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What ‘culture’ do you do?

Brum is, as you’ll no doubt be aware, is bidding to be UK City of Culture 2013. The final bid has to be in in May and getting a full picture of what culture is for Birmingham is and important…

Forward with the Post

Marc Reeves of The Birmingham Post spends a couple of hours talking shop, blogging and council newspapers with Michael Grimes on Sunday Local — the weekly local news show on Rhubarb Radio: It’s intelligent, honest and unafraid — something of media at…

Brum Music Map

Please help us, and the Birmingham Music Archive build up a “music map” of Birmingham. We’re looking to map anything; bands, singers, musicians, promoters, managers, venues, record shops, music shops, hangouts, anything that has a “place” and that place in…

Mayor Blog

Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! The Mayor has a blog after all, it seems. Cllr Michael Wilkes has been blogging sporadically for almost a year. He’s posted a few bits since he became mayor, and let this little tit-bit slip: “I…

The history of BiNS

Sort of. At WxWM2 (a gathering of Brum interweb interested types) I did a brief talk about how I came to start BiNS — it was improvised and I wandered wildly off topic. Thanks to the wonderful guys at Rhubarb Radio…

Save the Brum Hinternet « Paradise Forum

The hinternet is the old, hard to find, unconnected interweb — it's stuff that's starting to disappear (Geocities is closing, people just forget to keep stuff up). Can we find a way to keep these old Brum sites alive? [link]

Brum news on Twitter

onBirmingham isTwitter generated breaking news about Birmingham. It works by using a network of “newsmakers” who can use the onBirmingham Twitter account to distribute local news as soon as they hear about it — they’ll likely be first on the…

The Big Paws Listen Again

Have been remiss posting this, but here’s the listen again link to this week’s Big Paws in which the banal mundanity of existence is contemplated, and there’s an awful joke about Stephen Hawkins. News of this week’s show, hosted by…