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Essential Elements, St Bride’s Gallery, Liverpool

Essential Elements, currently on display at St Bride’s Gallery, is part of the Independents Biennial – the long-standing fringe event to the Liverpool Biennial. The space is exquisite; much like the recently reopened Old Blind School on Hardman Street which currently houses the group … Continue reading

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Rutherford Chang: Why I Buy White Albums

By now, I think half of Liverpool must have been to or at least heard about the infamous pop-up exhibition-cum-record store currently housed in the loading bay space next door to FACT on Wood Street. It’s a fascinating concept with … Continue reading

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We Hope This Isn’t Goodbye: Liverpool Academy of Arts

As many of you have probably already heard, Liverpool Academy of Arts, a venue which has earned its place on the Liverpool art scene through 25 years hard work and devotion to local artists, is set to be closed down. … Continue reading

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What’s next for Festival of Firsts?

Earlier this year, when Wirral Festival of Firsts 2014 announced its full programme, organisers boasted that this year’s festival was set to be the best yet. This may have seemed a dangerous assertion back in May, but Art in Liverpool … Continue reading

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Reggae Culture at District

For over 20 years, Africa Oyé has been responsible for bringing the best artists from all over Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas to play at the now legendary festival in Liverpool each summer. To celebrate the most successful festival … Continue reading

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Catch-22 at The Playhouse

Catch-22: If you’re crazy, you’re not fit for combat; but admit it and the doctors know you’re sane, and you’re sent back out to fight. Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. This is the reality B-25 bomber pilot Captain Yossarian … Continue reading

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Museum of Liverpool: ‘From There to Here’ Enough?

Over the bank holiday weekend, I took time out to go and see two exhibitions at the Museum of Liverpool that I’d been looking forward to, especially given the important messages they purport to communicate to visitors; From There to Here, and April … Continue reading

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