10 Things To Do This Week
Welcome Bach… Escape the library with this weeks selectiong of live music, stand-up and theatre.
1) Ludovico Einaudi @ TRCH
Wednesday, 7.30pm, £20-27
A man who will/should take up precious space on any revision playlist will be in Nottingham this week. With soothing ambient sounds, his compositions make piano accessible to all. Even if you can’t make the show his new album In A Time Lapse is worth a listen.
2) Lysistrata @ Lakeside Arts Centre
Tuesday-Saturday, 7.30pm (2pm Sat Mat), £7.50
The NNT and the Lakeside Arts Centre team up for a special production, fusing amateur and professional, to revive Aristophanes sex-ban classic.
3) Educating Rita @ NNT
Wednesday-Saturday, 7.30pm (2.30pm Sat Mat), £5
The NNT’s second Willy Russell offering this year recommences an exciting Spring Season which also includes East and Frankenstein.
4) Gin and Juice @ Rescue Rooms
Tuesday, 10pm, £6adv
This event, amusingly titled ‘It’s a hard Notts life’, will bring you all the best of Hip Hop and R’n’B. After a long Easter break it’s time to dust off the crop tops and snap backs, the hipster brigade will be in full force for this event.
5) Get Cubs @ The Maze
Tuesday, 7.30pm, £4
Get Cubs are an up-and-coming group who have received praise from NME and Radio 1. Alongside them will be local talent Alaskan Faction, Just James and Sam Garrett.
6) The Kite Runner @ Nottingham Playhouse
Friday-18th May, 7.45pm, £11.50
The European premiere of Khaled Hosseini’s internationally critically acclaimed novel on the stage.
7) The Best in Live Stand Up @ The Glee Club
Friday, 7pm, £4
After a long week of deadline and dissertation doom it may be time you had a laugh. Why not head to the Glee Club for a giggle or two.
8) End To End @ Nottingham Playhouse
Friday & Saturday, 8pm (4pm Sat Mat), £8
In April 2012 The Gramophones embarked on the epic 874 mile journey from Lands End to John O’Groats, using as many forms of transport as possible. This is their story.
9) St Georges Day @ Nottingham
Tuesday, Daytime, FREE
Check out Nottingham’s plans for our wonderful saints day this week. Events include a parade and some jolly ole’ English music.
10) Public Enemy @ Rock City
Tuesday, 7.30pm, £24
Rap-revolutionaries and giant clock wearers Public Enemy are in town for one night only to tear up Rock City.