New Everyman

Exclusive: New Everyman Opening Date and Spring/Summer Season Announced

We’ve been waiting for ages, it seems, but the Everyman theatre is soon to open its doors to the public. The building, which has been completely re-designed by architects Haworth Tompkins, is set...

Vinyl Renaissance

Vinyl Renaissance

With vinyl sales at an all time high, Fred Johnson explores the reverence and psychology behind our obsession with analogue… 2013 marks the renaissance of the humble record. The British Recorded Music Industry...

Steve Strange, courtesy Boy George

This Way Out: The New Boy George

Popstar, rockstar, photographer, chameleon: Pete Goodbody puts aside his preconceptions and introduces himself to the new Boy George… It’s Bonfire Night and Boy George is on Later with Jools. He’s sporting a beard that’s not...

ATP Festival

Culture Diary w/c 18-11-13

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Launching! Both #iotliverpool and Designing the Internet of Things book 7pm @ Oh...

ABC in Sound: Bob Cobbing. Image © Andy Freeney, 2013

ABC in Sound: The Late, Great Bob Cobbing

Rose Parish discovers a life rich with ideas, poetry and performance in this offbeat exhibition… ABC in Sound is an exhibition about the late Bob Cobbing (1920-2002) curated by Biennial project curator Rosie...

Jeremy Deller's Folk Archive Banner

Art Turning Left — Reviewed

Revolutionary thought and ideas inform a new exhibition and Tate Liverpool’s future, finds Laura Robertson… How ‘left’ is Tate? Alongside the corporate sponsors and blockbuster artists, lies an organisation responsible for rejuvenating an...

Northern Broadsides' production of The Grand Gesture

The Grand Gesture – Reviewed

Jennie Tsai arrived at the Liverpool Playhouse in search of a grand gesture; she found that and more in a new production of a banned Russian play…  Lively, light and literary – The...

ASFF, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York. 09/11/13, jim poyner photography,

Aesthetica Short Film Festival – Reviewed

Film Festival first-timer, Toby Hood reports backs from York and ASFF… York was bright and clear, the slight autumnal chill allowing for the addition of people’s best winter woollies, saw treasured knitwear bobbing around...

Venice AWW

Field Trip: Sketches From Venice, Chapter Two

In chapter two of her Venice odyssey, Ruth Dillon has no option but to giver herself over to a full art overdose… The 55th Venice Biennale is immense. Venice is a city consumed...