Tab Essential: 22nd-28th
Stuck for something to? We’ve picked out the best bits
Monday 22 October
Better University Forum. LUU Room 6. 5:30-7:30 The forum that discusses your ideas for making the University better for students.
‘Take Me With You‘, upstairs at The Carriageworks, 7.45pm- brought to audiences by celebrated theatre group Starving Artists, the play tells the story of three disillusioned strangers struggling to capture their Hollywood dreams
Terror, Brudenell Social Club; hardcore California punk
Little Comets, The Cockpit; North East four-piece with a blend of tricky percussive rhythms and Afro-beat-tinged guitars… British Vampire Weekend?
Dancing Years, Empire
Mr. Bens Comedy Night, Mr Bens; Sully O’Sullivan and others,
Brotherhood Soundsystem Presents: XXXY & Girl Unit! Monday 22nd October @ Holbeck Underground Ballroom
Mezz Mondays, Mezz Club; two rooms of pure R&B
Mint Mondays, Mint Club
Attitudes in the City: Works on Paper by the Camden Town group, Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery
Tuesday 23 October
The Blackout, Cockpit; Welsh post-hardcore, previously backing for Lostprophets
Anchored by Avarice, Empire
CAS Social, Nation of Shopkeepers
Wednesday 24 October
Give It A Go Gardening 3:30pm to 6pm On Campus. Got a green thumb? Want to literally see the fruits of your labour? The Bardon Grange Project will be planting herbs, flowers and bulbs on campus.
QCumber Fruit Stall, outside the union; grab your fruity jumper!
‘Sylvia‘, Stage@Leeds 7.30pm, TG’s production of AR Gurney’s unique drama following middle-aged couple Greg and Kate, who find their life turned upside down by an unexpected furry friend.
Dan Le Sac, Brudenell Social Club
O Children, Oporto
Moveonup, Hifi; weekly 60s soul night
Thursday 25 October
Better Union Forum 5:30-7:30. LUU Room 6. The forum that discusses your ideas for making Leeds better for students.
Give It A Go with the Rifle Club. £10. Parkinson Steps, 6pm. Fed up with the urban foxes trawling Hyde Park? Maybe these chaps could point you in the right direction. Booking in advance required
‘Duets‘, The Carriageworks, 7.30pm; four couples explore different aspects of the chaotic reality that makes up our romantic lives (finishes on saturday)
Submotion Orchestra, Stylus; presented by Vagabondz Leeds
Leeds Snowriders Centurion, Shooters Bar
Tequila, Mezz Club
Stolen Soul, The Rock Bar; city’s most exclusive mid-week haloween party.
Kwes, Brudenell Social Club; London musician, previously worked with The xx
Marmozets, Dr Martens Leeds (FREE)
Bat for Lashes, LMUSU; debuting material from the newly released album
House of Fun Comedy Club, Andrew Bird, Junior Simpson, The Original Oak
Clarks, Hifi; see the club turned into an underground dancehall!
Friday 26 October
‘Don Giovanni’, Grand Opera House Leeds, 7pm; Mozart’s classic tale of sex, morality and temptation, revived for the first time in 7 years by acclaimed director Alessandro Talevi.
Fruity presents Twisted Circus, Stylus; a transformation of the familiar students union into a Big Top with stilt walkers and a fire stage show.
FunkSoulNation, HiFi, classic sounds of funk, soul & hip hop mixed with the best in intelligent contemporary beats and boogie,
Saturday 27 October
‘Fairy Tales for Grown-Ups’, Upstairs at The Carriageworks, presented by Cabinets of Curiosity, a trio of monologues put a thought provoking twist on familiar characters.
The DOT and Get People, Brudenell Social Club
Sunday 28 October
Sunday Joint, Hifi