19/01/2016
Creepshow (1982)

In Profile: Stephen King

King of the silver screen? Nik Glover analyses the best-selling novelist’s many triumphs and disasters in book-to-film adaptations, via his relationships with George A. Romero, Stanley Kubrick, Brian De Palma and the rest… Everyone remembers the sight of Jack Nicholson,...

18/01/2016
Becs Andrews

“The world has lost a great talent”: Tributes Paid To Artist Becs Andrews

Stage designer and visual artist Becs Andrews tragically passed away earlier this month, aged just 37. Here, friends, colleagues and collaborators, from the Royal Opera House to The Royal Standard, remember a great talent…...

15/01/2016
Massive Attack

Playlist: Best Winter Gigs In The North West

The Christmas decorations have been taken down, the festivity is over, and the world looks cold and gloomy again. Is there any better way to escape the January drizzle than being in a...

14/01/2016
The Necropolitan Line by Katrina Palmer. Image courtesy of the Henry Moore Institute and Jerry Handman Jones.

Katrina Palmer’s The Necropolitan Line — Reviewed

Nothing like the Metropolitan Line we know today: Jack Welsh explores the macabre history behind Katrina Palmer’s interactive exhibition — a contemporary reimagining of the London railway that transported corpses to be buried in the...

12/01/2016
Intermissions: Images from the Edward Chambré-Hardman Commercial Portrait Collection by Keith Roberts

Intermissions: The Quiet Portraits Of Edward Chambré-Hardman

Liverpool Central Library’s current exhibition, Intermissions, reveals a fascinating insight into the portfolio of one of the city’s most prolific landscape photographers: namely, his portraiture business that paid the bills. What is revealed,...

11/01/2016
David Bowie, The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Culture Diary w/c 11-01-2016

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday —  The Revenant (2015) @ Cinemas Across The UK Dogged by claims of cruelty...

11/01/2016
Rafael Lozano. Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) @ Whitechapel Gallery, London, 29 January – 15 May 2016

Roll Up, Roll Up: Unmissable UK Exhibitions Jan-Mar 2016

One Direction fantasies, kidnapped curators, NASA and Cilla Black… We pick our favourite visual art exhibitions of early 2016. Get your diaries out! Supermarket Sweep: Bonus Round! @ P E R I C L O,...

08/01/2016
Paul Almasy, Louvre Paris (1942)

Paul Almásy: Making Absence Present

A tale of bravery and foresight in the face of Nazi occupation: Tate Liverpool’s Exhibitions and Displays Curator Darren Pih shares the shocking true story behind a photograph pivotal to their current show… The first...

06/01/2016
Baltic 39, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Field Trip: BALTIC 39, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Laura Harris visits a fantastic collaborative resource for artists at a former print works in central Newcastle… Something exciting is happening at BALTIC 39. In a collaboration between Northumbria University, Newcastle City Council...