June 4th – June 10th 2012

What's On This Week...

What's On

4th Jun 2012

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Another week, another batch of exciting talks, exhibitions and screenings in the capital! With an extra two days of holiday thanks to the Jubilee, make the most of that free time and check out some of our recommendations…

If you have an event that you would like included, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at tom (at) sugarstreetreview (dot) com.


Monday 4th June

Single Saudi Women by Wasma Mansour - Hardy Tree Gallery, London

This exhibition byWasma Mansour, a Saudi-born British photographer, continues this week, running until June 30th. Her latest project is the culmination of a four years research project exploring the lives and identities of single Saudi women living in London. It’s open for the Bank Holidays, so make the most of your free time and head down to the Hardy Tree Gallery on Pancras Road to take a look.

More details on the gallery’s website here


Anna Pavlova at Ivy HouseLondon Jewish Cultural Centre

This exciting new free exhibition explores Anna Pavlova’s relationship with her beloved home, Ivy House (which is now home to the London Jewish Cultural Centre), and includes panels on interior design, Pavlova’s famous parties and soirée, her Ballet Company and teaching at Ivy House.

Also on display for the first time will be a number of the iconic ballerina’s personal possessions, photographs and ballet programmes. The exhibition starts today and will be on until August at various times.

For more details, see here


Tuesday 5th June

Iraq: How, Where, For Whom?Mosaic Rooms, Kensington, London

The Mosaic Rooms’ series on Iraq continues until Friday 8th June and is the first collaborative exhibition between Iraqi artist Hanaa’ Malallah and UK duo kennardphillipps.

For more details, check here 


Wednesday 6th June

The Least of All Possible Evils by Eyal WeizmanMosaic Rooms, Kensington, London

This event is to celebrate the launch of Eyal Weizman’s new book published by Verso, The Least of All Possible Evils.
Weizman is the author of the critically acclaimed Hollow Land, which explored the political space created by Israel’s colonial occupation. Following on from this, Weizman pursues the problem of the lesser evil – the moderation and minimization of violence as a mechanism of government and control. The Least of All Possible Evils investigates its political consequences and traces its intellectual genealogy from classical ethics and Christian theology, through the political theory of Hannah Arendt to contemporary debates on humanitarianism.

For more details, check here


Thursday 7th June

Poetry Reading by Fathieh SaudiMosaic Room, Kensington, London

Fathieh Saudi will be reading from her recent collections  Daughter of the Thames and Prophetic Childhood. Fathieh Saudi was born in Jordan. She completed her medical studies in France and worked as a paediatrician with disadvantaged children in Jordan and Lebanon. She has been involved for more than 30 years with the defense of human rights, peace and justice, in particular in the Middle East.

For more info, click here


Lawrence of Arabia, Eccentric and Tortured SoulLondon Jewish Cultural Centre

The very epitome of an English eccentric, Lawrence led The Arab Revolt against the Ottomans during The First World War. His exploits were chronicled by Lawrence himself in The Seven Pillars of Wisdom and by the American journalist, Lowell Thomas.

William Tyler unravels the mystery of how Lawrence’s life subsequently went downhill and why he remains an enigmatic character today.

For details, check here 


Postgraduate Open EveningSOAS

Representatives from departments across the School will be available to answer your questions about postgraduate studies at SOAS. Definitely worth checking out if you’re thinking of continuing your studies!

For more details, check here


Saturday 9th June

Greg Malouf’s Supper ClubThe Petersham Nurseries Cafe, Richmond

Petersham Nurseries’ new head chef Greg Malouf will be serving up another evening of tasty Mediterranean treats. Be sure to book in advance to make sure you get a place at this very special evening!

Details on how to book here.


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