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 Ancient Futures Large family gatherings are warming, comforting, inspiring, informative, provocative, and sometimes dangerous occasions.  So when IRIE ! Dance Theatre brought together an extended family of dance practitioners, promotors, educationalists, teachers, animateurs, writers, and funders to explore African and Caribbean contemporary dance they were engaged in a brave enterprise. The key to the success of this one day gathering or…

 

Created : Friday, October 12, 2018 - 13:41
Updated : Friday, October 12, 2018 - 13:45

 

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#1 Next > This Conference was not run by the Black-E but it is included in the Archive a) because of Bill's involvement  and b) because the Archive aims to include work associated with Black Dance which links to work done at the Black-E Bill was invited to be the Recorder of the Conference and below is his Report.  He also wrote…

 

Created : Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 16:25
Updated : Friday, October 12, 2018 - 13:53

 

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#1 Next > This Seminar was not run by the Black-E but it is included in the Archive a) because of Bill's involvement  and b) because the Archive aims to include work associated with Black dance which links to work done at the Black-E  The Seminar was run by  IRIE! Dance and City and Islington College (Saturday 24 September 05…

 

Created : Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:26
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:24

 

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#1 Next > Left is the flyer for the Black Dance Conference  organised jointly by The Blackie in Liverpool and the Nia Centre in Manchester. The Report on the conference is below. You can access it by clicking on the numbers  below than then enlarging the image to make it readable. If you want a hard copy of the Report you can…

 

Created : Friday, November 17, 2017 - 19:34
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 23:30

 

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#1 Next >   To read the content click on the numbers below and enlarge the image   Page 1 of 5 1…

 

Created : Friday, October 27, 2017 - 13:56
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 22:26

 

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#1 Next >  A Question of  Equity was a piece of Research as to the situation of women in the arts on Merseyside.  It was undertaken by Wendy Harpe and funded by Merseyside Arts.  It was a result of work done by The Women in Arts Research Group which was based at the Blackie, but which operated under the auspice of Mersyside…

 

Created : Monday, August 7, 2017 - 17:44
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 22:00

 

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Lorry Theatre took place very early in the Blackie's history  and it was the first attempt of working with communities in the open air.  Bill Harpe directed the event and, not surpringly, his Report On Lorry Theatre considers the role of the arts and artists when working with audiences who traditionally have had little or no relationships with either. LORRY THEATRE EXPEDITION 1969. DIRECTOR'S REPORT  "More art for more people" is a dangerous…

 

Created : Monday, July 17, 2017 - 16:04
Updated : Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 13:50

 

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#1 Next >  The following Report was compiled by a sub-Committee of the Arts Council's New Activities Committee. This included Bill and Wendy Harpe who were alternate members of the New Activities Committee plus Griselda Grimond, Jenny Harris and Rufus Harris. It is, as far as we know, the first Report in which the Arts Council…

 

Created : Monday, June 12, 2017 - 17:30
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:24

 

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#1 Next >     The Report consists of 4 pages plus a 3 page Appendix which lists the actual events/activities.   Your access the pages by clicking on the numbers below and enlarging the image.   Page 1 of 7…

 

Created : Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:54
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 22:16

 

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The Conference "Community Arts? Learning from the Legacy of Artists' Social Initiatives" took place at the Black-E on November 1st 2015.  It was convened by The Liverpool Biennial and Andrea Phillips, in association with Visible Award 2015 and Tate Liverpool The programme was as follows:- 10.30-11.00 Registration and coffee. Above and below the audience arriving and speakers and audience having coffee, and the room at the start of the…

 

Created : Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 18:45
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:11

 

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