Last week of Nerve Centre
IF YOU haven't been along to Nerve Centre yet (or if you have) then take a look at the listings for this, its last, week to see if something catches your eye.
It's in the former Rapid paint shop on Renshaw Street.
Tuesday September 7, 2010
ALL everyday An exhibition of art by artists involved with Nerve, including John O'Neil, Colin Serjent, Carl Fletcher, Paul Hunt, Jazmine Sinclair, Sarah Nicholson, Kaety Moore and others.
12.30pm - 2.30pm Genie in the Gutter performance, workshop and question and answer. Performed by people who have been to the edge and back.
3pm - 5pm Philosophy in Pubs discussion - What effects life chances the most: our gender or our social class?
6pm - 7pm Discussion on 1911 Liverpool Transport Strikes - 2011 marks the centenary the 1911 Liverpool Transport Strikes. We will be discussing the stories behind events.
Wednesday September 8
12pm - 2pm Film Show - Peaceable Kingdom (2004)
Down to earth people who care about non-human creatures talk honestly from the
heart about helping the other inhabitants of this planet, and how they made the
choice to do the work they do.
2pm - 4pm Philosophy in Pubs discussion - Should the arts be funded? Jim Stanton facilitates.
4.30pm - 6.30pm The Greek Public Debt Crisis: Truths, lies and Struggles of Resistance - The talk and discussion will be facilitated by Maria Pentaraki. Maria has just moved from Greece to UK (Liverpool). She has been part of the grass roots movement against the IMF's, ECB and EU dictates to Greece. During the talk she will expose the lies that legitimized the imposition of the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP- a conditionality for the loan given to Greece) as well as the nature of the SAP. She will, also, discuss the on going struggles of resistance.
Thursday September 9
2pm - 4pm Windows Writing Desk - Writing feedback workshop: a chance for writers to have feedback on their work.
3pm - 4pm Aslyum Seekers Roadshow - the roadshow is a combination of slideshows and personal testimony with questions and answers after. The roadshow is about destitute asylum seekers and the obstacles they face. This will include an asylum seeker who will address the audience and explain his/her situation and will be willing to take any questions from the audience.
4pm - 5pm Poems and Films from Iran - Leily and Elia poet and film-maker from Iran present a series of poems and short films from Iran. Through poetry and images they explore the part or Iran the authorities don't want the outside world to see. Flickr / Blog
6pm - 8pm The Politics and Aesthetics Reading Group - Open discussion about art and politics with a short text, "Sentences on Littoral Art" by Bruce Barber, as a starting point.
Friday September 10
12 - 2pm Film Show - No Impact Man (2009)
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.
2pm - 3pm Poetry and discussion with Eleanor Rees and Dave Ward - Eleanor Rees's Andraste's Hair (shortlisted for the Forward Prize) presents Liverpool as a fantastical city while Dave Ward's Where The World Begins focuses on the dockers' Strike.
3pm - 5pm 'Whose law' - Who makes the law and for whose interests? - Carol Laidlaw leads a discussion on who makes laws, how they work, and how people can use them to to challenge injustice.
Saturday September 11
11am - 12pm Make your own newsletter with Liverpools own, independent volunteer made News not Profit. Write down what matters to you and get to grips with a very simple PC publishing programme. Your news will be printed and distributed across the city by the end of the week. Liverpool Social Centre will be popping out of it's basement to meet the people at the Nerve Centre. Look out for our free shop, film presentations and dramatic home made cake giveaways.
12pm - 2pm Philosophy in Pubs discussion - What next for the Nerve Centre? Discussion about community / activist space.
2pm - 2.30pm Tony Chestnut - The peoples poet of liverpool serves up a healthy dose of poetry wit and verve.
2.45pm - 3.30pm Neil Campbell - Neil Campbell is a composer and performer of music for solo classical guitar. Based in Liverpool, UK, he is a highly individual solo musician whose music ranges from the virtuosic to the highly introspective.
4pm - 5pm Tayo Aluko - A unique act with a unique voice.
5.30pm - 8pm Closing Party - Then on to the Liverpool Social Centre to finish off the night.