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Recycled cans kicks-starts new career as artist

It’s the kind of story that belongs to a mini-series of the 80s. A Plymouth property developer falls on hard times and spends more time on his art work to relax and take him away from his woes. He develops a technique using recycled cans as part of the canvass to reflect his seascapes he paints. The paintings are seen by a passing photographer, who introduces said painter to a gallery owner and the work is valued at £4,000 a pop.

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All you need is love at Delamore Gallery

All You Need Is Love, apparently, at the Delamore Gallery. Which may not cut it if you try to walk away with some of the work of the more than 40 painters, sculptors, photographer and craftspeople who make up this exhibition celebrating all aspects of passion, affection and desire… to which we’d add recrimination and bitterness – but then we are romantics.

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Cafe Concrete as part of Peninsula Arts Experimental music weekend

Lona Kozik and Neil Rose deliver a live improvisation around piano, violin and electronics, Alexis Kirke and Nick Grew improvise using percussion, and electronics and DJ Contort delivers the sandwich filling, ensuring every one doesn’t vanish up their highbrow, bum bum.

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