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From The Feast to House of the Dragon: Your Complete Guide to Entertainment This Week | Culture

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Go out: cinema

The Feast
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Starring Anne Elwy, The Feast is a disturbing yet effective horror, visual and sound feast, told entirely in Welsh (with English subtitles). That eerie sounding her design makes this slow-burning chiller move uncomfortably in your seat long before it turns its teeth to more terrifying imagery.

Dragon Ball Super: Super Heroes
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Written by Akira Toriyama, creator of the Dragon Ball series, this is the latest in nearly 30 installments of the hit Japanese animation franchise. In this chapter, the revived Red Ribbon Army turns public opinion on superheroes upside down (it’s about time). Expect an abundance of monsters and androids.

Orphan: First Kill
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If you love ridiculously gleeful and tasteless horror premises, Boy is the movie for you. .

fishermanFriends of: One and All
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The first Fisherman’s Friends movie (2019) was based on the heartwarming true story of a Cornish folk band’s unexpectedly huge success in 2010. The Pyramid of Glastonbury has a sequel that explores what happened next, including her stage appearance. . Catherine Bray

Go out: gig

Blow your own trumpet...Byron Warren.
Blow your own trumpet…Byron Warren. Photo: Ursula Tarasievich

Trish Clowes/Byron Wallen/B: Jazz Fest
symphony hall, Birmingham, August 24th
A highlight of Birmingham’s B:Jazzfest (22-26 August) is a showcase of two contrasting duets. Byron Warren partners with pianist Nick Lamb on Warren’s Black His Flag project, which depicts British-Caribbean family relationships. and a quirky cover. John Fordham

Australian World Orchestra
Royal Albert Hall, London, August 23rdt
It has been over ten years since conductor Zubin Mehta last appeared in the UK. Now in his mid-80s, he joins the Australian World Orchestra at the Proms this week, playing for Webern, Debussy (arranged by Brett his Dean) and Brahms. Andrew Clements

electric city festival
Gunnersbury Park, London, August 21
A selection of some of the biggest names in bass music are coming to London for this new festival. Headed by his merchants Chase & Status, the line-up also includes back-to-back sets from drum’n’bass pioneer Andy C, Belgian up-and-comer Netsky, chart-plaguing Sub Focus and Wilkinson. included. Michael Cragg

genius of perfume
August 22-24; Tour starts Glasgow
Before appearing at London’s All Points East on Friday, Mike Hadreas is an experimental soundtrack to 2020’s rich and robust Set My Heart on Fire immediately and this year’s follow-up to his recent dance productions. Playing some headline shows to support Ugly Season. . MC

Go out: art

George Henry's Poppies, 1891.
Flower Power…George Henry’s Poppies, 1891. Photo: City Art Centre, Museums & Galleries Edinburgh.

national treasure
City Art Centre, Edinburgh, up to 16 October
If you’ve been inspired by the National Gallery of Scotland’s Impressionist exhibition, the show explores how Scottish colorists were influenced by French art to create some of the most intense and voluptuous English paintings of the early 20th century. can know JD Ferguson, Samuel John Peplow and George Henry stand out.

Great Maker, Great World
Holburn Museum,bath, To 11 September
17th-century English women created striking, bizarre textiles with rough 3D surfaces depicting myths and nature. This lost art of “raised embroidery” has a rustic and primitive appearance, but was the prerogative of gentlemen who could afford expensive materials. into the imagination of another era.

Picton reframing
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, up to 3 September
Thomas Picton, who died at Waterloo, was long considered a Welsh national hero. But his brutal behavior as governor of Trinidad, still controversial at the time, came under renewed scrutiny.An installation by Gesiye and Laku Neg reimagines this figure from history. help you to Have mercy on a land that needs a hero.

explore our oceans
Natural History Museum, London, until January
A giant Japanese spider crab, caught off the coast of Japan in 1875, is one of the peculiar sights in the exhibition, which marks 150 years since the first voyage to obtain deep-sea surveys. It was the first to prove that life exists far below the surface of the ocean. Jonathan Jones

Go out: stage

Goodbye...a sad book.
Goodbye…a sad book. Photo: Josh Brady

sad book
Zoo Southside, Edinburgh, 22-28 August
Choreographer Andrea Walker and the 201 Dance Company have an impressive record at Edinburgh’s Fringe. This year, we’re premiering Sad Book, based on Michael Rosen’s award-winning book on grief. Lindsey Winship

big boys and friends
Plaisance Cabaret BarEdinburgh, August 23-27
A recent Channel 4 hit, Big Boys is one of many TV comedies over the years that have their roots in the fringes of the Edinburgh Festival, specifically creator Jack Rooke’s solo exhibition Good Grief. What better way to celebrate that success than with his week-long late-night cabaret featuring Luke, co-star John Poynting, and friends from the series? Brian Logan

all of us
National Theater, Dorfmanto September 24th
A powerful new play on living with a disability in the UK where social care is increasingly under pressure. Directed with love by Ian Rickson and written by Francesca Martinez. Miriam Gillinson

little life
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, to 22 August
Four men bound by friendship and trauma. Ivo van Hove directs Norya Yanagihara’s devastating novel in a Dutch production by Van Hove’s best collaborator International Theater Amsterdam. MG

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Stay at: streaming

Go to Westeros… House of the Dragons.
Go to Westeros… House of the Dragons. Photo: HBO

House of the Dragon
As of Monday, August 22
There’s so much sex in this Game of Thrones prequel that even star Matt Smith (alongside Emma Darcy), who plays the heir-presumptive Prince Damon Targaryen, is frowning. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, House of the Dragons also has plenty of flying dragons that vie for power, sting in the back, and of course.

sale oc
Wednesday, August 24, Netflix
When it launched in 2019, Sunset’s sale of a combination of high-end properties and highly complex drama proved compelling.

Welcome to Wrexham
Thursday, August 25, Disney+
This must-see documentary series follows Hollywood actors Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds as they team up to buy and run non-league football club Wrexham in North Wales. The story of the underdog is less flashy.

Lion: The Rise and Fall of Marsh Pride
Friday 26th August, BBC iPlayer
The BBC’s natural history unit meets epic wildlife documentation and family stories captured over 30 years in Kenya’s Masai Mara Reserve. Humans play small roles. Marsh is proud to play the lead role. They are big cats with big emotions. Ellen E. Jones

Stay at: game

Boom time...Saints Row.
Boom time…Saints Row. Photo: Game Press

saints row
August 23rd, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One
The silly open-world gangster adventure series gets a new reboot in the chaotic and violent Santo Ileso County. Street battles with giant guns, ferocious muscle cars and customizable street thugs. It’s like GTA: The Zack Snyder Cut. Keith Stewart

arcade paradise
Now on sale, PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4/5
Transform an old laundromat into a bustling amusement arcade in this throwback to 90’s arcade culture. All the machines in the game are also playable, so it’s a mix of management simulations and arcade tribute his anthology. Keza Macdonald

Stay at: album

That's a rap... Aichi.
That’s a rap… Aichi.

Aitch – close to home
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Since arriving in 2015, 22-year-old Manchester rapper Aitch, aka Harrison Armstrong, has scored five UK Top 10 singles and collaborated with Giggs and Stormzy. With this debut album, which saw the release of two of his hit EPs, Aitch showed his playful side, turning ’00s mainstay Ashanti into a summer anthem. I am sampling with Baby.

Hot Tip – Freak Out/Release
right nowDance-pop Boffin are back with their eighth album. Recent hot single Eleanor is classic Hot Chip, while The Evil That Men Do and Not Alone explore dark lyrical themes such as toxic masculinity. His tracks, on the other hand, are more heavily titled, influenced by White’s Stripes.

Demi Lovato – Holy Fvck
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Earlier this year, Disney alum-turned-pop superstar Lovato (jokingly) held a funeral for her former career. As the title suggests, her all-black eighth album sheds all vestiges of Lovato’s earlier persona and taps into her punk paradigm for a more heavy-hitting pop to explore mortality, depression, and addiction. Contains lyrics about illness.

panic! At the Disco – Viva Las Vengeance
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OTT Las Vegas Pop Rocker Panic! At The Disco, which was reduced to a solo project in 2015, Brendon Urey reflects on fast life and burnout. The stretchy single “Middle of a Breakup” examines the complexities of broken relationships, while “Local God” lashes out at small-town mentalities. MC

Stay at: brain hood

Power couple...The Last Movie Stars.
Power couple…The Last Movie Stars. Photo: Photo 12/Alamy

last movie star
August 20 (Sat) Sky Documentaries
Directed by director Ethan Hawke, this nostalgic six-part series follows his two heroes, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Based on in-depth interviews Newman gave for his unfinished memoir, Hawke paints an intimate portrait of the performance.

In this experimental series, part podcast, part album, ten musicians discuss their unique ways of hearing the world and create new audiophile productions. Ambient He features musician His Laraaji, Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar and more.

big sink
This long-running educational channel has an effective formula. One expert explores a topic of his or her choice. Start with musicologist Michael Spitzer in his 40,000-year history of music, or psychologist Clay his routledge on the power of supernatural thought. Amar Kalia