BBC Music Awards 2016: Shortlist announced for BBC Music British Artist Of The Year

BBC Music Awards 2016: Shortlist announced for BBC Music British Artist Of The Year

BBC Music has announced the five artists shortlisted for BBC Music British Artist Of The Year ahead of next week’s BBC Music Awards ceremony in London. Voted for by the BBC Music Committee, the shortlist for BBC Music British Artist of the Year is: Adele Calvin Harris Coldplay David Bowie Jess Glynne The winner of the coveted title will be revealed at the BBC Music Awards 2016, hosted by Fearne Cotton, Claudia Winkleman and Gemma Cairney at the ExCeL London on Monday 12 December, which will be broadcast live on…

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BBC Radio 3 to record lost female composers to address classical diversity

BBC Radio 3 to record lost female composers to address classical diversity

BBC Radio 3 announced today that it will shine a light on forgotten female composers and help to address diversity in the classical canon, by working on a research project with the Arts and Humanities Research Council in order to find and record lost compositional gems by female composers. The project is part of the station’s ongoing commitment to giving listeners the chance to discover high quality work that has not been previously explored. It follows two successful female composers focusses for International Women’s Day, a recent industry-wide conference on…

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Announcing a Musician in Residence at Sale West

Announcing a Musician in Residence at Sale West

The haunting sounds of the ‘cello are about to be heard around the Sale West Estate thanks the talents of Robin Stevens who, in December, will begin a year as Musician in Residence. In association with Sale West and Ashton Partnership and Our Sale West, Robin begins a musical journey set to last for a year. ‘I’m thrilled to have this terrific opportunity to make music buzz in Sale West’ says Robin an accomplished composer who was awarded a PhD for his musical work at Manchester University. ‘I will compose…

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A very vintage Shop with @Didis_Boutique in Altrincham

A very vintage Shop with @Didis_Boutique in Altrincham

Didi’s Boutique, a small vintage fashion store in Altrincham, is situated upstairs on the road leading out of the town.  The small door, hidden between darker buildings, stands out with shiny, bright, cheerful signs leading the way into the upper small rooms, where clusters of clothes and jewellery are tastefully laid out.  At the back of the largest room, jutting in, is a stage where chairs and hairdressing equipment are set up with some ladies having their hair curled 40’s style.  It is normally used for small fashion shows. Marie,…

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Black Mirror: A Television Show That Explores the Jekyll and Hyde Nature of Technology and Humanity

Black Mirror: A Television Show That Explores the Jekyll and Hyde Nature of Technology and Humanity

In January Black Mirror returns for its third series on the online streaming site Netflix. Each episode of the show tells a different story with a new set of characters. The theme of the show is to hold a mirror up to modern society and show the darkness that’s hidden just beneath the surface due to our obsession with technology. With all the episodes of the show including the latest series currently available on Netflix we look at what makes this show so unique. If you want to create noise…

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EXPLORE FAMILY AND BELONGING THIS DECEMBER WITH LATE AT TATE BRITAIN: GENERATION

EXPLORE FAMILY AND BELONGING THIS DECEMBER WITH LATE AT TATE BRITAIN: GENERATION

On Friday 2 December 2016, Late at Tate Britain: Generation will take inspiration from a prominent 17th-century British painting entitled The Cholmondeley Ladies(c. 1600-10), which is currently on display at Tate Britain. Tate Collective London have taken this painting as a creative starting point, pulling together a mix of musicians and artists to explore the themes of family and belonging. According to the inscription, the painting shows ‘Two Ladies of the Cholmondeley Family, Who were born the same day, Married the same day, And brought to Bed [gave birth] the same…

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BBC rename home of BBC Radio 2 in memory of Sir Terry Wogan

BBC rename home of BBC Radio 2 in memory of Sir Terry Wogan

To honour the life and career of broadcasting legend, Sir Terry Wogan, the BBC has today announced BBC Western House in central London will be renamed, BBC Wogan House. The newly named building is home to BBC Radio 2 where Sir Terry first worked over 40 years ago. During his time there he famously hosted the Radio 2 breakfast show between 1972-1984 and 1993-2009 closing his last broadcast with the words, “thank you for being my friend”. Sir Terry was last on air on Radio 2 on Sunday 8 November…

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Meet the Film Industry Network @filminetwork

Meet the Film Industry Network @filminetwork

Are you new in the film industry? Need advice? Help getting the word out? Launched in 2009, Film Industry Network is a news and resource platform helping people succeed in the entertainment business. With indepth, well written, tutorials such as; 7 things you can do in 30 days to make more money in the film industry 4 awesome skills to learn if you want your filmmaking career to take off or Getting Started With Video File Management it is definitely worth visiting the site. if you are just starting out…..

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