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'Make Art Not Oil', London, June 15th 2013

Justice Fest, New Orleans, May 2-5

Check out Occupy The Stage’s Justice Fest near the entrance to Jazz Fest and not sponsored by Shell Oil!

http://onola.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/justice-fest-may-2-5-onola-nola/

'Conscious community choir' returns to sing out Shell at the Southbank Centre

Shell Classic International concert-goers applaud Shell Out Sounds performance highlighting sponsor’s human rights record

'All Rise' on 3rd anniversary of Deepwater Horizon

A message from Liberate Tate:

On the third anniversary of the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill we, Liberate Tate, stand witness to the BP trial in New Orleans with a performance at Tate Modern. For five days we whisper extracts from court transcripts throughout the BP sponsored Tate. Watch online Mon 22 Apr to Fri 26 Apr daily 3-4pm (GMT+1) 

BP goes geopolitical? Surely not!

Britain brings Old Masters back to Britain after 234 years

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21938034

BP is to sponsor a new exhibition of lost masterpieces, which are returning to the UK after 234 years.

The paintings, which originally hung at Houghton Hall in Norfolk, were brought together by Britain's first Prime Minister, Robert Walpole in the 1720s.

Annus Horribilis: New works in oil at National Gallery

Terrific Greenpeace visit to National Gallery:

http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/annus-horribilis-new-works-oil...

It's worth highlighting perhaps the fact that Shell is a Corporate Member of the NG: memberhttp://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/about-us/support-the-gallery/corporate...

Flashmob choir harmonises vs. Shell at Southbank Centre, 1.3.13

On the evening of Friday 1st March 2013, a group of singers and musicians called "Shell Out Sounds" (SOS) made an unexpected musical intervention at the Southbank Centre, during the interval of a Shell-sponsored performance by members of the Berliner Philharmoniker and guests. The 16-strong "flashmob choir" sang a sombre version of "Down to the River to Pray", the lyrics rewritten to depict the sadness and woe Shell inflicts on the world. The group handed out flyers to audience members, many of whom stopped to listen and applauded at the end of the song. The Southbank Centre security guards did not attempt to stop the surprise performance.

Calling all ARTivists! A competition to subvert Drax Group plc.

'Alas and alack, the RSC is back in the arms of BP...'

A message from our friends at the Reclaim Shakespeare Company:

 

http://bp-or-not-bp.org/news/alas-the-rsc-is-back-in-the-arms-of-bp/

Petition: http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/End_BP_sponsorship_of_the_RSC/

 

'Alas and alack, friends…

 

Today the Royal Shakespeare Company announced a new partnership with BP for its £5 ticket scheme for 16 – 25 year olds.

 

A giant oil syringe in Vancouver

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