Sunday 24 June 2012
fed up of beauty counters offering the same thing? Take a trip to MAC's new site in the third-floor contemporary fashion area of Selfridges' London department store, where the ultra-hip make-up counter shares space with ground-breaking labels such as Acne and JW Anderson. MAC on Three is a space dedicated to those who like to be a little bit different, with make-up artists on hand to provide sleek new looks and glossy make-overs to complement whatever groovy new togs you've just bought. Open now, selfridges.com
Face to watch
Chris Ramseyengaging and incisive, the South Shields stand-up won a Foster's Comedy Award nom in 2011 ostensibly by poring over round-robins. Back in Edinburgh (then touring nationwide) this year, he's proving he's no fluke by dissecting "luck"
Habitually telling lies to oneself (and to those all around) about the chances of British tennis players at SW17, while seated on a knoll named in false-hope-filled adoration. Often accompanied by shrieks
Match the tweet to the star
1 Just been on Skype to my friend brushing my teeth, how exhilarating for her!
2 Just drove in my slippers!#losttheplot!
3 Lots of fake tan, hats with net bits on and Coral at Stroud station this morning #Ascot ?
4 Scallops! Chocolate eating scallops!
answers bottom left
Thwock! Zing! The girls and boys are back in Wimbles, and the people behind last year's exceptional official app – offering news, live scores, player info, pics, videos and more – are promising even more for 2012 (though it wasn't available to view at time of going to press). Free at iTunes Store and Android Market
on the radar
Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
The US performance artist presents Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, her gala of sex, politics, go-go dancers, comedy and art. Go for the monologues, stay for the mass boogie. Wednesday to 22 July, arcolatheatre.com
We know his music (Underworld) and design (Tomato), but What Goes on Inside Your Head When You're Dancing introduces us to Karl Hyde the abstract expressionist. 17 July to 10 August, jacobsongallery.com
Comedy nirvana is on its way to BBC2 next year: a new series starring (at last!) the supreme Kevin Eldon and characters from his acclaimed Edinburgh show. For a quick preview of what this might mean: http://bit.ly/Lvt5OV
flip chart by robert epstein, graphic by cath levett. match the tweet: 1. Mollie King;
2. amanda holden; 3. lily allen; 4. simon pegg. photos: getty images
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