November 2006

Green Awards

Posted by andrew on Thursday, November 30th, 2006

The first ever Green Awards took place last night at the Guildhall in London, and Seventeen were proud to be the event managers for the project. The venue looked amazing, the LED uplighters demonstrating that you don’t have to use 1000’s of watts of power to create a stunning impact. Other sustainable touches we incorporated [...]

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Posted by louise on Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

I went to see Damien Hirst’s private collection last night at the Serpentine. Not surprisingly, he’s collected a lot of his peers’ work: lots of Sarah Lucas, Banksy, Tracey Emin and Gavin Turk. Gavin gave a brief talk at the private view – wondering why he couldn’t afford to buy any of Hirst’s work. There’s [...]

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Lord don’t slow me down

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

I was lucky enough to get a ticket to the premiere of the Oasis tour documentary at the Curzon Soho last night. “Lord Don’t Slow Me Down” follows the band during their mammoth world tour of 05/06, including a jaunt round the States, a trip to Australia and their huge UK shows in Manchester and [...]

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For the budding film-makers out there…

Posted by louise on Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

East End Film Festival – submissions open!
Our pals at the East End Film Festival are ready to receive any short or feature films which relate to the East End. I’m sure they’ll be working on a cracking programme of films for the Festival itself which showcases new talent and includes contributions from a host of [...]

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Sound Bites

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Went to see Alex Kapranos reading from his new book Sound Bites at the Bloomsbury Theatre last night. You may remember his column in The Guardian relating his experiences of food while on tour with Franz Ferdinand – well this is an expanded anthology of those articles, including tales from his early childhood up to [...]

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Posted by andrew on Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

MySpace is one of those cultural phenomena that is impossible to ignore, and the novelty shows no signs of wearing off anytime soon. It seems like anyone who is anyone has a MySpace site and while we’ve had “personal” pages on the site for a while, it seemed like the time was right for Seventeen [...]

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