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Sound City 2019

Baltic Triangle 4/5/19
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BBC 6 Music Festival 2019

Multiple locations, Liverpool 29/3/19
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ARTS CENTRAL

In the latest in her ongoing Arts Central series, Julia Johnson looks at the role that public realm spectacles play in our relationship with our city by chatting to the team from Open Culture.

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MK Ultra, Rosie Kay Dance Company

LEAP @ Capstone Theatre 10/11/18
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Liverpool Biennial 2018

Various Locations, Liverpool
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Dorcas Seb

Unity Theatre 7/9/18
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JOHN MOORES PAINTING PRIZE

The 60th anniversary of “the Oscar of the British painting world” shows that contemporary painting is still a blockbuster artform.

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LIVERPOOL CALLING 2018

Various Venues 22/6/18
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ARTS CENTRAL – BIENNIAL

Beautiful world, where are you? asks the 10th Biennial. In the latest in her Arts Central series, Julia Johnson looks at how a sense of location and time are rooted in the work of an artist from Dagestan, which can help us reflect on our own place in the world.

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ARTS CENTRAL

Julia Johnson takes us back to the Turner Prize-winning Granby 4 Streets project in the latest in her Arts Central series, looking at the lasting impact of art on a community.

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WRONG FESTIVAL

Invisible Wind Factory, North Shore Troubadour, Drop The Dumbulls 28/5/18
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ARTS CENTRAL

In the latest in her series that focuses on the role our region’s arts centres play in our communities, Julia Johnson looks at how The Atkinson is maintaining a longheld tradition of arts participation in Southport.

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ARTS CENTRAL

Julia Johnson looks across the Mersey to the Williamson Art Gallery, whose work with Birkenhead-based artist Steve des Landes is indicative of positive local engagement

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ARTS CENTRAL

In her second look at the role arts centres play in our communities, Julia Johnson focuses on two institutions – The Black-E and The Florrie – that have user-led art at their core.

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ARTS CENTRAL

The role of the arts centre has changed markedly over the past century, as communities and our attitudes to the arts morph around them. Julia Johnson begins her look at this interesting phenomenon by focussing on city centre arts hubs The Bluecoat and The Black-E, wondering how they have shaped the city, and the city them.

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