the Bluecoat Re-opening Sunday event details…
Sunday 16 March 2008
Writing on the Wall Young Writers’ Project, Garden Room,
Spoken-word artistry and cutting-edge rhyme inspired by the city’s rich heritage,
and a celebration of Liverpool’s young writers. Great for older children and
teenagers as well as adults.
Liverpooljazz presents Tim Harvey’s Jazzical Quartet,
Sandon Room, Music, Free
A quartet featuring some of the city’s finest players. A Sunday morning selection
of familiar standards and new compositions.
Tom Paulin The Secret Life of Poems, Performance Space,
An unmissable opportunity to hear a selection of classic works come alive in the
company of one of contemporary poetry’s finest talents.
Sketchybeast.com & Kinetic Fallacy, Sandon Room, Music,
A slideshow about a boy’s journey into the mouth of a tiger and live drawing both
accompanied by live loops and ghostly melodies from Kinetic Fallacy.
Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara, Garden, Music, Free
Justin Adams, ‘the British Ry Cooder’, Gambian master musician Juldeh Camara
and seasoned percussionist Salah Dawson Miller warm up for their upcoming 19
March preformance at the Bluecoat.
Headland Publications, Garden Room, Literature, Free
This leading small independent literary press present a number of their authors
reading from their work.
Northend Writers, Garden Room, Poetry, Free
A showcase of the work by members of the group, a charity working to promote
and develop the creative and literary talents of Liverpool people.
Elle s’appelle, Garden, Music, Free
One of the hottest bands in Liverpool at the moment, Elle s’appelle describe their
music as ‘hyperactive nursery rhymes’. This is high-octane sugar-coated pop
Dead Good Poet’s Society, Garden Room, Poetry, Free
Get a taste of the DGPS energy regularly rousing open floor nights, guest nights,
workshops and projects aimed at promoting poetry through performance.
Back to the Machine Gun, Garden Room, Poetry and Music,
While acknowledging the richness of the city’s past, BttMG embraces the
possibility of a more ambitious, internationalist approach to new poetry.
The Steve Reid Ensemble, Performance Space, Music, £15
An impressive international crew of leading musicians and Reid’s key collaborator,
acclaimed electronica artist, Kieran Hebden (aka Four Tet).