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Art in Liverpool podcast 9 December 2009

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lap-logo-201x90A solo show from Ian this week, as I'm nowhere to be found on this wander through the second best visual arts scene in the country.

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"No Neil this week" (I'm here just hiding) Nominate now for the Liverpool Art Prize 2010. 
DON'T MISS Bridgit Riley at the Walker ends This Sunday, Dec 13th. and you won't miss the The White Feather exhibition about John Lennon at the Beatles Story, Pier Head venue has been extended until Feb 28

Santa Dash raising nearly £1/2 Million for charity. Fantastic.
The Janek Schaefer : Sound Art at the Bluecoat is excellent 5 December 2009 - 17 January 2010
At midnight on December 1 2009 the Winter Hill transmitter, located near Bolton, will be turned off and the analogue terrestrial television signal to Merseyside will disappear forever. For
National Portrait, the sound artist Janek Schaefer will address what he describes as “the death of analogue television” in the UK.

There were also openings at
The Lost Soul and Stranger Service Station - Sharon Mutch
The Bluecoat Display Centre - Hothouse
Egg - Winter Blues
And loads of Arts and Crafts Fairs


AUCTION: Pre-Paid 2009 exhibition

pre_paid-100WEDNESDAY 9 December at Cornerstone Gallery
Viewing & refreshments at 5.30 and Blind Auction starts at 6.30pm.
The Cornerstone Gallery is again proud to present
'Pre-paid', an exhibition & blind auction of postcard works donated by artists and celebrities who contribute to Liverpool’s prestigious cultural life and continuing development. (Works can be viewed here) The proceeds will be donated to The Artists' Benevolent Institution. Exhibition details


lcad-george-lund-100WEDNESDAY 9 December 2009, 17:00 -20:00 at LCAD
Art Exhibition and Sale at LCAD. Liverpool Centre for Arts Development in Partnership with Peter Barker, Francis Walden – Jones, George Lund. Drop in and view the local talent which represents art in the community. Come along and pickup that UNIQUE CHRISTMAS PRESENT.

SCREENING: Liverpool Film Night

lpool-film-nite-100THURSDAY 10 December 2009, 18.30 - 20.30 at FACT Screen 2
Liverpool Film Night
presents the latest selection of short films celebrating talented filmmakers from the area. There is music, laughter, drama and plenty of surprises in the programme. Join us for this special evenings screening where you will also get to hear from the filmmakers themselves who will be discussing their work in conversation with guest filmmaker Chris Bernard (Letter to Brezhnev).

VIEWING: Memories of Place, Colour and Shape

David-Boal-100THURSDAY 10 December 18.30 - 20.30 at Gostins Gallery
An exhibition of paintings and collages by
David Boal. David has had a long history of teaching art in Liverpool. Since his retirement he has had time to develop his own work and this is his first exhibition displaying this body of work. Contact Lis Edgar This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with enquiries. Venue details

ART & CRAFT FAIR: at the Bluecoat

loaca-xmas2-100THURSDAY 10 December 2009, 16.30 - 20.00 at the Bluecoat
Late Night at the Bluecoat. Find that unique Christmas gifts from selected local artists and contemporary craft makers in the courtyard & garden at the Bluecoat.  Also, the Bluecoat's creative community of independent retailers will be open until 9pm on Thursdays in December.


static-logo-100THURSDAY 10 December 2009, 20.00 onwards at Static
8PM: Static UNIT 4 present a critical review of Liverpool's Bluecoat centre. 9PM: POP UP STORE featuring JAPANESE SHOP BY INARI. 9PM TILL LATE: DJs/visuals to be announced.
Venue details

EVENT: Anything Arty at Allanson Street!

anything-arty-sthelens-100THURSDAY 10 December 12noon – 18.00 at The Thompson Centre (Parr, St Helens)
Come and join us to view a selection of local artists at our community art exhibition held in Parr, St Helens.  We have artists exhibiting oil paintings, photographs, sculpture and arts and crafts including knitting and tapestry.

STARTS: Salvage: An Exhibition by Tony Roberts

Salvage-100THURSDAY 10 December 2010 at C.U.C.
Salvage is an  exhibition of bas-relief painting. The majority of this creative work has been produced utilizing discarded books, paper & card.  Flintshire artist Tony says this style came about after observing how companies discard printed material as if not valuing the research and work put into producing them.
Exhibition details

ART & CRAFT FAIR: at the Bluecoat

loaca-xmas2-100SATURDAY 12 December 2009, 11.00 - 17.00 at the Bluecoat
Find that unique Christmas gifts from selected local artists and contemporary craft makers in the courtyard & garden at the Bluecoat. If you would like to find out how to take part in this, or any of events, contact us at \n // --> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

MARKET: The Winter Exhibition

Winter-exhibition-100SAT 12 & SUN 13 December 2009 at Central Village (next to Resurrection), Bold Street
This is  the 4th exhibition/selling event at Central Village for local artist.  This year there will be a selection of work on show by twenty four talented artist. This is an exciting two day event in the hub of Bold St, Liverpool.  Come along and see for yourself!  Opening times: Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 4pm.

MARKET: Calidad Christmas event in Lark Lane

calidad-xmas-100SATURDAY 12 December 2009,10.00 - 15.00 at The Old Police Station, Lark Lane
A Winter Wonderland of Xmas gifts by local artists and designer-makers including Jool Anderson (figurines), Brian Birch (photography) and Jill Twist (jewellery).  Full details at

EVENT; Victorian Christmas at Edge Hill Station

metal-xmas-100-2SUNDAY 13 December 12.00 - 16.00 at METAL@Edge Hill Station
A Christmas event that re-kindles some of the traditions celebrated during the Victorian era, the early years of the station’s history. Decorating the station with Christmas garlands, there will be a programme of local entertainment, films, market stalls and food and drink, in the Welcoming spaces and Engine Room at Edge Hill Station.

MARKET: Calidad Christmas Art, Craft & Design event, Speke

calidad-xmas-100SUNDAY 13 December 11.00 - 16.00 at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Speke
Calidad Events are holding Art, Design & Craft Events at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Speke Boulevard opposite the busy New Mersey Retail Park.  Work for sale will include: jewellery, textiles, photography, art (limited edition and originals) glass, ceramics, wood, paper-craft, fashion accessories and lots more!

At Tate Next year
Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic
29 January -– 25 April 2010. Admission: £6.00 (£4.50 concessions)

Taking its inspiration from
Paul Gilroy’'s seminal book The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness (1993), the exhibition is the first to trace in depth the impact of different black cultures from around the Atlantic on art from the early twentieth century to today.
Tate Liverpool has initiated a city-wide programme of parallel exhibitions and events that explore the themes and ideas of Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic. Partners include the Bluecoat, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), Metal, Walker Art Gallery and Liverpool University.







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