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Rock Your Frocks Off at the Marlborough tomorrow
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Flyer Tomorrow night at the Marlborough (SE5), Wimbledon College's costume kids are running a degree show fundraiser which promises to be packed with costume parades, dancing and plentiful music.

Lineup includes:

Black Tongues www.myspace.com/blacktonguesband
Super Tennis www.myspace.com/ilovesupertennis
Sound of Rum www.myspace.com/soundofrumband
Bogus Gasman www.myspace.com/bogusgasman

plus DJs Mr Hovis and Popcorn Charlie.

Saturday 14 March
7.30pm - 1.30am
The Marlborough
67 Sedgmoor Place, Camberwell, SE5 7SE

More on the facebook group...

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Mobile Conference - South London Art Tour and Discussion

This Sunday Peckham Space hosts a tour of artists' projects in the local area. The walk will encompass diverse venues including a housing estate and a pub.

Artists Harold Offeh, Jessica Thom and The People Speak and the think tank Demos will be present at locations along the way to converse with members of the tour. The afternoon culminates with a gathering at the Bun House pub.

The event is free, but with registration required. Contact 020 7514 2299 or info (at) peckhamspace (dot) com.

It all starts at Camberwell College of Arts, 45 - 65 Peckham Road at 12 30pm.

More information here.

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New film season at Whirled Cinema, Loughborough Junction
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Whirled Art Productions have been operating from the railway arches at Loughborough Junction since 2001, transforming it into an art space including a studio complex and cinema. For the south London artist on the breadline, the latter is particularly exciting: they're screening an impressive programme of 3 films weekly, to which entry is entirely free.

As part of their new season for 09, they're showing Spanish cinema verité thriller [• REC], which looks and sounds unmissable and seems to have been universally acclaimed.

Rec is a pelting vérité nightmare about a television crew locked in a city tenement with a flesh-eating virus. The Spanish equivalent of the National Guard hems the hapless civilians in the building under pain of death for those who attempt to escape. The satire about repression is as bald and brutal as the shapely young television presenter's fight to survive. The footage shot by her camera crew sustains the illusion of spontaneity.
More of a rollercoaster white-knuckle ride a than movie, at barely 80 minutes Rec is too frantic to overstay its welcome. You will leave the cinema shaken and scared...

Trailer:

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