Simon Ellis

And the winners are…!

Okay, so wow. We’ve had a tremendous response to our tee comp, both in terms of entrants and in terms of people getting involved and voting. We have three outright winners, as chosen...

GIT Awards

You Into This?

This Wednesday sees the entries deadline for the Getintothis Award, hot on the heels of last week’s announcement that the award is to be hosted at Leaf on 27thApril. We caught up with...

A Clockwork Orange, 8:45pm @ FACT

Culture Diary w/c 27-02-2012

Monday 27 – A Clockwork Orange, 8:45pm @ FACT, see site for ticket prices A Clockwork Orange is Stanley Kubrick’s vision of the 1962 Anthony Burgess novel of the same name, following Alex...

Richard Cheese and Lounge Against The Machine, pop cover-ers extraordinaire

Playlist #6: Pop Covers

Marc Hall takes a look at the growing instances of the indie kid breathing new life into the pop classic, and vice-versa(?)… I heard recently that local X Factor favourite Marcus Collins was...


My Five New Friends – Reviewed

Linda Pitwood on an exhibition blurring the lines between Facebook friends, stalkers, and stalkees…. There are, in effect, two exhibitions currently showing in The Royal Standard’s unheated but perfectly formed gallery space. One...

Jonathan Richman

Jonathan Richman, Modern Lover

This weekend sees an influential yet almost unsung hero take to the stage at The Kazimier… Geek, nerd, cry-baby, straight; just some of the nicer things Jonathan Richman has no doubt had shouted...

Portrait of Leckey next to BigBoxIndustrialAction

Mark Leckey: Work and Leisure

We chat to the Turner Prize winning artist Mark Leckey about northerness, infamy and the Liverpool Biennial… Mark Leckey is not really ready to be interviewed. Sleeves rolled up and kneeling on the...

Orpheus 2008, detail, Charline von Heyl

Painting’s Not Dead: Charline von Heyl

There’s a new exhibition opening at Tate Liverpool this week, and shhh, it features a living painter… It’s fitting perhaps that in the lead-up to this year’s John Moores Painting Prize, Tate Liverpool...

Emily Lansley

Culture Diary w/c 20-02-2012

Monday 20 – The MEN @ The Kazimier plus support from Police Squad, The Temps & Being Jo Francis, 7:30pm, £7.50 OTD   With a forthcoming LP, Open Your Heart, due for release...