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A Peace of Music : The West-Eastern Divan

A Peace of Music: The West-Eastern Divan - a symposium exploring the politics of peace in the Middle East as enacted through music

Friday 6 June 2008 10.00am to 5.30pm, followed by a drinks reception @ City University London, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB

The Department of Cultural Policy and Management and the Department of Music at City University London invite you to a day-long symposium featuring musicians, international relations experts and philosophers in conversation, including a viewing and discussion of the following : KNOWLEDGE IS THE BEGINNING – Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a documentary by Paul Smaczny; The Politics of Friendship: a discussion chaired by Dr Rosemary Hollis, director of City University London's Olive Tree Scholarship Programme, with speakers Dr Devorah Baum of the University of Southampton and Professor Maja Zehfuss of the University of Manchester; Music as Utopia: a discussion chaired by Dr Laudan Nooshin of City University London, with speakers Dr Rachel Beckles Willson and Professor Nicholas Cook, both of Royal Holloway, University of London

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Netaudio'08: call for entries

Netaudio, the Offline Festival for Online Music comes back to London after a great festival in Berlin in 2007

Netaudio'08 will take place from 22nd to 25th October 2008 at Shunt, a extensive labyrinth of tunnels underneath London Bridge Station.

Over four nights we will celebrate the creative output of networked musicians and online communities with talks, workshops, showcases and performances. Parts of Netaudio'08 will be programmed through an open call for entries. With this call we would like to give you the chance to put our attention to your creative activities related to the festival theme.

Call for entries runs in 3 strands: performance, installation and conference. For more information and to download the entry forms please visit: http://www.netaudiolondon.cc/blog/137/call-for-entries

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THURSDAY CLUBS @ Goldsmiths - experimental cinema + more (UK)

** NEW THURSDAY CLUBS: CHANGES and UPDATES **

Supported by the Goldsmiths DIGITAL STUDIOS and the Goldsmiths GRADUATE
SCHOOL

6pm until 8pm, Seminar Rooms at Ben Pimlott Building (Ground Floor,
right), Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, SE14 6NW

FREE, ALL ARE WELCOME

** PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE FOR ELENA COLOGNI'S CLUB SESSION HAS BEEN
CHANGED FROM THE 28th of FEBRUARY TO THE 6th of MARCH **

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*28 FEBRUARY with RAYMOND HARMON
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Painting in Light: Experimental Film and the Advent of Improvisational
Cinema*

The traditional model for cinematic expression is as a controlled
environment moving forward in a linear direction. From its inception the
art of filmmaking has been dominated by a single form of chronological
development. Each film exists as a series of frames that are static at the
start of the film.

Improvisation, a language largely defined within the practice of music, is

London Particular @ Hope and Anchor

this weekend I went up to london to visit Tolli. we saw Tim's band Personal Space Invaders at the Hope and Anchor in Islington. I took a few photos and videos - am still uploading them. the bands were :

Mr Workaday
Not So Pretty - http://www.myspace.com/notsopretty22
Joseph Macwam
Personal Space Invaders - http://www.myspace.com/personalspaceinvaders

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