The Agenda: Uniqlo; Zebra Katz; The Great British Bake Off; Festival No 6; La Concepta
Sunday 09 September 2012
Fashion: Uniqlo turns over a new leaf
British designer Orla Kiely's colourful stem prints have become part of the fashion vernacular, whether on umbrellas, tote bags or even doormats. And now, thanks to a second collaboration with high-street heroes Uniqlo, you can adorn yourself with them, too. Choose from T-shirts, hoodies, scarves and dresses and bloom in style. Uniqlo.co.uk
Face to watch: Zebra Katz
The NYC rapper-cum-fashion-world- favourite made some noise with menacingly minimalist debut single "Ima Read" and new track "W8WTF" is equally fierce. Catch him supporting Azealia Banks on her autumn UK tour
Lexpionage: Osboorne, vb.
Heckling a politician at a major international competition as s/he is introduced at a medal ceremony, partic. used when said member of Parliament has introduced laws perceived to be detrimental to competitors
App watch: Teatime
Don't leave your cuppa to chance with this possibly fractionally over-zealous app, which helps you manage your work "tea group". Allowing you to set a tea-break alarm and store details of how each group member takes their brew, it will also select one person each time to be the designated tea-maker. From iTunes store, free
Match the tweet to the star
Danny Baker, Will Young, Irvine Welsh, Matt Horne
1. Autumn is my season
2. Girls: Just seen a very hot boy. He's on Farringdon Road. Go! Boys: Just seen a very hot boy. He's on Farringdon Road. Go! #liberal
3. Isaac Hayes has died #AsTrueNowAsIt WasThen
4. How scary but brilliant would it be if a bear bit yr hand, dragged you 20 ft, then left you alone? Like a cabbie having Bowie in his taxi.
On the radar: Because some things are worth getting excited about…
Web: The Great British Bake Off
For some truly palatable poetry, check out this wonderful, unofficial tribute to the BBC's Great British Bake Off, serving up bakery-related verse of all flavours and textures. greatbritishbardoff.blogspot.co.uk
Festivals: Festival No 6
Those looking to defy the onset of autumn should check out this new festival, taking place in the Welsh village of Portmeirion and featuring New Order, Primal Scream and Spiritualized. Friday to Sunday, festivalnumber6.com
Theatre: La Concepta
Thought the pop-up restaurant concept had no distance left to run? Then prepare to be startled by comic Simon Munnery's anti-eatery, opening for service in London after two years at the Edinburgh Festival. 8-28 October, sohotheatre.com
Match the tweet: 1. Will Young; 2. Matt Horne; 3. Danny Baker; 4. Irvine Welsh
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Mayor says there should be 'no comparison' to Ferguson
Cruel Woman in Black prank sees cinema-goers terrified by movie poster - watch their reactions
Best underrated Christmas movies: From Trading Places to While You Were Sleeping
Game of Thrones season five: First preview clip shows a beardy Tyrion, a moody Cersei and a distressed Arya
Christmas TV guide 2014: The best shows to watch from Doctor Who to Downton Abbey
Transformers 4 named highest-grossing movie of 2014 ahead of Guardians of the Galaxy
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'