Junger (L) and Hetherington (R)

News: Sebastian Junger Wins Career Prize

American author, filmmaker, and journalist Sebastian Junger has been awarded The Student Veteran Torchlight Award for Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking by the Florida State University, as part of the institute’s annual Student Veteran...

Variations of the Heart- Tmesis Theatre

Dance! Dance! Dance!

C James Fagan finds himself surprised and seduced by Homotopia’s Dance Triple Bill… There’s a heightened sense of excitement as I enter the Unity’s theatre space for Homotopia’s Dance Triple Bill. Once the...

Alan Mcgee

The Big Interview: Alan McGee

We chat to founder of Creation Records Alan McGee, about his autobiography, being involved with a label again and who should have been massive…  The Double Negative: Congratulations on the book. What was the process...

Static Gallery Architecture School

Culture Diary w/c 11-11-13

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool, London and Manchester… Monday – Static Gallery Architecture School 10am @ Static Gallery FREE Today sees the launch and beginning of...

Of Saints and Go-Go Boys

Of Saints and Go-Go Boys — Reviewed

C James Fagan steels himself for an ‘erotically charged’ evening of ‘the abject, the shocking, and the profane’…  Somewhere tonight three people are setting out on a destructive path. Caught in a hermetic world,...

The Narrators @ the Walker

Dialogues: The Walker Art Gallery and The Royal Standard

A new exhibition occupies gallery space at two very different Liverpool institutions, but to what end, asks Mike Pinnington… The Walker Art Gallery and The Royal Standard, on the face of it at...

Dickie Beau: Lost in Trans

A Voice Heard By All: Dickie Beau, Lost in Trans

Hailed as a “Performance phenomenon and gender disillusionist”, C James Fagan attempts to describe the work of artist and performer Dickie Beau… I’ve spoken before of taxonomy, the systems we use to catalogue and...

ASFF 2013

Turning a City Into a Cinema: Aesthetica Short Film Festival

On the eve of ASFF, we find 300 reasons to descend upon York this week… Aesthetica Short Film Festival (now entering its third year, and from the art magazine of the same name)...

Lou Reed/Transformer

Comment: Lou Reed

Amid the continuing outpouring of tributes for Lou Reed in the print media, where are the TV documentaries to accompany them, asks Mike Pinnington… Waking up on Monday 28th October, casually flicking on...