Comedian Mark Watson will be at the Wulfrun Hall in Wolverhampton on 1st December (see November’s Area Culture Guide for a preview), and we have two pairs of tickets to give away. To win a trip to see the record-breaking stand-up, just answer this question: what is Mark’s record for the world’s longest gig, set in 2006?
a) 24 hours
b) 36 hours
c) 48 hours
If you think you know, email your answer to competitions [@] fusedmagazine.com, including your name, address and date of birth. Deadline for entries is 28th November.
LANGUAGE is the closing season of VIVID’s 2008-10 PIONEERS programme, and will itself culminate in the Nightmare Before Christmas party on 18 December, 8.30pm till late (admission £5). Continue reading →
In 2009 The Specials finally made the dreams of so many of us come true when they reformed and embarked on a phenomenally successful 30th anniversary tour. After the UK dates they set off around the world and made several festival appearances, including the grandaddy of them all, Glastonbury. Continue reading →
TROVE will be presenting an unusual and though-provoking exhibition by Chinese artist Wang Qingsong. The exhibition features two of Wang’s latest works; ‘123456 Cuts’ and ‘Ironman’, videos that subliminally display the alarming effects of China’s Social Reconstruction programme. Continue reading →
The treasure chest of Birmingham’s historic past ascents to a more conceptual level, in the Jewellery quarter this November, in a unique exhibition about the nature of collecting.
The exhibition ‘Important Artefacts’ will be the final event of 2010 for the ARC arts project, set in the Vaults bar. For one night only six West Midlands artists will show work inspired by the historic past of the Vault’s listed cellars and it’s past use as a place for storing valuable objects. Continue reading →