Liverpool Design Festival & Show 18 – 27 November 2010
All the design conscious, stylish and fashionable people will be heading to Liverpool this November for the second annual Design Festival. The festival is a celebration of contemporary design in a city famed for its love of fashion.
LIVERPOOL DESIGN FESTIVAL PRESENTS: INTERCHANGE FILM SCREENINGS FOLLOWED BY Q&A AT METAL
Interchange is a special screening of three works by Liverpool based designers and artists; Jon Barraclough, Sam Meech and Markus Soukup. Each of the works has been developed with other artists and in relation to other artistic practices such as spoken word and music.
Liverpool-based artist Alan Dunn is compiling a CD entitled A history of background, exploring the concept and role of background in art, design, music and film. Confirmed contributions include content from Yoko Ono, David Bowie, Brian Eno, Michelangelo Antonioni, Einsturzende Neubauten, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Bo Diddley, Undark, Carol Kaye (session bass player for Beach Boys, Nancy Sinatra, Elvis, Zappa, Monkees and Sonny & Cher), recordings from space, dubstep, Andy Warhol, back benches, wallpaper, Erik Satie, soundtrack excerpts, rockabilly slap bass and original 60's background Muzak.
North West Vision and Media have a number of free tickets for Vision+Media members. Visit thier site and register your interest.
A brand-new one-day conference for entrepreneurs, investors, corporate venturers, government officials and media that showcase the wealth of UK innovation in the creative industries and gets to the heart of the issues affecting entrepreneurs and investors who are shaping the future of the technological innovation.
Hear from serial entrepreneurs and investors & lend your voice to the debate.
Where are the hotspots for enterprise? Is Britain's innovation infrastructure self-sustaining? What can UK entrepreneurs learn from their Silicon Valley counterparts? And what can they give back?
No musical experience necessary! A perfect opportunity to make that screechy sound when you rub your fingers over electrical contacts. Yep you can get a chance and making music with your favourite Liverpool bands as Soundnetwork announces it's DIY Music Day.
14th August 10-5pm FREE World Museum
William Brown Street
Brendan Lyons has been awarded 1st Prize jointly with 3 other artists, for the annual FringeMK Painting Prize 2010. The selectors were unable to agree on an outright winner, and so the 4 shortlisted artists were awarded the prize jointly and share the £8000 prize, with each receiving a cheque for £2000 at the ceremony on July 16th in Milton Keynes.
Liverpool writer Frank Clarke will be screening his acclaimed feature film The Fruit Machine as part of a Clapperboard presents... event on Sunday 8 August at Fact, Liverpool.