CRITICS CHOICE: OPENING THIS WEEK
Sunday 01 November 1998
Courtauld Gallery (WC2, 0171 873 2549, from Mon). Refurbished, rehung and reopened.
World Press Photo (RFH, SE1, 0171 921 0600, Thurs to 29 Nov). Best images of 1997.
Rachel Whiteread (Anthony d'Offay, W1, 0171 499 4100, Mon to 16 Jan). New ghostly sculpture. TH
Antz (PG; nationwide from Fri). Acclaimed animation, voiced by Stallone, Stone and Woody Allen.
Girl's Town (15; nationwide from Fri). Low- budget rape-revenge film from Jim McKay.
My Name is Joe (15; nationwide from Fri). Ken Loach's story of unlikely Glaswegian love.
The Players Club (18; in London from Fri). Strip-joint melodrama directed by Ice Cube.
Return To Paradise (15; nationwide from Fri). Can Anne Heche save Joaquin Phoenix from a Malaysian jail?
Snake Eyes (15; nationwide from Fri). Brian de Palma's conspiracy thriller. MS
Music at the Wallace Collection (Hertford House, W1, 0171 486 3722, today, 11.30am). New season for the agreeable coffee concerts.
Tallis Scholars (National Gallery, WC2, 0171 420 0132, Tues). Includes a new John Tavener commission involving Sting.
Ushers Bath Mozartfest (01225 463362, Fri to 15 Nov). Supremely civilised annual event, focused on chamber music. MW
Royal Ballet triple bill (Sadler's Wells, EC1, 0171 863 8000, Mon-Thurs). New Ashley Page ballet; MacMillan's dark and powerful Las Hermanas; Nureyev's Raymonda Act III.
Ricochet Dance Co (QEH, SE1, 0171 960 4242, tonight). New work by Stephen Petronio and Nigel Charnock.
Arte Puro (QEH, Mon; Basingstoke Anvil, 01256 844244, Sat). Flamenco for purists. JG
Oris London Jazz Festival (0171 405 5974, Fri to 15 Nov). Highlights: Alfredo De La Fe (QEH, Fri), salsa; Lee Ritenour and Music of Jobim (RFH, Sat), guitar hero and Brazilian quintet; Chick Corea and Origin/Norma Winstone and John Taylor (Barbican, Sat), acoustic sextet/British duo; Lester Bowie with Louis Moholo and his African Drum Orchestra (QEH, Sat), experimental pairing. PJ
The Death of Klinghoffer (Barbican, EC2. 0171 638 8891, tonight). John Adams conducts the LSO through scenes and choruses from his opera on the Achille Lauro hijack. MW
Air (Theatre Royal, WC1, 0171 494 5000, tonight; Empire, W12, 0181 740 7474, Mon; Manchester Ritz, 0161 834 5104, Tues; Glasgow Old Fruitmarket, 0141 287 5511, Wed). Space-age easy-listening duo from France.
Morcheeba (Leeds T&C, 0113 280 0100, Tues; Norwich Waterfront, 01603 764764, Thurs; Bristol Colston Hall, 0117 922 3673, Fri; Manchester Ritz, 0161 832 1111, Sun 8 Nov). A relaxed, happy Massive Attack. NB
Love Upon the Throne (Comedy Theatre, SW1, 0171 369 1731, Wed to 31 Jan). National Theatre of Brent's take on the Royal marriage.
Into the Woods (Donmar, WC2, 0171 369 1732, Fri to 14 Feb). Sondheim and Lapine's musical version of a fairytale collection.
Kafka's Dick (Piccadilly, W1, 0171 369 1734, Fri to Jan 1999). Sir Peter Hall directs Alan Bennett's comedy. CHLOE WALKER
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Review: Cilla, ITV TV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Thailand beach murders: Thai PM suggests 'attractive' female tourists cannot expect to be safe wearing bikinis
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 'Necrophilia-obsessed' girl among double murder accused in three-way sex case
- 4 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Revealed after 75 years of secrecy: 'Fifi' the glamorous WW2 special agent who tested British spies' resolve
Laurie Lee's Rosie: What is it like to inspire a writer's work and be immortalised forever on the page?
Doctor Who series 8: Time Heist pictures revealed ahead of episode 5
The Walking Dead season 5 air date, trailer and season 4 recap
Star Wars 7 leaked set photo of Adam Driver changes everything
Pharrell Williams says 'Blurred Lines' criticism is out of context
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'