What’s On Week 5
The great culture ship continues to weather the week five storm. Save yourself – climb aboard.
Cymbeline, Wed 19th – Fri 22nd Feb, Pembroke New Cellars, £5
A must-see for part 1 Englings preparing for glossing hell, this production promises a new interpretation of this classic talk of sex, power and mistaken identity.
Footlights Presents: Dumpf, Wed 19th – Sat 23rd Feb, ADC, £7/6
Choose your own stance on the ‘are the Footlights past it’ debate with their latest offering, combining fast-paced sketches with musical comedy.
Science The Musical, Tues 18th – Sat 23rd Feb, Corpus Playroom, £6/5
Social sciences are brought to the stage in this musical – certainly one for the Natscis.
Little Comets – Saturday 15th February, Doors @ 7pm, £11
These Geordie indie mavericks your following their debut American tour. Go – you will be glad you did!
Midnight Feast and Friends – Valentines Day Love-In, Friday 14th Feb, Hot Numbers Coffee, 7.30pm
This Valentine’s Day, spend your evening at the cosy, romantic setting of the legendary Hot Numbers Cafe in the company of friends (and maybe so much more).
Mean Girls, Saturday 15th February, Christ’s Films, 7pm & 10pm
It has been ten years since this film, perhaps the most quotable of our generation, was released. Bring out your inner Regina George with this screening at Christ’s College, even if you don’t even go here.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Sunday 16th February, St John’s Picturehouse, 7pm & 10pm
Idris Elba of The Wire/Thor/Pacific Rim/Luther fame stars as the iconic Nelson Mandela (but doesn’t really look like him) in this celebration of the great man’s life and journey.
Her, released Friday 14th February, Arts Picturehouse, times vary
Watch Joaquin Phoenix fall in love with the Siri-like voice that rules his life (played by Scarlett Johansson) in Spike Jonze’s latest mind-bending and heart-breaking film.
OTHER CULTURAL HAPPENINGS
Gray Matters, Saturday 15th Feb, Clare Cellars, 7.30pm
Head on down to Clare Cellars this coming Saturday where Grey Matters will be hosting a night of live music and spoken word in support of the mental health charity Mind.
Gender Agenda Creative Bonanza, Thurs 2oth Feb, Cambridge University Graduate Union, 5pm
Come on down for an exciting workshop-and safe space artistic share – share work, write work, meet creative people, talk about feminism!