey hair in pigtails with her son Jackson on the guitar)  at Cadogan Hall  a few months ago,   I probably will … Continue reading

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New Autumn 2013 Events at Intelligence Squared

September 26th: October 21st: NEW: Autumn 2013 Events : Intelligence Squared.  

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Jeffrey Sachs on John F. Kennedy and His Quest for Peace : Intelligence Squared July 16th

From Intelligence Squared: “Jeffrey Sachs is one of the world’s best known development economists, a senior UN adviser and bestselling author. He has twice been named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders and has been described as … Continue reading

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Hatchards Bloomsbury Book Club with Patrick McGrath on May 30th

Today’s Financial Times had a great review of Patrick McGrath‘s “superb” new book Constance and McGrath will appear at theHatchards Bloomsbury Book Club  this month to discuss this “masterful novel of psychological suspense and marriage n 1960s America. Hatchards Bloomsbury … Continue reading

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Opera Holland Park

Opera Holland Park, a lovely part of the summer in Notting Hill, has another stellar lineup for its 2013 season.  I’ve done the conventional and booked tickets for Madama Butterfly and am considering the double bill of Cavalleria Rusticana and … Continue reading

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Up and over the 02…..

  I’ve always thought the O2 Centre was too large a venue to actually enjoy anything there.  And now there’s a new way to gain perspective on just how big it is….   From the O2 website: “Up at The … Continue reading

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End this Depression Now. Paul Krugman at the LSE May 29th

Paul Krugman, the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics and best-selling author, columnist and blogger for The New York Times will be speaking at the London School of Economics as part of their public lecture series. From the … Continue reading

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