CALL FOR ENTRIES • International Design Competition Osaka 2005 aims to build bridges between designers and industrial communities. Deadline for entries is 31 October. Applications must be made on-line. Details: www.jdf.or.jp/eng/compe/index.html. EXHIBITIONS • The Beatles Unseen shows a collection of unique photographs from the book by Mark Hayward and Keith Badman, from 21 to 25 October. Venue: Hoopers Gallery, 15 Clerkenwell Close, London EC1. Details: www.hoopersgallery.co.uk. • Frieze Art Fair runs from the 21 to 24 October and includes sculptures, installations, performance art, film, music and talks. Venue: South Side, Regents Park, London NW1. Details: www.friezeartfair.com.• Zoo Art Fair supports emerging contemporary art talent, and will be showcasing 28 UK project spaces, galleries, collectives, curatorial groups and publications, from 20 to 24 October. Venue: London Zoo, Prince Albert Gate, Outer Circle, Regents Park, London NW1. Details: www.zooartfair.com COMING UP • Cobra Beer, from Bangalore to Bedford is a presentation by Karan F Bilimoria, founder and chief executive of Cobra Beer, on 3 November from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Venue: Design Business Association, 35-39 old Street, London, EC1. Details: www.dba.org.uk.
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