Tag: culture

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: Tag nuts

So I spoke to the Editor* about what to write about this week and he gave me this, probably to wind me up, which suggests that ten people are responsible for most of the graffiti in Brum. I knew my…

Zoom cut to the past

wevee is a site that a tempts to do something with the vast amount of old film — and there’s a lot of stuff of the Midlands on there. The interface is very slick — you can trim the ends…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

The 4am Project would like to invite you to a very special 4am photography event in Birmingham. This event is going to be held at the Bodies Revealed Exhibition at the Custard Factory, and there are 100 FREE tickets for…

A blank canvas

When the ‘City of Culture bid’ was announced, Minister of Fun Martin Mullaney had a list of cultural high spots (it was mostly engineering) and we did too including “Crossroads the Opera” and “Stan’s Cafe’s 24 hour recreation of Take…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Roll up! Roll up! Get your hot German sausages here! The Frankfurt Christmas Market has arrived in town!  Not only can you snack on a tasty sausage, but there are other deliciously delectable treats to be had; German bread and cakes…

Fat Freddy’s Bloke

American cartoonist and underground comix artist Gilbert Shelton is going to be in Brum on Friday November 13th at Nostalgia & Comics. He’s the bloke who did The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers (which is being made into a stop motion…