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Friday, 06 April 2012 19:01

Liverpool Cafe Scientific - Why Mars?

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whymarsThe next meeting of Liverpool Cafe Scientifique takes place on Tuesday 10th April in the Old Conference Room at the Hope Street Hotel, Hope Street L1. It starts at 7.30pm.
 
It is entitled: Why Mars?
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Visual Art is set to dominate Liverpool this Year as ‘The Liverpool Art Month’ is officially launched.

The Liverpool Art Month is a new initiative aimed at showcasing the city’s artists during the Liverpool Art Prize exhibition.

Liverpool Art Month will bring the city’s artists together in a new series of events and exhibitions that will be spread across a number of exciting and undiscovered locations.  The network of artists and gallery spaces is hoping to attract the region’s art lovers to Liverpool city centre to see the Liverpool Art Prize exhibition alongside the creative emerging talent found in the city’s exciting making spaces.

And there is loads of stuff going on which will make it the richest art month before the Biennial kicks off later this year.


Tuesday, 03 April 2012 20:47

iKAST - 2012 A BROADCAST INTERVENTION THRU ART

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WELCOME to an out of this world perfromance experience as the Castlefield Gallery becomes home to artists, Ronald Fraser-Munroe, Michael Barnes-Wynters and Naomi Kashiwagi - all really highly respected artists who have come together to collaborate on this event 
THURSDAY 5 APRIL, 7-10PM (DOORS 6:30PM) FREE / ALL WELCOME

Before you read the rest of this I must tell you I once travelled in the back of a minivan from Liverpool to Glasgow to see Ronald Fraser-Munroe - so it will be an experience to remember. 
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 20:31

CLAPPERBOARD PRESENTS…DOCKERS

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clapperboardWith award-winning Liverpool writer Jimmy McGovern and producer Sally Hibbin in attendance, Clapperboard presents... Dockers on Monday 16 April at Picturehouse@fact, 88 Wood Street, L1 4DQ

Dockers, a Channel Four productioncowritten by award winning Liverpool writer Jimmy McGovern and Scottish novelist Irvine Welsh, produced by award-winning producer Sally Hibbin and stars Ricky Tomlinson (The Royale Family, Brookside), Crissy Rock(Ladybird, Ladybird, Benidorm) and Ken Stott (The Runaway, Hancock & Joan).

differentLight Night Liverpool returns this spring at venues across Liverpool city centre and thousands of visitors are expected to attend for the city’s annual arts and culture festival LightNight.

On Friday 18th May from 4pm until late over 40 of Liverpool’s best arts & heritage venues will throw open their doors for fun-seekers of all ages.

With a mixture of exhibitions, performances and hands-on activities LightNight offers visitors a chance to rediscover and celebrate Liverpool’s impressive world-class cultural offer. The event is part of the Museums at Night initiative when galleries and museums around Europe open late, staging special events.


penny_lane_inviteA new exhibition opens on Friday 6th April at Penny Lane Gallery featuring work by Paul Berry and John Cutts. Their exhibition entitled 31 will present a collection of limited editions from their latest series of urban and abstract digital art.

Cutts and Berry are photographers and artists working with a shared vision based on their passion for the visual arts and exhibit collective as Where Art Now.  For their exhibition “31”, they have chosen 31 images from their urban and abstract collections, together with several new pieces.

Thursday, 29 March 2012 09:35

Don't Mention the 47

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Liv47_Leaflet_webArti Dillon and The Free University of Liverpool invite you to a screening of Don't Mention the 47 Feel free to bring your friends, trade union members and community groups to this Liverpool Screening.

Don’t Mention the 47 is a political documentary that re-opens a crucial chapter in Liverpool’s history. In the years between 1983 and 1987 a group of 47 elected Labour councillors refused to transfer the cuts implemented by Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government onto the Liverpool community they represented.  Instead they built 5000 houses, created thousands of jobs and set up many vital public services. How was that possible and why did they end up being surcharged and expelled from office?

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 23:30

Lost Voices presents ... Pete Moser

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lostvoices Lost Voices have issed a last minute reminder about tonights gig - Thursday 29th March

They won't thank me for saying so but they are featuring the fastest one man band who has appeared in chocolate comercials but also he has appeared in 24 no not the TV series but 24 Hours of Music created from Tweets and suggestions Live - you could tune in and watch on web Tv - I think it was Live Stream from Live at LICA Lancaster based arts organisation. Yep it is Pete "the god" Moser who is an awesome guy.

Wednesday, 21 March 2012 22:13

I Have a Good Feeling About This Star Wars Fans

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No sorry "I Have a Bad Feeling About This" - That's what this propective movie is called. I say prospective cause as it hasn't been made yet and I 


“I Have a Bad Feeling About This” is a quirky, upbeat, buddy-comedy/Sci-Fi adventure. The story follows the exploits of Andy and Sam, two Star Wars-obsessed slackers in their early twenties, living in the suburbs of Liverpool. Sam is soon to be leaving Andy to go to university, but before they part ways for good, Andy and Sam must embark on a journey to the furthest reaches of town, to try and find a pair of tickets to a one-off showing of the original Star Wars trilogy. Along the way they meet dodgy ticket touts, angry yoga instructors, deranged thieves, clueless police, the suburban mafia and a dangerous Lightsaber-wielding madman. say YET because I certainly hope it is made as it looks fantastic. The Films premise is.... “Not that long ago. In a suburb not that far away…”

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