REVIEW: MATMOS – mac, 15.5.11

Cluttered with wires and gadgets, the mac’s more ‘relaxed’ seated theatre had no time to prepare for the hysterical onset of spine-shivering lunacy. Making most people question their own sanity, John Wiese’s chaotic, industrial intensities examined the characteristics of a video nasty soundtrack, delving deeper into the grime of extreme distress. Continue reading

5 Soldiers at Town Hall, Birmingham

On 31st May, Rosie Kay Dance Company presents a charity performance of 5 Soldiers. Raising funds for charities: Care for Casualties, Help for Heroes, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity and The Royal British Legion, the thought-provoking and controversial company explore war in modern times, created after an intense period of research with The 4th Battalion, The Rifles. Continue reading

Diesel Island: Land of the Stupid, Home of the Brave

Get yourself down to your local Diesel store or click here because forthcoming Diesel Island looks like it’s gonna be big big news. Launched at the beginning of May, the Diesel School of Island Life will offer lucky ‘passport’ holders the chance to get involved with some amazing things, including events, parties, workshops and trips, and the best part is that they’re all completely free. Actually that’s not even the best part; there’s much more to come. Continue reading

Government Inspector with Mighty Boosh’s Julian Barrett

Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol
Mon 23rd – 28th May, 2011
Warwick Arts Centre

One half of The Mighty Boosh’s duo comic actor Julian Barrett will star alongside Smack The Pony’s Doon Mackichan in a new production of this glorious Russian comedy, which is a co-production between The Young Vic and Warwick Arts Centre.

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Retro Brum Vintage fair launches tomorrow…

Vintage shops and fairs seem to do really well in the city so there is no surprise that another has popped up. Launching this Saturday (7th May) it includes fashion, homewares and art as well as a vintage tea room, catwalk shows, a DJ set from Tantrums and to top it off you can get a retro hair-do and make over sorted for your Saturday night out. We’ll be there!