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Diane Arbus
art - Exhibitions
Diane Arbus
17 Jul 2010 - 03 Oct 2010
Diane Arbus is one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century, an influential figure whose compellingly honest style of photography paved the way for...
Gert and Uwe Tobias
art - Exhibitions
Gert and Uwe Tobias
17 Jul 2010 - 03 Oct 2010
Gert and Uwe Tobias’ large woodcuts, gouache paintings, typewriter drawings and ceramic sculptures combine influences from traditional folk art and abstract art from...
Folk Tale Writing Workshops
events - Talks
Folk Tale Writing Workshops
20 Jul 2010 - 03 Aug 2010
Simon Heywood, who lectures in folklore and storytelling at Derby University, will lead a series of writing workshops, including forms of the folk tale, European and...
Lunchtime Talks
events - Talks
Lunchtime Talks
21 Jul 2010 - 29 Sep 2010
Artists, curators and special guests will lead a walk through Gert and Uwe Tobias and Diane Arbus - everyone is most welcome to join them. Time: Every Wednesday, 1pm -...
Subtitles: Screening and Discussion
events - Talks
Subtitles: Screening and Discussion
23 Jul 2010
Director Anders Kreuger in conversation with Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary, followed by a screening of Subtitles, Kreuger’s dissection of the...
Zoo - Live Jazz Fusion
events - Live
Zoo - Live Jazz Fusion
24 Jul 2010
Cafe Bar Live are delighted to announce that Zoo, BEST JAZZ ARTIST at 2007 New Music Awards will be playing this Saturday 24 July, 8.00pm at Cafe Bar...
Anders Kreuger
art - Artist Cinema
Anders Kreuger
24 Jul 2010 - 25 Jul 2010
Subtitles is an episode of the Swedish children’s television programme Det Bara Hander from 1972, with a commentary by Anders Kreuger. Viewing the programme as an...
Free summer family fun
events - Family Events
Free summer family fun
24 Jul 2010 - 05 Sep 2010
Visit the world's biggest photo booth for free! Pose for your picture in the world’s biggest photo booth. Every day during the school holidays the world’s biggest...
Photo Booth
events - Special Events
Photo Booth
24 Jul 2010 - 05 Sep 2010
Find and download your picture from the World's Biggest Photo Booth Use the link or the slideshow below to find your picture. To take part in The World's Largest...
Diane Arbus and Howard Nemerov - A Resemblance
events - Talks
Diane Arbus and Howard Nemerov - A Resemblance
29 Jul 2010
Alexander Nemerov is the nephew of Diane Arbus - son of her brother, the acclaimed poet Howard Nemerov and Professor of Art and American Studies at Yale University. In a...
Wholesome Fish
events - Live
Wholesome Fish
31 Jul 2010
With a raucous harmony of traditional instruments (fiddle, harmonica, accordion, banjo and guitar) underpinned by a cooking rhythm section, Wholesome Fish create music to...
Alessandro Pessoli
art - Artist Cinema
Alessandro Pessoli
31 Jul 2010 - 01 Aug 2010
In Caligola, Pessoli made a beautiful and macabre animation from thousands of his watercolour and ink drawings over a period of four years.(10 mins 30 secs) Saturday...
Meet the Twins
events - Talks
Meet the Twins
31 Jul 2010 - 21 Aug 2010
Three pairs of identical twins will talk to our visitors in the galleries about the work of Diane Arbus and Gert and Uwe Tobias. Timothy and Matthew Chesney, Hayley and...
Scribal Gathering
events - Live
Scribal Gathering
04 Aug 2010
7.00pm to 10.30pm Café Bar Contemporary in association with Left Lion are pleased to present Scribal Gathering – the first of what is hoped to be a bi monthly...
Geoff Dyer: Explaining a Trick by a Further Trick
events - Talks
Geoff Dyer: Explaining a Trick by a Further Trick
05 Aug 2010
Geoff Dyer is a successful novelist, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, as well as a photography historian and journalist. In this lecture he discusses Arbus’s work...
