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NEWSThe Mankey Monkeys are getting out and about, we saw the Sgt Peppers fab four arriving in the window of Blakes restaurant at Hard Days Night Hotel today. Should all be out over the next week or so then there will be maps distributed.
FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES - Last chance to enter Walker Art Gallery’s major art prize - The last chance to register for Britain’s biggest contemporary painting competition, John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize 2010, is Friday 19 February 2010.
TATE: Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic 29 January -? 25 April 2010. And Bluecoat: Sonia Boyce: Like Love – Part One & Two 30 January – 28 March 2010
1897 OVERHEAD RAILWAY FOOTAGE TO BE SCREENED
Lumière Brothers’ film showcased to public at FACT Ian and Mina made it along to this, the film is 2 minutes long! The event was over 2 hours but very interesting academically. Members of the public are invited to attend a free lecture and screening showcasing new findings on the famous Lumière Brothers’ Liverpool Overhead Railway films, as part of the public programme for the new Museum of Liverpool, due to open in Spring 2011.
Also a rare Saturday night out for the Jacksons..at the Kazimier
Impropriety Official Launch Night
Improv goes legit! After a year’s intensive training, the intrepid Impropriety performers are primed and ready to commit acts of comic brilliance based on your suggestions… yes, your suggestions. Lime your Lights and Grease your Paints, the Impropriety Music Hall of Mirth is at last open for Gaiety, Frolics and Fun!
On display are works of art dreamed up by our local artists on the subject of bags – handbags, suitcases, hat bags, carrier bags, we even have one with ‘tea bags’ etc. The only essential was that bags must be the central theme of their work. Exhibition details
A group exhibition of work by emerging and established Liverpool based artists, showing together for the first time. Featured artists: Craig Sinclair, Craig Robson, Clare Chinnery, Penelope Teapot, Lauren 'Dusty' Devin, Robi Morris, Frances Masey-O'Neill, Michael Hollywood, Debbie Ryan, UAW CAT + more tbc. Venue details
ONE LAST CHANCE for trail fans to see 63 of their beloved penguins on display at St George’s Hall, before they head for their new homes. The Go Penguins Charity Auction will be happening online from 12noon on Thursday 4 February until 2pm on Friday 5 February. Those wishing to bid can either register online or place a sealed bid at the preview.
Paintings by Frances Walden-Jones. Frances spent her childhood in North Wales, near Colwyn Bay, and in the 1950's/60's spent her Saturdays in the studio of Gladys Dawson R.A. (later Gladys Woodruff). After studying at Cardiff university, Frances spent her working life teaching drama. In her retirement Frances has taken up her paintbrushes again, resulting in these colourful paintings of North Wales. Also on display are recent work by Colin Reid. Venue details
The vanished world of Imperial China is vividly captured on glass plates by an intrepid Scottish photographer John Thomson who travelled throughout the country meeting people from all walks of life. The exhibition startlingly reveals the character of the vast empire mainly through its remarkable people. Exhibition details
FRIDAY 5 February 2010 18-21.00 at View Two. Recent Paintings by Steve des Landes
Exhibition: 6-27 February 2010
An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Clifford Sayer, the founder of the literalist movement. This exhibition emphasizes the visual meaning of fine art. Clifford is an academic painter of both life & imaginative works, who was born, grew up and studied in Toxteth, Liverpool, where he still continues to paint and sculpt. Exhibition details
"Thinking Abstract"- a group show from artists working in a variety of abstract mediums such as: painting, etching, collage, mixed media, drawing and photography. Exhibition details
You are invited to the launch of the 'Year of Health and Wellbeing 2010' with the Festival of Health and Activity! Come along to this free event and try your luck on a trampoline, scale a climbing wall or take a guided tour of the park with the Liverpool Park Rangers. Feeling a little less adventurous? Treat yourself to a free neck massage or take in the Tai Chi demos! Younger visitors will have the chance to enjoy some storytelling, arts & crafts, bracelet making, X-bikes, golf and much more...
SATURDAY 13 February 2010, 21.00 - 3.00am at A Foundation
Liverpool’s biggest Independent Live Arts Event of 2010. WRONG LOVE is a night of intimate performances, site-specific installation, audio visual art and live music which will use the banner of an alternative Valentine’s Day celebration to ask questions about romance, sexuality, unconventional love and where art is headed in this new decade.