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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...
Camera Lucida Revisited
events - Talks
Camera Lucida Revisited
23 Sep 2010
Brian Dillon is the UK editor of Cabinet magazine. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, The London Review of Books, The New Statesman, as well as...
Strange Dance
events - Talks
Strange Dance
24 Sep 2010
Performance by members of the MA Framework at Nottingham Trent University exploring folk art and Constructivism. Free Galleries 1 and 2, 7pm - 9pm
Spaceships Are Cool & The Bonsai Band
events - Live
Spaceships Are Cool & The Bonsai Band
25 Sep 2010
Spaceships are Cool & The Bonsai Band From 8.00pm Spaceships are Cool Café.Bar.Contemporary welcome back Spaceships are Cool on Saturday 25th September for the...
Anthony d’Offay in conversation
events - Talks
Anthony d’Offay in conversation
29 Sep 2010
Anthony d’Offay was arguably the most influential gallerist in London during the 80s and 90s, representing art luminaries such as Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, Bruce...
Marcia Farquhar: Absent Friends
events - Talks
Marcia Farquhar: Absent Friends
30 Sep 2010
Marcia Farquhar is a many-storied artist in whose work life and art are wilfully fused. Like Diane Arbus, to whose work she will be indirectly paying tribute, Farquhar...
Music Exchange Present Souvaris
events - Live
Music Exchange Present Souvaris
30 Sep 2010
Music Exchange Live is a series of free and unique gigs featuring unusual bands, experimental music and one off collaborations being launched by The Music Exchange, a...
Matthew Beresford:
events - Talks
Matthew Beresford:
01 Oct 2010
The first vampire story in English was written in 1814 by John Polidori, Lord Byron’s physician, during a famous Gothic horror story competition on the shores of Lake...
Vampire Camp
events - Special Events
Vampire Camp
01 Oct 2010 - 02 Oct 2010
Bag a camp bed for a long night of blood stained fangs, shrill screams and strange shadows in The Space. Bring your own garlic as we bed down to watch the most famous...
Urban Art Night
events - Special Events
Urban Art Night
02 Oct 2010
An evening of local hip-hop, funk and soul talent including bands, DJs and visuals alongside exhibitions and photography. Featuring: Inkrument 1st Blood Harleigh...
Urban Art Night Unplugged
events - Live
Urban Art Night Unplugged
02 Oct 2010
Café Bar Contemporary 7pm to midnight Entrance Free Alongside Urban Art Night in The Space, Café Bar Contemporary are also hosting a non-ticket full line up of...
Haunted Karaoke
events - Talks
Haunted Karaoke
07 Oct 2010
Six established and emerging artists present solo works under a stark spotlight in The Space. Followed by a “haunted karaoke” party in the café bar. Selected by...

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