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26 November 2011

Highlights of this weekend include a new food market by Nuno Mendes, design festival in Honk Kong and a new album by Kate Bush.


—The Long Table

Michelin Star winning chef Nuno Mendes is looking for a change this weekend, moving from the draconian site of Viajante to a stall in a carpark in East London. Mendes is joining some of London’s best restaurants at The Long Table, a night market with signature dishes and musical entertainment. Guests can take their pick of dishes then sit around the long table to mingle with other like-minded foodies.

Abbot Street, Dalston. Every Friday from 18.00 to 1.00. Until 25 December


—Detour Festival 2011

Celebrate the using less this weekend in Hong Kong with Detour, a design festival that focuses on the impacts of irresponsible consumerism. For two weeks Detour will spread their message by taking over the Former Police Married Headquarters in central Hong Kong transforming it into an installation space, a workshop site and a cycle powered cinema.

Former Police Married Headquarters, Hong Kong. Until 11 December


—My Week with Marilyn

Michelle Williams has been tipped for Oscar success in a biopic of one of the best loved and ultimately tragic figures of the 20th century. Brit actor Eddie Redmayne stars as a young studio hand struggling to believe his luck when he spends a week in the screen icon’s company, offering a sweet and brief window into a life we’ll never truly know. 
 My Week with Marilyn is out now


—50 Words for Snow, Kate Bush

This week marked the launch of Kate Bush’s new album 50 Words For Snow which was recorded while Bush worked on her previous record Director’s Cut. This installment by Bush proves to be highly personal with her 13-year-old son singing on one of the tracks. The jazzy songs are themed around mystery ghosts and fantasies on the background of falling snow. Tranquility guaranteed. 
50 Words For Snow is out now


—George Kuchar: Pagan Rhapsodies

The showcase of indie cinema master George Kuchar’s prolific work of a lifetime was organised prior to his recent death in September. The exhibit features many of the artist’s most significant works, including videos, drawings and of course some of his more than 200 films, where he used his students and friends as actors.

MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, New York. Until 15 January


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