Monthly Archives: July 2012

Guerilla Crochet, FACT Liverpool

I stumbled across an example of ‘guerilla crochet’ today as I wandered around Liverpool city centre, and I think it is absolutely fantastic. Normally, society looks upon graffiti as destructive and anti-social, but a new wave of guerilla artists are encouraging us … Continue reading

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Teresa Wilson: The Darkening Green, at Domino Gallery

‘The Darkening Green’ follows on from an Arts Council funded installation, ‘The Ecchoing Green’, commissioned by the Barnaby Festival at the King Edward Street Chapel, Macclesfield, combining work from the previous show with new works. Speaking to the artist herself, … Continue reading

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Neil Campbell: Classics and Originals at View 2 Gallery, Mathew Street

Let Neil Campbell’s mastery of traditional Spanish guitar transport you to the continent, as this prolific, yet underrated local musician takes up residency in Mathew Street for one night only. Campbell’s work spans, as the title of this concert suggests, … Continue reading

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The Italian Club, Bold Street, Liverpool *****

The Italian Club (and its sister café-restaurant The Italian Club Fish), both situated on Bold Street, exude the kind of rustic, Italian charm one would hope to experience in the country itself. The Italian Club, is a venture started by … Continue reading

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Patrick M Higgins: Another Look at Domino Gallery

Patrick M Higgins is a Liverpool-based Fine Art and Landscape Photographer, and his exhibition entitled Another Look, presented at one of Liverpool’s foremost independent galleries, Domino, focused on architecture and explored new ways of seeing and interpreting local buildings. Higgins’ work explores … Continue reading

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Raggas Caribbean, Smithdown Road/Lark Lane *****

Being part of a family with origins in Trinidad, in the West Indies, means that Caribbean food has been part of my diet for years, and I know and love it well. Raggas Caribbean & Take-Away promises ‘the best in … Continue reading

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National Theatre Live: Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein *****

Danny Boyle’s production of Frankenstein at the National Theatre achieved superb reviews and initiated a demand for a repeat performance on an unforseen scale. National Theatre Live is an idea which has opened up the theatre to a whole new audience: not … Continue reading

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Friends with Kids *****

Friends with Kids is a refreshingly grown up comedy written, directed and starring the very talented Jennifer Westfeldt. Westfedt plays Julie, a thirty-something New York woman, who wants to have children without all the relationship baggage that comes with it. Adam … Continue reading

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Mad Men Season 4 *****

The fourth season of AMC’s Mad Men marked the beginning of a new era for many of the characters, beginning with the formation of the Sterling-Cooper-Draper-Price agency. The company, which in the final episode of the last season was based in a … Continue reading

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The Help ****

The Help is the story of a novel published in the 1960s to expose the truth about the treatment of the ‘coloured help’ by white suburban housewives. The film is based upon a book of the same name by author Kathryn … Continue reading

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