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Continuing on from the jam-packed month of amazing arts and entertainment we enjoyed in May, there’s plenty to look forward to in June and July as the summer kicks off. Our events section is a guide of what not to miss, and this issue's highlights include Brighton hosting its fourth annual Fashion Week (13th - 16th June), and the Adur and Worthing Food and Drink Festival (5th - 14th July) which is a celebration of the area’s best culinary treats. This issue we’ve also been thinking of the men of Sussex, and our gift guide will give you some great inspiration and ideas for how you can pamper dad on Father’s Day this June. We also have our usual previews of live music and theatre productions not to be missed, and a look at new film releases coming soon to the cinema. As always we’d love to hear what you think of our magazine; Send questions and comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter @InsideMagazine. You can also Like us on: Facebook.com/InsideBrightonHove And why not join our Pinterest community too.
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Issue Eight | June & July 2013
06 OUT & ABOUT » A look at June & July's events including Fashion Week and Wiston Steam Rally.
18 FILM » A guide to new film releases at the cinema and on DVD.
32 HEALTH & WELL-BEING » Are you getting your five a day? Ross Skilton gives us his tips to improve your diet.
26 FASHION » 10 Live PREVIEWS » Previews of upcoming gigs, bands to look out for and where you can find them playing.
We visit new boutique Milla Grace and take a look at this season's bright and bold trends.
34 BRAIN TEASER » Test your general knowledge with our regular crossword.
28 LIFESTYLE » 14 ON STAGE » Highlights of upcoming theatre productions.
Inspiration for Father's Day with our selection of great gifts.
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Brighton Fashion Week
OUT & ABOUT
Your guide to events this June & July
BRIGHTON FASHION WEEK
13th - 16th June | various locations
15th June | Across Brighton & Hove
or the fourth consecutive year this June the city puts on its best dress for Brighton Fashion Week, showcasing innovative new talent alongside more established designers. As well as the usual mix of avant-garde, haute couture and sartorial construction that we’ve come to expect from the Brighton catwalks, this year will also include the ‘sustain’ show; celebrating environmentally conscious fashion design. brightonfashionweek.com
Celebrating the diverse communities of Brighton & Hove, People’s day sees the city centre transformed into a street festival, showcasing activities from various groups across the city with over 55 community and voluntary groups involved across 10 different zones. From performances, food stalls, the City College’s Country Fayre, musicians, street dancers and a Health & Wellbeing Zone, there is something for everyone to enjoy. brighton-hove.gov.uk
ECO TECHNOLOGY SHOW
ADUR & WORTHING FOOD & DRINK FESTIVAL
14th & 15th June | The Brighton Centre, Brighton
5th - 14th July | Various locations, Adur & Worthing
The Eco Technology Show is the UK’s premier event for sustainable build, energy, transport and technology, with over 140 stands exhibiting and over 50 workshops for both trade and the general public, showcasing the latest ideas which are performing a crucial role in protecting the environment. ecotechnologyshow.co.uk
Now in its second year, the festival is a celebration of local food and drink across the whole of the Worthing and Adur area, kicking off with a fabulous weekend in Worthing’s Steyne gardens. Across the ten day festival there will be a variety of offers and special events throughout the district, including the Shoreham farmer’s market and a 2 day Chilli Festival. visitworthing.co.uk
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Wiston Steam Rally
Your guide to events this June & July
WISTON STEAM RALLY 6th & 7th July | Wiston Park, Steyning
There’s also live music, food and drink stands, stalls and games. paddleroundthepier.com
BRIGHTON KITE FESTIVAL
PADDLE ROUND THE PIER
WORTHING LIONS FESTIVAL
raditional steam rally fun for all the family comes to Wiston Park, with over 500 exhibits and more than 30 steam engines on show, including rollers, road locomotives, lorries, Showman’s engines and miniature engines, plus classic cars, vintage vehicles and more. The rally will also host traditional rides at the ‘Old Tyme Funfair’, as well as craft and trade stalls, arena events and food and drink with a licensed bar. sussexsteamrally.co.uk
6th & 7th July | Hove Lawns The start of summer is marked with Paddle Round the Pier, the world’s biggest free beach and watersports festival which features a packed schedule of events both in sea and on land. As well as the titular event, there’s plenty of fun to be had across the weekend with pier-topier races, sea swimming, stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, kite surfing and much more.
