Fierce Festival 2015

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Fierce returns to Birmingham from 7-11 October 2015 with a mix of live art, music, dance, installation and the infamous Fierce parties alongside eight UK premieres.

Simone Aughterlony will present Supernatural, a dance piece exploring gender roles that has been well received at festivals in Europe and the USA, and is hotly anticipated in the UK.

In Happiness Forgets, performer Season Butler will re-enact the opening sequence of all seven series of 1990s TV classic The Cosby Show, which feature the Huxtable family doing a series of dance moves. Continue reading

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Murad Skincare launches in Debenhams, Bullring

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LA skincare brand Murad is launching into Debenhams, Bullring mid July and offering their signature facial treatments. Developed by world renowned dermatologist Dr. Howard Murad, the range of science-based skincare products for healthy, beautiful skin, is accompanied by the experience of a skin health assessment inspired by the consultations the Doctor gives his patients.

Inspired by research confirming that a whole person approach offers the ultimate path to restoring health and beauty from the cellular level up, Murad products are clinically-proven to rapidly resolve common skin concerns like blemishes, redness, wrinkles and sun damage. There is also a specific facial available for men.

The new counter launches on the 15th July and we can’t wait to give it a try!

BE FESTIVAL 2015, 23 – 27 June at The Rep, Birmingham

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Turning the notion of conventional theatre upside down and blurring the boundary between audience and artist BE Festival opens its doors to 20 of Europe’s most daring, innovative and experimental theatre, dance and circus groups this June.

The week long festival take place across the Rep’s various stages and back-stage areas and offers a unique programme of European theatre, dance, comedy, circus, music, visual and performing arts. Running day and night there are a wide variety of activities and shows for everyone.

One of the festival’s many quirks include their now infamous interval dinner events (pictured); The REP’s main stage makes way for a pop-up restaurant and audience members, actors and staff are invited to enjoy a meal together under the spotlights during the interval.  Continue reading