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Tuesday, 08 February 2011 16:12

To Radical for me - Liverpool city of Radicals

Much of Liverpool: City of Radicals is still in the planning stages so you will have to check elsewhere for up to date details - but here is a line up of what is known now to be taking place throughout the year.

city of radicalsLiverpool, ‘City of Radicals’  1911 - 2011

In 1911 society was in ferment, a series of city-wide strikes shook Liverpool and radical artists rubbed shoulders with inspirational workers' leaders. NERVE's 2011 calendar celebrates this centenary through images and significant dates. Come along and find out more about how the Bluecoat and others will be marking next year as 'Liverpool, City of Radicals'. Saturday 4th Dec 2010 The Bluecoat, School Lane

Sunday, 21 November 2010 09:40

Design Show at Liverpool Design Festival

The 2010 Design Show opens to the public this weekend - Saturday 20 November & Sunday 21 November - from 10am to 6pm at St George's Hall, Liverpool.

Sunday, 21 November 2010 09:31

Liverpool Design Festival 2010

Liverpool Design Festival & Show  18 – 27 November 2010

All the design conscious, stylish and fashionable people will be heading to Liverpool this November for the second annual Design Festival. The festival is a celebration of contemporary design in a city famed for its love of fashion.

Sunday, 21 November 2010 09:28

Interchange Film Screenings


Interchange is a special screening of three works by Liverpool based designers and artists; Jon Barraclough, Sam Meech and Markus Soukup. Each of the works has been developed with other artists and in relation to other artistic practices such as spoken word and music.

There is a extra meeting of Liverpool Cafe Scientifique on Wednesday, 8th December which is being held in conjunction with the British Society for Immunology and is entitled: Of Mice and Men: can models be made better?

It will be given by: Peter Openshaw, Professor of Experimental Medicine at Imperial College London and a consultant in respiratory medicine at Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust. He works on viral lung diseases, particularly those caused by influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). He is Vice-President of the European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI) and was a member of the Scientific Advisory Group in Emergencies (SAGE), advising the UK government on the H1N1/09 influenza pandemic.
Tuesday, 02 November 2010 23:21

Invitation to submit: A history of background

Liverpool-based artist Alan Dunn is compiling a CD entitled A history of background, exploring the concept and role of background in art, design, music and film. Confirmed contributions include content from Yoko Ono, David Bowie, Brian Eno, Michelangelo Antonioni, Einsturzende Neubauten, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Bo Diddley, Undark, Carol Kaye (session bass player for Beach Boys, Nancy Sinatra, Elvis, Zappa, Monkees and Sonny & Cher), recordings from space, dubstep, Andy Warhol, back benches, wallpaper, Erik Satie, soundtrack excerpts, rockabilly slap bass and original 60's background Muzak.

bvca1North West Vision and Media have a number of free tickets for Vision+Media members. Visit thier site and register your interest.

A brand-new one-day conference for entrepreneurs, investors, corporate venturers, government officials and media that showcase the wealth of UK innovation in the creative industries and gets to the heart of the issues affecting entrepreneurs and investors who are shaping the future of the technological innovation.

Hear from serial entrepreneurs and investors & lend your voice to the debate. 

Where are the hotspots for enterprise? Is Britain's innovation infrastructure self-sustaining? What can UK entrepreneurs learn from their Silicon Valley counterparts? And what can they give back?


Financing and Funding the Digital Age

Sound art pieces, live compositions and improvisations featuring loop-based compositions of sounds from various objects and sources.