Friday, October 20, 2006

SoLo (So London) Style

When in London, wear leggings. Or so Soho's mantra goes. And after this week's Madonna whore fest I thought we could all use a dose of authentic 80s pimping. So is his look more meat butcher or Billy Elliott? Yes, those leggings are really checkered, I am afraid. But, what we really appreciate is his attitude. Because after this week's Mills-McCartney celebrity knock out, we are all craving a more understated show of personality. Which leads us straight into the 11th edition of City Slicker's "Week's Action, Weekend Reaction."

1) Has Madonna's millionaire mum rank pulling distracted you from the grave plight of orphaned children the world over? React by partaking in this weekend's Bloomsbury Festival and head to the Foundling Museum, London's original home for abandoned children. Friday-Sunday.

2) Has Bush's better-never-than-late admission that Iraq is another Vietnam enraged you enough to inspire a personal Tet offensive? React with non-violent dignity and grab a mate, a digital camera and head to Brixton for London's hippest photographic treasure hunt Shoot Brixton. Winners will go on display at Photofusion. Saturday.

3) Gutted to miss Harold Pinter in this week's sold-out, Krapp's Last Tape? React by booking now for Caryl Churchill's up-coming world preview and guaranteed sold-out sensation Drunk Enough to Say I Love You. Opens 10th Nov at the Royal Court.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

This guy is SO London. Where else? Except maybe Soho NYC

12:41 pm  
Anonymous Bill said...

What a bloke I think?

Shoot Brixton sounds ab fab :-)

12:44 pm  
Anonymous Dave, a script writer said...

Pinter was incredible. He knows Beckett's works so well and still out performed any performance I have ever seen. Top bill!

2:39 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Definitely Bill Elliott

2:41 pm  
Anonymous Jay said...

“Here I end this reel. Box - Pause - three, spool - Pause - five. Pause. Perhaps my best years are gone. When there was a chance of happiness. But I wouldn`t want them back. Not with the fire in me now. No, I wouldn`t want them back.”, S. Beckett, Krapps Last Tape

2:44 pm  
Anonymous Claire said...

I went on one of the Shoot treasure hunts at Tate Modern and had a blast. It's the best thing I've done since I've been in London; probably
the best thing I've done in a long time! Definitely give it a go. Four hours and then a fun drinks reception afterwards. Cant beat it

2:54 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what a great cheeky style and attitude

he must be gay right?

leggings on men area evry hard look to pull off

4:02 pm  
Anonymous gayinbrixton said...

What a cheeky camp photo. Men in leggings. No bro no. But this is not so bad. Tell him to come to Shadow Lounge tonight and I will knock some real sense into him :-)

5:23 pm  
Anonymous Frank N Stein said...

Just booke dup for tomorrow Shoot Brixton. People you MUST book in advance - so Today.
£10 up front. Looking forward. May the best team win. You going Slicky?

5:41 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Didnt win but Shoot Brixton was great fun

11:16 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pinter was excellent

Not to rub it in but yes a shame for anyone who misses this legendary performance

Do look forward to Churchill's latest

5:04 pm  

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