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Art Southampton is a Zemedia project showcasing the great things happening with arts and heritage in Southampton.
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Art Southampton

www.artsouthampton.mirocommunity.org is a www.zemedia.co.uk project managed by Tim O'Riordan - a Southampton-based media producer and educator. The aim of the project is to find, collect and share videos that show the great things happening in arts and heritage in Southampton. The ultimate objective is encourage more artists, musicians, dancers, performers, filmmakers and GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Arts and Museums) workers in Southampton to record and share their practice.

 

The purpose of this scoop.it site is to raise awareness of the Art Southampton project and reflect the diversity of arts and heriage activity in our city by collecting and sharing blogs, news and information on upcoming events.

 

 

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Bach - Christmas Oratorio | Southampton Philharmonic Choir

Bach - Christmas Oratorio | Southampton Philharmonic Choir | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Southampton Guildhall, 7.30 pm, Saturday 1st December 2012

Southampton Philharmonic Choir
and Southampton University Philharmonic Choir
The Hanover Band

 

Location: http://goo.gl/U6jDH

 

"Played by the baroque specialist orchestra The Hanover Band using period instruments, and sung by a distinguished team of four British soloists, this promises to be an ideal preparation for the festive season."

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30% – Winner of Southampton Film Week Shorts Award

Female activists in Sierra Leone are making important progress in the fight for gender equality.

 

This beautifully produced short film - directed by Winchester artist, Anna Cady - won both the audience and judges award for best short film at a screening held at Solent University on 4 November 2012.

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Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr

Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr

Accompanied by internationally renowned Donald Mackenzie at the Southampton Guildhall’s mighty Compton Organ.

 

7:30pm, 1 November

Southampton Guildhall

Location: http://goo.gl/AQ6CD


Tickets: £9.50/£7 concessions available from the Guidhall Box Office - 02380 632601

 

Opening sequence of Brownlow & Gill's documentary BUSTER KEATON: A HARD ACT TO FOLLOW (1987)

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The Future of Arts & Heritage in Southampton

The Future of Arts & Heritage in Southampton | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

SHAPe Question Time: Ideas for the Future of Arts & Heritage in Southampton

 

15 November, 4pm – 6pm

Solent Conference Centre, Sir James Matthew Building

 

Location: http://goo.gl/Cwbwm

 

Your opportunity to seek answers about the future of arts and heritage in Southampton from representatives of different facets of the cultural life and developments in Southampton.

Organised by SHAPe (Southampton Heritage and Arts People).

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Archive Film: Southampton Docks & Shipping

Archive Film: Southampton Docks & Shipping | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Sunday 28 October  11am – 12 noon

Venue:  Southampton City Gallery Lecture Theatre

Tickets:  Free – no booking required

 

This programme includes the British Transport Film, Southampton Docks, from 1964 and a report from Southern TV entitled 'End of the Line?'.

 

One of 40+ events @SotonFilmWeek (27 Oct - 4 Nov)

See: http://bit.ly/T2V0TY

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BAFTA Nominated Shorts: Southampton

BAFTA Nominated Shorts: Southampton | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

6pm, 31 Oct,  Lecture Theatre 1, Southampton Solent University

 

Following the Orange British Academy Film Awards on 12 February 2012, the nominated short films and short animations are touring the country. Join us at Southampton Solent University for special screenings of selected films nominated in the Live Action category.

 

Location: http://goo.gl/1HVx0

 

Also see amazing shorts (including Raindance Best UK Short - The Pub) at Couch Fest Films: http://www.facebook.com/events/420750008004877/

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Red Hot Press The Lost Star Project

Red Hot Press The Lost Star Project | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

FREE Meet the Artist event.

Sunday 7th October 3pm - 5pm in the Southampton City Gallery Foyer.

All are welcome to attend this free event to hear a selection of artists from Red Hot Press talk about the Lost Star project and how and why they created their individual prints.

