Agenda: Charlie Baker; Maria Francesca Pepe; Carluccio's 'At Home'; BFI film classics; Bush Bazaar
Sunday 29 July 2012
Face to watch: Charlie Baker
He's been described as "Devon's answer to Frank Sinatra" and now the gleefully silly comic-cum-musician is set to make a real song and dance as one of the brightest young things at this year's Edinburgh Fringe
Fashion: Get your rocks on
Looking for a bit of everyday attitude? Then invest in one of Maria Francesca Pepe's punkish rings or fearsome cuffs. With her latest range now available at my-wardrobe.com, she is that rare thing: a jewellery designer able to bridge the gap between the affordable and the avant-garde. From £25, my-wardrobe.com
Lexpionage: Blair up, v
To suddenly, abruptly and presumptuously re-emerge into the arena of public life, especially after having lost both touch and favour with the vast majority of the public
Social Network: Match the tweet to the star
Professor Green, Nicki Minaj, Frank Ocean, Minnie Driver
1. *kisses my babies in Scotland* *sigh*
2. I love how my empty tweet garnered more response than almost anything else I’ve written. #zen #satonmyphone
3. Love it when I’m made to feel like an animal in a cage
4. ‘you’re being inappropriate.’ is such an amazing and versatile comeback.
App watch: The Blur App
modern life is just a smidgen less rubbish with this digital tribute to Britpop survivors Blur and their 21-year career. Featuring previously unreleased demos and remixes, it also includes photo galleries, discographies and brand new interviews with Damon and his merry men. Free from iTunes store
Social Network: Because some things are worth getting excited about...
Food: Carluccio's 'At Home'
More leeway for lazy cooks as the Italian restaurant chain hits the supermarket chiller with a range of high-end ready meals, pastas, sauces and breads. Available from Sainsbury's
Books: BFI film classics
Twelve of these cultural appreciations by critics, writers and poets of their favourite films have been given a makeover for the 20th anniversary of the series with beautiful new covers. Published Wednesday, £10.99 each
Theatre: Bush Bazaar
Expect a crowded house as pop-up arts maestros Theatre Delicatessen take over the Bush Theatre, a gaggle of companies occupying the venue's studio, attic, bar, garden, even toilets. Tuesday to 18 Aug, bushtheatre.co.uk
Match the tweet : 1. Nicki Minaj; 2. Minnie Driver ; 3. Profess or Green; 4. Frank Ocean
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Half of young women unable to ‘locate vagina’ and 65% find it difficult to say the word
- 2 Perez Hilton apologises for Jennifer Lawrence naked photo leak
- 3 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 4 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127
- 5 Jennifer Lawrence 'naked sex video' will be leaked threatens 4Chan celebrity photo hacker
Unseen Charlie and the Chocolate Factory chapter deemed 'too subversive' released
Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Gregg Wallace joins Mark Wright, Pixie Lott and Judy Murray in line-up
Doctor Who, Into the Dalek, TV review: Classic sci-fi adventure has blockbuster spectacle
Nicki Minaj suffers wardrobe malfunction during MTV VMAs performance with Ariana Grande and Jessie J
Al Pacino's The Humbling and Manglehorn, film reviews
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward