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Albert Man Launches ‘Say Something Loving’ on 7th February

SEEN favourite Albert Man is ready for 2018 with an arsenal of new songs, written during the last few months of 2017. The intention is to release a series of singles in the New Year, the first of which is called ‘Say Something Loving’ which was released on the 2nd February 2018. SEEN has it on her playlist and finds it haunting and poignant, emphasising Man’s skills with a catchy lyric even as it heightens the complexity of love..

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The Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall is an icon of British culture. Opened in 1871 by Queen Victoria, Prince Albert (Queen Victoria’s husband) originally intended for the hall to be called The Central Hall, and its purpose was to promote the Arts and Sciences. When Prince Albert died in 1861, plans were temporarily halted, until Henry Cole rekindled Prince Albert’s vision. The design is inspired by Roman amphitheatres, a particular love of Cole’s. Queen Victoria renamed the hall in memory of her beloved husband; rumour has it that she was too emotional to speak at the inaugur

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Nobel Prize Winner Bob Dylan: Live at the Royal Albert Hall 1966

50 years after it took place, the recording of Bob Dylan’s mythical Albert Hall show will be officially released for the first time in November, alongside a huge new 36-CD box set, The 1966 Live Recordings. This release coincides with Dylan being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, which was announced in Stockholm on Thursday, 13th October.

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Kate Simko & London Electronic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall

London-based Chicago producer and composer Kate Simko will be in concert with her London Electronic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 12th October. This is not the first time SEEN has had the pleasure of listening to Simko’s particular blend of classical and electronic music. With music from the London Electronic Orchestra’s debut album,  released …

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Yinka Ilori’s Playground Enjoys a New Lease of Life after LDW 2017

SEEN loved Yinka Ilori’s Estate Playground, which debuted at citizenM in Shoreditch during LDF 2017. So often installations can be a blink-and-you-miss-it experience, destined to live on after the event in art storage facilities. So, we are delighted to hear that citizenM has donated Estate Playground to the Bow Arts charity, who have re-installed it …

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Established & Sons Present New Designs for Salone di Mobile

Well, SEEN has just had the most marvellous time admiring the furniture and lighting on its way to Milan as part of the Salone. Established & Sons are exhibiting (for the next two days) a showcase of modern design classics that reference the past yet have a narrative all their own. The accent is on …