The art world's emergence as territory for short-term speculators is highlighted by so called "flippers," who engage in cut-and-run deals in the price crazy market for emerging artists."
The SRA needs to flesh out its proposals, but it has plenty of time to do so before November 2016."
The oily messy blokeish image is being replaced to appeal to a wider audience"
It's no surprise Birmingham tops league tables in the case of raw numbers"
Even Donohoe's enthusiastic and trenchant advocacy couldn't compensate for its occasionally thick textures and its final two movements which lack sufficient contrast."
At times the sound was massive in the church acoustic, unclear but still exciting."
Excitement is bubbling over for the Simmer Down Festival, featuring the best of Birmingham reggae talent. Roz Laws
meets the headliners