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Youssou N’Dour

Youssou N’Dour


Womad
29-31 July
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This is a great opportunity to broaden your musical horizons.

Womad features a great mix of music from all over the globe, with performers from as far afield as Palestine, Ethiopia and Wales.

Highlights include Youssou N’Dour and Super Etoile De Dakar, Modou Diouf and O Fogum, Neguinho da Beija Flor, and Idan Raichel’s Project.


The Steam Industry free open air theatre
Scoop amphitheatre, London
www.morelondon.com/thescoop
until 14 August

The Steam Industry returns to the Scoop amphitheatre this summer with a six-week season of free open air theatre.

Children of Hercules, by the classical Greek playwright Euripedes, features a new translation by Kenneth McLeish.

For those who prefer their entertainment light, there’s a new adaptation of Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stephenson’s best loved adventure story.


Avant Garde Graphics 1918-34
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
until 24 September

This is the last chance to see this touring exhibtion before it returns to the Hayward in London.

The machine age brought mass production and distribution, together with a new sense of internationalism.

This period of modernity was expressed most strongly in graphic design and photo montage. Both forms were deployed for artistic, commercial and political ends.

New techniques allowed a fusion of typography, painting and photography, evoking the dynamism and fragmentation of cinema.

This exhibition shows many of the leading practitioners of the modern, from Italian Futurists and German and French Dadaists to the Constructivists of Russia and central Europe.


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Sat 16 Jul 2005, 00:00 BST
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