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Stuck for something to do in the next seven days? We aim to have you covered with an event a day for the next week, all across the region. This time around we have top indie music, an incredible art exhibition, lots of laughs and a whole lot more…

Monday 29th May
ART & LIT Holly Hendry – Wrot @ BALTIC, Gateshead
Get the week started with some mesmerising art, as Holly Hendry has used a variety of material to create a geology of oozy forms peppered with comic elements in an exhibition that’ll make the most of your bank holiday Monday.

Tuesday 30th May
COMEDY Stand Spotlight – Sex @ The Stand, Newcastle
A night of bespoke comedy sets all on the theme of sex, from Stuart McPherson, Sammy Dobson, Daniel Triscott, Thomas Rackham, Si Beckwith, Wis Jantarasorn and host Carl Gillespie.

Wednesday 31st May
FILM Manhattan @ Tyneside Cinema
A new digital print of Woody Allen’s monochrome masterpiece. Allen combines witty dialogue, the music of George Gershwin, and atmospheric location shooting in one of his best romantic comedies.

Thursday 1st June
COMEDY The Shoe Cake Comedy Club @ Musiclounge, Stockton
A night of free comedy for some Thursday giggles, as host Carl Gillespie (he’s having a busy week), brings Rob Mitchell, Russell Towers, Kate Jackson, Cash Boyle, Dan Triscott (also getting about a bit) and headline act Fran Garrity.

Friday 2nd June
MUSIC Slowlights @ KU Bar, Stockton
The emerging alternative pop talents have some joyously rousing and catchy sounds, and with a tour of Europe just behind them, the band are sure to be in high spirits as they head to KU Bar.

Saturday 3rd June
STAGE Love & Information @ Northern Stage, Newcastle
Caryl Churchill’s fast moving kaleidoscope of a play, where over one hundred characters try to work out what they know is a real must-see piece.

Sunday 4th June
MUSIC Minus The Bear @ Riverside, Newcastle
The indie rock band have crafted a unique sound with electronics, guitars and interesting and sophisticated time signatures, and are the perfect way to round out the week.

And for something a little different…
Check out our interview with Archipelago here, before they play Jazz Cafe on Tuesday.

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