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Tom Gamble
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Playerist Comedy Night 2 // Poetry Café // Review

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A school night if not for half term, those in the know braved the dullest weather to arrive at a sparkling evening of comedy by Playerist Performance Collective at the Poetry Café.

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Category: Art
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Playerist Comedy Night // Thursday May 29 // Poetry Café

Playerist returns for another Comedy Night at the much-loved Poetry Café in Betterton Street, in the heart of Covent Garden, kicking-off at 7.30pm on Thursday May 29. A widely diverse range of talent promises a memorable occasion, at the attractive door price of £3. Playerist supports writers, musicians and artists, and offers a unique showcase of billed acts comprising a varied programme. The events offer further opportunities for chatting and drinking (or networking if you like) and this time around the venue has guaranteed a well-stocked fridge…

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Category: Art
Raie: all performers were obviously enjoying themselves, and the groove was infectious.

Map Café: Raie + Caroline Archer

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The Map Studio Café, Kentish Town

First up was Caroline Archer in support: an adept guitarist with an earthy, smoky voice. She performed original material sounding a little like a young Joan Armatrading, especially when using portamento. Caroline’s fairytale for modern times had the topical title ‘Dreaming for My Prince’ and was followed by another aspirational fable ‘Higher’. Then ‘Concrete Corners’ which despite its name gently spiralled out, in turns intensifying or winding down. Caroline demonstrated a sharp sense of phrasing in the delivery and structure of her songs, and was warmly received by the packed house.

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Category: Culture