The Crescent Studio’s next production is Alice’s Adventures in Www.land – a modern, social media based, interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s classic. Alice is a 15 year old girl form Birmingham who has always identified herself with Alice in Wonderland and through social media and the internet has researched and immersed herself in Alice’s adventures. The … [Read more…]
While the rest of the festival season winds down, on the 19th-21st October Supersonic Festival shows up again for its 10th year running to give the music scene a good hiding . If you haven’t been before then your eardrums are in for a treat (and a bit of a pounding) as the weekend session, run … [Read more…]
If you’re in Birmingham this weekend (11th-13th October 2012) you’re spoilt for choice of creative, cultural, and likely to be very enjoyable happenings across the city. Essentially CiB isn’t a listings website, but we thought it would be sensible to do a quick round up. We’ve already featured bits and bobs from Eye Candy Design … [Read more…]
Birmingham’s Rep Theatre are looking to help cultivate and collaborate with the next generation of theatre makers in the local area as part of their new Artist Development Programme, REP Foundry. They want to hear from Writers, Directors, Theatre Makers and Companies to work on a number of projects that will start in early 2013, with … [Read more…]
Some of you may have seen this video of a failed wedding proposal at ArtsFest doing the rounds. As an extension of this cringeworthy performance, an interactive storytelling project has been commissioned by Birmingham Book Festival. Named ‘Reliable Witness‘, you are invited to join in the story by following the relationships and interactions of the subjects involved … [Read more…]
As part of the Cultural Olympiad, there’s another free multimedia performing arts event happening in the city centre, Mandala at Chamberlain Square on Friday evening. At 6.30pm there is ‘seriously funky dhol’n’brass’ by RED BARAAT, with the main Mandala performance taking place at 8.30pm, and a repeat performance happening at 9.30pm. “The buildings will be … [Read more…]
“The 48 Hour Musical project is this crazy thing where a bunch of writers, composers, performers, directors, designers and musicians all get together and give themselves just 48 solid hours to write, produce and perform a brand new musical. There’s no pre-planning of the show at all, other than to make sure there’s the pressure … [Read more…]
There is an evening of theatrical happenings next Saturday at a disused Coffin Works near Summer Row. It’s being put on by Tin Box Theatre, who are also the folks behind the Three Week Window festival which we’ve covered a handful of times. I really like the flyer.