Tribute by John Owen to Arthur Adlen who died aged 69 and who had just published his book of poetry, Memoirs of a Breck Road Buck & other poems.
John Owen reviews the launch at Toxteth Library of the book From Pitt Street to Granby, with a discussion with the authors Professor Mike Boyle, Tony Wailey and Madeline Heneghan.
John Owen reviews the Writing on the Wall event, A Tale of Two Georges: Orwell and Garrett on the Road to Wigan Pier.
John Owen reviews the stage adaption of Anthony Burgess’ novel, A Clockwork Orange, performed by the Everyman Repertory Company at the Everyman Theatre until 12th July.
John Owen reviews the film directed by Armando Iannucci, The Death of Stalin, set during the last days of Stalin’s rule and the chaos after his death.
John Owen reviews Workhouse to Worship, the exhibition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral, on at Central Library Hornby Room till 29th September.
John Owen reviews Pierre Henry’s The Liverpool Mass, presented by the Bluecoat at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.
John Owen reviews the third and final Wolverine film, Logan, on general release from March 1st.
John Owen reviews the documentary film presented and narrated by George Galloway, The Killing$ Of Tony Blair.
John Owen reviews the series Secret Agent, written by Joseph Conrad and shown on BBC1.
Arthur Scargill recently spoke at a Socialist Labour Party EU Exit policy meeting at the Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool. Nerve contributor John Owen was in attendance.
John Owen reviews Phil Hayes exhibition of collages documenting the Liverpool music scene, which was held at Unit 51 on Jordan Street.
John Owen reviews 1916: The Irish Rebellion shown on BBC4.
John Owen reports on the Momentum Conference held in the Florrie Centre with the aim of rejuvenating the Labour movement after Jeremy Corbyn’s victory.
John Owen interviews Ed Barrett, the director of the play SUS, originally penned by the long good Friday screenplay writer Barrie Keefe about the arrest and interrogation of an innocent black man before the 1979 election of Thatcher, depicting the changing times and new moral codes coming into play.