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What's On This Week

posted by on 10/09/2012

Quite a few interesting exhibitions to catch this wee such as the LomoWall at the Museum of London, also watch out for the ‘Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70‘ exhibition at the Barbican which kicks off on Thursday. If you fancy heading out on Friday night, Supa Dupa Fly is back at Jazz Cafe . All the info after the break.

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Monday

Andy Warhol: The Portfolios @ Dulwich Picture Gallery
Until 16th September
This exhibition features some of Warhol’s most iconic print portfolios as well as lesser known sets. Portfolios on display will include the the Muhammad Ali Portfolio and the Myths Portfolio produced six years before the artist’s death in 1987.

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Tuesday

Spirit Of Soul | Open Mic @ Troy Bar
£6 Entry
Fancy some souful sounds and jazzy beats, head down to Troy Bar just off Hoxton for open Mic night. They also serve jerk chicken…

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Wednesday

LomoWall @ Museum of London
Until 6th January 2013
omoWall is the culmination of a series of analogue photography workshops open to amateur, analogue photographers of all abilities. A selection of photographs from the workshops, along with other submissions, form a mosaic so the installation can be enjoyed up-close, or viewed from afar as a fascinating abstract artwork in its own right. The display is the first LomoWall in the UK since 2007

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Thursday

Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s @ Barbican
Opening Night! Open until 13th January 2012
This major photography exhibition surveys the medium from an international perspective, and includes renowned photographers from across the globe, all working during two of the most memorable decades of the 20th century. Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s brings together over 400 works, some rarely seen, others recently discovered and many shown in the UK for the first time.

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Friday

Supa Dupa Fly @ Jazz Cafe
Join us for for another rammed out party at Jazz Café bringing back the golden days of 90′s Hip-hop and R&B. Named after Missy’s first Album (but you knew that), the music is ONLY 90s Hip-Hop and R&B, so expect to hear Dr Dre, Snoop Dog, KRS One, Wu-Tang, Nas, Bigge, Tupac, A Tribe Called Quest, Gang Starr, LL Cool J, Missy and all the hottest 90s R&B joints from the likes of R Kelly, Donell Jones, Montell Jordan, TLC, Destinys Child and loads more

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Saturday

Mind The Art @ London Transport Museum
Until 26th October 2012
Mind the Map: inspiring art, design and cartography
will draws on the Museum’s outstanding map collection to explore the themes of journeys, identity and publicity. The exhibition is the largest of its kind and includes previously unseen historic material and exciting new artworks by leading artists including Simon Patterson, Stephen Walter, Susan Stockwell, Jeremy Wood, Claire Brewster, and Agnes Poitevin-Navarre.

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Sunday

Another London @ Tate Britain
Until 16th September 2012
Whilst the eyes of the world are on London this summer, Tate Britain explores the capital city through the eyes of some of the biggest names in international photography. In the years between 1930 and 1980, some of the best-known photographers from around the world came to London to make work about the city and its communities. Bringing together 180 classic twentieth-century photographs,Another London highlights the vibrancy of the city as a dynamic metropolis, richly diverse and full of contrast.