July 2012

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Sunday 1 July 2012

Event: Canny Little Library

3:00 p.m.

The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Sunday 1 July 2012

Film: Steamboat Bill Junior (1928)

7:30 p.m.

Weedy Buster returns home from college, a disappointment to his burly riverboat captain father. But in dad's hour of need, Buster answers the call which climaxes when the whole town is destroyed in a cyclone. More »

Monday 2 July 2012

Meeting: General Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday 3 July 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. Travel costs can be paid for people who would otherwise not be able to come. More »

Tuesday 3 July 2012

Event: Nrg Meet

7:30 p.m.

In bar and cinema. (This is a closed meeting for members of Newcastle Roller Girls only) More »

Wednesday 4 July 2012

Film: The Economics Of Happiness + Q&A With Robin Stott Of Medact (2011)

7:30 p.m.

"The Economics of Happiness takes hold of the baton dropped by former Vice-President Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth and runs it all the way to the finish." More »

Thursday 5 July 2012

Event: New Volunteer Induction

6:00 p.m.

Come along and find out more about your favourite DIY cinema, and how to get involved. Everyone welcome! More »

Thursday 5 July 2012

Film: King Lear + Discussion (1971, Dir. Kozintsev)

7:30 p.m.

"Tone and text are interwoven with an artist's eye and a poet's ear….a strong contender for the greatest adaptation of Shakespeare's greatest play"
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Friday 6 July 2012

Event: A Bit Crack

7:00 p.m.

Seven Words

Michael Kerins making a cult of himself! 
The word wizard from Glasgow tells 'tall' or fantastic stories blending folktales and contemporary life…
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Saturday 7 July 2012

Event: Comedy Pick & Mix

7:00 p.m.

Eclectic comedy from half a dozen or more up and coming local comedians on every subject under the sun. More »

Saturday 7 July 2012

Event: Natural Selection (Club Night)

10:00 p.m.

A club night so bring your dancing shoes! More »

Sunday 8 July 2012

Event: Canny Little Library

3:00 p.m.

The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Sunday 8 July 2012

Film: Film: The Fearless Freaks - The Flaming Lips (2005) + The Futureheads (Short Live Set)

7:30 p.m.

A celebration of Oklahoma alt-rock band The Flaming Lips. 'The Fearless Freaks'  tracks Wayne Coyne and co. from psychedelic punk roots to internationally renowned band. Followed by live music from a band inspired by The Flaming Lips - THE FUTUREHEADS
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Monday 9 July 2012

Meeting: Programming Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday 10 July 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. Travel costs can be paid for people who would otherwise not be able to come. More »

Wednesday 11 July 2012

Film: Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

7:30 p.m.

The film consists primarily of slow motion and time-lapse footage of cities and many natural landscapes across the United States. Supported by F. F. Coppola, this is a bit of a cult film. More »

Thursday 12 July 2012

Film: Happy (2011)

7:30 p.m.

HAPPY is a feature‐length documentary that leads viewers on a journey across 5 continents in search of the keys to happiness. More »

Friday 13 July 2012

Gig: Gabriel Minnikin & The Fast Country + Gem Andrews + John Edgell

7:30 p.m.

Canadian alt-country heart throb Gabriel Minnikin brings his five piece band The Fast Country to the Star and Shadow this July. Raucous Country sounds busting with romance, cowboys & death, with lyrics and a voice to warm your cold, cold hearts More »

Saturday 14 July 2012

Sunday 15 July 2012

Event: Canny Little Library

3:00 p.m.

The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Sunday 15 July 2012

Film: Down Home Film Festival

7:30 p.m.

The event will see a range of short films created within the studio, ranging from documentaries to dramas and experimental films.

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Monday 16 July 2012

Meeting: General Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday 17 July 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. Travel costs can be paid for people who would otherwise not be able to come. More »

Wednesday 18 July 2012

Film: Manufactured Landscapes (2006)

7:30 p.m.

Jennifer Baichwal’s award-winning documentary centres on renowned Canadian artist Edward Burtynsky, whose large-scale photographs portray the devastating impact of industrial expansion on the environment.

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Thursday 19 July 2012

Event: This Is Not An Exit

7:00 p.m.

Showcases the animation work produced over the last two years by students from Newcastle College. A must for those with an interest in animation. A rare opportunity to view the original illustrations and workings through to the final piece. 

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Friday 20 July 2012

Saturday 21 July 2012

Gig: Narc/Ouseburn Fest 2012: Nwavi + Brad Field & Tim Shaw + The Noize Choir + The Bluebird (1918) & Carl Heslop On Cinema Organ + Djs

6:00 p.m.

Ouseburn/Narc Fest and free entertainment: NWAVI, Brad Field & Tim Shaw, The Noize Choir, silent film - The Bluebird -  accompanied with Carl Heslop on the cinema organ + DJ More »

Sunday 22 July 2012

Event: Canny Little Library

3:00 p.m.

The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Sunday 22 July 2012

Film: Future Shorts (2011-2012)

7:30 p.m.

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Monday 23 July 2012

Meeting: Programming Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday 24 July 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. Travel costs can be paid for people who would otherwise not be able to come. More »

Wednesday 25 July 2012

Film: Reel News

7:30 p.m.

Reel News is completely independent and non-aligned. We are completely against sectarianism in all its forms, anti-capitalist in outlook, against the anti-trade union laws and in favour of mass collective action in the workplace and on the streets to change society.http://www.facebook.com/events/333652176703792/ More »

Thursday 26 July 2012

Friday 27 July 2012

Gig: Finger Picking Lush Acoustic

7:30 p.m.

Lush Acoustic presents a folktastic night of rootsy music featuring finger-picking guitar and upbeat folk-skiffle blues from Carl Cape, singer-songwriter Phil Ogg, an amazing north-eastern themed songbook from Bill Read, plus others. It will be LUSH! More »

Saturday 28 July 2012

Sunday 29 July 2012

Event: Canny Little Cafe & Library

3:00 p.m.

With live music, hot and cold drinks, and vegan cakes n snacks! The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Monday 30 July 2012

Meeting: Other Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday 31 July 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. Travel costs can be paid for people who would otherwise not be able to come. More »