Posts Categorized: Arts

Creativity, Diversity, Wellbeing – what’s behind our conference theme

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Over the last year, discussions at CMA Council meetings have often been about how we could help to change public perception of community media. Are we amateurs, playing at radio, TV and print? No! We are professionals, working in community development. We have found the ‘magic bullet’ for transforming the Read more +

Towards an arts media network

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Hi I know there was a lot of interest around a network of community media organisations with a strong interest in arts, experimentation and collaboration. We will further the conversation at this year’s CMA conference on 12th September with a space for informal sharing and discussion. This will take place Read more +

Unglued – A New Radio Drama By Paul Kenny

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Like all relationships, it was based on a commonality; a relational glue that binds two people together. For Beth and Stew, it was their daughter ‘Holly’ that was the glue that held the relationship together. But what happens to that relationship when the glue disappears? Did they ever really know Read more +

Phonic FM’s Rugby Stories: call to artists

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

+ Exeter’s community radio station to commission four audio portraits of the city+ Proposals invited from the the city’s artistic community+ A fee of £750 will be paid for each commissioned work This September and October, England will host Rugby World Cup 2015. Three of the tournament’s matches will be Read more +

Experimental Music / Audio Art

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

ArzathonArtist/Audio Sculptor/Poet http://arzathon.bandcamp.comhttps://arzathon.wordpress.com/Many more albums by Arzathon (gypsy) Heavy Metal Vampires on Nuclear Waste, Dreamtime Troubadours, Trolls on Acid, available to stream on Spotify Rodent Tapes An original and complex Audio Sculpted Psychedelic project founded during the 80’s Music/soundscapes created by Arzathon, Dreamtime Troubadours, Trolls on Acid, Heavy Metal Vampires Read more +

Theatre Group group are going to perform a Christmas special radio play live on air at BRFM Bridge radio

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

For the third year running on 15th of December after 8.00 pm. a local Theatre Group to BRFM Bridge Radio from the Isle of Sheppey Kent Called the Muddlarks Theatre Group will be performing A Christmas special radio play live on The Daniel Monday Night Community Show at BRFM. The Read more +

Connected Communities Media Collection

Posted by Bill Best & filed under Arts, Education.

Connected Communities Collection

The Connected Communities Media Collection (CCMC) brings together community-made media outputs from Connected Communities projects across the UK. At the core of the AHRC’s Connected Communities programme is research to better understand the changing nature of communities and community values, and the role communities play in sustaining and enhancing quality Read more +

BLACK DOGS : GUIDED GOITSIDE Modulate 2014

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

BLACK DOGS : GUIDED GOITSIDE Saturday 20 September 2014Delius Arts & Cultural Centre, 29 Great Horton Road BradfordDoors 7pm, broadcast 7.30pmTickets £5 Black Dogs will present Guided Goitside an iteration of their latest project that explores and reflects on Bradford’s countercultural history, present and future. Part of a Recon event Read more +

Kafka Chic

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Date28/09/2014 Time3:30 pm – 4:10 pm VenueRESONANCE FM, SHEFFIELD LIVE & Various Sheffield City Centre Cafes. See venue details and map…Festival Broadcast Sensoria is delighted to announce a new festival experience – a special radio broadcast of a newly commissioned radio docu-drama. Radios will be available at various cafes around Read more +

Cycle of Sound – Three pairs of cycling shorts

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Cycle of SoundA community radio sound-art project linked to the Tour de France’s Grand Départ in Yorkshire We are looking for community radio stations interested in being broadcast partners in the run-up to Le Tour in the first week of July… Background informationHeads Together Productions was awarded one of the Read more +

CLOCKING live broadcasts: 3rd – 4th June, 2014

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

CLOCKING Live Broadcasts:12 noon, Tues 3rd – 12 noon, Wed 4th June(Streamed live to your computer desktop. Download the software here: www.clocking.info) ‘CLOCKING OUT’ event12.30pm – 1.30pm, Wed 4th JuneIn Certain Places project space, 38 St. Peters Street, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE (opposite UCLan Library) In Certain Read more +

Modulate 2014

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Modulate 2014 is the title of this years commissioning programme  by Community Media Association. It’s aim is to encourage bold formats in community media that engage, surprise and excite an audience. Eight partnership projects are currently working to explore the potential of independent and community owned broadcast media as arts platforms. Read more +

RADIO ARTS SHOWCASE April 19th – 27th The Beaney, Canterbury, Kent

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

RADIO ARTS SHOWCASEApril 19th – 27th The Beaney, Canterbury, Kent Radio Arts is an independent artists’ group engaged in experimental broadcasting projects, stemming from our belief in the airwaves as a public space that should be open to all for creative purposes. This exhibition presents an on-site micro-broadcast of newly Read more +

Art Transmissions: A Community Radio broadcast with a twist. Press your Ear to the Rail

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

BRFM the community radio station from the Isle of Sheppey has embarked on a unique project to air new broadcasts by three local community groups who have been working with artists to capture the individual sounds of the groups. Working with arts organisation FrancisKnight, ‘Press your Ear to the Rail’ Read more +

Love in Leamington and all that Jazz – now playing on Radio Wildfire

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Recordings of the recent Love in Leamington and all that Jazz event are now play-on-demand at www.radiowildfire.com/loveinleam On 12th February, at a sold out event at Leamington Spa library, seven poets performed seven commissioned poems to an original soundtrack by the composer and musician Steve Tromans. Based on an idea Read more +

re.Lit Live! – Monday 3rd February 2014, 8-10pm (UK time) at www.radiowildfire.com

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

February, and the wuthering lows of the winds howl throughout the northern hemisphere, but online we’ve got lots of warm words and love to keep us warm.So join us tonight for another unique selection of spoken word, stories, poetry, music, ambience, soundscapes and any and every combination of these live Read more +

re.Lit Live! – Monday 3rd February 2014, 8-10pm (UK time) at www.radiowildfire.com

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

February, and the wuthering lows of the winds howl throughout the northern hemisphere, but online we’ve got lots of warm words and love to keep us warm.So join us tonight for another unique selection of spoken word, stories, poetry, music, ambience, soundscapes and any and every combination of these live Read more +

The final in the current series of Broadcast Conversations

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

Interested in arts broadcasting and streaming? Want to know more about how the community media sector is working with artists? Want to meet other artists and broadcasters to exchange ideas?Join the Community Media Association and the Digital Media Centre South Hill Park, in conversation with arts broadcasters including Soundart Radio Read more +

Open Call: SoundArt show

Posted by Tamar Millen & filed under Arts.

The SoundArt Show is looking for submissions for 2014. Please send Audio in .wav or .mp3 format via email or dropbox – or a link to your work on soundcloud or other playable device, including; Title: Date: Artist(s) name: to ckearns [at] live [dot] co [dot] uk The SoundArt Show Read more +