RISE is the name for the platform, organisation and year of activity celebrating inspirational women in Liverpool and abroad.
On 3–5 May, Liverpool's Sound City takes place, once again delivering a cutting edge lineup of contemporary music, as well as a day packed with panel talks and lively discussion. Plus, we will be there too.
Come and see Brad and Cheryl at the Culture Diary on Friday 3 May. Speak to us about registering for and using the Culture Diary, and we'll tell you how we can help you spread your creative and cultural activity far and wide.
British Council has revealed its lineup of 30 artists for the Edinburgh Showcase, a programme of performing arts that takes place every two years at the Edinburgh International and Fringe Festivals,
Opening 19–24 August 2019, British Council's Edinburgh Showcase gives theatre and dance companies their biggest chance to show work to international promoters, potentially opening up export opportunities.
This year's showcases is filled with women writers and performers, and promises a range of issues including gender, disability, identity and race. The full lineup is:
Olympia London has announced its collaboration with Chickenshed and Stagecoach Performing Arts, with the ambition of transforming Olympia into a "world-leading cultural district" that "genuinely engages and embraces the creative community in Hammersmith and London as a whole".
There will be a £1bn regeneration of Olympia London which will see new arts and music venues and creative office space constructed on the 14-acre site. Chickenshed and Stagecoach work with thousands of young people every year all of whom will have access to Olympia's future spaces.
British Council has opened its Edinburgh International Festival Artist Development Programme for 2019, and is looking for minority ethnic and / or disabled artists who want to take work to the world-renowned festival. The programme takes place 20–22 August 2019.
Successful artists will receive a ticket budget to see a diverse range of shows, attend events and expand professional networks. They will also gain special access to British Council's Edinburgh Showcase, with its hand-picked selection of international artists.
Art Basel took place in Hong Kong on 26–31 March, alongside satellite show Art Central.
Art Basel Hong Kong presented modern and contemporary art in a variety of mediums from the world's top galleries, as well as augmenting the programme with curated projects from the Asia and Asia-Pacific region, exhibitions from emerging artists, large scale sculptures and installations, as well as short films, art publications and talks. You can watch the highlights from Art Basel in the video below.
Edinburgh International Festival, taking place 2–26 August, has revealed its full 2019 lineup which includes Stephen Fry, LA Philharmonic, Kate Tempest, and the world premiere of Scottish Ballet's The Crucible.
The annual festival covers arts and culture from all over the world, including opera, classical and contemporary music, dance, immersive and traditional theatre.
Highlights of the programme include:
The Roundhouse's annual Resident Artists Programme is open for applications, with the aim to develop outstanding emerging artists between 18 and 25 years old in music, performing arts and circus performers.
The residencies include masterclasses, networking, mentoring, and performance opportunities at the Roundhouse and other stages.
- be between the ages of 18 and 25 on 28 May 2019
- apply via the application portal by Monday 15 April (10:00 am)
- be available for the applicable key dates below.
National Theatre Wales (NTW) is looking for up to 13 "adventurous and collaborative" artists for a two-week residency on climate change to kick start fresh artistic responses to the "most urgent issue of our times".
Egin is a partnershup between NTW and Natural Resources Wales with support from the National Trust, British Council Wales and Snowdonia National Park, where the residency will take place. The residency will draw on the landscape, social history of the area and insight from active local communities.
The call-out is for any Welsh or Wales-based artists who are: