Bluecoat Chambers from St Peter's church gardens

Culture Diary w/c 22-04-13

PICK OF THE WEEK: Monday – Archiving the Arts Centre @ the Bluecoat As we’ve discussed elsewhere on the site, this year sees the fifth anniversary of the refurbishment of the Bluecoat. A...

Julieann O'Malley, Salty Milk performance

Liverpool Art Prize 2013: Julieann O’Malley

This Thursday sees the opening night of the Liverpool Art Prize 2013. We talk to one of those shortlisted, Julieann O’Malley … With her work encompassing live durational performance installations, video work, sound...

ACDSleeve; Entrepreneurs - Fuck Tactics/Bubblegunk

ACDSleeve: Songs I Love

Especially for Record Store day, we ask design genius and founder of ACDSleeve, Tom Leggett, to take us on a tour of his favourite releases … For a guy who designs album packaging for...

ACDSleeve; Custom work for Dad Rocks!

ACDSleeve: Passion for the Music

North-West based music packaging company ACDSleeve ‘strongly believe that nothing beats receiving a physical copy of an album’. As Record Store Day draws near, we couldn’t agree more… Tom Leggett, the genius behind ACDSleeve, has been helping...

Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Fest

Field Trip #19: Fringe Film Fest, London

Paul Forster goes in search of a Queer Film Fest sans identity crisis, and finds it in Fringe!… I had originally intended to cover the Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, which took place...

New Wing (back)

The Big Interview:
Hans van der Heijden

Five years after new work on Liverpool city centre’s oldest building was unveiled, we speak to the director of the architects responsible…  Amongst Liverpool’s myriad anniversaries in 2013, potentially most controversial is that...

Emperor X

Arise Emperor X

He played one of our favourite shows of 2012, but who exactly is Emperor X? We caught up with the man himself… We hold our hands up; a year ago we’d never heard...

Beth Orton @ the Kazimier

Beth Orton – Reviewed

Last year heralded the return of Beth Orton; a packed-out Kazimier suggested the absence had been keenly felt…  It’s a long time since Beth Orton was last in Liverpool, a fact acknowledged by...

'Poolside Emergency Scaffold

‘Poolside Emergency – Reviewed

Last week C James Fagan went to greet an old friend at the Bluecoat. He hoped they’d still get on… Ever found yourself in a situation where you’re about to meet an old...