I don’t tend to cover gigs, but I liked the poster. Call me fickle.
Published by Punch and OOM Gallery, Birmingham based photographer Pogus Caesar is releasing a book entitled ‘Musik Kinda Sweet‘, which collects his iconic photographs of black performers over the last twenty five years. This evocative and nostalgic book captures candid snaps on the city streets, along with the contrasting vibrant energy by the stage, including … [Read more…]
Report – Birmingham Municipal Bank / TSB, Broad Street Birmingham, Jan 2010 – UK Urban Exploration Forums “The vaults are amazing, this is real hollywood film territory” Decibel performing arts showcase: Artists’ information sessions At the Arts Council offices on 5 Oct, 11am to 1pm Filmrats September 28th « Art, music, film and luna riot … [Read more…]
The folks at In Birmingham have picked up on Andy Burnham MP‘s comments about social mobility and the issues around unpaid internships. Andy Burnham used the BBC to make his point, saying: ‘There are young people working within the BBC for long periods without pay’, he said. ‘This is not fair to them, but more … [Read more…]
This launches at 1pm today over at the Custard Factory’s Sauce Gallery with a talk and music from Digby Fairweather [insert joke about weather remaining fair here]. From Peter Williams: a powerful exhibition of portraiture that features nu-generation playas like DJ Shadow, Reprazent, Sizzla, Soweto Kinch, Courtney Pine and Cassandra Wilson alongside legends like Don … [Read more…]
There’s been lots of examples of Birmingham artists banding together to do stuff and put on shows together recently – Not My Type, the Grand Union, stuff happening at the Lombard Method, the Freestyle/Untitled exhibitions at the Hare and Hounds and plenty more besides. The next one to add to that list is the Meeting … [Read more…]
Digbeth is Good, We Are Eastside and Creative Boom have already mentioned the Fight The Power exhibition that opened the BASS Festival the other day. Here’s a link to the opening speech and here’s a video of Ammo Talwar walking round and explaining the exhibition: It’s at the Zellig Gallery (Custard Factory) until 26 June. … [Read more…]
BBC Radio Drama, Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Punch are collaborating on a 2-part workshop to explore the methods, challenges and opportunities of creating new writer-performer work for theatre and radio. Further knowledge via Script.