Ashley McGovern reviews the comedy high school movie Booksmart, directed by Olivia Wilde and showing at Picturehouse from 31st May.
Lisa Worth reviews the documentary film Freedom Fields which follows a football mad group of Libyan women who are determined to play, not just watch.
Ashley McGovern reviews Amazing Grace, the documentary film about Aretha Franklin recording her live gospel album, showing at Picturehouse from 24th May.
Joe Coventry reviews the art exhibition by Gabalau, which is at the Cafe 92° on Hardman Street until June 22nd.
Joe Coventry reviews the album Last Year’s News, the final part of multi-talented Neil Campbell’s Flood Trilogy.
Steve Moss reviews the Smithdown Road Festival which took place over the May Day bank holiday weekend.
John Owen reviews Remembering the Roma Holocaust, the exhibition of recently discovered photographs marking the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the ‘Gypsy Camp’ in Auschwitz.
Ashley McGovern reviews Chekhov’s First Play, presented by Dead Centre at the Liverpool Playhouse.
Jennifer Walker reviews My Fairfield Lady, on at the Royal Court till the 25th May.
Colin Serjent reviews the Icelandic film Woman At War, showing at Picturehouse from 3rd May.
Ashley McGovern reviews the adaption of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, on at the Liverpool Playhouse till 4th May.
Colin Serjent reviews Into The Detail, the photography exhibition by Simon Banks, on at the Arts Hub 47 Gallery on Lark Lane until 12th May.
Darren Guy reviews the concert The Joni Mitchell Songbook performed by Court and Spark, five of the North West’s most experienced musicians celebrating the music of Joni Mitchell at the Capstone Theatre.
Mostyn Jones reviews Mike Leigh’s classic comedy play Abigail’s Party, on at the Liverpool Playhouse until 30th March.
Joe Coventry reviews the Liverpool International Jazz Festival, now in its seventh year with headline artists including Darius Brubeck Quartet, Atom String Quartet and Vein.
Jennifer Walker reviews the comedy play Brick Up 2 – The Wrath of Ann Twacky, on at the Royal Court Theatre till 6th April.
Colin Serjent reviews the film Everybody Knows, directed by Asghar Farhadi, starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem and screening at Picturehouse.
Colin Serjent reviews the Swedish film Border, directed by Ali Abbasi and showing at Picturehouse till 14th March.
Finvola Dunphy reviews Macbeth, presented by Daniel Taylor Productions at the Epstein Theatre till March 16th.
Rob Harrison reviews the gig by Valeras, supported by Indica Gallery and Shards at Phase 1.
Rob Harrison reviews White Denim, the four-piece rock band from Austin, Texas, on tour at the Liverpool 02 Academy.
The Screaming Target returns to review the latest releases to be found in the Nerve office.
Colin Serjent reviews the Lebanese film Capernaum, directed by Nadine Labaki and screening at Picturehouse from 22nd February.
Rob Harrison reviews Punk in the Picton, the Punk Rock 1976-1978 Exhibition on at Liverpool Central Library till 3rd March 2019.
The Screaming Target returns, this month delving into the world of Alt-Country and reviewing the latest releases to be found in the Nerve office.
Colin Serjent reviews the South Korean film directed by Lee Chang-Dong, Burning, showing at Picturehouse.
Jennifer Walker reviews the comedy Yellow Breck Road, on at The Royal Court until March 2nd.
Rob Harrison reviews Flatlands Rising, the second EP by Liverpool acoustic duo Geoghegan Jackson.
Finvola Dunphy reviews Marilyn, the one-woman play produced by Breakthrough Theatre about Marilyn Monroe and performed at the Casa.
Nick Daly reviews the period comedy-drama film The Favourite, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and showing at Picturehouse from 3rd January.
Rob Harrison reviews the gig at The Arts Club by Sports Team, The Strange Collective and headliners Hinds, all the way from Madrid.
Jennifer Walker reviews the Royal Court’s new Christmas show The Scouse Cinderella, written by Kevin Fearon and on until 19th January.
Colin Serjent reviews the book Liverpool’s Military Heritage, written by local author Ken Pye and published by Amberley Publishing.
Darren Guy reviews the film Widows, directed by Steve McQueen and based on the Lynda La Plante series from the 1980s.
Joe Coventry reviews the concert at the Capstone Theatre by Anglo-Scandinavian three-piece jazz band Phronesis, performing music from their recently-released album, We Are All.
Joe Coventry reviews the book by Anthony Dawson, The Rainhill Trials, when, in October 1829, a competition was held to find the best form of motive power for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway and travel would never be the same again.
Joe Coventry reviews the book Wirral From Old Photographs, written by Ian Collard and featuring 180 photographs charting the changing nature of the Wirral peninsula over the last century.
Tom Bottle reviews the exhibition of photographs by John Davies, Saving Calderstones – Trees Under Threat, which was at the Output Gallery on Seel Street.
Jennifer Walker reviews the adaptation of Dario Fo’s They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! on at the Liverpool Playhouse till 3rd November.
Jennifer Walker reviews To Have To Shoot Irishmen, a new play by Lizzie Nunnery set during The Easter Rising in 1916 and performed at the Liverpool Everyman.
Mostyn Jones reviews Game Over, a play about suicide performed by Skitzoid Productions at The Casa.
The Screaming Target is back with reviews of the new offerings of albums for September and October including The Beta Band and Karine Polwart.
Jennifer Walker reviews You Have to Laugh, the new show by Irish comedian David O’Doherty, which was on at the Liverpool Everyman.
Joe Coventry reviews the book The Port Of Liverpool In The 1960’s & 1970’s, written by shipping historian Ian Collard.
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.