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Liverpool International Jazz Fest — Our Highlights

With jazz infiltrating and influencing contemporary genres — everything from psychedelia to electronica — what better moment to celebrate its diversity, says Christopher Brown… There was an almost depressing number of shrugged shoulders when the Mercury Music...

PICK OF THE WEEK: Saturday – Last Day: Grace Schwindt: Only a Free Individual Can Create a Free Society  11am-5.30pm @ Site Gallery, Sheffield – FREE

Culture Diary w/c 23-02-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Hross I Oss (2013) 7:45pm @ Gustaf Adolf Nordic Church, Liverpool – donation...

Trade Tattoo, Len Lye. GB 1937. Courtesy of the Len Lye Foundation and The British Postal Museum and Archive. From material preserved and made available by the New Zealand Film Archive Ngā Kaitiaki O Ngā Taonga Whitiāhua

Send And Receive: Poetry, Film And Technology In The 21st Century

Film meets poetry meets technology: as FACT’s Type Motion exhibition draws to a close, Jay Bernard assesses the changing perception of poetry in an ever increasing digital age… By chance, I caught Helvetica...

Whitworth Art Gallery -- image by David Levene

The Big Interview: Cornelia Parker

Linda Pittwood catches up with the star of the reopened Whitworth Art Gallery about revisiting war and violence in her work, her relationships with power women, and why she’ll never stop collaborating… Linda Pittwood:...

Tuesday — Discover Tuesdays: Love Is All: 100 Years Of Love And Courtship (2014) 6pm @ FACT, Liverpool and other Picturehouse Cinemas nationwide

Culture Diary w/c 16-02-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday — The War On Drugs 7.30pm @ o2 Academy, Liverpool — sold out Topping many...

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Playlist: GIT Award Shortlist 2015

With some of the excellent shortlist already signed to Domino, XL and Heavenly Recordings, do we really need the Get Into This Award? Joshua Potts considers Merseyside’s music scene now… As Sound City climbs a...

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Capstone Classics: See Indian Culture In A Different Light

A new monthly film club from the Capstone Theatre and Milapfest is bringing the best of Indian cinema to Liverpool audiences. And it’s about time, says Adam Scovell… In a series of world cinema events organised...

Whitworth Art Gallery -- Image by Alan Williams

We Fell In Love Again: The Whitworth — Reviewed

Calling for us to ‘fall in love again’ this Valentines Day, the Whitworth Art Gallery is opening its doors after a major £15m redevelopment. But did our first date go off with a...

UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015: Wolfgang Buttress design

Reintroducing Darkness And Mystery Into Lighting Design: Chris Lowe

Lighting designer Chris Lowe tells Elisa Artesero what it’s like creating the UK’s Milan Expo pavilion, his love of Tungsten lamps and Guerrilla Lighting, and why we’re more creative in the dark… 2015 is the International Year...