Arts Council England has made a one off award of £826,786 to enable to launch of The Regional Touring Network.
Music and event management experts at Buckinghamshire New University will gauge the ‘health of live music’ in British cities by carrying out the first of a series of live music censuses with UK Music in Bristol on 22 October, 2015.
The live performances of jazz legend Duke Ellington, and how they differed from his recorded work, are to be explored in a new research project by a Plymouth University academic.
New and up-and-coming talent with be showcased alongside nationally and internationally significant artists in the new major regional exhibition, the Plymouth Contemporary Open 2015.
Spacex, Exeter’s contemporary visual arts organisation, has successfully raised £10,000 to support its new artists residency programme. Hundreds of people have donated money to the campaign, and in return will receive artworks, posters and publications.
Following a successful crowdfunder campaign, Exeter’s contemporary art space Spacex is now inviting proposals from artists whose practice involves collaboration and an exploration of how art is used in a social context.
There’s a cathartic buzz from facing your fears once in a while. But we’re thinking in the realms of dealing with a spider in the bath. Not such trivial worries for singer Mapei as she aims to get her video shot. Her fears are of the four-legged, rather than bath-bound eight-legged variety, when she’s called on to stand up on the back of a horse – all for the sake of her art of course.