Things to do in London this week
Things to do in London this week, Wednesday 29th October to Wednesday 5th November 2014, the coolest cultural current events, from Daniel Radcliffe (Horns) to a Mahler concert (Royal Festival Hall)
Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple star in a supernatural black comedy with horror chops supplied by director Alexandre Aja
2. DANCE: New Movement Collective: Please Be Seated
Acclaimed choreographer Jonathan Goddard leads this modern dance troupe in a brand new work that has dance critics excited.
3. PHOTOGRAPHY: Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie and The Advent of Punk
Rock photographer Chris Stein captured Debbie Harry, Iggy Pop, Bowie and many others in the Seventies pomp and his work is an evocative nostalgia trip for lapsed rebels.
4. ART: Asian Art in London 2014
This London-wide celebration of art from India, Vietnam, Korea, Japan and South East Asia kicks off at the British Museum with a gala party. Visit the website for details of other planned events.
5. CHRISTMAS: Spirit of Christmas Fair 2014
People who take Christmas seriously will want to begin their planning, making, crafting and shopping early. There’s no better place to start than here.
6. FRINGE THEATRE: Solomon and Marion
The marvelous Dame Janet Suzman stars opposite in Khayalethu Anthony in Lara Foot’s touching two-hander about post-apartheid South Africa.
7. FASHION: Issey Miyake sample sale
Worship at the shrine of Miyake, as compelling as ever nearly 45 years after the great designer founded his Tokyo design studio.
8. FOR OLDER KIDS: Romeo and Juliet
Offspring allergic to Shakespeare? This considerably cut and urbanised version at the National will nudge them gently in the Bard’s direction.
9. CULT AUTHOR: Book Club with James Ellroy
Ellroy is a seminal figure in hard-boiled detective noir; here the self-styled ‘demon dog of American crime fiction’ shares the secrets of his craft.
10. CLASSICAL: Mahler's Second Symphony
The London Philharmonic Orchestra's performance of Mahler's Second at the Royal Festival Hall is led by Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden and promises to be a triumph