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Music in the City Southampton

Music in the City Southampton | Art Southampton | Scoop.it
Music in the City is Southampton's premier music event celebrating and promoting the wonderful diversity of musical talent within Southampton City for the benefit of all residents and city visitors.

 

Perfomance The Medieval Wine Vaults, Marlands, The City Art Gallery, Holyrood Church etc.


Saturday October 6th and Sunday 7th noon until 5pm

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Gary Stevens at Southampton Art Gallery

Gary Stevens at Southampton Art Gallery | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

I really enjoyed Gary Stevens' brilliant and fun video installation at Southampton City Art Gallery this afternoon. Catch it before it goes away...and the Live Performance of Not Tony followed by Artists Talk on 27 October 6pm.

 

Gary Stevens is an artist who creates performances and video installations, working with a wide range of visual artists and performers from diverse backgrounds. His solo & ensemble works have been presented internationally in gallery, theatre, festival and public spaces.

 

Location: http://goo.gl/CyHBd

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After Effects Workshop

After Effects Workshop | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

10am till 5pm, Saturday 10 November 2012.

 

With Rakesh Thind (https://vimeo.com/thisthind)

 

At: City Eye, Tower House, Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2NY

Location: http://goo.gl/B5KfS

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I Ink therefore I am - an exhibition by Tom Joyce

I Ink therefore I am - an exhibition by Tom Joyce | Art Southampton | Scoop.it
I Ink Therefore I am is a collection of detailed illustrations from Southampton based illustrator Tom Joyce. They will be on show at The Art House from Tuesday 11 September - Friday 2 November 2012.

 

See also: http://tomjoyceillustration.blogspot.co.uk/

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The Big Splash Community Choir Sing for Water

The Big Splash Community Choir Sing for Water | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Spine tingling, foot stomping a cappella harmonies, songs from Georgia, Africa and the UK.

 

Saturday 15 September, 7:30 PM

Turner Sims Concert Hall, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ

 

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Agency of Truth: Documentary and Contemporary Art

Agency of Truth: Documentary and Contemporary Art | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

8 - 19 January 2013, John Hansard Gallery Central (map: http://goo.gl/k9O1b)

 

"How have contemporary realities and social change been explored using documentary forms? What role does the subjectivity of the artist play in this process? Can documentary within art practice be an effective political or social act – an agent of truth? This exhibition presents a selection of film works at John Hansard Gallery Central that explore these questions and more"

 

Image credit: Public Domain (http://goo.gl/LRnoF)

 

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Lighten Up - Guildhall Sq, Southampton

Lighten Up - Guildhall Sq, Southampton | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

22 November 2012, 5pm-9pm and 23 November 2012, 6pm-9.30pm

Venue: Solent Showcase Gallery and Guildhall Square, SO14 7LP - Five minutes walk from Central Station
Map: http://goo.gl/3usIV

5pm: Exhibition viewing and drinks in the Solent Showcase gallery.
Your chance to see works by Jo Berry, Anna Heinrich & Leon Palmer, Lightmark, Sola and Ben Yates, plus official opening by the Vice Chancellor.

6–9pm: Live light drawing, music and large-scale light projections in Guildhall Square, next to the Showcase gallery. Artists and musicians include Phil Durrant, Matthias Fritz, Jonny Hannah, Natalia Kulabuchova, Latchkeykid, Miss Led, Peter Lloyd, Duncan Newland, Louise Weir, Solent students and VIVID Partners.

 

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How to produce an Ignite Event

How to produce an Ignite Event | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

"Enlighten us, but make it quick"

 

"If you had five minutes on stage what would you say?

 

What if you only got 20 slides and they changed automatically after 15 seconds?

 

What knowledge burns within you or what idea have you had that really needs to be shared?"

 

Let's do this in Southampton!

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Filmmaking and the Arts

Filmmaking and the Arts | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Sunday 4 November, 2pm - 3pm, Southampton City Art Gallery (Gallery 6)

Location: http://goo.gl/tDbnv
Tickets: Free - but booking is essential as limited spaces please call the Gallery on 023 8083 4536

 

"An exciting opportunity to hear accomplished film artist Sarah Filmer discuss the notions of cross-disciplinary art practice in the contemporary art context."