13th & 14th July | Stanmer Park, Brighton Brighton kite festival is one of the longest running kite festivals in the UK, and is free for the public to enjoy. Kites of all shapes, sizes and colours will be flying high over Stanmer Park, with demonstrations, workshops, stalls and even kite fighting taking place across the weekend. Brightonkiteflyers.co.uk
27th & 28th July | WorthingSeafront The Lions Festival brings a weekend of events and attractions to Worthing seafront, including a Steven’s Massive Funfair, charity and commercial markets, an American Custom Car Show and the Fire Station Open Day. Saturday’s entertainment finishes off with a spectacular firework display on the end of the pier. worthinglions.co.uk
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Your guide to the latest gigs in June & July
4th June | Concorde 2
23rd June | The Hope, Brighton
udhoney have been making music for over two decades, after forming in Seattle in 1988. During that time they have recorded nine studio albums with the latest, Vanishing Point, released this April. Although not gaining the same level of success, their early music carved the way for the grunge bands of the 90s such as Nirvana and Pearl Jam. mudhoneyonline.com
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After forming in 2006, New York City’s indie-rockers The Virgins soon found themselves playing alongside the likes of Patti Smith, Sonic Youth and Lou Reed. Now signed to The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas’ label Cult Records, the band released second studio album Strike Gently earlier this year, full of smooth, disco tinged hits. returnfromthevoid.com
PIL 27th June | Brighton Dome
17th June | The Haunt Hailing from San Francisco, The Fresh and Onlys mirror the sound of Californian summers in their mix of jangly psychedelic surf guitars, with just a hint of romantic gloominess. Despite being one of many bands to emerge from the SF’s garage rock scene, they continue to be one of the best – catch them while you can at this rare Brighton appearance. thefreshandonlys.blogspot.com
Thanks to those Country Life butter adverts, 2009 saw John Lydon self-finance the reform of PiL , playing together live for the first time in 17 years. This has since led to their first album in 20 years, This is PiL, which was released last year to huge critical acclaim. 2013 is now set to be another unique year in PiL’s history with a huge worldwide tour, stopping by Brighton in June. pilofficial.com
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LIVE PREVIEWS FRIENDS 16th July | Coalition, Brighton Brooklyn’s Friends were last in Brighton as part of 2012’s Great Escape Festival line-up, filling venues and generating queues outside to match. They make songs for dancing, with a tasty mix of bass-y disco, indie R&B and the unmistakable sass of finger-clicking 60s girlgroups, brought on by frontwoman Samantha Urbani. afriendszone.com
TWO GALLANTS 20th July | Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton Folk-rock duo Two Gallants have been playing together as a band for over ten years since 2002, having grown up together in San Francisco. Through the years the pair have evolved their sound perfectly in synch; creating songs that alternate between the loud and the quiet, bursting with an eloquent honesty which is often reminiscent of southern folk. twogallants.com
THE BLACK ANGELS 25th June | The Haunt, Brighton The Black Angels much anticipated new release Indigo Meadow has the band taking a heavier approach than usual. The opening track sets the tone for the album; vintage fuzz, droning baselines, waves of disharmonic organ and 60 surf riffs, and although a different direction it still stays true to their haunted psychedelic sounds. Coming from the ‘Live music capital of the world’ Austin, Texas, seeing The Black Angels live is always a captivatingly mind expanding experience not to be missed, and we’re sure their appearance this June at the Haunt will be one of the best shows in Brighton this year. theblackangels.com
LOCAL LISTINGS... » Chapel Club 6th June | The Haunt, Brighton » John Foxx & The Maths 7th June | Concorde 2, Brighton » Splashh 8th June | The Hope, Brighton » Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside 11th June | Komedia, Brighton » Hold FIre 15th June | Blind Tiger Club, Brighton » DRY THE RIVER 18th June | The Haunt, Brighton » Ron Sexsmith 21st June | St George’s Church » The moody blues 21st June | Brighton Centre » The 5,6,7,8’s 21st June | Concorde, Brighton » Elvis Costello & The Imposters 22nd June | Brighton Centre » Scout Niblett 22nd June | Sticky Mike’s, Brighton » Blue Orchids 23rd June | Green Door Store, Brighton » DEVENDRA BANHART 28th June | The Old Market, Hove » Keel Her 29th June | Duke of Yorks Cinema, Brighton » Modest Mouse 8th July | Concorde 2, Brighton » The Pharcyde 8th July | The Haunt, Brighton » MS MR 11th July | The Haunt, Brighton » Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra 13th July | Concorde 2, Brighton » The Levellers 19th July | St Bartholomew’s Church, Brighton » YOUTH LAGOON 26th July | Concorde 2, Brighton
