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Richard Bean in Pitcairn at Malvern Festival Theatres

Review: Pitcairn, Malvern Festival Theatres

Richard Bean's play is both irritatingly confused and in dire need of re-shaping yet interlaced with moments of sheer delight, finds Richard Edmonds

Photographic artist Rhonda Wilson dies at 61

Rhonda Wilson, the pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb, has died aged 61 after a long illness
Pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb saw the potential for new technology to change the world of images

The West Midlands Open Exhibition at Gas Hall is showcasing new artistic talent

Artwork by practising and emerging artists from across the region in the West Midlands Open 2014 exhibition in the Gas Hall, at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s latest open exhibition is likely to make people ask the question: What is art?

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Richard Bean in Pitcairn at Malvern Festival Theatres

Review: Pitcairn, Malvern Festival Theatres

Richard Bean's play is both irritatingly confused and in dire need of re-shaping yet interlaced with moments of sheer delight, finds Richard Edmonds

Rhonda Wilson, the pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb, has died aged 61 after a long illness

Photographic artist Rhonda Wilson dies at 61

Pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb saw the potential for new technology to change the world of images

Artwork by practising and emerging artists from across the region in the West Midlands Open 2014 exhibition in the Gas Hall, at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

The West Midlands Open Exhibition at Gas Hall is showcasing new artistic talent

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s latest open exhibition is likely to make people ask the question: What is art?

Orchestra of the Swan

Review: Orchestra of the Swan, Birmingham Town Hall

There is something about the family atmosphere built by David Curtis and the Orchestra of the Swan that attracts supportive and enthusiastic audiences with generous collaboration

From left: Tom Parmenter, Sky News, Nicky Weston, Maria Edwards, Daniel Gabriel and Stuart Haynes from Willoughby PR, CIPR Midlands chairman Lisa Jones and Lisa Dowd, Sky News

Hat-trick for WPR at CIPR Awards

Edgbaston agency win regional campaign of the year for work on pre-Wimbledon tennis tournament while host of other Birmingham firms also take home prizes

Thursfields solicitor Stuart Price

Thursfields targets technology entertainment and media sectors with new team

Stuart Price, the solicitor leading the new team started working with clients in the music industry in 2001

Newsline's Nigel (centre) and Peter Robinson welcome Kristy Harmer at a clients book launch at Waterstones in Leamington

Newsline PR celebrates 35 years and a trio of client anniversaries

The agency, which was founded in 1979 and recently moved to new offices in Warwick Place, Leamington, is celebrating three key client anniversaries this year

Mural at the Fireside centre for Eye Candy 2013

Eye Candy is back in Digbeth for the third year

Art festival Eye Candy returns to Digbeth this week to celebrate the work of artists, illustrators and photographers

Carl Sealeaf at TEDxBrum 2014

Beatfreeks founder leads third TEDxBrum event

This year's event was themed on DIY and welcome more than 400 people and 15 speakers to Library of Birmingham

Artist Dean Kelland and his Just Like That film commissioned for About Town in Birmingham

Video art exhibition About Town to take place in Birmingham car park

About Town exhibition devised by Birmingham Hippodrome and Ikon Gallery.

Brian Donnelly, founder of Synapse.

Digital pioneer trades Silicon Valley for Birmingham for new digital venture

Digital pioneer Brian Donnelly has traded Silicon Valley for Birmingham Science Park Aston as the base for his new firm, Synaps

CGI of iCentrum which will now incorporate a mezzanine floor

New funding for Innovation Birmingham iCentrum's building

Tech incubator will now incorporate a mezzanine after project received £355,000 from the local enterprise partnership

Deadline for Birmingham local TV bids extended after BLTV collapse

The cut-off point has been extended to December 15 to allow further consideration of the preferred bid put together by a consortium led by ex ATV presenter Mike Prince

Christopher Barron, Birmingham Royal Ballet

Christopher Barron to stand down as chief executive of Birmingham Royal Ballet

Mr Barron joined BRB in September 2005 and during his time the company created 24 new ballets

Payment app Droplet signs up five taxi firms

Scrabbling around for loose change in the back of a cab could be a thing of the past for some passengers

'A Real Birmingham Family' statue with (from left) Roma Jones, artist Gillian Wearing, Shaye-Jones Amin, Emma Jones and her son Isaac, Kyan Ishann Jones

Ikon Gallery hits back over Real Birmingham Family statue outcry

Created by Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing, the life-sized bronze sculpture depicts a pregnant Emma Jones, 27, and her sister Roma, 29, with children Kyan, four, and Shaye, five

Chris Rea will be performing at NIA in December

Chris Rea says Birmingham NIA gig will be a 'holiday' from fighting pancreatic cancer

Singer and guitarist Chris Rea is looking forward to playing the NIA in December

Return To The Trenches, one of the powerful images by war artist Richard Nevinson, on show in an exhibition at Barber Institute of Fine Arts.

Barber Institute hosts work by 'remarkable' Richard Nevinson

An exhibition of work by British war artist Richard Nevinson is on show at Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Terry Grimley reviews it

Opening the new Havill and Travis gallery in Harborne are owners Dave Travis (left) and Gerv Havill (right) with artist Erica Nockalls and a piece from her exhibition at the gallery

Havill & Travis gallery opens its doors in Harborne

New venue launched by two well-known faces from the Midlands' music scene promises exhibitions which showcase some of the region's finest artistic talent

Nick Holzherr, named 'One to Watch' in the Talent Unleashed Awards 2014

Talent Unleashed Awards names Birmingham tech companies best in the UK

Playmob and Whisk receive national recognition in awards which celebrate individuals who have used technology in a creative or entrepreneurial way

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MP Steve McCabe who has branded an award for the city council a 'complete joke'

City's planning award branded 'complete joke' by Steve McCabe

CGI of how the Metro trams would look in High Street Deritend

Why Digbeth could do with a dose of Barcelona if we want it to thrive

CGI of Concord House, in Holloway Head, which is to be turned in 19 apartments

Pictures: Inside Concord House as show apartments launched

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