TypeMotion, FACT, Liverpool 2014

Culture Diary w/c 10-11-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Matisse: From Tate Modern and MoMA 6:30pm @ FACT, Liverpool – £10/8 The next best...

Rachel Weisz

Still The Outsider Looking In: Terence Davies In Conversation

Tonight, journalist Laura Brown interviews Britain’s greatest living film director live on stage. Here, she explains how Davies perfectly embodies the voice of the outsider, and why that is — still — so important…...

Tilda Swinton in The Last of England - Derek Jarman

In Profile: Derek Jarman’s The Last of England (1988)

An experimental and hypnotic film made with Super 8, Jarman’s The Last of England is a scathing attack on the state of Thatcherite Britain, homophobia and the treatment of AIDS victims, finds Adam Scovell… The late 1980s were...

Ballet School -- Playlist: 10 Best Winter Gigs In Liverpool

Playlist: 10 Best Winter Gigs In Liverpool

Silver Apples, John Grant, Flyte, Method Man… Heather Garner rounds up the best, critically-acclaimed live music gracing Liverpool’s venues this Winter… Out with the shorts and T-shirts, in with the scarves and woolly...

The Vacuum Cleaner - Ship of Fools, 2014; image courtesy Sophie Nathan. DaDaFest 2014

“I Always Avoided Referring To Disability In My Work, Because I Was Afraid To Seem Pitiful”: The Transformation Of DaDaFest

DaDaFest returns this week: bigger, better and with a confident shift in attitude. Jade French speaks to the director, curator and artists involved about what their work has to say about disability in its fullest...

Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick

Culture Diary w/c 03-11-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday – Christopher Joseph Holme Exhibition 9am – 5pm @ PR1 Gallery, UCLAN, Preston — FREE This rare presentation...

Maxine Peake in Keeping Up With The Joneses, ASFF 2014

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 — The Highlights

What do Maxine Peake, Ridley Scott and Lily Cole have in common? They’re all part of this year’s BAFTA-qualifying ASFF film festival, of course: Joshua Potts trawls through the programme to pick his highlights…...

Rob Lowe's Anorak magazine -- Design Manchester 14

Tech Vs Tradition: Design Manchester & The Science of Imagination

Alex Croll is introduced to the designers, publishers and illustrators forging ahead with the latest technology to push their sector firmly into the future. But what does this mean for the traditional, physical...

adidas SPEZIAL exhibition, Manchester 2014. Image courtesy size stores.co.uk

The Humble Magnificence Of adidas SPEZIAL

Designer and adidas fan Mike Holmes visits the brand’s touring exhibition, and marvels at the humble magnificence of functional footwear that was elevated to greatness by working class lads; long before the fashion...