Culture Vultures 12.11.20
On November 13th it’s 'National world kindness day'; though it would be great if it was every day! I’m sending thoughts of kindness to everyone and also be kind to yourself.
Also on 13th November, Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Best known for writing Treasure Island and Kidnapped.
The question for this week is what is your favorite book by any writer? Head over to the Forum to share your answers...
The Show must go on with Henry V111
The Show Must Go On with Cymbeline
6 virtual walks from the canal river trust
A free event on Climate Change on the 17 and 18 November, click link for more information and to book a place. Over 100 speakers from grassroot organisations, artists, innovators, kids, scientists and comedians from all walks of life all giving their time free to discuss this important subject. Also for every registration they promise to plant a tree.
MUSIC AND FILMS
Open Eye Gallery and Homotopia on 12 November - book free ticket via link to Eventbrite.
Join the online film screening and live Q+A on queer performance culture.
Called Mirror Mirror, a documentary from the RAI catalogue exploring the performances of a queer community centred around Bar Wotever in London. After the film the filmmaker, performers, and members of Liverpool’s local LGBTQIA+ community join to discuss the film in a live Q&A.
Live streaming from the Cavern club, music all afternoon and evening
Doddy Day on line
Instead of Doddy Day at the Royal Court three videos around 16 minutes each have been produced with compares Sam Avery and Les Dennis and includes Ricky Tomlinson, Mariam Margolyes, Stephen K Amos, Tim Vine, Stephanie Cole, Nicola McAuliffe plus a bake off and lots of fun and hilarity. Your be very tickled.
Part one https://youtu.be/T9EEb7pLucg
Part two. https://youtu.be/Gi5Pdvmp0GY
Part three. https://youtu.be/VQjOZHEUxMA
FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
Milap Diwali Festival
Online – 9 - 15 November
Milap, Liverpool and the UK’s Indian arts organisation, marks this year’s Diwali celebrations with a week long schedule of art, music and dance.
This festival of light, which takes place during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika, is one of the most iconic worldwide events and one of the most popular events in India’s cultural calendar.
This year, Milap bring the festival to the comfort of your own home with events running from Monday 9th November to Sunday 15th November, all streamed online.
Renowned artists, such as Shakir Khan (resident artist and musician), Kapila Venu (kutiyattam theatre) and Sheetal Maru (bhangra dance) will perform events morning, afternoon and evening to encourage metal wellbeing and mindfulness.
National astronomy week 14 to 22 November free events Mars Encounter
United Kingdom Disability History Month 2020 will take place from the evening of 18th November (with an online launch) until Friday 18th December 2020.
The theme is Access: How far have we come? How far have we to go?
developing and sharing a wide range of resources to:
Understand the importance of the struggles of Disabled People for Access; Understand the Human Rights Principle of Access for Disabled People; Plus other issues.
University of York disability awareness week 12 November 7.00 to 8.00
Blind astronomer, Dr Nic Bonne, discusses growing up with a vision impairment, how this impacted his career, and how it has affected his lifelong fascination with astronomy , a traditionally visual science.
Celebration and revolution from the Southbank centre. 11 to 18 November free classical music with the London Philamonic orchestra
Thanks for listening and best wishes