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Your guide to the latest productions this June & July
6th - 8th June | Marlborough Theatre, Brighton
10th – 15th June | Theatre Royal, Brighton
eorge Bernard Shaw’s most popular play is re-imagined in the modern world of fashion and celebrity. Henry Higgins, speech therapist to the stars, makes a bet that he can pass off working-class Eliza Doolittle as a minor royal. A fast paced satire of a society where snobbery and appearance come before substance. drinkinbrighton.co.uk/marlborough
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Beautiful Thing is a glorious urban love story between two young men coming to grips with their sexuality and the effect it has on the people in their lives. The play is celebrating its twentieth anniversary year, and comes to Brighton direct from the West End written by Jonathan Harvey whose writing credits include Gimme, Gimme, Gimme. atgtickets.com/brighton
THE LOVER / CELEBRATION 22nd - 29th June | New Venture Theatre, Brighton
10th - 15th June | Connaught Theatre, Worthing The Agatha Christie Theatre Company presents a brand new production of the queen of crime’s classic, full of suspects, secrets and suspense. Carla Le Marchant becomes obsessed with clearing her mother’s name, who died in prison while serving life for killing her husband. Carla tracks down a number of people from her mother’s tragic past, only to uncover a shocking truth… worthingtheatres.co.uk
Two of Harold Pinter’s short plays are presented in one evening. The first The Lover, follows a couples sexual fantasies, exploring the power struggles within a marriage in a dark and twisted tale where reality is left at the door. Celebration is full of black humour and wicked satire, aimed at a culture hung up on celebrating its own material success. newventure.org.uk
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Your guide to the latest productions this June & July
THE PITMAN PAINTERS
24th-27th June | Theatre Royal, Brighton
3rd July | Connaught Theatre, Worthing
The Pitmen Painters is an amusing and moving examination of the lives of a group of ordinary men who do extraordinary things. It follows a group of Ashington miners who hire a professor to teach them an art appreciation class. As they abandon theory for practice and begin to paint, avant-garde artists become their friends and prestigious collectors acquire their work; but every day they continue to work, as before, down the mine. atgtickets.com/brighton
Using the contents of your cleaning closet, award winning performer Jeff Achtem creates a shadow puppet universe from bits of rubbish. Buckle in and open your imagination for this epic adventure show about two brothers on a journey across the galaxy, battling the bad guys and finding strength in each other at warp speed. The shadow puppet spectacle has a new 3D finale which is sure to be out of this world! worthingtheatres.co.uk
A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
SOME LIKE IT HOTTER 18th – 20th July | Connaught Theatre, Worthing
31st June – 3rd July | Brighton Little Theatre Oscar Wilde’s story of a man, a woman and the child they have out of wedlock. When Mrs. Arbuthnot meets her son Gerald’s boss, they immediately recognise each other from their youthful days of indiscretion. The truth about Gerald’s parentage comes out and drama ensues! brightonlittletheatre.com
It’s 2013, and time for the most surprising comeback in entertainment history! With daring dialogue, razor-sharp wisecracks and sparkling musical numbers, funny man Jack Lemmon and the incomparable Marilyn Monroe are reunited with Hollywood heart-throb Tony Curtis. But where exactly are they and what is going on? worthingtheatres.co.uk
The Burlesque Musical
Thurs 6th to Sat 8th June at 7.30pm, Saturday matinee at 2.30pm Sex, scandal and showbiz – Starring burlesque bombshell Amber Topaz. £16 to 22, concessions £1 off
Go Back For Murder Mon 10th to Sat 15th June at 7.30pm Matinees Wed and Sat at 2pm Suspects, secrets and suspense abound in this new production brought to you by the Ofﬁcial Agatha Christie Theatre Company.
Carl Donnelly plus support Fri 28th June at 8pm • £12.50
Paul McCaffrey plus support
Fri 12th July at 8pm • £12.50
Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle
Fri 14th and Sat 15th June at 7.30pm, Saturday matinee at 2pm
Fri 26th July at 8pm • £12.50
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£27.50, £29.50, concessions £2.50 off
Dr Lucy Worsley Thursday 11th July at 7.30pm If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of Your Home – learn the story of the bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchen in a tour of domestic history from the Normans to the present day. £14.50, concessions £2 off
Some Like it Hotter
Thurs 18th to Saturday 20th July at 7.30pm. Saturday matinee at 2pm
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An exciting programme of new and established comedians. From YouTube and podcast sensations to Edinburgh Comedy and Perrier award winners.
