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Cultural London: Top Events and Exhibits This Autumn

George Hobica | Posted 08.14.2016 | Travel
George Hobica

Which of the world's museums is the most Googled? It's London's Science Museum. I recently spent an hour in the museum's permanent exhibit of information technology through the ages and I can see why.

First Nighter: Cheek By Jowl's Declan Donnellan Gleefully Undoes Alfred Jarry's "Ubu Roi"

David Finkle | Posted 07.24.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Though the abrupt changes of tone are initially jarring, it doesn't take long for the audience to understand that the ensuing transitions from a subdued dinner party to the frenetic behavior of despots at their most destructive is a bored adolescent's rebellious fantasy.

Behold, The Digital Revolution That's Sweeping The Contemporary Art World | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts

You don't just see The Barbican's recently opened Digital Revolution exhibition in London, you live it, breathe it, even make it.

Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

MutualArt | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts

For years, artist Leandro Erlich has been inviting visitors to become a part of his often gravity-defying illusion filled installations. His latest piece, commissioned by the Barbican in London, invites art lovers to trapes all over, and up and down, the façade of a house.