(Photo is Endeavour Space Shuttle Blastoff by jurvetson) Thankfully Heath Mill Studios have written up 3/4 of it already, so here’s a digest: Digbeth triple launch At 5pm, Heath Mill Studios are opening their doors for the first time and Bay Leaf, a new Bangladeshi restaurant in the Custard Factory, are providing the food – I … [Read more…]
On Saturday Electric Carnival is taking over half of Digbeth – the HMV Institute, Custard Factory, Air, Heath Mill Lane car park and the Rainbow venues – and they’ve got space for 9,000 people (1,500 more than last year). That’s kinda big. Via Digbeth is Good, who also have a map of road closures for … [Read more…]
A couple of club nights raising money for the Japanese tsunami with money from both going to the Red Cross’s appeal. Face is first up on 23 April at The Rainbow in Digbeth. Heducation‘s will be on 3 June at the Hare and Hounds in Kings Heath.
On 23 February, Mostly Jazz were set to launch their 2011 Festival at The Rainbow, with a performance from a trio of contemporary Jazz performers; local, world class drummer, Tony Levin (above), saxophonist Paul Dunmall and young bass player Nick Jurd. Sadly, Tony Levin passed away earlier this month, and so the gig is now … [Read more…]
The Eastern Electronic Festival is a new six day festival, taking place from 28 February – 5 March, featuring music, film screenings, art exhibitions, panel debates and world premieres of visual-artworks. The festival will celebrate progressive Asian music and multimedia art, spreading itself across the city, with events taking place at venues including The Custard … [Read more…]
April was a busy month by the looks of things. The 4am Project took the opportunity of the fourth day of the fourth month to take an early morning photowalk, there was a look at what could be expected from the MAC reopening, International Dance Festival Birmingham got into gear and all sorts of events popped up … [Read more…]
The generally stress free holiday of Halloween presents an excuse for some thrilling fun for all ages. Here’s a run down of a few things going on in Birmingham; Invisible City‘s final event, Media Circus, takes place on 29 Oct at Fazeley Studios. With entertainment, music, drinks, performances and digital displays, along with the winners … [Read more…]
First up, Fluid‘s Jonny Costello points out that The Rainbow does have a website – it’s at therainbowvenues.co.uk. Dave Harte pointed out the Aston Triangle Cinema Club, with the website proclaiming: The Aston Triangle Cinema Club has been created in order to put on high quality and interesting films from around the world for the … [Read more…]