Weekend Headsup > 29/11/13

headsup-logo3Intro > A regular in the magazine, we are now bringing you a weekly headsup of what’s happening each weekend, in Brighton and beyond…

Words > Elliott Caranci-Finch

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Beastie Toyswarehouse

When: Friday 29th November – Monday 23rd December, 12pm onwards
Where: The Warehouse Gallery, 128 Gloucester Road, Brighton, BN1 4AF
How much: £Free

New the North Laine area of Brighton is independent gallery, The Warehouse. In their first show ‘Beastie Toys – Urban Art thing’ they aim to display an alternative selection of work to the Artists Open House Christmas Festival happening at the same time. Artists include Zee Zee 22, Cassette Lord, Archi Ram and Funky Red Dog (seen right) and a selection of mystery guests. As a ‘testament to the ways in which the work relates to the locality in the 21st century’ the artwork will be exclusive to the gallery and up for sale.

The Gallery’s private view will take place on Friday 6th December with numbers limited. RSVP to info@thewarehousegallery.co.uk with your name and any guests that you want to bring. Artwork will be in the Christmas raffle with all donations going to Brighton’s children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House.

www.thewarehousegallery.co.uk

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Art Schism Are One!Art Schism

When: Friday 29th November. 6pm – late
Where: Party and Christmas show preview 6pm at Art Schism Gallery, 87 Gloucester Rd Brighton BN1 4AP, after party 10pm at The Blind Tiger Club, 52-54 Grand Parade, Brighton.
How much: Gallery entry £Free, The Blind Tiger £3

Celebrating the gallery’s first birthday in style this collective are previewing their Christmas show to friends, supporters and anyone interested in the gallery or their work. Enjoy cake, drinks and entertainment from illusionist Joe Marni, and at the after party the Art Schism crew have planned live art, portraits, doodle tables, prizes (see right) and djs.

www.facebook.com/art.schism

Pigbaby – Pighog’s Autumn Literary Surprise!pigbaby

When: Now – Saturday 30th November
Where: Redroaster (Unless otherwise indicated) 1d St. James Street, BN2 1RE
How much: £various

Inspired by the ‘Alice and the Pigbaby’ passage of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, Pighog will be offering various evenings of poetry accommodating everyone’s tastes in literary delights. Known for discovering exciting new talent in Brighton, this publisher aims to expose high quality and original work and with their ‘Beach Generation’ writers and hope to draw you in to their world of pamphlet poetry.

www.pighog.co.uk

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The Most Beautiful Silence Never Heard – Private Viewjim

When: Friday 29th November, 6pm
Where: Community Arts Centre, Lower Ground Floor, 31 Queens Road, BN1 3XA
How much: £Free

Artists Jim McElvaney and I-Lib create a site-specific installation based specifically around the surroundings that it is set in. With the artwork invoking a record of the artists’ visions, dreams and aspirations it aims to “fortify the natural and unnatural misgivings of the agitated mind”.  The collaboration has its private view tonight with the exhibition open until the 1st December.

www.facebook.com/events/599755293396818

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Stick it on – Shave it offstick-it-on

When: Saturday 30th November, 11pm – 3am

Where: Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton, BN1 1AL
How much: £5.50 adv.

As the last day of Movember draws in to a close, Stick it On keeps all things tash-tastic as they throw a charity fundraiser for charity Everyman UK, highlighting awareness of prostate and testicular cancer.  With music and tash-related shenanigans throughout the evening there will be prizes for ‘Most Flash (real) Tash’ and the ‘Most fanTASHtic Finery’ (best fancy dress). Please be aware that you will need a tash to enter the building, however if you are not skilled in this area then stick on tashes are available there.

Tickets: www.wegottickets.com/event/245778

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Kollectiv Gallery – Priviate ViewKOLLECTIV-4

When: Saturday 30th November, 8 – 11pm
Where: Kollektiv Gallery, 11 St. James Street, BN2 1RE
How much: £Free

Recently raising over £3000 for a pop-up gallery on Kemptown’s Saint James Street, this Kollektiv of over 15 artists will be presenting their work at their private view this Saturday. With an evening of “drinks, licks and silent auctions” it is your chance to buy artwork from a whole host of original and imaginative artists from all over Brighton and the surrounding areas and to support their new enterprise.

www.facebook.com/kollektivgallery

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The 2013 Artists Open Houses Christmas Festivalaoh

When: Weekends, Saturday 30th November – 15th December
Where: Various places
How much: £Free inc. tea & cake

The Brighton Artists Open Houses are a unique way of soaking up some of the best art in Brighton by visiting the artist’s homes where you are able to buy artwork and crafts directly from them. Especially for the festive season AOH put on a special Christmas festival, to complement their May open houses. The work on display includes jewellery, ceramics and textiles alongside paintings, sculpture, printmaking and photography. Many of the artists provide a very delectable selection of tea and cake to enjoy so get in the festive season and get a little bit arty for the evening.

www.aoh.org.uk

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Tiny Tempesttiny

When: Sunday 1st December, 2pm + 6pm
Where: Brighton Dome, Brighton, BN1 1UE
How much: £7 / £5 Conc. / £22 Family Ticket

In an adaptation brought to you by Mini Mall, Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ is retold with a clever mixture of slapstick and live music. If you love a combination of magic and monsters then this performance that appeared at this year’s fringe is certainly be something worth visiting – a visual and musical treat for the senses!

brightondome.org/event/3724/tiny_tempest

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100 Artists for World Aids Day100 artists

When: PV November 30th, Exhibition until 8th December
Where: Brighton Dome, Brighton, BN1 1UE
How much: £Free

Due to popular demand 100 ARTISTS FOR WORLD AIDS DAY will take place again this year and submission is now open. 100 artists will once again come together to raise awareness of WORLD AIDS DAY. This original pop-up event started in 2008 and has changed format and location each year. Hundreds of artists of all ages and medium have exhibited at previous 100 ARTISTS exhibitions to bring awareness of W.A.D. and this indiscriminate disease. This year’s event will be held in the historic Founders Room at The Dome. The Private View will take place on Saturday November 30th and the exhibition will run until December 8th.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1413980725486477/1416907988527084

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