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Culture Vultures with Corinne 25/6/20

Keep up to date with all of the cultural happenings and get some top tips from peer supporter Corinne.

Hi Everyone,


Today is National Pralines day a yummy confection of nuts and sugar syrup

THEATRE

National theatre for this week is a Mid Summers Night Dream

From tonight at 7.00 for one week

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/nt-at-home-a-midsummer-nights-dream

Having watched last week crazy production of Midsummer Nights Dream by Odd Socks which I must say was brilliant, think I’m ready to watch the National theatre performance now.

You can also watch the Odd Socks production of Much Ado About Nothing

https://youtu.be/v8VA2MaO7Lg

It’s Easy to be Dead - A tender portrait of a brief life filled with promise cut short by the futility of war - poems and letters

https://youtu.be/pp4UViAliLM

Cinna the poet Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar told through the eyes of a jigging fool.

https://youtu.be/6xQAr5le0UU

MUSIC

A tribute to Ella Fitzgerald jazz at the Lincoln centre

https://youtu.be/nFx9XRTvGZg

Holst the Planets from the Philamonic hall

https://youtu.be/XhBo6i-Em9c

POETRY And MINDFULLNESS

Dave was discussing a Greek Philosopher named Epictetus with us at open Mike on Friday, here is a link to some of his life changing quotes accompanied by music, his philosophy was Wisdom, Morality, Courage and Moderation, another great mindfulness link.

https://youtu.be/LAyvjURfP8k

If you are interested in learning more about This great philosopher

Following is a link to an article about Epictetus titled from Slavery to freedom

https://www.ancient.eu/article/173/from-slavery-to-freedom-epictetus-path/

MUSEUMS AND ART

A lecture from the Royal Museum Greenwich titled The mermaids

https://youtu.be/b3_z7bwg9Dg

A lecture on Venice By the Arts Society called Venice dressed and undressed

https://youtu.be/SkmcK2RVrNY

Great paintings of the world presented by Andrew Marr

https://www.my5.tv/great-paintings-of-the-world-with-andrew-marr/season-1/episode-1-0432a8f9-2cb2-42f4-8dee-72de9b347b0e

Looking for Rembrandt a series on IPlayer

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00042kq?fbclid=IwAR0eOREQxAA5RJxmoq1EOKp-9gdjnx_WcKanbB_InmUIdMvrRyiNnXBOv0Y

FESTIVALS

Culture Liverpool Creative Connections for National Refugees Week

https://www.cultureliverpool.co.uk/festival31/?fbclid=IwAR1ieTQRkL9nJykETtZNwXzKArSw7ow_F6QbhPcXcnbfxjcEccPTrWif_5k

https://www.cultureliverpool.co.uk/festival31/

Plus a link to the Refugee week site

https://refugeeweek.org.uk/simple-acts/take-a-tour/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=refugee_week_latest&utm_term=2020-06-19

FOOD AND TRAVEL

Discover the process of Dutch cheese From field to table

https://youtu.be/huDMS-Og2o8

Enjoy, Corinne.

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