Tag: ArtsFest

Artsfest 2010

The poster has just wet itself with excitement at the coming of Artsfest (or artsfest, or ArtsFest depending on which bit of capitalisation on the website you pick) this coming weekend. Yes, there’s a lot that isn’t especially art(s), yes…

The Twang for ArtsFest

Some will be pleased, some will vomit, some will think it's not such a bad choice even if they don't really like them. Some will wonder where the heck a 'Centenary Square Stage' is going to go. Would of been…

Is it Art?

I didn’t go to any of the ArtsFest events this weekend, busy, tired and didn’t have the energy for trying to hunt for the bits I’d enjoy. I did walk through it on Saturday at about three though, and it…

Get out.

There doesn’t seem to be an excuse to spend any time in your own house this week: On Wednesday you can have a drink with internet types at The Anchor, or pop along to The Edge and hack to your…

ArtsFest – What to do?

I’ll no doubt do another long an rambling post on “what should be done” with ArtsFest (next weekend chappies) as a whole, but here I want you to collectively tell me what I should go see. You see, the problem…

Birmingham ArtsFest 2009

Matthew Somerville again does someone else's work for them and puts the ArtsFest Programme online in a a usable format. You can help too. There's also a scanned version of the paper programme. [link]

Birmingham Photospace Artsfest Happenings

The Photospace team have loads of exciting ideas for Artsfest, coming soon indeed. To find out more (it's a bit lengthy to explain here) or offer your help, pop along to their blog: [link]

Artfest 2009, pay to (erm) play

John Gargan, who exhibited at ArtsFest last year is shocked that artists are being asked to pay upfront to show their work this year: "During the weekend the buildings take on a new atmosphere inviting citizens in to chambers and…

ArtsFest, help us pick the highlights

I was intending to have a shufty through the ArtsFest programme and pick out a few highlights, recommend a few things, but it’s nigh on impossible. There’s so much on, of completely varying quality, ambition, scale, genre and medium (plus…