Can you lend a day to help create something amazing? A SMALL CINEMA IN NORTH MANCHESTER
Re-Dock need some hands on deck to help us turn an unused space in Moston into a community screening theatre. They need volunteers and skilled tradesfolk, as well as contributions of basic materials > timber, plaster board, paint etc.if you can help.
If you go to Cafes in Liverpool then you'll recognise this man?
This is Hal Lever who is a regular at the likes of Leaf on Bold Street, Bold St Coffee and Franklins Cafe at Fact Liverpool. At one stage in his life people would sneer at him and abuse him for being drunk when really he just doesn't have full control over his tongue and jaw due to a brain injury that saw him incarcerated in a mental institution of old.
The live webinar will take place at Inspace as part of their EIFF Atmosphere programme. Matt Adams of Blast Theory will introduce the core concepts behind interactive storytelling and artists Thompson & Craighead will discuss their work in the context of digital storytelling.
July's SciBar in Liverpool is by Ronald Green and he will be talking about "nothing"!
Why should nothing matter? If anything matters, why should nothing matter? And yet it does, for there isn't anything, it seems, that nothing does not touch, or anything that does not touch nothing. History, philosophy, religion, science, art, literature, music – all look towards nothing at some point, stimulating questions that would otherwise not be asked.
Liverpool's Show Your Beautiful Face Photography Competition winners were announced at the unveiling of the exhibition on the evening of Wednesday 21st September. The competition offered cash prizes and the opportunity to be showcased in the Show Your Beautiful Face Photography Exhibition.
Homotopia, the only lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans’ (LGBT) combined arts organisation in the north of England, has been awarded 3 year funding following a successful complaint to Arts Council England.
Liverpool based Homotopia applied to become a National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) earlier this year along with over 1300 other arts organisations nationally. Only 695 applications were successful and 28 organisations complained – of these 28 only 3 complaints were upheld and reassessed. Homotopia, which was initially judged to be ineligible, was the only one of the 3 to have the original decision overturned and become a NPO with 3 year funding from 2012.
This weekend Merseyside Dance Initiative have a great public spectacular taking place called "City Steps"
And it's all part of MDI's continued year of Dance, to celebrate 18 years of the LEAP Contemporary Dance Festival which promises an exceptional line up of dance artists and companies performing for the second half of the year. This weekend it's four Squares and one Window as performers will be in Queen, Derby, Williamson and Clayton Squares plus Marks and Spencer's window
After months planning and organising, Liverpool Sound City music festival and conference arrives this week for 4 days jam packed every hour with music creativity and talent. Over 450 artists and bands, 1000 conference delegates and 35,000 revellers will descend on a cityfamous for its rich musical heritage, to take part in the third annual celebration of music.
Cracking the Code is a bursary Scheme from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) to improve governance within Third Sector infrastructure organisations. The scheme offers up to £500 to improve the way that community and voluntary organisation are led and governed. The type of activities that could be funded include:
In return for the bursary the NCVO will ask organisations to write a case study and develop a method to share the knowledge and experiences with other in the local area.
The deadline for applications is the 30th June 2010. For further information, visit: http://www.ncvo-vol.org.uk/crackingthecode
This month's Liverpool Acoustic Live event takes place on Friday 28th May 2010 at the View Two Gallery on Mathew Street. The doors open at 8.00pm with the music starting at 8.30pm and finishing at 11.15pm.
This month we've got three fantastic local performers, and one talented musician from Derbyshire.
If you are looking for a little more out of the leaders debate and you'll be watching alone at home - Well don't watch in the comfort and style of the Pan Am bar on the Albert Dock. From 6.30-11pm onwards the American Style debate watching party will be taking place and you can watch with the Cognoscenti of the Liverpool scene.
There will be a quick talk before hand and a discussion afterwards - so formulate your some questions and answers while you are at it.
Last weeks event took place at Hannahs bar in association with MyVoteAPP and was organised by Deena Denaro. Deena will sadly be missing this weeks event as she is off to see an elder statement of American politics Gil Scott-Heron at the Liverpool Philharmonic.
Twitterers can follow the action as it takes place via the #Deb8WatchLiv tag.
Manchester has it's own election mashup taking place on Thursday so maybe that is for you. Which ever event you go to then have a good time.
A few more links for you http://blogs.liverpooldailypost.co.uk/dalestreetblues/2010/04/liverpools-very-own-leaders-de.html
Election events are taking place across the north west andthis one is Manchester looks about as good as they are going to get, with a Debate remix - a live audiovisual remix of the third UK General Election TV debate.
In the apt surroundings of the People's History Museum, view Brown, Cameron and Clegg in their final showdown, as artists Sosolimited offer a dizzying array of word-usage analysis, highly stylised charts and visualisations, and an illuminating perspective on what the candidates are actually saying.