Some articles of interest from the Birmingham Post’s Culture section:
- Electronics fall victim to gremlins – a review of the opening night of the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group‘s autumn season.
- Pram raiders target the Town Hall is the rather odd title for a preview of the Pram, Modified Toy Orchestra, Shady Bard gig, or should I say concert, at the Town Hall, including interviews with Jenny Capsule and Matt Pram.
- Andris takes the CBSO helm is Terry Grimley’s extensive profile and interview with the new CBSO Music Director Andris Nelsons.
- Verdi’s fine legacy at the Barber Institute sees Grimley surveying the legacy of outgoing director Richard Verdi which forms the basis of a exhibition, Exceptional Beauty and Outstanding Merit: Acquisitions Made During the Directorship of Richard Verdi, running at the Institute until January 20th.
- Finally, Violence in the Home again sees Grimley earning his pay with a review of the Black Eyed Sheilas exhibition at St Martins in the Bull Ring.
If like me you’re from the future and have trouble keeping up with what’s in the Post, you might find this feed, scraped from the website, handy. I sure do.