All posts tagged: England

Where To…London, England

9.22.18 We are now traveling across the pond over to London, England or the United Kingdom to see what activities to do, and there is a lot! Thanks to VistiLondon.com. Credit source: Visit London Top Shows in September: Eugenius! at The Other Palace Enter a world of comics and superheroes with cult musical Eugenius!. In this teen love story, a comic book fan tries to find the hero within himself. 1 Sep-7 Oct.   Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Image courtesy of Emma Holland PR. Don’t miss hit show Heathers The Musical, as it transfers to London’s West End following a successful run at The Other Palace. A cruel clique runs a high school until a new boy arrives and changes everything, in this show based on a cult 1980s film. 3 Sep-24 Nov.     Museums Tate Modern FREE A visit to London isn’t complete without a trip to Tate Modern. Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art from around the world is housed in the former …

Final Weekend Scene: London Fashion Week 2016 Recap

September 24 / 16 Hello again. Last post for Saturday. As some of you may or may not know, London Fashion Week has pass….September 16-20, 2016….and Shadowbox is giving you some highlights, courtesy of the British Fashion Council.               Here is the full stream video of London Fashion Week, courtesy of the British Fashion Council.   For more about London Fashion Week go to http://www.youtube.com/user/BritishFashionTV. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. I will get back with you Monday! Be Blessed!                 featured image: wtop.com

@ The Event: London

August 19 / 16 Good Morning and Happy Friday! No more @ The Museum….it is now @ The Event. Today we’re visiting across the pond in London, England. Lots of things are always happening in London….. (cred: visitlondon.com & music festival wizard) ART/PHOTOGRAPHY, ETC.. William Kentridge: Thick Time ♦ September 21, 2016 – January 15, 2017 / Whitechapel Art Gallery / 80-82 Whitechapel High Street London E1 7QX / +44 (0) 20 7522 7888 / http://www.whitechapelgallery.org Discover the South African artist’s fascinating works with William Kentridge: Thick Time at the Whitechapel Gallery, his first major solo exhibition in the UK. Known for his drawings, theatre productions and films, Kentridge also specialises in complex installations. The exhibition features six large-scale works created between 2003 and 2016, which gives an insight into the artist’s vision throughout his career — Abstract Expressionism at Royal Academy of Arts ♦ September 24, 2016 – January 2, 2017 / Burlington House London W1J 0BD / +44 (0) 20 7300 8000 / http://www.royal.academy.org.uk Rediscover one of the greatest art movements of the 20th …

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST OCTOBER 2014: MERVYN PEAKE

October 13, 2014 Hello…..Monday has returned. The best part of Monday on this blog: Spotlight Artist! Mervyn Peake is that artist today. He was a man of many talents…     Mervyn Peake was an English artist, writer, poet, and illustrator. His best known work was the Gormenghast books conceived as a lengthy cycle, compared to R.R. Tolkien. In 1929, Peake briefly studied at the Croydon School of Art before enrolling at the Royal Academy. He exhibited with the Sark artists both in the Sark Gallery and at the Leger Galleries in 1935 in London. By 1936, Peake commissioned to design the sets and costumes for Insect Play, which was acclaimed in the Sunday Times, and teached life drawing at the Westminster School of Art. In 1938, he had a successful exhibition of 20 paintings and 33 drawings    at the Calmann Gallery in London. In December 1939 he was commissioned by publisher Chatto and Windus to illustrate a children’s book, Ride a Cock Horse and other Nursery Rhymes. He became a war artist during …