insideKENT Magazine Issue 49 - April 2016 - Page 26

EVENTS Men & Girls Dance // 8-9 Apr Painting The Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse // 12 Apr © Karen Robinson © Exhibition on Screen Men & Girls Dance is a new dance production created by Fevered Sleep. Men & Girls Dance is an innovative work performed by a cast of five highprofile professional male dancers and nine girls – cast from the local community in each tour town – aged between 8 and 11. While the production is at once delightful and fun, it’s also politically charged, challenging and thought provoking. 7pm (8 Apr), 2.30pm & 7.30pm (9 Apr). Price: £10 The Quarterhouse, Mill Bay, Folkestone CT20 1BN www.quarterhouse.co.uk / 01303 760750 Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, released in cinemas 12th April, will explore the intriguing relationship between the world’s greatest artists and horticulture. The film will transport viewers across Europe to some of the most beautiful gardens depicted in art, from Monet’s water lilies at Giverny to Bonnard’s privately owned garden in Vernonnet. It will also offer privileged access to the artworks they inspired, on display at the Royal Academy exhibition Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse (30th January – 20th April 2016). 6.45pm. Price: £14 Curzon Cinema, Westgate Hall Road, Canterbury CT1 2BT www.curzoncinemas.com / 0330 500 1331 Pasha Kovalev // 9 Apr After his successful UK Tour, Life Through Dance, hugely popular performer Pasha Kovalev, the winner of Strictly Come Dancing 2014, welcomes you to his new and exciting dance spectacular – IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU. In this, Pasha’s fifth UK tour, you can expect another evening of favourite music, spectacular dancing, emotion, energy, lights and dazzling costumes – great entertainment for the entire family. Get ready to dance! 7.30pm. Price: £24.50 Churchill Theatre, High Street, Bromley BR1 1HA www.churchilltheatre.co.uk / 020 3285 6000 Richard Herring: Happy Now? // 16 Apr Mister Maker // 10 Apr After years of drifting aimlessly and alone, Richard Herring is now settled down with a wife and a tiny baby. Is he finally happy now? Or does responsibility for the lives of others come with its own terrors? In his twelfth solo stand-up show, Richard examines whether we can ever hope to be truly content. If we were never unhappy would happiness have any meaning? Why do our brains force us to envision the worst possible outcomes even on a day when everything seems fine? How likely is it that Richard’s baby will be skewered by a stalactite of frozen urine falling from a plane, and is it really worth him wasting his time thinking about it? 8pm. Price: £15 Quarterhouse, Mill Bay, Folkestone CT20 1BN www.quarterhouse.co.uk / 01303 760750 Come and join your ultimate arts and crafts hero, Mister Maker, for his firstever live theatre tour! The show is packed full of a 'G