This is your ten day warning. You have exactly that time to either a) concoct some sorry-ass excuse as to why you never found the time to immerse yourself in the Biennial, b) go make up for lost time, follow our recommendations this weekend and see what you can, or c) go say a final [...]
Done Titanicin’? Not yet, it seems. Hot on the heels of the impressive ‘Treasured’ event at the Cathedral comes an altogether more intimate and introspective exploration of that fateful journey, from award-winning young poet Chris McCabe and poets Simon Barraclough and Isobel Dixon – an experience that charts a course comfortably clear of cliche. “The [...]
Liverpool’s longest standing arts space, the Bluecoat is the civilised heart of Liverpool ONE (yes, it is in Liverpool ONE, but not what you’d call of it). Its stunning new extension is home to Biennial exhibits both powerful and delicate and, as far as tight-trousered critic Adrian Searle is concerned, it’s home to the Biennial’s [...]
What’s your favourite Liverpool album cover? No, please don’t say Sgt Pepper’s. Have a proper think. Paul Du Noyer has, and his talk next month at The Bluecoat promises a celebration of this fast-disappearing art form…
Sam Bytheway digs out a picture showing a lesser-celebrated aspect of the Bluecoat by Ian Bramham this week.
Freshen your home with a harvest of the finest handmade arts and crafts this weekend – head down to the Bluecoat and pick up a bargain or two.
How much is too much? And why does the latest exhibition at the Bluecoat leave David Lloyd angry and more than a little confused? It’s the latest example of arts organisations telling us what it all means…
A fascinating tour around the fear of place – Bluecoat’s Topophobia exhibition is disorienting, but its unflinching glare will draw you in.
Talks, tours, workshops and a look back at the joys of the mixtape – this weekend across the city’s art institutions.
Doing pre-’Chrimbo’ present shopping in any overcrowded city centre is a massive headache. So here’s our list of ways to successfully avoid the retail trauma in Liverpool.
Discovering together beats witnessing alone. But there’s more to a shared cultural experience than Richard and Judy’s bookclub you know. David Lloyd chats to the city’s brightest five year old, culturepool…
Bring on the weekend – it’s time to celebrate the real musical talent in the city. As Above The Beaten Track resoundingly proves, there’s much, much more to August Bank Holiday than trance and tribute bands. David Lloyd chats to the team.
Expect the unexpected. The AND Festival returns to shake up the city next month. David Lloyd explores an out of body experience, and a role playing game with a twist…
SevenStreets talks to Mark McNulty about his music videos, and new exhibition. ‘It’s nice to have a bit longer than 125th of a second to get the story across,’ he says.
It’s dark days down School Lane, with the axe about to fall on the Bluecoat’s programme of performance and literature events. In the first of a two-part exclusive, David Lloyd looks at the reasons for and against this scene-changing proposal.
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