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Things to do next week

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Indie band Alt-J tour their third album, Relaxer. The band formed in Leeds after meeting at university.

9 Sept, Empress Ballroom (


Polish contemporary artist Miroslaw Balka exhibits drawings and constructions that reflect on the history of Nazi occupation in Poland. The exhibition, titled Yromem, has been commissioned by the Lake District Holocaust Project.

9 Sept-4 Nov, Windermere Library (


Work by artists including Donald Judd, Bridget Riley and Josef and Anni Albers goes on exhibition at the Graves Gallery. Going Public – The Kirkland Collection will also include a series of seminars.

Until 2 Dec, Graves Gallery (


Art company Earthkala performs Mahabharat – a tale of heroes, jealousy and battle told through Indian and Western dance styles.

9 Sept, The Civic (


West Yorkshire Playhouse and BBC Radio Leeds present Partition, a specially commissioned radio play. The play explores the devastating legacy of the 1947 Partition of India.

8-9 Sept, West Yorkshire Playhouse (


Classic 1980s comedy Rita, Sue and Bob Too opens its UK tour. The play follows two Bradford schoolgirls as they embark on affairs with a married man.

6-23 September, Octagon Theatre (


Theatre company Paines Plough brings its 160-seat pop-up theatre Roundabout to Little Hulton’s Peel Park. The venue will present a number of shows, including three new plays direct from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

7-10 Sept, Peel Park (


Stand-up comedian Tom Taylor performs the first and second episodes of his one-man murder mystery play Charlie Montague Mysteries. The performance sees Taylor playing a number of roles, from high society dames to eccentric waiters.

8 Sept, The Old Courts (

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