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May 29, 2014 at 11:43am
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May 21, 2013 at 11:39am
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Kate: My Third Weekend of May 2013 Open Houses - Saturday 18th  →

katehelmer:

I had so many plans for this weekend - I was going to visit loads of houses but unfortunately I had been coping with a stinking cold all week so only managed a few and all fairly close to home. All worth visiting though!

2 Knoyle near Preston Park is an Independent venue run by five sisters…

what a great blog, really makes we want to visit those houses!

January 29, 2013 at 12:18pm
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Artists Open Houses: New Artists Hello Dodo Talk About Why They Loved Being a Part of Artists Open Houses →

artistsopenhouses:

Ali & Jam aka Hello Dodo exhibited at Artists Open Houses for the first time during the Christmas 2012 festival. They share with us why they loved the experience and would thoroughly recommend it to other artists seeking more exposure for their work.

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Christmas 2012 was your…

January 14, 2013 at 2:15pm
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Anxiety Plays: A Dramatic Fragment By Kurt Schwitters

a. Sir.
b. Yes?
a. You are under arrest.
b. No.
a. You are under arrest, Sir.
b. No.
a. I shall shoot, Sir.
b. No.
a. I shall shoot, Sir.
b. No.
a. I shall shoot, Sir.
b. No.
a. I hate you.
b. No.
a. I shall crucify you.
b. Not so.
a. I shall poison you.
b. Not so.
a. I shall murder you.
b. Not so.
a. Think of the winter.
b. Never.
a. I am going to kill you.
b. As I said, never.
a. I shall shoot.
b. You have already said that once.
a. Now come along.
b. You can’t arrest me.
a. Why not?
b. You can take me into custody, but no more.
a. Than I shall take you into custody.
b. By all means.
b. (Allows himself to be taken into custody and be led away.)
The stage grows dark. The audience feels duped and there are catcalls and whistles. The chorus cries: “Where’s the author? Throw him out! Rubbish!”

December 11, 2012 at 12:33pm
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Artists Open Houses: CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSES CHALLENGE! Part Four →

artistsopenhouses:

By Kate Helmer

Sunday’s adventures around the Christmas Open Houses started slowly thanks to a slight reduction in my mental and physical capacities caused by overindulgence the night before at a Christmas party. Thanks Roger and Jo!

I thought it might be safer to take the bus today and…

Kate Helmer has taken on the challenge of visiting every Xmas Open House…

May 24, 2012 at 11:20am
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Artists Open Houses: A few half-way highlights →

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Would you believe it, we’re half way through the May festival of Artists’ Open Houses already, with one weekend of bad weather and one of sunshine under our belts. As a trail rep of Beyond the Level and an exhibitor therein, I’ve been covering much the same ground as in previous years (i.e….

11:20am
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(via AT open house: Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses « DIGITAL bungalow)

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(via AT open house: Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses « DIGITAL bungalow)

11:09am
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BBC News - Today - Apple's Jonathan Ive: 'Beauty works' →

Sir Jonathan Ive talks about drawing and beauty

March 9, 2012 at 11:11am
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Donna & Chris (by fred pipes) - decided to look at a stack of old oil paintings I did last century!

Donna & Chris (by fred pipes) - decided to look at a stack of old oil paintings I did last century!

February 22, 2012 at 3:33pm
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Hmm the new Brighton Festival poster seems to be an homage to Milton Glaser’s Dylan poster, with Charles Rennie Mackintosh typography… very vibrant Brighton! (via Brighton Festival brochure revealed (From The Argus))

Hmm the new Brighton Festival poster seems to be an homage to Milton Glaser’s Dylan poster, with Charles Rennie Mackintosh typography… very vibrant Brighton! (via Brighton Festival brochure revealed (From The Argus))