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Take a trip through History with LDN Talks

by silverhand

Posted on July 05, 2017 at 12:00 AM

LDN Talks is a TedEx themed event that seeks to bring education to the masses. Do you love sharing knowledge, learning and a good story? Then this event is for you. This week, LDN hosts Jonathan Tait-Harris at Café 1001 on Brick Lane from 7:00 pm. In his talk dubbed ‘The Experiences of a War Investigator’, Jonathan takes you through the years and across the continents. His entertaining, lively and educative talks traverse his experience digging up graves in Kosovo, talking face to face with Saddam Hussein and even through his investigations of war crimes as part of the British Police. In case you are a fan on international relations, a history enthusiast or simply an open-minded individual looking for the best of stories, this event is for you. Let Jonathan teach you lessons on face to face communication and share his advice on various topical issues on the international scene. LDN Talks are places to unwind after a long day. Crack open a cold beer and share your perspective with a Londoner. With its theme of new experiences, this Funzing-hosted event is the best place to explore new worlds and share your interesting adventures as well. Charges are 10 per ticket. The talk will officially begin at 7:30 p.m.

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Have a Good Laugh at The Ruby Slippers

by silverhand

Posted on July 03, 2017 at 12:00 AM

This weekend, all roads lead to the Arts Theater for an evening of comedy with the play ‘The Ruby Slippers’ directed by Craig Ryder. The play comes to London after its tour of the North where its tickets were sold out. That said, you can expect a top-class performance from some of the best actors in the industry. They say laughter is the best medicine. Come and get a good dose this Sunday from this performance. The crew will only be performing for one night, so make sure you do not miss this chance. The North West End said this play was “extremely entertaining”. In the plot, Ryan and Raz look for true love regardless of their societal differences. The humor, action, and drama coupling their quest will be enough to get you laughing off your seat in one moment and deeply reflecting in the next. This film stars Divina De Campo as Destiny, James Rogerson, who acts as Raz and Jamie Paul who plays the role of Ryan. Performances will be at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. respectively. Tickets will be sold for £30, £25 and £20. Each performance will last 120 minutes. Share a laugh with someone by watching The Ruby Slippers.

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Listen to the Best Jazz from Woody Allen

by silverhand

Posted on July 01, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Does the sweet sound of jazz music have a special place in your soul? This weekend, Woody Allen and His New Orleans Jazz Band grace their London audience at the Royal Albert Hall. In case you love music and are looking for an amazing way to begin your week, this is it. Woody Allen and his band have been performing New Orleans-themed jazz music for over three decades. With that in mind, you can be sure that every note and harmony will be crafted to perfection. The band will be playing a rich mix of blues, hymns, spirituals and even parades. In the spirit of keeping things spontaneous, there will be no particular playlist. However, you can expect some of the world’s best jazz music inspired by musicians ranging from George Lewis to Louis Armstrong. The band director, Eddy Davis, will call out each song. That said, you can expect this to be a unique performance. This will be Woody Allen’s first performance at Albert Hall since 2004. That said, you can be sure he has something special in store for his audience. The doors to the event will open at 4:15 p.m. Woody and his band will kick off their performance at 5:00 p.m., giving way to emotion and the calmness you deserve this week. Mark the date for this performance today. Hospitality packages for this performance, including a front arena seat and table reservation with service will cost £249.

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