Colin Serjent talks to Farhood Jafari who specialises in rap music and who was forced to flee Iran due to political reasons.
Local Art News
Mikyla Jane Durkan, of Potentially Brilliant Productions, describes the drama workshops they run on socially related topics, particularly in regard to the ‘Refugee’ play staged at the Casa.
Colin Serjent previews Any Frontier, Any Hemisphere, an art exhibition to be staged at Liverpool Central Library during June to raise awareness of the refugee crisis both in the UK and abroad.
Colin Serjent describes the ways theatre in the UK has portrayed asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
Ed Blaney’s Ultimate Bowie show comes to the Epstein Theatre on May 20th with a two-hour show of Bowie classics.
Recording of Cosey Fanni Tutti talking about her controversial and creative life as an artist and musician at the Writing on the Wall event.
Recording of the Punk Survivors event held on Fri 12th May with Steve Ignorant, co-founder of anarcho-punk band Crass, Don Letts, dub-pioneer and video-chronicler of The Clash and Pauline Murray, the lead singer with punk band Penetration.
Africa Oyé celebrate their 25th Anniversary Festival with a special line-up this year over the weekend of 17th and 18th June in Sefton Park.
Liverpool’s celebration of reggae music and Jamaican heritage, Positive Vibration, returns in June for a jam-packed weekend, headlining will be legendary 2-Tone band The Selecter and King of the sound system, Jah Shaka.
An art exhibition entitled ‘Any Frontier, Any Hemisphere’ will be held in the Liverpool Central Library from Saturday 3rd June, the theme of the exhibition is the current refugee crisis throughout the world.
Recording of the talk by Geoff Travis of Rough Trade Records about being inspired to open his shop after a trip to San Francisco’s City Lights book store.
Burjesta Theatre begin a new series of workshops on Wednesday 10th May at the Casa on Hope Street dedicated to ‘revolution’.
Liverpool Against the Cuts have organised two free showings of I Daniel Blake at The Valley Theatre in Netherley on Saturday 13th May.
The Black Entrails, who came together through the Liverpool improvisation scene, put the poems of Emily Dickinson to music and are playing Light Night on 19th May.
Gallery of photographs by Lenka Svarcova and Mike Fahy, street photographers who cover street life and public events.
Coming to the The Casa on Monday 8th May is Gerry Potter’s ‘The Sons of Liverpool’, a theatre-verse exploration of birth, life and death.
Coming to the Casa on the 24th and 25th April is More Scouse Saddam, a play by Mike Howl based on the true story of four builders from Liverpool who were taken hostage by Saddam Hussein in Baghdad.
Rob Harrison interviews Woody Woodmansey, the last remaining member of David Bowie’s backing band, The Spiders From Mars.
Potentially Brilliant Productions presents a one hour drama ‘Refugee’ which looks at the current predicaments of refugees caught up in complex international politics, militarism and exploitation.
Join three Catherines, two Annes and one Jane for an evening you won’t soon forget at St Georges Hall, Liverpool on Saturday 15th April.