ME_ASURE  7pm - 11pm @ FACT lobby by Tom Schofield and John Bowers / Light Night 16 May

The Seditious Potential Of The Smile: Me_asure

Ahead of their commission launch and artist talk at FACT tonight, we catch up with Culture Lab’s Tom Schofield and John Bowers about the dangers of categorising people, tech politics and Big Brother…...

Immix Ensemble launch at the Bluecoat, Liverpool (Images courtesy Wes Storey)

Breathing New Life Into Experimental Practice — Immix Ensemble

Launching with Ex Easter Island Head and composer Joseph Hillyard, Jon Davies finds a new ensemble loaded with openness and charm…  Although Liverpool’s performing music calendar can never be accused of a lack of...


Introducing: Be A Critic’s Oliver Basciano

We are thrilled to announce that Art Review’s Oliver Basciano will be the first to lead our #BeACritic campaign. Basciano, who has been Managing Editor at ArtReview for three years, will be commissioned...

The Flyover – a new green oasis connecting the Museum Quarter to other parts of the city

Grand Designs — Friends Of The Flyover

Can we really build our own city? Laura Brown talks to Kate Stewart from the Flyover project about why this might be the first step towards urban planning that’s healthy, happy and designed by...

ME_ASURE  7pm - 11pm @ FACT lobby by Tom Schofield and John Bowers / Light Night 16 May

Culture Diary w/c 12-05-14

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool, the North-West and the rest of the UK… Tuesday – Spring Awakening 7.30pm @ the Playhouse, Liverpool — £12-£21 When Frank Wedekind’s...

Tris Vonna-Michell - image courtesy the artist and CentreVox.ca

Turner Prize 2014 — The Lowdown

Oli Rahman shares his thoughts on the infamous prize and this year’s relatively unknown artists… The Turner Prize has launched the careers of some of the biggest heavyweights in the British Art Scene over the past...

Richard Hawkins Ankoku 10 (Index Labyrinth) 2012

The Big Interview: Richard Hawkins

US artist Richard Hawkins talks about his obsession with bizarre Japanese choreographer Tatsumi Hijikata, and how it formed the basis of Tate Liverpool’s (soon-to-close) ground floor exhibition… How did you discover Hijikata? Ever...

The Devils (1971)

In Profile: Ken Russell’s The Devils (1971)

Like your cult cinema weird, violent and controversial? Ahead of a screening at Cornerhouse, Adam Scovell explores Ken Russell’s most beautifully disturbing film… By the time maverick British director Ken Russell came to make...

Keywords Discussions Tate Liverpool, Level 4 galleries

Language As A Process of Free Creation: Keywords Discussions at Tate Liverpool

Head to Tate Liverpool this afternoon for a lively masterclass in words and meaning… Imagine Newsnight/Wright Stuff regular, journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, passionately discussing with you her interpretation of the word ‘Violence’, confiding in...