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'When in Doubt' Presented by CONNECTINGVIBES

'When in Doubt' Presented by CONNECTINGVIBES | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

The Hub Theatre, Southampton City College

7.30pm Monday 22 October

Ticket: £8.00 (Concessions available)

 

Book direct on 023 8057 7651, or email info@thehubtheatre.com.

 

Location: http://goo.gl/hMEHz

 

Connecting vibes presents a new season of dance entitled "When in doubt". The programme includes Breeze Easy - a fusion of contemporary and traditional movement demonstrating the flow, versatility and grounding in the movement language of the Caribbean.

 

An Irie/Connecting Vibes DAACA Initiative

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You Once Said Yes: Nuffield Theatre Southampton

You Once Said Yes: Nuffield Theatre Southampton | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

"You are no spectator in this one-on-one show, for this is your story and these characters know you and are expecting you..."

 

Meet at John Hansard Gallery Central, 9 Civic Centre Road (Old Tourist Info Centre), Southampton, SO14 7FJ

 

25 – 27 October

Each day: every 10 minutes from 1.30pm - 4.20pm

 

Location: http://goo.gl/ZSBHU

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'Catch a Fire' at Southampton Guildhall

'Catch a Fire' at Southampton Guildhall | Art Southampton | Scoop.it
A TRIBUTE TO BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS...

Jazz Jamaica All Stars & Urban Soul Orchestra with special guest Brinsley Forde.

Southampton Guildhall, West Marlands Road Southampton, Hampshire SO14 7LP

Friday 12 October, 8:00 PM

Location: http://goo.gl/VYT8X

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Tonight: Fred Hersch Live at Turner Sims

Tonight: Fred Hersch Live at Turner Sims | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Described by the New York Times as being "a pianist, composer and conceptualist of rare imaginative power' Fred Hersch visits Southampton tonight at the Turner Sims at 8pm.

 

Location: http://goo.gl/WXYzw

 

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SFW: Shorts Competition

SFW: Shorts Competition | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Southampton Film Week: Shorts Film Competition. Films must be no more than 10 minutes long (including credits) and can be submitted in SD or HD video formats.

 

Deadline for submissions is 5pm 16 October 2012.

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Free private view: Gary Stevens - Now and Again

Free private view: Gary Stevens - Now and Again | Art Southampton | Scoop.it
Now and Again will be Gary Steven’s largest solo show to date in which new works are displayed alongside retrospective and seminal video pieces.

 

Southampton City Art Gallery, 6-8pm, 14 September 2012.

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Free Banner Making Workshop

Free Banner Making Workshop | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Before the Reformation banner processions were a common event in the lives of the people of Southampton. At this time of year the procession of St Ledger was one of the most prominent taking place on October 2nd.

 

With the artist Alys Scott-Hawkins.

 

St Joseph's Church Hall, Bugle Street, Southampton, SO14 2AH

Saturday, 8 September 2012

10:00am - 4:00pm

 

To book your place email archaeoanna@yahoo.co.uk. Or ring 0781 285 1095

 

Part of Southampton's "Tudor Revels" (http://www.tudorrevels.co.uk/events.php)

 

Image attribution: Tudor Revels ©2012

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Bang the Bore XV: Depth Sounding

Bang the Bore XV: Depth Sounding | Art Southampton | Scoop.it

Coinciding with Rona Lee’s exhibition – That Oceanic Feeling – which explores undersea environments, resources and topographies in the context of the ocean as the our most potent symbol of the unconscious – Bang the Bore’s fifteenth Southampton event explores the sonic mapping of water via field recordings, resonance methodologies and group improvisation.

 

Featuring: Robert Curgenven, Kostis Kilymis, Will Montgomery & Team Sports
7.00pm – 10.00pm, Saturday 22nd September 2012
John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ

 

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