Month: April 2010

Radio 4 Front Row at the mac

"The MAC in Birmingham – the Midlands Arts Centre – is about to re-open following a £15 million refurbishment. Mark Lawson reports on the building, and discusses the original vision behind the creation of arts centres in Britain." iPlayer will…

Election Circus Hits The University

Election Circus Hits The University, originally uploaded by TheBrumReaper. “The University is hosting an unnamed ‘high-profile event’ on thursday… UK voters can probably guess what that will be.”

Regal Tower Development – BrumCityCentre.com

I've a sneaking suspicion that we'll never see this building, but fine Planning Committee reporting from Geoff Caine about the decisions on this tallest of towers. Apparently this development would be within "BCC guidelines and policy for Birmingham’s future development."…

Pete the Feet Exclusive

Sarah Jane Lynch (on twitter) is s putting together a project on Moseley, its history and community over the last 100 years — she started by interviewing Pete the Feet… Pete Mckenzie, better known as Pete the Feet, aged 64…

4am Project event 24th April!

"The 4am Project will be hosting a special 4am event this Saturday 24th April (at 4am!) on behalf of the Birmingham City of Culture bid! The event will take place at Birmingham Museum Collections Centre. This is a rare opportunity…

Spit and Sauce, Us

Got a chance yesterday to pop into the mac (still a week or so before the opening, and work being done all over the building) and taste the catering. Yum. The building re-opens to the public on May 1st, with…