Charles Washington Quintet
events - Live
Charles Washington Quintet
07 Aug 2010
The Charles Washington Quintet returns to Cafe.Bar.Live, playing an entertaining mix of soulful ballads, lively swing and latin jazz standards. The band is led by...
Bongo Bongo
events - Family Events
Bongo Bongo
07 Aug 2010 - 08 Aug 2010
Saturday 7th August Join the Bongo Bongo team to explore the galleries and your imagination. Take part in an active workshop where your children will be guided by an...
Thomas Bloch and Origami Biro:
events - Special Events
Thomas Bloch and Origami Biro:
14 Aug 2010
Nottingham Contemporary’s galleries will reverberate with music as two very different musicians supply soundtracks for the two exhibitions.
Maniere Des Bohemiens
events - Live
Maniere Des Bohemiens
14 Aug 2010
Formed in early 2009 through a mutual love of sitting on sofas and improvising, Manière Des Bohémiens play a mix of the french swing popularised by Stephane Grappelli...
Fifty Buildings, 50 years
events - Special Events
Fifty Buildings, 50 years
20 Aug 2010 - 22 Aug 2010
This major exhibition from the Royal Institute of British Architects showcases innovative and enduring architecture from the “swinging 60s” onwards. It reveals how...
Inkrument Launch Party
events - Live
Inkrument Launch Party
21 Aug 2010
Inkrument – The bright, young fresh out the box purveyors of the finest beats and raps release their debut album – Rrrare!! Inkrument are the result of a musical...
Hello Thor Presents Anxieteam
events - Live
Hello Thor Presents Anxieteam
28 Aug 2010
Hello Thor Records release, on limited edition picture disc, the debut single by Anxieteam, the brand new musical collaboration between internationally-acclaimed visual...
Pilvi Takala
art - Artist Cinema
Pilvi Takala
28 Aug 2010 - 29 Aug 2010
An adult fan of Snow White dresses up as her heroine – and is promptly banned from Disneyland. Security guards and management try to explain why this multi-national...
Germaine Greer: Framing the Subject
events - Talks
Germaine Greer: Framing the Subject
02 Sep 2010
Germaine Greer’s first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most widely read texts of the feminist movement. She has since had...
An evening with Cameron Jamie at Savoy Cinema
events - Special Events
An evening with Cameron Jamie at Savoy Cinema
03 Sep 2010
Cameron Jamie presents a special screening of BB (1998-2000), Spook House (2002-2003), Kranky Klaus (2002-2003) and Massage the History (2007-2009) in a traditional 1930s...
Cameron Jamie
art - Artist Cinema
Cameron Jamie
04 Sep 2010 - 05 Sep 2010
In the run up to Halloween, the working-class suburbs of Detroit become a nightmarish home-grown theme-park – kitchens are turned into tombs, “bodies” are cut up...
Goth Night
events - Special Events
Goth Night
09 Sep 2010
Nottingham Contemporary is summoning the city’s Goths to appear in all their finery for a special photo shoot, from 7 – 8pm. The gloriously pale and sartorially...
Maniere Des Bohemiens
events - Live
Maniere Des Bohemiens
11 Sep 2010
Formed in early 2009 through a mutual love of sitting on sofas and improvising, Manière Des Bohémiens play a mix of the french swing popularised by Stephane Grappelli...
Michael Nyman
events - Special Events
Michael Nyman
16 Sep 2010 - 18 Sep 2010
Award-winning composer, writer and filmmaker Michael Nyman premieres his moving-image work CINE OPERA commissioned by ArtReach for Night of Festivals 2010. "An...
Diane Arbus Creative Writing
events - Young Events
Diane Arbus Creative Writing
20 Sep 2010
English GCSE students from The Nottingham Emmanuel School visited the Diane Arbus exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary and used a selection of photographs as stimuli...

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