The apps agenda: Burning Man, IFA
Saturday 27 August 2011
A roundup of the essential apps needed for keeping up-to-date with major events in music, art, cinema and more from August 29- September 4.
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.
Burning Man (August 29 - September 5, Nevada, USA)
The Burning Man festival is an experiment in temporary community dedicated to self-expression and participation; each year the art installations follow a theme, term or concept and this year the theme is Rites of Passage.
Tim Burton (May 29 - October 31, Los Angeles, USA)
This major retrospective exhibition at the LACMA 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.
15th Tendence (August 26-30,Frankfurt, Germany)
One of the most important household furnishings, accessories and gifts shows of the year, Tendence attracts around 57,000 people and helps set the interior design trends for the following season. The show is divided into two broad categories Living and Giving.
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51st IFA (September 2-7, Berlin, Germany)
IFA is one of the world's biggest consumer electronics trade shows attracting 1,423 exhibitors and 235,000 visitors in 2010. The event serves as a launchpad for many new innovative consumer appliances - in 2010 notable IFA announcements included Samsung's first tablet the Galaxy tab and the world's slimmest LED 3D TV in 2010.
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The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
The Independent's live blog of today's Premier League action
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 4 Matthew Miller: American sentenced to hard labour in North Korea 'wanted to be Snowden II'
- 5 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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