The Breakfast Club

Culture Diary w/c 09-04-12

Monday – Breakfast Club/Pretty In Pink @ FACT 8pm At his peak, Writer/Director John Hughes launched many a career and left an indelible mark on a generation, introducing us to the likes of...

George Harrison

Playlist #9: Happy Easter / Jesus Songs

Especially for Easter weekend, Marc Hall takes a look at music’s long-running relationship with religion, with particular reference to JC… As with its Christmas sibling, Easter is a holiday gifted to us in-part...

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

Liverpool filmmaker DW Mault on the importance of time and space to breath in modern-day cinema… The codes of commercial cinema have become so ossified, offering so much less scope for interpretative pleasure...

General Fevrier, by Richard Mosse

Richard Mosse: Infra – Reviewed

Emma Sumner finds darkness and light in a pair of photographic exhibitions depicting the horrors of war…  Richard Mosse’s work was first introduced to me last year; on hearing that he was to...

Into The Abyss

Into The Abyss: A Tale of Death, A Tale of Life

When Picture House At FACT announced Into The Abyss would be followed by a Q&A with its director Werner Herzog, we had to fight volunteers off with a stick. Sarah Creed won out… ...

Andrew Foulds, The Royal Standard Studios

Studio Series: Andrew Foulds

Third in a new series, we are granted an exclusive and rare insight into the work spaces of some of the region’s most celebrated and emerging talents. This week we visit painter Andrew Foulds...

Sean Wars Spirit Animals

Spirit Animals – Previewed

Get down to Wolstenholme this evening for a typically eclectic arts and music mash-up. Here’s the low-down… If you’ve read about our current artist of the month, Sean Wars, maybe you feel you...

Man on Wire

Culture Diary w/c 02-04-12

Tuesday 3 – Silent Front/Spitting Cobra/Aeroplane Flies High/Love Among the Mannequins @ The Pilgrim, 7pm, £2 (min donation) The Pilgrim has been hosting some great, cheap gigs of late, with the likes of The Left...

ED 209

Robocops and Avatars

Natalie Pearson looks at films playing into our fears for the future, robo-style… The FACT and body>data>space co-curated Robots and Avatars exhibition taps into our ideas of advancing robotic technologies, and how we may...