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Dry The River, Concorde 2, March Tuesday 3

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drytheriver75The alternative indie-rockers sold out the Concorde last time round and now follow a great year, which saw them touring North America, main-staging both Reading and Leeds and sharing billing with the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club. With two well-received albums under their belts, a fantastic vocalist in Peter Liddle and a captivating stage presence, [...]



Stewart Lee, Brighton Dome, February Friday 27 – Saturday 28

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stewart lee75    Remaining one of the most respected UK stand-ups of all time, the searingly caustic comic tours new material in advance of the next series of the brilliant Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle. That his posters usually feature the scornful quotes of critics as opposed to the adulatory words of supporters speaks volumes to his [...]



OIB present: Earth, Komedia, February Tuesday 24

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earth75The Drone-metal pioneers released their 8th studio album, “Primitive and Deadly” to universal acclaim in September of last year. Allmusic’s Thom Jurek put it far better than we might: “The pervasive, blinding darkness that saturates this bleak, sublime music is driven by the band’s collective desire to seek ecstasy in the very heart of the [...]



Cirque Du Soul Brighton Debut, Coliseum, February Saturday 21

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Cirquedusoul75Brighton’s newest seafront club warmly welcomes the Cirque Du Soul collective in off the road and invites them to transform it into a giant playground of colourful circus magic and glitter-soaked mayhem, all set to foot-stomping beats. With world class DJs and uniquely handcrafted nights full of creativity and wonder, expect the unexpected and prepare [...]



A cancer landscape, Art Exhibition, ONCA Gallery, 16-28 February

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ACancerLandscapeExhibition-POSTER75  “A Cancer Landscape” is a ground-breaking exhibition which explores cancer as both a physical reality and an emotional journey. Full colour prints of actual cancer cells are exhibited alongside vivid artistic representations of emotional responses drawn from personal experience. You will be invited to add to the exhibition in the creative corner, making this exhibition a truly living landscape. Opening [...]



Hacktivists, Lantern Theatre, 19 to 21st of February

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hacktivists75  Commissioned by the prestigious National Theatre Connections, Brighton youths from the acclaimed Academy of Creative Training have been asked to team up with award winning playwright Ben Ockrent. The result is a production that sees cyberspace, friendship and revenge dramatized by some of the brightest young acting talents in the country. 19th-21st, 8.00pm, Tickets [...]



Brighton Music Conference, Brighton Dome and various Brighton venues, 5&6 June 2015

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bmc-LOGO75Following a hugely successful debut in 2014, Brighton Music Conference (BMC) returns to the UK’s South Coast city for a two-day event on 5th & 6th June 2015. Reflecting the concept behind BMC, tickets are split between BMC Professional (for industry professionals) and BMC Academy Pass (for students and non-professionals); full details can be found [...]



Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks, Rialto Theatre, February Wednesday 18

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bigdaddy75Long before Gladiators and Baywatch dominated Saturday afternoon TV, it was wrestling which enthralled the masses, and no two characters were more perversely entertaining to watch than Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks. There’s something hypnotic about watching two hugely fat men pretend to fight. Re-live the highs (blood pressure) and lows (fruit and veg intake) [...]



Mariachi El Bronx, Komedia, February Monday 16

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mariachi-el-bronx75They’re at it again! You know them, you love them, you want their illegitimate pseudo-Mexican punk offspring. These strapping hombres earn their daily by rocking the socks off anyone who cares to listen as rock n roll underdogs, The Bronx. When this fascinatingly-tasselled side project cropped up in 2009, the public couldn’t quite get their [...]



Hey Colossus, The Green Door Store, February Saturday 14

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heycolossus75This drone core quintet hail from Somerset, London and Hertfordshire, but one listen to their delightfully surreal noise and you’d be forgiven for assuming they live in each others’ pockets…inside an adamantium spaceship! It’s space rock, but not as we know it. Fans of Drum Eyes, Thrones and Cavity take heed. This one is for [...]