Beastie Boys: Diamond, Yauch and Horovitz

Playlist #11: Songs for MCA

Tough to write but easy to listen to, the latest playlist remembers Adam Yauch and the music he created with his band, The Beastie Boys… There’s an unwritten rule about playlists, mix-tapes or...

My favourite possession - Juan Cruz, the Bluecoat studios

Studio Series: Juan Cruz

Juan Cruz, Director of Liverpool School of Art and Design (LSAD), invites us in for a look around his studio space… Please describe your space. It’s in the Bluecoat, which is a gallery and also an...

Natajna Den Boeft, Jo Bowland and Mary Prestige: If Only Festival

If Only…! The Festival…!

C James Fagan looks back at last weekend’s If Only Festival at the Bluecoat… The last weekend of April brought the conclusion of the Bluecoat’s current live art strand If Only…! The final act...

Marcus Coates Human Report

Galapagos at the Bluecoat – Previewed

Darwin’s visit was the inspiration for his seminal work. Could the Galapagos play muse to the 12 artists undertaking residencies there? Tomorrow sees the opening of Galapagos, the latest exhibition at the Bluecoat....

Eastside Projects, Birmingham

Field Trip #6: Birmingham

Painter Andrew Foulds visits Birmingham, a city with an art scene punching above its weight… It is 10:04am, I am one in a gang of seven dishevelled Liverpool artists standing on a platform...

3 Women

3 Women – Reviewed

Rachael Jones on a triple shot of kitchen sink drama… We can’t say we’ve ever seen a play in a coffee shop before, but hey, what’s life without new experiences, right? Our first...