EXYZT: Burningham – Today & Tomorrow

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

Heducation Fundraiser for JAPAN

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

3 Minute Heroes

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.
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Record Store Day 2011

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

Win tickets to Monster Jam 2011!

Monster Jam 2011 is hitting Derby’s Pride Park Stadium on the 28th and 29th May 2011 bringing the scariest, fastest and baddest Monster Trucks with it. To celebrate Area Culture Guide has two exclusive tickets to give away! Continue reading