Month: April 2009

Bus Lanes on the Tyburn Road

Political Hack takes us through the history of the rows over the Tyburn Rd bus lanes, which as going to be permanently removed (seems a bit backward to me). [link]

Birmingham Votes '09

On Saturday 9th May, the Electoral Reform Society are holding Birmingham Votes’09, an "opportunity for the people of Birmingham to make politics work for them". [link]

"The writing is on the wall"

Is one of the clichés used by the Newsnight reporter talking about Brum graffiti artist Mohammed Ali. This feature, which also includes Goldie and Martin Mullaney going "grrr" in his parka, will be up on the iPlaye for 7 days…

Brum’s greatest recordings No.1

A series to cut out and keep, courtesy of the Birmingham Music Archive — the place celebrating, preserving, and sharing Birmingham’s music heritage. This piece from Paul Long, and you’re welcome to contribute or argue the toss. Don’t forget they’re…

“Rapunzel on Smack” and Paul Murphy

Brendan O’Neill has just told me about yet another film from Stickleback Productions — he described it as “Rapunzel on smack”, which has sold me. I can’t wait to see it. But first they’ve got to raise the money. They,…

Whatever happened to?

Route Map “A services database for the creative industries in Birmingham, updated by the industries themselves, giving up to date information 24 hours a day.” BIG Marketplace “Birmingham Industry and Genius marketplace (BIG). A unique online resource providing business opportunities…

Digbeth in “all six senses”

Is the promise from Friction Arts, about their new exhibition. No words on whether the “smell” of Digbeth is worth exhibiting, or whether Bruce Willis is dead at the end. Does sound good tho’: Echoes from the Edge is an…