Architect and Urban Designer Joe Holyoak has been uploading a load of articles onto his blog. Always good reading.
Birminghamusic.com note that Templeton Pek have signed to Small Town Records.
Audiences Central notes that the MOBOs have reinstated their Jazz category and Soweto Kinch is one of the nominees with Jamelia up for Best UK Female. You can vote online here. Any other Birmingham acts in those lists?
I’m not sure if this is strictly relevant to the creative sector but it’s certainly interesting. Free paper The Birmingham News is going ultra-local, splitting itself into seven papers covering specific areas of the city. “To help get to the grass roots the newspaper has recruited an army of citizen correspondents.” I wonder who they’ve … [Read more…]
Art Stalking Ana reports on DamiÃ¡n Ortega’s Being at Ikon Eastside and Drunken Boat Colony. (Hmm, have to investigate Colony…)
Assorted Things That Make You Go Ooh. Russ L throws his pennies into some recent pots.
Linford Group to re-build Edwards No 8 nightclub is a rather strange headline as there’s no indication in the article that it’ll house a rock club and venue when it’s rebuilt. Still, nice to see they’ve salvaged the facade. via LJ Brum
Craig Holmes is looking for models for a series of black and white portrait photographs that will form a book.