London Lite Friday, 21 August 2009 15 IN&OUTTONIGHT IN&OUTTONIGHT PREVIEWS Amys scared Ill follow herREMI NICOLE The single Standing Tears Apart is out on Monday. 11PAGE ENTERTAINMENT SECTION CompiledbyStephanieHirschmiller COMEDYTHEATRECLUBSMUSIC Coming SoonTomorrowToday Londons biggest and best newspaper guide to staying in...or going out Coming SoonToday Tomorrow Coming SoonTomorrowToday Coming SoonTomorrowToday PARTY girl Remi Nicole isnt used to making an appearance back here in the In & Out Tonight section. No, shes more at home on pages 8 and 9, living it up with Pixie Geldof and hanging with Henry Holland for London Eye. In fact, she rarely makes headlines for her singing -- which, since the tepidly received release of her 2007 debut My Conscience & I, has been largely limited to Hawley Arms sing- alongs. Instead, its her camaraderie with Amy Winehouse that has put Nicole into the spotlight. Were not speaking at the moment, sighs Nicole, 26, rolling her eyes over scrambled eggs in a cosy restaurant near her Highbury home. I supported her in 2007 and we got really close then but she hasnt been very supportive recently. Ive got nothing but love for her and miss her madly. I know well speak again but its like she has a lot of things that I want and maybe I have things she wants. Certainly Nicoles plans for her second album, Cupid Shoot Me, could do with the injection of a Wino-sized budget. Its a doo-woppy, Fifties girl group-themed record she considers empowering. Im thinking big, she says with the self-belief of Winehouse circa 2004. The ultimate would be a show at the Royal Albert Hall with a full orchestra. Huge. We havent played the album live yet but, weirdly, my inspiration is Beyonc. Not her songs -- some of them are a bit pony -- but her work ethic and how beautifully manicured her concerts are. In terms of how Winehouse might envy Nicole, things are a little less sparkly. I feel like Amy might be scared for me, that I might go down the same route she did. Maybe thats why she shows a lack of support. But I wont. Firstly, Ill never be as contro- versial as her and secondly I wont be tempted by drugs, Ive seen what its done to her. Okay, but I wonder whether They Didnt Need To Make Me Go To Rehab would be such a kicky karaoke song... MARTHA DE LACEY Fall out girl: Nicole and Wino are not speaking ShEkOyOkh ONE of our most popular klezmer bands, right, brings Krakow dance beats to trendy Dalston, celebrating the launch of second studio album, Buskers Ballroom. Vortex, Dalston Culture House, Gillett St N16 (020 7254 4097), 8.30pm, 9. Rail: Dalston Kingsland CRyStaL FIghtERS LOOKING like woodland nymphs from Lord Of The Rings, the Fighters, right, make fast and furious dance music with Basque instruments, synthesizers and their own voices. Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane EC2 (020 7422 7505), 8pm, 10. Tube: Old St gEt LOadEd IN thE PaRk WHO says London cant do festivals? Go hard until the last Tube with sets from Orbital, Roni Size, right, and more. 30 Aug, Get Loaded, Clapham Common SW4 (0844 847 2467, getloadedinthe park. com), noon, 40. Tube: Clapham Common CaRRIES WaR ITS 1940, and Nick and Carrie (James Joyce and Sarah Edwardson, right) are evacuated to a small Welsh village. Until 12 Sep, Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Ave W1 (0844 412 4658), Tue- Sat 7.30pm, mats Tue, Thu & Sat 2.30pm, 10-39. Tube: Piccadilly Circus thREE MORE SLEEPLESS NIghtS THREE short acts of love- tangled pillow talk from two couples, right, in an on-stage double bed in Caryl Churchills drama. Until 27 Aug, National Theatre, South Bank SE1 (020 7452 3000), 6pm, other times vary, 10. Tube: Waterloo ENRON SAMUEL WEST is Enrons CEO in this theatrical take on the so-called smartest guys in the room, right. 17 Sep7 Nov, Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Sq SW1 (020 7565 5000, royalcourttheatre.com), Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 3pm, 10-25. Tube: Sloane Sq SEaN PERCIvaL THE Full Monty-esque ex- welder, left, is a regular on the worldwide comedy circuit, from Edinburgh to the Smirnoff Comedy Festival in South Africa. Until 30 Oct, Jongleurs Bow, 221 Grove Rd E3 (0870 787 0707, jongleurs.com), 7pm, 13. Tube: Mile End ChuCkLE CLub EUGENE CHEESE, left, hosts a line-up of hand-picked acts as part of the venues Midsummer Madness season. Until 29 Aug, Tutus, KCLSU, Macadam Building, Surrey St WC2 (07855 586127), 8.30pm, 5. Tube: Temple daME EdNa EvERagE BILLED as Last Night Of The Poms, Dame Edna, left, and Sir Les Patterson are joined by Carl Davis and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. 15 Sep, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 (020 7589 8212, royalalberthall. com), 7pm, returns only. Tube: South Kensington dEkkER aNd JOhaN RESIDENTS Dekker and Johan, left, will rock the venues sound system with a raw blend of electro, house and techno. BGs, 71 Shacklewell Lane E8 (07796 336204), 10pm, 7. Rail: Dalston Kingsland FEELINg gLOOMy THE only club night to bathe you in melancholia courtesy of lovelorn hosts Leonard and Cliff, left. Have a bawl and shed a tear to classics from The Smiths to The Cure. O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, 16 Parkfield St N1 (0870 771 2000), 10.30pm, 8, 6 before midnight, 5 concs, adv 4. Tube: Angel La bOMba! LONDONS biggest Latin rave features Sassy Pandez, left, Manchesters urban Latino pioneer Carl1tos, and more. 3 Sep, Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt St SE1 (07958 283595, la-bomba.co.uk), 10.30pm, 10, 7 adv. Tube: Elephant & Castle index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html