July 2012

01

Event: Canny Little Library

1 Jul 2012, 3 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

01

Film: Steamboat Bill Junior (1928)

1 Jul 2012, 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.

02

Meeting: General Meeting

2 Jul 2012, 6 p.m.

03

Event: English Language Conversation Group

3 Jul 2012, 4 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.

03

Event: Nrg Meet

3 Jul 2012, 7:30 p.m.

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

04

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

4 Jul 2012, 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."

05

Event: New Volunteer Induction

5 Jul 2012, 6 p.m.

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

05

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

5 Jul 2012, 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"
Film4

06

Event: A Bit Crack

6 Jul 2012, 7 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…

07

Event: Comedy Pick & Mix

7 Jul 2012, 7 p.m.

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

07

Event: Natural Selection (Club Night)

7 Jul 2012, 10 p.m.

A club night so bring your dancing shoes!

08

Event: Canny Little Library

8 Jul 2012, 3 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

08

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

8 Jul 2012, 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

09

Meeting: Programming Meeting

9 Jul 2012, 6 p.m.

10

Event: English Language Conversation Group

10 Jul 2012, 4 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.

11

Film: Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

11 Jul 2012, 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.

12

Film: Happy (2011)

12 Jul 2012, 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.

13

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

13 Jul 2012, 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

14

No Events Scheduled

14 Jul 2012

15

Event: Canny Little Library

15 Jul 2012, 3 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

15

Film: Down Home Film Festival

15 Jul 2012, 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.

16

Meeting: General Meeting

16 Jul 2012, 6 p.m.

17

Event: English Language Conversation Group

17 Jul 2012, 4 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.

18

Film: Manufactured Landscapes (2006)

18 Jul 2012, 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.

19

Event: This Is Not An Exit

19 Jul 2012, 7 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. 

20

No Events Scheduled

20 Jul 2012

21

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

21 Jul 2012, 6 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

22

Event: Canny Little Library

22 Jul 2012, 3 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

22

Film: Future Shorts (2011-2012)

22 Jul 2012, 7:30 p.m.

23

Meeting: Programming Meeting

23 Jul 2012, 6 p.m.

24

Event: English Language Conversation Group

24 Jul 2012, 4 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.

25

Film: Reel News

25 Jul 2012, 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/

26

No Events Scheduled

26 Jul 2012

27

Gig: Finger Picking Lush Acoustic

27 Jul 2012, 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!

28

No Events Scheduled

28 Jul 2012

29

Event: Canny Little Cafe & Library

29 Jul 2012, 3 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

30

Meeting: Other Meeting

30 Jul 2012, 6 p.m.

31

Event: English Language Conversation Group

31 Jul 2012, 4 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.