Author: Tor Marie

Liverpool Fashion Week 2013: The countdown begins…

In just seven days Lambrini Liverpool Fashion Week will be sweeping the city. Monday’s launch night will see the Royal Liver Building graced with a ‘couture glamour’ themed runway, showcasing designers from all over the country. Wednesday evening will see a show based around new local talent. Sponsored by Liverpool City Council, one up-and-coming designer will win a rent-free pop-up shop in the Cavern Quarter with fashion agency Model101 and £500 towards starting their business. Buyers from ASOS will be 0n the judges’ panel. Thursday’s theme is ‘Asian fusion’, with designers flying in from Pakistan and Boston – one...

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F*CK it! Motel Bar to launch new rock ‘n’ roll club night

Sunday nights in Liverpool are about to get a bit more exciting. Motel Bar (Fleet Street) launch their new weekly club night, F*CK, on Sunday 27 October and you can count us in. Mixing up live sets, films and classic rock playlists, F*CK offers up something a little different to standard club fare. It’s a reboot of the original night at Korova, but the space is smaller, stripped down and more intimate. DJ Ivan Hell said, “We’re not interested in playing indie hits. This night is for people who get excited about the idea of going out for a drink...

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First look: ‘Remember Them’ at Victoria Gallery & Museum

Ciudad Juárez, set on the Mexico-Texas border, is thought to be the most violent city on Earth. Since 1993, thousands of young women have disappeared, with many found abused and murdered. The Mexican government has failed to take femicide seriously, but for their families life will never be the same. ‘Remember Them’ is a collection of tributes to them. Running from today until February 2014 the show was opened by the University’s Baines Professor and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Internalisation Michael Hoey. Wearing a pink tie in support of protest group Ni Una Más, he delivered a powerful speech that explained...

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