Colin Serjent reviews the book Southport: The Postcard Collection, written by Hugh Hollinghurst and with over 180 postcards included going back to the golden age of the postcard.
Jennifer Walker reviews the musical Maggie May, the story of a young Irish girl on her way to New York via Liverpool, on at the Royal Court until 10th November.
Jennifer Walker reviews the play The Unreturning, the story of three soldiers returning home from war, on at the Liverpool Everyman till 20th October.
Colin Serjent reviews the film Black 47, directed by Lance Daly and set in Ireland during the Great Famine.
Sandra Gibson reviews the John Moores Painting Prize 2018, which is at the Walker Art Gallery until 18th November.
Jennifer Walker reviews the adaption of Alice Sebold’s novel, The Lovely Bones, on at the Liverpool Everyman till 6th October.
Rob Harrison reviews the gig by Danish psychobilly band PowerSolo at Maguires Pizza Parlor.
Colin Serjent reviews Faces Places, the documentary film directed by Agnes Varda and French installation artist and photographer JR, showing at Picturehouse till 27th September.
Colin Serjent reviews the film Lucky about the spiritual journey of a ninety-year-old atheist, starring the late Harry Dean Stanton.
Colin Serjent reviews the film directed by Chloe Zhao, The Rider, screening at Picturehouse till 20th September.
Joe Coventry reviews the book of poetry by Arthur Adlen, Memoirs of a Breck Road Buck & other poems, published by Living History Library.
Joe Coventry reviews the Liverpool Biennial 2018 Festival Of Contemporary Art, which runs to 28th October.
Colin Serjent reviews the film Cold War, set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950’s in Poland, screening at Picturehouse till 13th September.
Jennifer Walker reviews the revamped production of John Godber’s Bouncers, on at The Royal Court till 15th September.
Rob Harrison reviews This Remedy, the new album by American country rockers Larry And His Flask, out on Xtra Mile Records on October 12th.
Rob Harrison reviews Performance, the new album by White Denim, out on City Slang Records.
Rob Harrison reviews the new Idles album, Joy As An Act of Resistance, out now on On Partisan Records.
Nick Daly reviews BlacKkKlansman, the new film directed by Spike Lee, on general release from 24th August.
Released on Jah Wobble Records Reviewed by Rob Harrison The new album by ex-Public Image bass player Jah Wobble, is influenced by the French new wave filmmaker Frances Truffaut and the sights and sounds of London, Brighton, and Manchester. It is a veritable smorgasbord of variable musical delights. It appears to be not defined by any one genre and in many ways does not fit into a conceptual whole as such,
Darren Guy reviews the film The Miseducation of Cameron Post, directed by Desiree Akhavan and starring Chloë Grace Moretz, out on general release from September 7th.