- Picasso and Paper
Until Monday 13 April. From £18. Royal Academy of Arts. Burlington House, W1J 0BD.
This exhibition shows how Picasso conceived paper and how creatively he played with it and used it to explore and express his ideas. More and tickets here
- The Rage of Narcissus – From Uruguayan Sergio Blanco
Until Sunday 8 March. Various times.
Pleasance Theatre. Carpenters Mews, North Road, N7 9EF. Tube: Caledonian Road. Map
A disturbing journey into the labyrinth of the self and the darkness within us through a story of desire, infatuation and murder. Award winning director Daniel Goldman reunites with Uruguayan playwright Sergio Blanco following their smash-hit Thebes Land (Off-West-End Best Production 2017, Arcola Theatre). More and tickets here
- Anglo-Argentinian Actor Carlos Fain-Binda at Sweat
Until Saturday 7 March. Various times. £12-£11.
Tower Theatre Company.16 Northwold Rd, Stoke Newington, N16 7HR. Map
Anglo-Argentinian actor Carlos Fain-Binda will play Oscar, the latino barman, in Sweat, the Pulitzer Prize winner play by African-American author Lynn Nottage. It also won the Evening Standard award for “Play of the Year” in 2019.
- Silk Road by Agudo Dance Company
Friday 13 Mar (7.45 pm) & Saturday 14 March (9.30 pm)
Fairfield Halls. Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 1DG. East Croydon Train Station. Map
Silk Road, by Agudo Dance Company, explores the rituals along nomadic routes, conjuring the world of pilgrims, monks, traders and urban dwellers who made their way from China to the Iberian Peninsula. Agudo and guest choreographer Rafael Amargo weave their Flamenco roots with Nahid Siddiqui’s Indian Kathak influence in this meeting of East and West. More
- Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Thursday 12-Friday 20 March. Various prices and times.
Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to London with a programme of documentaries and dramas that bears witness to human rights violations through direct storytelling and exposé form. Venues: Barbican Cinemas, Curzon Cinemas, Regent Street Cinema. More
- Birdy Bolivia & Water Traditions in the Modern World
Saturday 14 March. 2 pm-11 pm. £10/£8 conc.
Deptford Cinema. 39 Deptford Broadway, SE8 4PQ.
Birdy Illustrated talk – Stephen Lowe will make a presentation about the biological importance of Bolivia´s birds and possible explanations of why they are found there and nowhere else.
Umaturka: The call of the water
Documentary about the annual ritual performed by Bolivian Andes members of the Aymara community of Quillacas to summon rain clouds at the end of the dry season which reflects the ecological co-dependency of the Andes and the Amazonian region and portraits an ancient tradition in a modern world. Bolivian crafts and delicious salteñas (Bolivian pies) will be for sale. Tickets
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