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Created : Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:50
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Created : Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:47
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Created : Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 13:16
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  The Following is taken from 7UP   "Slick song and dance routines have paved the way for stage debuts at the Blackie by kids. The Disco in the Blackie Fashion show in 1972 saw the birth of soul sister/brother groups The Glitters, Funky Hands And Feet, and Friends Of Soul.     The young Glitters dancing duet (Maxine Alcock, Brenda Suku) with dance combination group Funky Hands and Feet (Ramon Serrano, Gerald Aryeetey, Stephen Smith, Phil…

 

Created : Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 17:11
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:11

 

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Making The Clothes When young people think of the arts, fashion and music come tops. In line with this enthusiasm the Summer Playscheme of 1972 culminated in a Fashion Show and Disco.  The playscheme ran for six weeks from 24th July to 2nd September.    When the young people first entered the playscheme in the Blackie they were surprised to find sewing machines, equipment, materials and supplies for making clothes, jewellery, belts, hats and…

 

Created : Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 16:31
Updated : Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 12:53

 

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Terminal Experience was one of a series of mixed media events (including 'Cube' and 'Kong') which were created by members of Blackie staff, in this case led by Martin Brems;  in conjunction with poets - in this case Dave Calder and Jim Stewart; and musicians, in this case Death Kit, Nick Morgan and Jim Stewart. The impetus was as the invites made clear to combine live electronic music and poetry.  But more than that it reflected the desire of…

 

Created : Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 16:13
Updated : Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:09

 

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#1 Next > Lunapark by the Belgian Group 'Theatre Laboratoire Vicinal' was performed at the Mountford Theatre in the Liverpool University's Students Union.   The following is the description by Neil Johnson from 7UP:- "THEY came pedaling in and they go pedaling out - twice.' Lunapark was co-operatively created by the Theatre…

 

Created : Friday, August 2, 2013 - 09:24
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:01

 

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A series of dance workshops led by Di Davies, Dennis Greenwood, Margie Katz, Marie Riollano from the London School of Contemporary Dance.   These were advanced students who had come  to perform in Inferno and run dance workshops.

 

Created : Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 10:20
Updated : Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:09

 

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Inferno and Room of Roots were the result of the Blackie working with two postgraduate students (Jenny Carroll and Judith Blundell) from Theatre Design at the Slade College of Art and two dancers (Di Davies and Dennis Greenwood) from the London School of Contemporary Dance. In addition to the two installations there were Contemporary dance workshops led by Di, Davies, Dennis Greenwood, Margie Katz, and Marie Riollano including a workshop led by…

 

Created : Monday, July 15, 2013 - 16:11
Updated : Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 06:47

 

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 Videoing 'Education Of The Girl Child'  The Education Of A Camera Crew. This was one of the few occassions in the Blackie's history when we set out to produce a video of a performance by a visiting artist. The performance was by Meredith Monk as part of her 1972 visit. The  following was written for 7UP by Dave Ward and since it was written close to the time, it is as good a description as one is likely to get. Hours of camera practice in…

 

Created : Monday, July 15, 2013 - 15:24
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:01

 

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