Birmingham Salon will be debating just that on 8 December at The Studio, joined by authors Helene Guldberg with her latest book ‘Just Another Ape?’ and Jeremy Taylor discussing ‘Not a Chimp: the hunt to find the genes that make us human’. Today, the belief that human beings are special is distinctly out of fashion. Almost … [Read more…]
On 27 November, Birmingham Printmakers are opening their studio doors from 10am – 4pm. They’ll be selling original prints, cards, books and gift wrapping.
Continuum is an evening of experimental full dome, 360-degree, dance and visual arts based work taking place this evening at Thinktank Planetarium, Millennium Point. Continuum is a meditation on notions of beauty, perfection and difference. The focus is the human body, physically and digitally modified and transformed. Developed during residencies with the Medical Research Council, … [Read more…]
Bloomfield—five feet four, with a compact build and a pugnacious chin—is the food world’s oblivious savant. Her single-mindedness in the kitchen has propelled her from Birmingham, England, where she grew up on a diet of fried-egg sandwiches and steaks “that would come out a little gray,” to the apex of New York City’s restaurant scene, … [Read more…]
On Wednesday afternoon I went to the Crescent Theatre (not been there in a while) for a briefing from the Arts Council on the new funding arrangements for arts organisations. Someone from Stan’s Cafe went in the morning and has written up a few thoughts. It’s worth a read as it articulates a few frustrations … [Read more…]
Or it does according to someone at the new Fallen Angel Bakery in Harborne if the experience of Paul at Ricemedia is anything to go by: Fazeley Studios might host some fine digital media companies, Ikon Eastside and our own fair office but there’s still some work to be done apparently. That or the guy’s … [Read more…]
Big congrats to Kerry and Dave from Fused! Steve’s put some crackin photos on his blog.
Brilliantly Birmingham is kicking off on 27 November, celebrating contemporary jewellery from local, national and international designer makers for the 11th consecutive year, through until 9 January. With a programme of workshops, special events and free exhibitions, including a ‘Treasure Trail’ of exhibitions at venues across the city, visitors will be taken on a journey … [Read more…]