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Going out: Cinema

Scream/Nightmare on Elm Road marathons
The Prince Charles Cinema, London, 1 October solely
Wes Craven followers assemble for a 635-minute all-nighter screening of each Scream film, from the one which began all of it in 1996 (above) to final 12 months’s “requel”. Favor Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Road franchise? Properly buckle up: they’re screening these tonight, too: all seven of ’em.

Flux Connoisseur
Out now
Starring Gwendoline Christie and Asa Butterfield, the brand new movie from Peter Strickland, about an uncommon artists’ retreat, is as distinctive and bizarre as we’ve come to count on from the person who gave us BDSM butterfly collectors in The Duke of Burgundy and a haunted pink gown in In Material.

Women Women Women
Out now
Winner of the World Cinema Dramatic Viewers award on the Sundance movie competition this 12 months, director Alli Haapasalo’s participating Finnish drama follows a trio of bizarre teenage ladies (Aamu Milonoff, Eleonoora Kauhanen, and Linnea Leino) as they discover newly woke up wishes and their expectations of past love.

Mrs Harris Goes to Paris
Out now
Beforehand filmed in 1992 with Angela Lansbury within the title position, this incarnation of Paul Gallico’s novel stars Lesley Manville because the widowed cleansing woman who decides to move to Paris at any value so as to pursue her nice dream: proudly owning a couture Dior gown. It’s literal and figurative escapism, delivered to life by an enthralling forged that additionally consists of Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs and Anna Chancellor. Catharine Bray


Going out: Gigs

Five members of the Canadian band Alvvays.
Perpetually and … Alvvays. {Photograph}: Eleanor Petry

Alvvays
1 to 7 October; tour begins Glasgow
Canada’s indie pop quintet arrive within the UK in help of subsequent week’s Blue Rev, the delayed follow-up to 2017’s Antisocialites. Its launch was hampered by theft (recordings of early demos have been swiped), a flood of their studio, and at last the pandemic, so count on a way of joyful reduction. MC

Made Me Like It
Numerous venues, London, 1 October
This new multi-venue, one-day competition in east London is headlined by a slew of new-ish acts similar to pop star L Devine, decadent indie-pop rabble Walt Disco and post-punk experimentalists Do Nothing. Elsewhere there are gems to be present in Greta Isaac’s DIY alt-pop and the rock catharsis of Olly Bailey, AKA Jaws the Shark. Michael Cragg

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Lighthouse, Poole, 5 October; Guildhall, Portsmouth, 6 October
All through 14 seasons as BSO’s principal conductor, Kirill Karabits has made some extent of championing works by his fellow Ukrainians. The newest is the cello concerto by Fedir Akimenko, left unperformed when the composer died in 1945. Karabits frames it with Stravinsky and Mahler. Andrew Clements

Snarky Pet
O2 Academy, Glasgow, 4 October-; O2 Academy, Bristol, 5 October, then touring; O2 Apollo, Manchester, 6 October; OVO Area Wembley, London, 7 October
One of the crucial fashionable dwell bands ever to straddle jazz, funk, world music and R&B, the American collective launch new album Empire Central – a homage to their very own story, and to heroes of American music. John Fordham


Going out: Artwork

Man with a Thistle (Self-portrait).
Man with a Thistle (Self-portrait). {Photograph}: /Lucian Freud Archive/Tate

Lucian Freud
Nationwide Gallery, London, 1 October to 22 January
In his late years this coruscating painter of flesh was routinely known as a “residing Previous Grasp”. However how does he maintain up in opposition to the historic artists who impressed him, from Holbein and Corot to his beloved Titian, within the Nationwide Gallery? This centenary present guarantees excessive artwork at its highest.

Cézanne
Tate Fashionable, London, 5 October to 12 March
The godfather of recent artwork involves the house of what trendy artwork is now – however is there any connection? The pixellated photos of this most conceptual of the post-impressionists convey the randomness and uncertainty of recent life. They echo in video artwork. Cézanne will at all times be trendy – and profound.

Saskia van Uylenburgh in Arcadian Costume
Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, to eight January
Rembrandt’s portray of his spouse because the spring goddess is on tour from the Nationwide Gallery. The pathos and energy of this portrait lie in the way in which Rembrandt glorifies Saskia as a golden, beflowered goddess whereas additionally letting us know she is posing in his studio: dream and actuality touchingly collide.

Walter Value
Fashionable Institute Osborne Road, Glasgow, to 12 November
Till lately, newness in artwork meant video or the readymade, however identification and injustice are extra pressing than what medium you employ, so portray lives once more. Brooklyn artist Value is radical by being conventional. His delicate work with nocturnal blues recall Matisse, even Dufy. The leading edge, however light. Jonathan Jones


Going out: Stage

Dancer Joseph Toonga, mid performance.
Born dancer … Joseph Toonga. {Photograph}: Karen Jonkers/Theater Pageant Boulevard

Joseph Toonga: Born to Exist
Oxford Playhouse, 4 October; touring to 26 Nov
As a toddler, Joseph Toonga moved from Cameroon to east London; as an artist he’s moved from hip-hop to up to date dance coaching to working with the Royal Ballet. Born to Exist is the ultimate a part of his trilogy on black masculinity, an autobiographical piece about being introduced up solely by black girls. Lyndsey Winship

Eureka Day
Previous Vic Theatre, London, to 31 October
Helen Hunt stars within the European premiere of Jonathan Spector’s satirical comedy. A illness rips by a progressive faculty – will the neighborhood bind collectively or activate one another? Miriam Gillinson

Dublin theatre competition
Numerous places, to 16 October
This 12 months’s competition sees a renewed worldwide focus, 17 world premieres, an adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s novel The Blackwater Lightship and an intriguing interactive piece from Italian artist Romeo Castellucci. MG

Leo Reich
Soho theatre, London, 4 to fifteen October
Having cemented his megastar-in-waiting standing at this 12 months’s Edinburgh fringe, the 24-year-old brings his camp, winningly postmodern pastiche of Gen Z solipsism and social media-age struggling to his house city. Rachel Aroesti


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Staying in: Streaming

Leon Harrap and Sarah Gordy in Ralph & Katie.
Leon Harrap and Sarah Gordy in Ralph & Katie. {Photograph}: Ben Blackall/BBC/ITV Studios

Ralph & Katie
5 October, 9pm, BBC One & iPlayer
The A Phrase broke new floor with its delicate however frank portrayal of oldsters navigating their son’s autism analysis. This equally pioneering spin-off follows newlyweds Ralph and Katie Wilson, who each have Down’s syndrome, and is helmed by an all-disabled writing staff – a UK first.

The Bear
5 October, Disney+
This sequence a couple of troubled fine-dining chef (Jeremy Allen White) who inherits his late brother’s struggling Chicago sandwich store has been a word-of-mouth smash within the States, because of its distinctive mixture of heart-rending character research and dizzying kitchen drama.

Head On: Rugby, Dementia & Me
5 October, 9pm, BBC Two & iPlayer
The once-hazy affiliation between sports-related concussion and vital, long-term mind injury has lastly erupted into a world scandal over the previous couple of years. On this one-off doc, 44-year-old World Cup winner Steve Thompson grapples movingly with the dementia brought on by his stellar rugby profession.

A Pal of the Household
6 October, Peacock
The White Lotus’s Jake Lacy transforms right into a uniquely horrifying predator on this stranger-than-fiction true-crime drama – directed by acclaimed indie film-maker Eliza Hittman – about younger Jan Broberg, who was kidnapped not as soon as however twice by a neighbour in Seventies Idaho. Colin Hanks and Anna Paquin co-star as Broberg’s baffled dad and mom. RA


Staying in: Video games

Gameplay image from Overwatch 2.
An actual blast … Overwatch 2. {Photograph}: Blizzard

Overwatch 2
Out 4 October, all platforms
A sequel to essentially the most colourfully enjoyable team-shooter on the market, during which outrageous particular talents and fan-art-worthy characters mix to enliven each match.

Alfred Hitchcock: Vertigo
Out now, all platforms
A online game adaptation of a 64-year-old movie? The cartoonish type deviates from Hitchcock, however the psychological thriller core of this story stays.

Keza MacDonald


Staying in: Albums

Pop artist Shygirl dressed in silver and purple.
Don’t take a look at me … Shygirl. {Photograph}: Samuel Ibram

Shygirl – Nymph
Out now
After positioning herself on the centre of the experimental pop scene through a duo of acclaimed EPs and collaborations with the likes of Sophie and FKA twigs, south London’s Blane Muise (above) unleashes her debut LP. Whereas Nike dabbles in tactile, attractive on predominant electro, the Arca-assissted Come for Me focuses on fracturing R&B.

Craig David – 22
Out now
The What’s Your Flava? hitmaker’s eighth album, and third since his 2015 profession revival, options collaborations with the likes of dance behemoths Galantis (DNA), pop newcomer Gracey (Again to Fundamentals) and, on the garage-tinged Who You Are, omnipresent songwriter and vocalist MNEK. It’s all held collectively by David’s honeyed vocals.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Cool It Down
Out now
9 years after their disappointing fourth album Mosquito, New York’s quintessential art-rock band return rejuvenated on this eight-track follow-up. Whereas lead single Spitting Off the Fringe of the World welds lyrics in regards to the impending local weather disaster to a hurricane-sized rock swirl, the string-drenched Burning provides a splash of 60s soul.

Björk – Fossora
Out now
Billed as her “mushroom album”, the tenth opus from Björk finds her digging into her roots. Impressed by her lockdown spent in Iceland, in addition to the dying of her mom, sSongs such because the densely packed, gabber-adjacent Atopos make good on the album’s “organic techno” style tag, whereas the loved-up Ovule makes its mark extra delicately. MC


Staying in: Mind meals

Shop window image, circa 2001, from Trouble at Topshop.
Early closing … Bother at Topshop. {Photograph}: Martin Godwin/The Guardian

Bother at Topshop
3 October, 9pm, BBC Two
This two-part sequence recounts Topshop’s rise on the Nineteen Eighties excessive road, earlier than its well-documented fall in 2020. Subsequent week’s concluding episode investigates Philip Inexperienced’s tumultuous tenure as proprietor, by the first-hand testimony of his workers.

Echoic Archive
Podcast
Somerset Home opens the doorways to its creative neighborhood on this fascinating four-part sequence. Host Weyland McKenzie-Witter investigates the methods during which artists interact with archives, from producing on-line information within the metaverse to unearthing diaspora histories.

Koala Sampler
On-line
There are a plethora of music-making apps, however this sampler from Elf Audio is without doubt one of the most intuitive and inventive. Report sounds by your cellphone’s microphone to create sequences that may be manipulated into advanced tracks. Ammar Kalia

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