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Forget winter with an old-school musical Rom Com and a free Martini!

Kino-Teatr goes from La La Land to Wowtown

“It’s January, it’s miserable and I’ve got that irritating song by ’70s band Pilot going around my head… and then I picked up the Kino-Teatr January programme and got strangely fond of the month…” HOT’s Erica Smith raises a Martini to the diverse entertainment available in one Norman Road establishment.

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It’s not broken and it’s not a biscuit

HOT’s John Knowles takes a moment out from producing his own events to highlight an up and coming event he introduced to Hastings.

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At the cutting edge of Sheared Wit

HOT’s Erica Smith meets Simon Charterton, the man behind many of the more interesting musical events in the area, and finds out what makes his metronome tick.

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Spoken Word and Images from Idle Eye

Straight from the weirder heart of, that there London, comes Idle Eye presenting a brand new event for Hastings: Broken Biscuits. Broken Biscuits is an evening of spoken word, music, poetry, and films. Featuring David Quantick, Idle Eye, Kate Tym with short films from Dan Laidler and music from the ever eclectic ‘The Ingrid Pitt Orchestra’.

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Being Bowie film premiere in Hastings

“I spent a day filming on the beach in Hastings where Bowie shot ‘Ashes to Ashes’, and walked around the seafront wearing the full Pierrot make-up. I got some very funny looks but for the most part, people were very English and just didn’t say anything.” Hear more anecdotes from Professor Will Brooker when he launches The Electric Palace cinema’s annual Summer Music Season on 11 June with a very special WORLD EXCLUSIVE film premiere of his film, Being Bowie: Act 1 on Saturday 11 June, says Annie Waite.

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Comedy at Kino-Teatr

Having re-opened the old St Leonards Curzon as a cinema, theatre, restaurant and music venue, Kino-Teatr is now turning its hand to comedy. And quizzes! Simon Charterton shares the joke…

Posted 17:30 Monday, Feb 15, 2016 In: Performance Tags: , , , ,
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Summer down but not yet out at the Electric

Now in its third year, there is still plenty to see of the Electric Palace’s Summer Music Season as it continues throughout September, writes Annie Waite. Rain or shine, these music-themed films will charm music lovers and are once again hosted by acclaimed music journalist and comedy writer David Quantick, who also happens to be a Hastings resident.

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Travel back to the 60s and 70s in a Rock ‘n’ Roll Double Bill

Whenever you go down the road in Britain, you travel not in three dimensions, but in four – the fourth dimension is the past. ‘How We Used to Live’ is a new archive film of 50’s and 60’s London from indie-pop band, St Etienne, and cultural commentator and writer, Travis Elborough. Annie Waite speaks with Travis to find out more about the film.

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