Andrew Dubber, Jon Cotton, Robin Valk, John Mostyn and Lisa Meyer were all kind enough to share their perspective and ideas for this post – I’ll publish their comments in full on my blog so none are wasted. I also drew, with permission, on the Birmingham Music Network’s recent 10 Questions survey. Unparalleled Riches The comments on the current state of … [Read more…]
David Barrow’s northern soul paintings at St Pauls Gallery “An exclusive exhibition of David Barrowâ€™s Wigan Casino paintings will open on 21st November” West Midlands Media Top 100 | daveharte.com Dave Harte raises the prospect of a West Mids media top 100 to include people from “TV, radio, the press and publishing, film and production, … [Read more…]
Another big weekend with something for everybody (unless you happen to hate animation, music and design in equal measure, in which case you can just do one) with: Plus+ International Design Expo Flip Animation Festival Gigbeth Plus+ kicked off today at Fazeley Studios, Digbeth.Â I’m heading over in a bit and am not really sure … [Read more…]
Ah, the cockles of my heart – how they are warmed. Created in Birmingham doesn’t tend to cover comedy very much although, as people have pointed out, there’s no lack of creativity going on with it.Â The problem is that, although I come across plenty of listings, there’s been no-one (that I’ve found) writing passionately … [Read more…]
Rich Batsford is putting on a few Edinburgh Fringe Festival preview shows at the Old Joint Stock Theatre this week: Tuesday 15 July – Glenn Wool & Carey Marx Thursday 17 July – Zoe Lyons & Scott Capurro Friday 18 July – Reginald D Hunter & Jason Scott I’ve even heard of a couple of … [Read more…]
More photos from the evening on Matt Murtagh‘s website.
Video from Music by Candlelight Marc Reck had his camera with him the other night so “Hereâ€™s a little video of Rich (Batsford) performing one of his latest tracks entitled Chromazone” YouTube – The Eccentric City Promo The worst video on YouTube? Lofty aspirations from the Eccentric City crew. “Offers little in the way of … [Read more…]