Month: April 2008

Pogus’ Beautiful thing

That Beautiful Thing: UK 2001, originally uploaded by Pogus Caesar / OOM Gallery Archive. I was lucky enough to get a very early look at Pogus Caesar‘s new Exhibition at Wolverhampton Art Gallery – some great shots and quite varied…

Watch out, Brasso’s About

Sinister looking bull in today’s (content rich for once) Birmingham Bulletin email from the Council. I don’t know whether it’s because his ears look like earrings for his horns, or just his expression – there’s a slight hint that the…

Pride Parade Off

The Birmingham Pride parade for 2008 has been cancelled due to “lack of grants” according to the Beeb – but the event as a whole is still going ahead. We’d heard rumours of disquiet a few months ago, so this…

Brum Link 29th April

Found this on teh interwebs: is brum happy ? – Site that trawls the Brum-based interweb, and tries to work out if Birmingham is happy or not – updates daily. There's also a twitter bot to follow.

Brum Link 29th April

Found this on teh interwebs: Fury over car "art" – Birmingham Mail – The car is on display outside Bournville Centre for Visual Arts as part of an exhibition devoted to the work of British author JG Ballard, who wrote…

Brum Link 28th April

Found this on teh interwebs: Speechification: Telly Savalas and the Quota Quickies – Hear the laughs of a contemporary Brum audience at the vision of their city shown in ‘Telly Savalas looks at Birmingham’. mp3

Brum Link 28th April

Found this on teh interwebs: Webcast for city election results – BBC NEWS – “The Council is to hold a television-style live results service after voting finishes in the local elections on Thursday. The webcast will feature interviews and analysis…

Brum Link 27th April

Found this on teh interwebs: D’log :: blogging since 2000 » What if the Situationists had been from Birmingham? – more Brum psychogeography, is it becoming a meme?

Brum Link 26th April

Found this on teh interwebs: Bounder's map of Birmingham – I stitched together this map of Birmingham – and then rubbed out everywhere I hadn't been. You'll need to view this one large…