Tag: Birmingham

BBC cuts

I’ve just got this from punch records and while it might not be _your_ niche Asian Network is an important part of the BBC’s output in Brum and I think you should have the chance for a read (and if…

Tag cloud for a city

The Mac reopens on May 1 and as part of the opening exhibition, entitled ‘plug in’, they’re are going to develop a tag cloud for the new web site and as a huge vinyl graphic to be rendered on one…

CSI Lift

Doing this to the Bull Ring lifts is all a lovely PR stunt for the CSI thing in the old Borders shop — until some old dear expires, knackered after taking the steps because the lifts are out of order.

Guesswork?

I’m quite “for” the idea of Brum being 2013 City of Culture. I’m not convinced that the council have the skills to make it great, and I’m still cynical about the idea that “the possibility” of hosting the “Brit Music…

Alien vs Editor

All the papers have gone with the release of the MoD’s records of UFO sightings, and published drawings of them (like this one seen in Smethwick). I’m not surprised that they’re all talking about it, as it’s nice safe weird…

Brumcast – show 150

‘Little’ Chris Downing has brought the interwebs 149 podcasts full of “every conceivable music genre, from dubstep to thrash metal, from ska to folk. The only rule is that the music must come from the Midlands.” He’s now reached 150.…

Danny Smith: Sabres of Paradise

Fans of vague marketing talk and transparent attempts to make the public feel as they’re in control really should head over to paradisecircus.co.uk and marvel at the property developments Argent. Apparently Argent and the Birmingham City Council have an ‘exclusivity…

CSI: Birmingham

The TV glamour of moping up blood and wearing paper boilersuits can now be yours in the old Borders shop in the Bull Ring. I mean, I think, I've never seen the programme. [link]