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Dulwich Picture Gallery – What’s on in January

Exhibitions & Displays Ribera: Art of Violence Until 27 January 2019 Ribera: Art of Violence is the first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652), displaying his most sensational, shocking and masterfully composed works. Animalis Every Sunday throughout Ribera: Art of Violence These intimate performances, choreographed by the critically acclaimed dancer Dane Hurst, give form to the emotional tensions, psychological resonances and physical impulses in Ribera’s work. Enjoy this event as part of your Sunday visit to Ribera: Art of Violence and expect to be challenged, entertained and enlightened. Film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) 14 January, Bar opens at 7pm, Screening at 7.30pm £9; £7 Friends & concessions Winner of two Oscars, including best actress for Katherine Hepburn, this comedy-drama tells the story of an interracial marriage and the two families who come together as a result. A rare positive depiction of an interracial couple from the time, it provides a vital commentary on societal racism in the 1960s. Ticket includes a glass of wine, snacks and film …

What’s On at Dulwich Picture Gallery in December

Exhibitions and Displays Ribera: Art of Violence 26 September 2018 – 27 January 2019 Ribera: Art of Violence is the first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652), displaying his most sensational, shocking and masterfully composed works. Animalis Every Sunday throughout Ribera: Art of Violence These intimate performances, choreographed by the critically acclaimed dancer Dane Hurst, give form to the emotional tensions, psychological resonances and physical impulses in Ribera’s work. Enjoy this event as part of your Sunday visit to Ribera: Art of Violence and expect to be challenged, entertained and enlightened. Performances are in the Mausoleum at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30am, 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm each Sunday during Ribera: Art of Violence. Each performance lasts 15 minutes. Entry is free with a Sunday ticket to Ribera: Art of Violence. Viewing spaces within the Mausoleum will be allocated on a first-come basis Unlocking Paintings: The Art of Work Until 13 January 2019 Scenes of people at work became incredibly popular in the 17th century. This display offers a snapshot of working life, from fishing and farming to …

MyBand Holiday and Weekend Music Course

MyBand, at Alleyn’s School is a holiday Song-Writing, Playing, Performing and Recording Course for young people aged 11 – 18 years. The course has been successfully running for 6 years. It provides a wonderful opportunity for singer songwriters and aspiring young musicians to create, form bands, and explore different music genres, from Rock, Pop, R&B, Soul, Jazz, Hip Hop. There are no boundaries. The course culminates with a recording, filming and performance day. A new MyBand Monthly weekend course started in September, 2018. It provides students with regular, bespoke sessions and the opportunity to play at a more advanced level. The first term proved a real success. Alleyn’s wonderful Music School has proved to be an ideal environment for music making. Creativity is at the heart of what the school offers students. Over the year’s young people have come from schools such as Dulwich College Jags, City of London for Boys, Tunbridge Wells, Emmanuel and UCS. Manager of MyBand, Marcel Pusey, is a composer and educator. His Awarding Winning company Bassistry Music, employs musicians and …

StraightUp Comedy @ East Dulwich Picturehouse

After selling out venues in Clapham and Barnes, StraightUp is once again making the best live comedy local – this time in East Dulwich, just in time for Christmas. On December 13th, in the plush surroundings of the East Dulwich Picturehouse, enjoy an exciting and varied lineup of London’s top professional comic talent at an equally hilarious price – a mere ten pounds in advance. This is pro comedians for peanuts: anaphalaughtic shock guaranteed (We’re asking for some self-respect this Christmas). Featuring… BEN POPE– “He throws the punches quickly and relentlessly and it pays off, with the crowd left gasping for their breath” Ed Fest Mag YUMNA MOHAMED– So You Think You’re Funny 2015 and BBC New Comedy Award 2017 FINALIST FATIHA EL-GHORRI– “powerful female acts rising through the circuit, such as Fatiha El-Ghorri…are challenging stereotypes and creating raw comedy.” Chortle WILL PENSWICK– “Laugh out loud funny with many pleasing whimpers of approval throughout.” Broadway Baby ALISON THEA-SKOT– “Thea-Skot is a force of nature…full throttle character comedy” Chortle Hosted by PITY LAUGHS– “I don’t know …

Bell House – December events

Tuesday 11th December: Surveying the Queen’s Pictures: Desmond Shawe-Taylor 7 – 9pm.  Join us as Desmond Shawe-Taylor (Surveyor of the Queen’s Pictures) talks about his task of curating the largest private art collection ever assembled. Sunday 16th December: Christmas Cupcake Decorating Workshop 2 – 4pm. A fundraiser for an adult literacy project at Bell House, this cupcake decorating workshop is perfect for children aged 7+. Dawn Welton, an award winning cake designer, will teach the children six ways to festively adorn cupcakes. Children must be accompanied by an adult (who can assist in cake eating!) Tuesday 18th December: Finances for Students 2:30 – 4:30 pm. Are you terrified of checking your bank balance? Join this workshop with the Money Charity to learn how to manage your money so you feel confident enough to take control of your finances. Wednesday 19th December: Cooking for Students 2:30 – 5pm. Tired of pot noodles for dinner? Expand your repertoire in this workshop for quick, cheap and (most importantly) tasty meals. This course is aimed at those who have just left or are leaving home for study, but it …