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This is the End
Your guide to the latest film releases this June & July
AFTER EARTH Directed by M. Night Shyamalan | Starring Will Smith, Jaden Smith & Isabelle Fuhrman | Released 7th June
ne thousand years after catastrophic events cause humanity to escape Earth, a craft carrying General Cypher and his son Kitai (played by real life father/ son duo Will and Jaden Smith) crash lands onto the abandoned planet which has since evolved in every way to be threatening to humans. Their only hope for survival is for Kitai to retrieve the distress beacon which lies many miles away across the deadly terrain.
MAN OF STEEL Directed by Zack Snyder | Starring Henry Cavill, Russell Crowe & Amy Adams | Released 14th June Zack Snyder’s highly anticipated Superman reboot sees Clark Kent land firmly in the 21st century in a more realistic interpretation of the classic superhero story. The film travels back to Kent’s arrival on Earth as a baby, and as a young man he journeys to discover where he came
from and what he must do to emerge as the symbol of hope for all of mankind.
THIS IS THE END Directed by Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogan | Starring James Franco, Jonah Hill & Seth Rogan Released 28th June The apocalypse is here, and not even fame can save you! A host of celebrities star as themselves as the Armageddon strikes while attending a party at James Franco’s house.
DESPICABLE ME 2 Directed by Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud | Starring Al Pacino, Steve Carell & Kirsten Wiig Released 28th June The first of the summer’s big family films sees anti-hero Gru and his posse of little yellow minions return for a bad-guy-gone-good sequel. After being recruited by the anti-villain league, Gru must help deal with a powerful new super-villain.
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Your guide to the latest film releases this June & July
The Bling Ring Directed by Sofia Coppola | Starring Emma Watson, Tassia Farmiga & Israel Broussard | Released 5th July The latest film written and directed by Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) is based on the actual events of 2009 when a group of celebrity-obsessed teenagers in LA stole over $3 million in clothing and jewellery from the likes of Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan, after using the internet and social media to track their whereabouts.
Monsters university Directed by Dan Scanlon | Starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman & Steve Buscemi | Released 12th July The dynamic scaring duo Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan weren’t always the best of friends as we know them to be from Monsters, Inc. Before they became incorporated, they had to be educated, and this prequel takes the story back to when the gruesome twosome first met at Monsters University as roommates. A rivalry between the mismatched one-eyed Mike and the furry blue giant Sulley quickly sparks as they put each other’s
scaring abilities to the test. But soon it becomes clear they must put their differences aside and work together to become the best of friends.
KICK ASS 2 Directed by Jeff Wadlow | Starring Aaron TaylorJohnson, Chloë Grace Moretz & Christopher MintzPlasse | Released 19th July A new wave of self-made masked crusaders become inspired by the young vigilante Kick Ass, join forces in the battle between good Vs evil as the world’s first reallife super villain assembles his own evil league, with a plan to seek revenge.
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his supernatural thriller is full of chills and perfectly-timed scares to have you jumping out of your seat. Two girls are discovered abandoned in a forest cabin following the death of both of their parents, surviving alone in the woods for five years. After they become fostered by their uncle and his girlfriend (Jessica Chastain) it soon becomes clear that they may not have been quite so alone, as a shadowy figure known as Mama begins to make her presence known to anyone standing between her and the girls.
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Cloud Atlas weaves together six stories spanning across the past, present and future. Most impressive perhaps is the film’s costume and make-up effects which turns each of the lead actors (including Tom Hanks and Halle Berry) into several different characters, each unrecognisable from the next.
Game villain Ralph, voiced by John C. Reilly, thinks a hero role might fit him better and longs to be seen in a new light. Many of the film’s gamer references seem more for the adults who would remember the days of arcades, so you won’t be complaining about taking a few hours out of your day to watch with the kids.
