The apps agenda: Bonnaroo, Biennale, Sydney Film Festival
Friday 03 June 2011
A roundup of the essential apps needed for keeping up to date with major events in music, art and gastronomy from June 4-12.
54th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition (June 4 - November 27, Venice, Italy)
For over 100 years the Venice Biennale has promoted contemporary art through its organization of international events and is one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world.
Tim Burton (May 29 - October 31, Los Angeles, USA)
This major retrospective exhibition explores the filmmaker's creative work, bringing together over 700 drawings, paintings, photographs and cinematic ephemera. Many of these objects come from the artist's own archive, as well as from studio archives and private collections of Burton's collaborators.
58th Sydney Film Festival (June 8-19, NSW, Australia)
One of Australia's biggest cinematic events, the Sydney Film Festival (SFF for short) features 160 films from 42 countries and showcases a hand-picked selection of short films, Australian films, documentaries and archive titles - many of which are world premieres.
IFT (June 11 -14, New Orleans, USA)
IFT or the Institute of Food Technologists Food Expo is a gathering of food scientists, suppliers and marketers at the forefront of food trends and innovations. The expo includes Innovation Awards and Trends and Solution tours.
Bonnaroo Festival(June 9-12, Tennessee USA)
Now in its tenth year the four-day Bonnaroo Festival brings nearly 90,000 people to Great Stage Park. Rap stars Eminem and Lil Wayne and Canadian rock band Arcade Fire are headlining, joined by Buffalo Springfield Widespread Panic, Mumford & Sons, The Strokes, The Decemberists and dozens of other acts.
Apps are free unless stated otherwise.
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- 2 Thailand deaths: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 3 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 4 Julian Assange and Edward Snowden join piracy mogul Kim Dotcom’s political campaign in New Zealand
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
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
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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