First lecture in the "Public Lectures in Astronomy" series organised by the ARI. Dr Bob Fosbury (former director of the Space Telescope - European Coordinating Facility in Garching) will be discussing the Hubbble Telescope.
Free and unticketed - just show up. Suitable for all!
It doesn't get much better than that...
On Saturday 9th July, Love Music Hate Racism will be joning forces with the Anthony Walker Foundation to bring you a day of non-stop entertainment!
Taking place all around the Liverpool University grounds, the AWF festival has a whole host of entertainment throughout the day, including live music performances, DJ’s, dance and carnival routines, circus performers, african drumming, workshops, sports events, cultural foods and much more – FREE for the whole day.
For more information on what to expect, including performances from The Christians, Kano, Roll Deep and Jerry Dammers, read on and see the attached poster.
With less than a week to go until Liverpool’s FREE Africa Oyé festival at Sefton Park, this year’s event is shaping up to be bigger and more exciting than ever. Featuring performers such as Marcia Griffiths and The Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars, fervent festival goers from all walks of life have expressed their excitement at what promises to be another hugely enjoyable Africa Oyé.
It’s time for another Rathole Radio and together with my usual eclectic mix of tunes I also have a fabulous guest. Fit & The Conniptions AKA Wayne Myers joins us live to talk about music, Linux, funny names and more. I had some technical problems getting him on the line but once I’d got some more coal in the furnace we were away. Enjoy!
This is a quick repost of the information posted last month just as a reminder.
Maker Night is back next month - well it does take place every month you know but now it is held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at Liverpool Art and Design Academy.
The meeting starts at 6:30pm and everyone gathers in the downstairs cafe before entering the fabrication lab or mystisystem lab as I call it.
Bring your own projects....
Next gathering: 8th June 2011, 6:30pm at Liverpool Art and Design Academy.
The Liverpool Art Prize 2011 - Winner to be chosen on 1st June
The winner of this year’s Liverpool Art Prize will be announced next Wednesday, June 1st. This year’s winner will be drawn from shortlisted artists: painter and installation artist Brendan Lyons, painter Bernadette O’Toole, installation specialist Richard Proffitt and new media, film and sound artist Markus Soukup.
Update: The winner of this year’s Liverpool Art Prize is new media, film and sound artist Markus Soukup.
Markus was awarded £2000 and will also be given the opportunity to show their work at the Walker Art Gallery.
Visitors to Metal at Edge Hill Station have also voted on their favourite works. The £1000 People’s Choice Award was awarded to Brendon Lyons.
The line up films at your favourite city centre cinema from Friday 27th May through to Thursday 2nd June 2011
The 9th annual Contemporary Issues in Arts Management Conference will be held on 23rd - 27th May at the Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool. The conference will feature 32 future leaders of the performing arts giving their insight into the specific challenges facing theatre, music, film, television and new media in 2011 and beyond. This is a unique opportunity to hear about the future of our industries, from the future of our industries.
After the city-wide processional extravaganza that was last November's Sound Relay, the a.P.A.t.T. Orchestra return with the first in a 4-part concert series - Musical Settings - that will see them explore different environments, both physical and musical.
Musical Settings Part 1: On the Earth, finds the orchestra in the bubble within a bubble that is Sefton Park - a landscaped slice of rurality within the constructed urbanity of the city of Liverpool. The programmed music deals with themes of simplification and distance from the chaos of modern life.