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MILLA GRACE Inspired by Brighton style
fter opening in March this year, womenswear fashion boutique Milla Grace is already fast becoming a style destination for the city, offering a chic and varied selection of occasion wear, casual tailoring, jewellery and accessories. Found in Dukes Lane, the bright and beautifully dressed boutique boasts a stunning collection of styles and brands, highlighting the key trends of the season through carefully selected pieces by owners Vashikeh Miller and Lydia Colasurdo-Standing. The pair wanted to bring something new to the city, sourcing international labels with a uniqueness that translates the imagination of the catwalk into an accessible lifestyle for the everyday buyer, while creating an inspiring environment in which to shop. Lydia and Vashikeh, who are both born and bred Brightonians, have created a careful mix of high-end
and unique fashion pieces alongside locally-sourced design. Key brands for the store include Virginie Castaway for gorgeous prints and tailoring, denim in a range of colours by Dr. Denim, dresses for the ‘Nigella Lawson of Brighton’ by Bombshell and elegant jewellery from Balagan and By Boe. Whether you’re looking for a statement piece for a special occasion or just a pocketfriendly yet stylish treat; Milla Grace should be your first stop. Milla Grace can also be found online through Facebook and Twitter (@MillaGrace_BTN) where they run regular competitions and giveaways, and also through the new online store (millagrace.co.uk) where you will be able to buy the same pieces found in the shop. Milla Grace 24 Dukes Lane, Brighton, BN1 1BG millagrace.co.uk | 01273 220 409
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Summer is a season of fun, and the same can be true for your wardrobe through clashing prints, blocks of tropical colours and flashes of rainbow. Whether going all out or adding colour through carefully placed accessories, remember to keep it bright, keep it bold.
5 1. Tie-dye backpack, £30, Topman 2. Bouncing ball shirt, £60 by Lazy Oaf 3. Vans wayfarer sunglasses, £15 4. Summer shorts in Mimosa yellow, Joules, £49.95 5. Orange ASOS plimsolls with pizza print, £18
FATHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE In our enlightened times it’s no longer a shock or surprise to find that dads like being pampered too, so this month we look at ways to spoil the most important man in your life. Whether you’re a son or daughter, it’s time to say ‘Dad, you’re the best!’ » Sam Harrington-Lowe
Origins Save the Males Multibenefit moisturiser 75ml £28 Not just for women, moisturizer. Save the Males is especially designed for the special skin care needs of men. This oil-free, lightweight moisturiser absorbs into the skin quickly and boosts natural collagen production Available Origins, Churchill Square Brighton.
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Ted Baker Ted’s Clean, Mean Grooming Machine Kit RRP £25 Transform Dad into the ultimate modern man this Father’s Day with this limited edition grooming kit. Featuring Ted’s Face Wash, Face Cloth, Hair Gel, Comb and Cologne. Available in Boots stores (between 15th May – 9th July, for special price of £15)
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CHRISTMAS IN JULY
ummer might be a bummer – often in the UK anyway – but at least it’s warmer than winter. And we can hope at least for a few hot days, lazing about on the beach, making the most of the seaside heat... but whilst most people are grabbing every minute of the sun and thinking mostly about bikinis and pedicures, we’re knee deep in snow scenes, people dressed as elves and Christmas crackers. Working for an events company is like being stuck in some kind of strange holodeck. Or a tear in the space/ time continuum. Because whilst everyone is enjoying a particular season, we’re working two seasons ahead. Right now everyone is hoping for a bit of sun and looking forward to hitting the beach. In our office, it’s all about fake snow, massive icicles, Winter Wonderland and finding people who don’t mind dressing up as Santa. It’s an odd feeling – probably weirder than the obverse, where we spend winter dreaming up summer parties. That actually feels quite nice! It’s a form of escapism for us. But trying to imagine the cold and ice when all you desperately want is warmth and sun is more of a challenge.
We love what we do though, and Christmas gives us a chance to really play about and be big kids. Corporate parties can be a bit dry, but the silly season gives them a chance to dress up and be children again. Popular themes – apart from the beautiful and enduring Winter Wonderland – include classy looking themes like Narnia or Fire & Ice but we see a lot of daft stuff too, like Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, or Alice in Wonderland. Cirque themes are big too, with lots of performers and a slightly more risqué feel If it seems slightly weird that people plan so far ahead, it’s because of the availability of space. At no time in the events calendar are venues in greater demand – more businesses have Christmas parties than any other type of event all year – so finding a place to have your party can be hard. We take bookings for spaces in January for the next December. So if you’re the bod in charge of your Christmas party and you haven’t already booked, you’d better look sharp. If you need any help – consultation is free – give us a shout. Call Pretty Clever Events at the North Pole on 0845 413 3030 - www.prettyclever.co.uk
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