In Coventry Music DIY from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 26, Steve Weir coins the phrase "a Goldilocks City" to describe Coventry (not too big, not too small, just right) and goes on to describe how this makes it just about the perfect place to put on DIY music gigs. He also throws in a few top tips on how to choose venues (clue: make sure there's booze, toilets and friendly management)
NEXT EVENT VOL 31
What are your Simple Pleasures?
Making something? Sharing a smile with a stranger? Eating an apple from a tree? Reading a bedtime story to your child? Coffee and the sunday papers in the sunshine? An impromptu picnic?
Tell us about your hobby, or a round up of the simple pleasures you enjoy, a cautionary tale about getting caught up in the rat race, reasons why we should slow down and appreciate the simple pleasures in life, or just simply a simple story.
[Like all our themes, this is intended as a prompt, inspiration or jumping off point - whatever the theme inspires for you, we want to hear about it! To sign up to speak, please get in touch via the 'Want to present?' link.]
Presenting their Simple Pleasures will be:
Why Do You Do What You Do?
A Veg Dine Reduction or How I tried to get a decent meal in Coventry
BY STELLA BACKHOUSE
@ VOL 30
ON FEB 07, 2017
Author of the Veg Diner Monologues, Stella Backhouse tells us how she tried to get a decent meal in Coventry in 'A Veg Dine Reduction'.
Music Feeds My Soul
BY LETITIA GEORGE
@ VOL 27
ON OCT 04, 2016
“When words fail music speaks.”
In "Music Feeds My Soul" from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 27, a Soulful Singer Letitia George shares her story and deep passion for music. Letitia rose to the spotlight after featuring on series 4 of BBC 1's The Voice UK, where she became a member of Team Ricky and soared her way through to the knockout rounds.
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About the City's Organizers
Artist and designer. One third of Talking Birds [t: @birdmail ] as well as @PKN_Coventry. Interested in art-theatre-coventry-allotment-tech stuff. I also #Snap daily.
Digital Media Artist // Creative Technology // Education // Research // @ludicrooms // Married daddy to two girls.
'He's a life enhancer' - @matthogan 'His talents and personal ethos are humbling' - @elegantsavages 'I'm your wife, put me in your bio' - @ShivHarrison
I am a Coventry based Theatre Maker and Creative Producer working on a number of projects which include Coventry's very own Shoot Festival, and my solo performances: So Far West, Nothing! and One Thing On His Mime.