Clare Brumby, from the Rapid Response Unit, writes about the year-long, artist-led public news bureau operating from St John’s Market, which is running as part of the Culture Liverpool/Liverpool City Council 2018 celebrations.
Local Art News
Coming in April for one night only professional opera company Flat Pack Music bring Mozart’s comic opera ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ to The Casa.
The UK’s Music Documentary Festival returns in 2018 for its third Liverpool edition with an extended programme of eight premiere films running from 28th March to 1st April.
The Soup Collective, a group of artists who met through connections with Tate Liverpool, have an exhibition at Cass Art on School Lane from 26th February – 31st March.
Lisa Worth describes the work of MAD, the Merseyside Academy of Drama based on Hope Street, since it was formed in 2009.
Natalie Romero went to the launch of Big Adventure Cinema who describe themselves as “a group of film fans on a journey to build a new community cinema for all Liverpudlians”.
Finvola Dunphy previews Her Benny, a beloved musical which made its debut in Liverpool to packed-out theatres 25 years ago and will be opening at the Royal Court Theatre from 25th January.
Merseyside-based artist Wendy Williams will be staging an exhibition, titled The House in the Woods, at Cass Art in School Lane from 29th January.
LJMU Criminology students have organised a fundraising gig on Thursday 7th December to help the families affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.
Migrant artists Mutual Aid present a refugee and asylum seekers benefit night and book signing, on Friday 8th December featuring a crash collision of Jazz poetry, world music, and other eclectic delights.
Brighton based multi-instrumentalists Moulettes come to the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Music Room on Sunday 3rd December.
Singer songwriter Peggy Seeger is coming to the Philharmonic Hall Music Room on Tuesday 28th November promoting the publication of her memoirs and accompanying CD.
Burjesta Theatre presents….Mother Goose Xmas Panto, the original and funniest panto of ’em all at The Casa from 9th December.
‘People are People’, an art exhibition by the social realist artist Andy Smith, will be at The Art Hub from 3rd November.
Mike Garson will be playing David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane album in full, with very special guest Steve Harley at Liverpool 02 Academy on Thursday 30 November.
The momentous events of the Russian Revolution depicted on stage in a combination of drama, reportage and Greek-style chorus, on at The Casa from Friday 20th October.
Richard Lewis chats with Merseyside born filmmaker Harry Sherriff about his upcoming webseries Early Days, breaking into the film industry and the influences on his work.
Call-out for artwork for a ‘People’s Gallery’ in an open-air piece of land in Liverpool city centre, part of ‘Red October’, an event organised by local activists for the centenary of the Russian Revolution.
Four stories from acclaimed Italian dramatists wife and husband team, at the Unity Theatre on 23rd September.
A ten week course, reading and exploring “The Island”, one of the most influential plays to come out of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, starts 20th September at Blackburne House.