Monthly Archives: August 2012

Celebrating Our City’s Alternative Art Venues…Just In Time for Biennial 2012

This year’s Liverpool Biennial Festival is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate and prepare ourselves than by exploring the best of our city’s alternative and independent art galleries. Whilst researching this article, I found that a few of … Continue reading

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The Human Cost of a University Degree

We live in a society where the rich are constantly being rewarded for being rich. This class competition is all around us, and particularly affects students and graduates in the current economic climate. Take for instance the rise in tuition … Continue reading

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Jeff, Who Lives at Home ***

A film that eventually delivers a lot more than the trailer and press suggested, Jeff, Who Lives at Home is an enjoyable and often emotional watch. Jason Segel (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Five Year Engagement) plays Jeff, a 30 year old stoner who … Continue reading

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ARtSense Experiment @ FACT, Liverpool

ARtSense is a Europe-wide arts research group, striving to be at the forefront of adaptive augmented reality and bio-sensing technology in a museum setting. FACT, along with Paris’ Musée des Artes et Metiers, and the Museum of Decorative Arts in … Continue reading

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Do Film Trailers Give Away Too Much?

Taking my inspiration from the spoiler-ridden trailer for Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, I would like to raise the question: do film trailers give away too much? Regardless of what is or isn’t shown in the trailer, there will always … Continue reading

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Searching for Sugarman ****

A fascinating tale of a musical artist lost to Western popular culture, who found fame amongst an unlikely community. Searching for Sugarman is the intriguing story of the American singer-songwriter Rodriguez, whose album ‘Cold Fact’ (1970) became a surprise smash hit … Continue reading

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Keep Spontaneous Street Performance Alive!

Liverpool City Council are enforcing strict laws which prevent street performers from plying their trade unless they agree to these new, restricting regulations. After street protests and personal attempts to stop the new laws from many of our city’s most … Continue reading

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