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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 yr’s “requel”. Want Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Road franchise? Properly buckle up: they’re screening these tonight, too: all seven of ’em.

Flux Gourmand
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 costume in In Material.

Ladies Ladies Ladies
Out now
Winner of the World Cinema Dramatic Viewers award on the Sundance movie pageant this yr, director Alli Haapasalo’s partaking Finnish drama follows a trio of bizarre teenage ladies (Aamu Milonoff, Eleonoora Kauhanen, and Linnea Leino) as they discover newly woke up needs and their expectations of old flame.

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 price with a purpose to pursue her nice dream: proudly owning a couture Dior costume. It’s literal and figurative escapism, dropped at life by an enthralling solid that additionally contains 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 starts Glasgow
Canada’s indie pop quintet arrive within the UK in assist of subsequent week’s Blue Rev, the delayed follow-up to 2017’s Antisocialites. Its launch was hampered by theft (recordings of early demos had been swiped), a flood of their studio, and eventually the pandemic, so count on a way of joyful reduction. MC

Made Me Like It
Various venues, London, 1 October
This new multi-venue, one-day pageant in east London is headlined by a slew of new-ish acts corresponding 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 a degree of championing works by his fellow Ukrainians. The most recent 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 Arena Wembley, London, 7 October
Probably the most fashionable stay bands ever to straddle jazz, funk, international 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
National Gallery, London, 1 October to 22 January
In his late years this coruscating painter of flesh was routinely known as a “dwelling Outdated Grasp”. However how does he maintain up towards 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 Modern, London, 5 October to 12 March
The godfather of recent artwork involves the house of what fashionable artwork is now – however is there any connection? The pixellated photographs of this most conceptual of the post-impressionists convey the randomness and uncertainty of recent life. They echo in video artwork. Cézanne will all the time be fashionable – and profound.

Saskia van Uylenburgh in Arcadian Costume
Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, to 8 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
Modern Institute Osborne Street, Glasgow, to 12 November
Until recently, newness in artwork meant video or the readymade, however identification and injustice are extra pressing than what medium you utilize, 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 mild. 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 baby, 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 ladies. Lyndsey Winship

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

Dublin theatre pageant
Various locations, to 16 October
This yr’s pageant 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 15 October
Having cemented his megastar-in-waiting standing at this yr’s Edinburgh fringe, the 24-year-old brings his camp, winningly postmodern pastiche of Gen Z solipsism and social media-age struggling to his residence 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 fogeys 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 crew – a UK first.

The Bear
5 October, Disney+
This collection 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 important, long-term mind harm has lastly erupted into a worldwide 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 Good friend 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 skills 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 model 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 have a look at me … Shygirl. {Photograph}: Samuel Ibram

Shygirl – Nymph
Out now
After positioning herself on the centre of the experimental pop scene by way of 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 principal 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 touch 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 loss of life 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 … Hassle at Topshop. {Photograph}: Martin Godwin/The Guardian

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

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

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

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