Until tomorrow you’ll be able to take part in Burningham, an installation designed and created by architects EXYZT, and the headline project of Fierce Festival 2011. A multitude of events are taking place on Eastside Green (opposite Millennium Point), including live graffiti battles, film screenings, debates and talks, all aiming to look deeper into the heart of ‘Burningham’ and find out what makes it tick. On April 26th, the EXYZT container will be relocated to Moor Street Ringway in Birmingham; a very public exhibition of the work and explorations of the event. Continue reading
Bespectacled gent Simon Munnery has the wit of a weasel and the cunning of a fox. He appears in many guises with a variety of exciting facial hair and always a suit. His dialogue is expeditious, you are drawn into it like a whirlwind and left both stunned and in awe of his articulate style.
Heducation, “Birmingham’s number one hip-hop and breaks night”, has rounded up the very best of Midlands talent for a one-night-only extravaganza, all in the name of helping those affected in Japan. Local legends Bentley Rhythm Ace, the Trans4mers and Automaton will be joined by Malicious DJ and DJ Mylz himself, Heducation’s founder. Continue reading
If you’re in Birmingham this Saturday, drop by to The Edge (studio and headquarters of Friction Arts on Cheapside, Digbeth) and be prepared for some inspirational stuff. Projections, performances, sculpture and technology will immerse you in the world of ‘local heroes’ as you experience three-minute-long stories created by Birmingham groups, designed to commemorate the hard work of their very own hero.
This Saturday is Record Store Day 2011, and to mark this annual celebration, Speech Fewapy records are gonna be holding two special in-store afternoon gigs. Head to Swordfish Records (Temple Street, Birmingham) or Polar Bear Records (York Road, Kings Heath) or both! and grab a space in the crowd for an absolute treat of a line-up. Continue reading