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Culture Vultures 29.10.20

Hello Everyone,


Today is National Cat Day (Meeeooowww) and National Internet Day!

The forum question for this week is : on October 29th 1925 the first television transmission was made by John Logie Baird so, what’s your favourite TV programme?


THEATRE

The show must go on A Winters Tale

https://youtu.be/J9V4YwZArao

Here’s the Knee High theatre with a wonderful way to create silly stories

https://youtu.be/qyoZfya9Lj0

And a short play called the Neon Shadow

https://youtu.be/KjZdFEM-wOE

ART, MUSEUMS, PEOPLE

The fabulous artist Lubaina Himid celebrating the history of black creativity

https://artuk.org/discover/stories/lubaina-himid-celebrating-the-history-of-black-creativity?

Peter Blake and the Razzle Dazzle ferry

https://youtu.be/1wl0ikT7ArY

The Tate and Well-being and Art

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/wellbeing-and-art?

FILMS

Fallen Star a Short film about women

Fallen Star- Jennifer Lee Tsai- Tmesis Theatre

Poet and critic Jennifer Lee Tsai has produced the most poetically compelling script with Fallen Star, a hypnotic and beautiful piece about remembering & letting loose the body & spirit’s cultural connection to past ancestors and the liberation this brings.

Homotopia offer a fantastic range of free films to view

This ones by Amy Pennington and can be viewed from the 29 October. You also have the opportunity to join a one-off online creative workshop exploring memory, queer idols and representation taking part on Tuesday 3 November.

This is part of Queer Company, an arts project with young people in St Helens, produced by Heart of Glass with St Helens Council’s Arts in Libraries Programme (Cultural Hubs).

https://www.homotopia.net/events/amy-pennington/

You can also book to see One Woman via the following link. Cheryl Martin is an older black lesbian disabled theatre artist, who’s won awards as a writer & director. The film is an exploration of how Cheryl’s mental health was shaped and how she transcended it.

https://www.homotopia.net/events/one-woman/

The filming of Batman in Liverpool by the Reel Tours Company

https://youtu.be/wDUcCC99yRI

PODCASTS

The magic of fairy tales podcast

https://artuk.org/discover/stories/art-matters-podcast-the-magic-of-fairy-tales-in-art

Lady lever highlights audio guide

https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/lady-lever-art-gallery-audio-guide

Thanks everyone and see you next week!

Corinne.

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