Agenda: Hand-printed Bauhaus tights; Queen of Hearts; Cinemagram;
Sunday 20 May 2012
Fashion: Be haus proud
The Barbican's Bauhaus movement retrospective is indubitably the hot exhibition of the moment, so why not display your cultural credentials with a pair of specially commissioned, hand-printed Bauhaus tights? Created by Patternity, aka funky east- London design duo Anna Murray and Grace Winteringham, they channel the movement's bold use of geometric shapes and are available in its signature primary colours of red, yellow and blue. £48, patternity.co.uk
Face to watch: Queen of Hearts
This mysterious electro-popper lets her music do the talking, and very good it is too, channelling a glam-noir vibe reminiscent of Goldfrapp. Her latest single, the double A-side "Neon/Tears in the Rain" is out now on ATG records
Lexpionage: Tweegocentric, n.
One who is preoccupied with displaying their own internal struggles/unsavoury resentments in front of the rest of the world. May induce mass twittoplexy, e.g. Giles Coren, Huey Morgan
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
(Sophie Dahl. Joey Barton. Chris Evans. Richard Madeley)
1 Last night I dreamt I was singing bv's for One Direction at Wembley. They fired me after the concert. Oh the shame.
2 Are TV phone-in competitions: A)Absurdly easy? B)Very hard? or C)Paris?
3 "For there are brighter sides to life and I should know because I seen them, but not very often..."
4 Just had a thirty minute power nap. Feel brand new. Obviously I'm lying.
Answers at bottom of page
App watch: Cinemagram
Set things in motion with this dynamic advancement on Instagram, which not only allows you to apply chic retro filters to your photos but also gives you the chance to animate them by splicing them with separately filmed short video clips before sharing them across your social networks. Free from iTunes Store
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Theatre: Hotel Medea
See in the dawn with the London transfer of this all-night interactive version of the Medea myth, one of the biggest talking points at last year's Edinburgh festival. Hayward Gallery, 10 July to 11 August, southbankcentre.co.uk
DVD: The Bridge
Have you failed to keep up with the latest BBC4 Scandi crime drama and its alluringly dysfunctional heroine Saga Noren? Welllll... have no fear as the box set is out tomorrow. £26, amazon.co.uk
Food: Bo London
Chinese cuisine is set to get hellacious with the launch of the first London restaurant from "The Demon Chef", aka Hong Kong bad boy and two Michelin-starred chef Alvin Leung. Opens in Mayfair, September
Match the tweet: 1. Sophie Dahl; 2. Richard Madeley; 3. Joey Barton; 4. Chris Evans.
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