The not-for-profit DIY fest Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Festival, is stepping up its activity. For its fourth edition in 2014, Fringe! will spill out of the confines of a weekend to inhabit a full week of film, art, workshops and parties in various East London venues. The event rooted in London’s queer creative scene is getting bigger, and everyone is welcome!
Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra play their own brand of Western swing, blues, Gypsy jazz and country, or “North Eastern Swing” as they’ve coined it, and they’ll be setting out on the road to promote their second album, Talk About the Weather.
Researchers have been awarded almost £250,000 to conduct an in-depth analysis of the mental imagery used by performers to push the boundaries of contemporary dance.
An antique typewriter has been transformed for the digital generation, using sensors and circuit boards to turn it into an interactive social tool.
Remember the good ole 1980s? If the buzz around new play The Beautiful Warmth is anything to go by, you may not need to remember it – the dark comedy deals with the relationships between humanity, consumerism, and the desire for professional success. You can’t get more ’80s than that.
Digesting too many dystopian visions of the future might make you suspect that technology is working against you, but an exhibition at The Werkstatt shows that new technology in architecture and building design can help address the social and environmental impact of the modern world.
Ray Hollands’ black and white photography of Along Devon’s Coasts is not intended either as a history or a guidebook, but the images are intended as the brush strokes of a painting, which say something of the whole.