culture

2009, 2011

Big City Culture – Where Next?

By |September 20th, 2011|Opinion|Comments Off on Big City Culture – Where Next?

Professor David Roberts, Head of the School of English at Birmingham City University

Over the past few years Jo Birch in RIES has been working her socks off promoting the University’s contribution to Birmingham’s artistic and cultural scene. She was the mastermind behind the New Generation Arts Festival, which saw students and graduates from across the […]

202, 2011

Five hundred years of tragic bimbos

By |February 2nd, 2011|Opinion|Comments Off on Five hundred years of tragic bimbos

Professor David Roberts, Head of the School of English at Birmingham City University

It’s not often that a new opera is described as one of the arts events of the year, but Mark Anthony Turnage’s Anna Nicole, commissioned for performance at Covent Garden in February,has already generated a fever of media interest. You might wonder how […]