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London Open City
From the Romans through to the Victorians and our eco-friendly postmodernists, through wartime, economic fluctuation and political reform, from roadways to the Underground and domestic spaces, as a modern city with such an ancient heritage the story of London is a history of change, reinvention, and the struggle for balance. Presented by Design for London, this exhibition at Somerset House uses models, walks, lectures and discussions to discover how we are using our beautifully complex and organic city today, and how we might borrow examples from around the world to help reshape it for the future.
Time:
Mar 6 - Apr 27, 10am-6pm
Place:

Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 1LA

Cost:

Free

Info:

www.somersethouse.org.uk

Opera
Presented jointly by Artprojx and the Birds Eye View series, Opera is a new cinematic collection drawing on the Tate's current Modern Painters exhibition through the recurring themes of the music hall and opera. Featuring work from artists including Alice Anderson, Karen Knorr, Rut Blees Luxemburg and Susanne Winterling, expect the unexpected, anywhere from disembodied animations to provocative staged urban snippets, with a soundtrack of the suitable operatic and neo-classical to bind them. And just in case you miss it on Friday, Opera is back at the Prince Charles on Sunday at 11am.

Time:
Mar 7, 7:30pm
Place:

Tate Britain, Millbank, SW1P 4RG

Cost:

Free, but places limited

Info:

www.tate.org.uk

Eugene Onegin
With its daring duels, tragic love story, and rich exploration of the relationships between art and lit, Pushkin's uniquely iambic tetrametered tale of the titular Russian dandy, Eugene Onegin, has been an inspiration to the Fiennes and Tchaikovskys of the world alike for the last two hundred years. And for the next month, the Royal Opera House is reviving the late Steven Pimlott's fantastically dramatic 2006 production, with Antony McDonald's designs and a stunning cast to give full weight to Tchaikovsky's stirring score.

Time:
Mar 8 - Apr 7, Various Times
Place:
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, WC2E 9DD
Cost:
6-660
Info:
esales.roh.org.uk
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