Sometimes, living in East London
, one can feel...isolated. It's a trek to find "your locals" like movie theaters and supermarkets and nail salons. Just when I thought I'd have to get myself to Oxford Circus, I discovered not one, but two indie cinemas right near each other in Shoreditch. Rich Mix is the bigger of the two (the other being the Aubin Cinema on Redchurch Street), offering a cafe, live music, art exhibitions and more. While the seats don't recline as they do in the Electric or the Everyman, there's still stadium seating and walls covered in funky art. So sit back and enjoy the show.