July/August Area Culture Guide

July_Aug_2013.inddWelcome to the latest edition of Area Culture Guide for July/August 2013. Check out the latest events inside the guide and see who is featured below… Continue reading

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TURBULENCE DVD Launch Party at VIVID 2.12.11

FRI 02 DEC | 8PM-LATE | £5
Join the cast and crew of Turbulence, a new feature film shot in Birmingham’s Hare and Hounds, for a special party featuring pop-up screenings, live music, performance and DJs. Continue reading

REVIEW: Let’s Wrestle, 23.7.11 Hare & Hounds

Cocky cockneys through and through, Let’s Wrestle take attitude to the next level, binding together the naughties indie scene of trend setters Franz Ferdinand with sixties garage rock. Their downtrodden appearance leaves no signs of conformity, with a clear indication of independence to those fashion followers. Continue reading

BASS FESTIVAL – Throughout June 2011

BASS Festival 2011
Various venues

The BASS festival hits its sixth year running in the city, housing a line-up that is sure to educate and blow the minds of the Birmingham masses. The UK’s only month-long celebration of black music and art, the BASS Festival (British Arts and Street Sounds) runs throughout June offering a feast of urban culture. Following the theme of Revolution, the festival brings together a multitude of mediums all under one banner; from grime and dubstep performances to street dance, spoken word poetry and fashion events, all celebrating the revolution of urban culture. 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

Mr Scruff Review – Hare and Hounds 25.2.11

Mr Scruff and his tea bus arrived in the leafy Birmingham suburb of Kingsheath on Friday night. Performing at the Hare & Hounds, Mr Scruff delivered a night of soul, funk, hip-hop, Jazz, African and Latin inspired breaks amongst many, many other genre’s. Scruff is indeed a man who can make good music seemingly out of everything and anything. During his 6 hour set, Scruff glided from one genre to the next effortlessly, building on the rhythm of each tune, much to the crowds delight.

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