The line-up for this year’s Fierce! Festival, the international performing arts festival, has been announced and can be seen on the events page of their newly updated website. You may recall that a significant number of acts were chosen via a public vote and these have now been programmed into the wider festival too. The … [Read more…]
Here’s the winners of the My Fierce Festival public vote competition thingy: Theatres Whisper (Proto-type Theater) Playing The Victim (Switch) I Told It To A Mannequin (Francesca Millican Slater & Lindsey Price) Public Spaces The FÃªte Encounter (Various Artists) B1 Labyrinths (Needless Allies) It Sank With The Shape Of Us (Victoria Pratt) Unconventional Spaces The … [Read more…]
I’ve been criminally negligent in reporting on the My Fierce Festival shenanigans this last week but have raised myself from my ineptitude, or something, to inform you that today is the final day to vote on which acts will appear as part of Fierce this year. Get to it!
Artstalking Ana reports on Wunderkammer which opened on Wednesday at BIAD with a live performance, which I’ll let Ana describe: David Miller and Edward Wakefield were lying inside perspex cabinets as characters drawn from when they were students at Margaret Street. Ed was lying in state, with audio playing (unfortunately you couldn’t hear this very … [Read more…]
This year, we get to vote on what we want to see as part of the Fierce Festival! After a decade of stop-you-in-your-tracks live art events and performances FIERCE is trailblazing once more giving you, the audience, the power to program your own festival! Weâ€™ve reserved a range of spaces from theatres to pavements, broom … [Read more…]
The website for this year’s Fierce Festival is up and given the open nature of the “Wikifest” it gives out shedloads of info about how it’s all going to work. Go read!
Nu Century Arts is an organisation established in 2000 and based in Handsworth who are “dedicated to the development and promotion of performing arts in the African-Caribbean community” The companyâ€™s work encompasses a professional theatre group, organising a regular live music event â€˜The Live Boxâ€™, literature in the shape of â€˜Wired Upâ€™ magazine and a … [Read more…]
[Update: The website has been updated so most of the links below are broken.] The big press release of the day appears to be for the International Dance Festival Birmingham coming out of DanceXchange and the Hippodrome with events happening at the Rep, Town Hall, Ikon and the Mailbox from 28th April to 24th May. … [Read more…]