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October 2017
Friday 27 October//8:00 pm

Chicas Locas Halloween Burlesque Showcase

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Join us for a Halloween night of ‘Boo!’lesque. We present group and solo performances from Chicas Locas burlesque and the Skytribe Tribal Fusion belly dancers. Expect glamorous costumes, comedy and tease, with more than a sprinkle of mischief. There will be a costume competition so ghoul yourself up and get ready to cackle at our most popular event of the year.

Saturday 28 October//4:30 pm

Inside Out – Curve Young Writers Showcase

Curve, 60 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB United Kingdom
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Curve Young Writers is a creative writing group for young writers between the ages of 14 and 17. They have been working with local performer, poet and playwright Jess Green and will be sharing what they have been creating.

Tuesday 31 October//7:30 pm

Ray Mears

De Montfort Hall, Granville Rd
Leicester, LE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Ray Mears will take you on a journey through why he values the wilderness and explain why he believes it is vital for the human spirit and creativity

November 2017
Friday 3 November

Babybug Burlesque

Duffy’s, 18 Pocklingtons Walk
Leicester, LE1 6BU United Kingdom
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Saturday 4 November//1:00 pm

Genius

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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An exceptional group of six dancers perform two dramatic explorations of genius in an inspirational performance full of eminent talent and creative power. Gary Clarke’s Beethoven takes a touching and darkly humorous look at the extraordinary personal life and musical works of Ludwig van Beethoven. Lea Anderson has created a stylised and gently humorous exploration of the legend of the vampire Nosferatu and his depiction in film.

Saturday 4 November//4:00 pm

Genius

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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An exceptional group of six dancers perform two dramatic explorations of genius in an inspirational performance full of eminent talent and creative power. Gary Clarke’s Beethoven takes a touching and darkly humorous look at the extraordinary personal life and musical works of Ludwig van Beethoven. Lea Anderson has created a stylised and gently humorous exploration of the legend of the vampire Nosferatu and his depiction in film.

Thursday 9 November//6:00 pm

Lewys Holt and Katherine Hall

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Join dance artists Lewys Holt and Katherine Hall as they explore what it means to hide, dress-up or frame ourselves in society.

Friday 10 November//6:00 pm

Tell Me Anything

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Tell Me Anything is tender, raw, brutally honest boy meets girl story - about a boy who's trying to be a man and a girl who doesn't want to be rescued.

Sunday 12 November//7:00 pm

This is sense?

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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This is sense?' is a new physical theatre piece developed by Fuelled Dance Theatre. This work is an exploration of the different types of self, created through exploring the social politics of self-identity and the ongoing battles that everyone faces.

Wednesday 15 November//8:00 pm

Find The Right Words

Upstairs @ The Western, 70 Western Rd
Leicester, LE3 0GA United Kingdom
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Leicester's Jess Green comperes the city's best spoken word and rap night with headline poets, open mic slots and a speed poet

Thursday 16 November//7:00 pm

The Black Cat

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Suspended between the hilarious and the horridic, this show revels in the darkness that hides just under the surface.

Saturday 18 November//7:30 pm

People of the Eye

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory.

Saturday 25 November//2:00 pm

Tetrad Presents: Here and Now

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Tetrad presents a day of performances workshops and talks.

Saturday 25 November//7:00 pm

Yuva Nartan

Curve, 60 Rutland Street
Leicester, LE1 1SB United Kingdom
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Nupur Arts a Curve Affiliate Group presents an exciting evening featuring an array of vibrant Indian classical dance forms showcasing the best of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi and Mohiniattam rarely seen in Leicester…

Saturday 25 November//7:30 pm

Literally The Best Magician

Upstairs @ The Western, 70 Western Rd
Leicester, LE3 0GA United Kingdom
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The incredible Dave Alnwick is on stage with his sell out Edinburgh 2017 show, slight of hand and mental magic.

Sunday 26 November//7:00 pm

Us & Them

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Tetrad host its flagship performance work in progress night Us & Them, to showcase some exciting new work from around the region and beyond.

Sunday 26 November//7:00 pm

tetrad Presents: Us and them

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Tetrad's flagship night returns, see exciting new performances from upcoming artists across the region and beyond.

December 2017
Saturday 2 December//7:30 pm

The Nutcracker

The Y, 7 East Street
Leicester, LE1 6EY United Kingdom
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This well loved traditional Christmas ballet will be perfroemd in a unique setting with 24 international dancers, from companies around the world.

Wednesday 6 December//7:30 pm

Jenn Hart

Upstairs @ The Western, 70 Western Rd
Leicester, LE3 0GA United Kingdom
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DIY punk poet on stage with a full 1 hour set of biting, witty and surprising performance poetry, supported by Rick Sanders

Thursday 7 December//7:00 pm

Phrases preview

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Phrases is an exploration of common sense, catchphrases and confusion alongside spontaneous dance. Fragmentation and confusion are embraced in an effort to form structure and get on with it. Lewys thinks this is like life in general.

Saturday 9 December//7:00 pm

House of Verse

2Funky Music Cafe, 23A New Park Street
Leicester, LE3 5NH United Kingdom
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Join House of Verse for an exquisite, inviting variety show open to people from all walks of life!

Saturday 9 December//8:00 pm

Chicas Locas Burlesque Christmas Special

Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road
Leicester, LE1 7HA United Kingdom
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Get jolly in your Christmas jumpers at our special Christmassy event, we present group and solo performances from Chicas Locas burlesque and the Skytribal Fusion belly dancer. Expect glamorous costumes, comedy and tease, with plenty of festive fun.

Wednesday 20 December//8:00 pm

Find The Right Words

Leicester's Jess Green comperes the city's best spoken word and rap night with headline poets, open mic slots and a speed poet

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