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The Common Thread – The Scottish T.U.C. Touring Exhibition February/March 1991
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08-09-2012 6 years 4 weeks ago
The Last Poets - Blessed Are Those Who Struggle - Dec. 1985
This was the first of two visits by the iconic group The Last Poets to the Blackie - the 2nd being in 1988 as part of the Blackie's 20th Birthday Celebrations. Read More
13-01-2017 1 year 42 weeks ago
The Last Poets - Oh My People - 29th May 1988
The Last Poets (Jalal Mansur&nbs Read More
01-02-2017 1 year 44 weeks ago
The Last Poets - Review
Of all the lines included in this collection - a collection which spans almost 20 years, from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s - the one that for me most tellingly sums up The Last Poets comes from the chorus to Suliaman El Hadi’s Blessed Are Those Who Struggle: ‘Bet­ter to die for a noble cause than to live and die a slave’. Read More
13-01-2017 1 year 50 weeks ago
The Movie Movie Show - 21st March 1969
The Movie Movie Show (The Pneuwritten) was a collaboration between the artist John Latham and the Event Structure Research Group led by Jeff Shaw from Holland.  The thinking behind the show, their influences and the approach of ERG is explained in some detail in the leaflet at the bottom of this which acted as a programme for the audience.  The following is an extract from the programme which set out how t Read More
29-07-2013 3 years 50 weeks ago
The Persuasions - October 1973
The visit by the acappella vocal group The Persuasions was a seminal event, the effect of the visit far outweighing the 3 days they were with us.  In many ways the poster says it all. Read More
28-11-2012 5 years 47 weeks ago
The Ribbon of Peace October/December 1990
This was an exhibition of a selection of works from the thousands of banners that made up The Ribbon Of Peace. 50 of the 150 individual banners that came to the UK were exhibited at the Blackie. Read More
19-09-2012 6 years 10 weeks ago
Vessel : An Opera Epic by Meredith Monk June 1972
Meredith Monk  Read More
04-12-2012 5 years 21 weeks ago
Videoing Education Of The Girl Child
 Videoing 'Education Of The Girl Child'  The Education Of A Camera Crew. This was one of the few occassions in the Blackie's history when we set out to produce a video of a performance by a visiting artist. The performance was by Meredith Monk as part of her 1972 visit. Read More
15-07-2013 5 years 26 weeks ago
Visiting Companies and Individuals
 1960s 1970s Read More
18-07-2013 5 years 12 weeks ago