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May 28, 2020 Online
Retouch and edit photos
CUBICLE IG Live

#workwithCUBICLE—Learn how we edit and retouch photos on episode three of #workwithCUBICLE.

Join CUBICLE founder Shini Park on the third iteration of #workwithCUBICLE Instagram Live workshop exploring the fundamentals of photo retouch and editing, targeted to budding visual creatives with a keen eye for photography or professionals looking to further sharpen their skills. The workshop is run on the @CUBICLE Instagram account, download Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom or Bridge (making sure Camera RAW is enabled) to prepare. Submit any pre-session questions or requests at the @Shini.Park account

Thursday 28 May 2020; 5pm BST
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Daily dose of type
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Art & design—Font enthusiasts rejoice: we’ve assembled your daily dose of typography.

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Font enthusiasts rejoice: we’ve assembled your daily dose of typography. Whether you’re a type-hungry designer looking for inspiration, or a layman with an eye for aesthetics, our very own art director’s Horror Vacui Studio account is perfect IG fodder. To download fonts and learn a little more about their context, head to the blog at Fontsmith.com. But if you’re ready to brush up on the intricate shapes in Chinese characters, follow the @__designnn on their 365-day challenge, and enjoy experimental 3D fonts.

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Knitting for all
Wool and the Gang

DIY—With 2020 summer plans very much a ‘tbc kinda situation’, now’s the time to work on your indoor cosy by knitting your very own Wool and the Gang collection.

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With 2020 summer plans very much a ‘tbc kinda situation’, now’s the time to work on your indoor cosy by knitting your very own Wool and the Gang collection. With more than 50 free patterns to choose from, you’ll be able to hand-make socks, blankets and cushion covers. Does your dog need a knitted collar? No. Should you make one anyway? Probably.

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Ivy League classes
Class Central

Education—This Ivy League digital collaboration is a unique opportunity to learn a thing or two about a thing or two.

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If you’ve always wanted an Ivy League education (minus the frat boys) this could well be your chance. Offering a series of courses, from structural engineering to modern poetry, artificial intelligence, classical music, neuroscience and much more, this Ivy League digital collaboration is a unique opportunity to learn a thing or two about a thing or two.

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A virtual escape
Kew Gardens

Nature & environment—For one of the most relaxing iterations of quarantine digitisation, check out Virtual Kew.

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For one of the most relaxing iterations of self-isolation digitisation, check out Virtual Kew – a series of videos on the famous flora of Kew Gardens. Whether it’s a behind-the-scenes peek into the upkeep of one of Kew’s impressive horticultural features, or simply a tranquil glide through swaths of blossoming bluebells, this is slow entertainment at its finest.

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The Tech Edit
Vogue Business

Fashion & style—Vogue expands its podcast reach with the new Tech Edit, a weekly series led by innovation editor Maghan McDowell.

Vogue expands its podcast reach with the new Vogue Business Tech Edit, a weekly series led by innovation editor Maghan McDowell. Experts are invited to discuss the future of fashion, and how new technologies are shaping the business landscape. Expect to hear from frontrunners on the tech scene such as Tommy Hilfiger’s Daniel Grieder, Snapchat’s head of global product marketing, Carolina Arguelles, and many more.

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May 21, 2020 Online
Composition & cocktails
CUBICLE IG Live

#workwithCUBICLE—Episode two of #workwithCUBICLE delves into the basic principle of composition.

Episode 2 of #workwithCUBICLE delves into the basic principle of composition, building on the first lesson on using artboards. Using only 30x imagery submitted by CUBICLE readers (tag #workwithCUBICLE on any photo on Instagram: people, architecture, animals, art, etc, to participate), CUBICLE founder Shini Park curates an IG Wall.

Thursday 21 May 2020; 5pm BST
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Tunes from The Row
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Music & performance—The Row’s MAY 2020 Spotify playlist is a compilation of just under three hours of soul classics and chill sounds.

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The Row’s MAY 2020 Spotify playlist is a compilation of almost three hours of soul classics and chill sounds. This is a seriously eclectic selection, and a great chance to revive your love for some old favourites, while discovering a few lesser-known gems along the way. The easiest of easy listening.

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May 24, 2020 Online
Sunday Sessions with Guts Gallery
@aimemag IG Live

Art & design—Hosted by creative platform AIME, Sunday Sessions is a weekly programme of Q&A’s with some of London’s most talented emerging artists, curators and gallerists.

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Hosted by creative platform AIME, Sunday Sessions is a weekly programme of Q&As with some of London’s most talented emerging artists, curators and gallerists. This Sunday sees curator Eleanor Stephenson and founder and director of Guts Gallery, Ellie Pennick, discuss the future of exhibitions and the paradox of privilege amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Followers are invited to submit their questions to AIME Instagram in advance.

Sunday 24 May 2020; 5pm BST
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May 21, 2020 Online
Storytelling by Trey Ellis
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Cinema & Education—Award-winning filmmaker, novelist, and playwright Trey Ellis is opening up his storytelling knacks in a free Q&A webinar for budding screenwriters.

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Award-winning filmmaker, novelist, and playwright Trey Ellis (Holy Mackerel, The Tuskegee Airmen, Good Fences) is opening up his storytelling knacks in a free Q&A webinar for budding screenwriters. The Q&A will be limited to the first 500 participants to join, but if you don’t make the cut, don’t worry – a recording will be made available within 24 hours. If you have a story to tell, this may well be the catalyst you need to finally put pen to paper.

Thursday 21 May 2020; 1pm PT / 9pm BST
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