Tuesday, September 29, 2009

A Small Cinema

ipod version

A Small Cinema, is a unique short film event borne out of a fascination and desire to recreate the classic cinematic experience. Complete with smartly dressed ushers, velvet curtains, and popcorn. A Small Cinema offers a refreshing alternative to the multiplex. Saturday saw 'A Small Cinema' on Bold Street, part of the AND Festival and the Bold Street Festival.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Squash Nutrition

Squash Nutrition is an arts and health initiative that promotes creative
health education through workshops, courses, events and training. They've been cultivating a brown site along the canal since Easter.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Canal Taxi

The Canal Taxi has been doing the rounds in the canal over the summer. It is the brainchild of Dutch artist Lambert Kamps. An upside down hackney cab donated by local company Taxifix has been transformed into the vessel and his progress tracked by young people from the local area. Surely someone will put in a tender for the commercial operation of a water taxi service. It's like a hidden world.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Paul MacHenry

ipod version

In August, the printing of the Liverpool Post and Echo moved out of the city to a super site in Oldham. I caught up with Paul MacHenry who is part of a 3rd generation working in the printing trade. Since the move he has now retired after 45 years in the business.