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What you didn't come along! Well you really missed out on a cool weekend of open source technology and open source thinking - if you don't know what that is then you should have come along for sure. But at least you can catch Stephen Fry talking to the huge crowd who were there. 

Published in Tech News
Thursday, 07 June 2012 11:15

Liverpool Acoustic Afternoon

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Last October Liverpool Acoustic held it's first Music Afternoon at Mathew Street’s View Two Gallery. And they had so much fun that they’ve decided to do it all over again!

This coming Saturday 9th June 2012 Liverpool Acoustic will be hosting a relaxed event featuring mainly open mic with a couple of booked guests thrown in for good measure. It’s all taking place in the View Two Gallery’s top floor performance space from 1.00pm to 4.00pm and is free to attend.

Musicians wanting to take part in the open mic can just turn up on the day – the spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The gallery opens at 12.00pm and closes at 5.00pm.

Published in Music
Thursday, 07 June 2012 09:51

You think you own it but do you?


What is labour in the contemporary media economy and how might it be paid for? What are some of the issues that arts institutions and media workers face with regards to intellectual property?

Who Owns It? is a talk fest on open source culture and intellectual property law in partnership that takes place next Tuesday 12th June at FACT Liveprool. 

Watch the Video below from Dan Lynch to find out more. 

Published in Events
Sunday, 06 May 2012 00:00

Stay out all Night - Light Night

Light__Sound_Party-Tristan_Brady_Jacobs_Light_GraffitiLightNight Friday 18 May 4pm - late at various venues across Liverpool city centre

Over 70 events FREE 

Following Liverpool’s giant spectacular weekend of Sea Odyssey, thousands of visitors are expected to again descend on Liverpool this May for the city’s annual arts and culture festival LightNight. Over 50 of Liverpool’s finest attractions and arts organisations have joined forces to offer a whirlwind night of exciting activities and events for everybody for LightNight 2012.

On Friday 18th May from 4pm until late, over 50 of Liverpool’s best arts & heritage venues will throw open their doors offering over 70 FREE events to choose from including special underground tours, a mass sing-alongcandle-lit labyrinth,fascinating exhibitions and open studiosChinese arts showcase, architecture tours, ceildhs, spectacular light projections,street theatre, live music and lot’s more.


5926037286_6ddda6aab3_oWe finally see it - a year in the making but now Hack for Culture has a name it can't be sued over. It is set to set the world of arts data alight by bringing the glorious arts & cultural organisations of Liverpool together with Merseyside's Digital and Creative industries to explore and experiment with a wide variety of hidden cultural data sets.  

"A data set (or dataset) is a collection of data, usually presented in tabular form. Each column represents a particular variable. Each row corresponds to a given member of the data set in question. It lists values for each of the variables, such as height and weight of an object. Each value is known as a datum. The data set may comprise data for one or more members, corresponding to the number of rows." Wikipedia - so probably wrong. 

YOUR INVITED SO READ ON

Published in Tech News
Tuesday, 16 August 2011 15:19

ART BY THE FERRY PROMISES PICTURE PERFECT VIEWS

Art_by_the_FerryExplore Art by the Ferry at Woodside Ferry Terminal for its first FREE arts and craft fair where visitors can find picture perfect views of the Liverpool Waterfront and a wonderful mix of arts and craft!

This coming weekend of 20th-21st August, families are invited to enjoy a fun day out with arts, craft and live music at the Grade II listed venue. A wealth of affordable and unique creations can be found from local artists including paintings, cards, home wares, prints, textiles, photography, glass and more.

From the sonic art archive

Kaffe Matthews -

August Rain In New York Doorways

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