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Single Cell Collective – Finding Zion special


Single Cell Collective – Finding Zion special

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It’s two weeks to go before the finale of Finding Zion. Hulme Busking will feature musical performances all around Hulme from midday on Saturday 27th March. We’re nearly full in terms of performers but email us findingzion@singlecell.co.uk if you’re interested in playing.

People’s History of Hulme

We had a great day on Sunday with around 70 people turning up for the People’s History of Hulme event. A rambling journey through Hulme myth and history ensued culminating with a local history slide show and much drinking in Kim By the Sea. Stand out signts included a beer swilling, stranded alien, an angry demonstration and an ecology walk over Birley Fields. Thanks very much to the Loiterers Resistance Movement (nowhere-fest.blogspot.com) for organising the day!

Check out our Flickr page for photos.


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More Finding Zion events…

For Folks Sake

20:00, Thursday 18th March

Coming up next week, the very best in live folk music and spoken word comes to Hulme. Featuring Little Red Rabbit’s Anna Kashfi, fresh from the release of their latest album, Survival (www.annakashfi.co.uk) plus performance poet, Mab Jones (www.mabjones.webs.com) and special guests Honeyfeet.

Where: Theatre space at Zion Arts Centre

Cost: £3 (available on night or in advance
from venue)

Organised by For Folks Sake (www.forfolkssake.org.uk)


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noiZ@Zion

Workshop 14:00-17:00, Performance 18:00-20:00, Saturday 20th March

An incredible opportunity for MCs, DJs and spoken word artists to collaborate with experimental electronica musicians. An afternoon workshop with music facilitators followed by an evening performance before a select crowd. All ages, all abilities welcome.

To participate book soon as places are nearly full: findingzion@singlecell.co.uk

Organised by Single Cell Collective


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People’s Kitchen Meal and Hulme Film Night

18:00-23:00, Tuesday 23rd March

Places at the table are very limted, so please book findingzion@singlecell.co.uk soon if you want food! Otherwise just turn up for the films after the meal.

Where: Gallery space at Zion Arts Centre

Get involved: Contact us to book a place at the table: findingzion@singlecell.co.uk
Or get in touch if you have film footage of Hulme you want to share: findingzion@singlecell.co.uk

Cost: Suggested donation £3

Organised by People’s Kitchen of Bentley House TARA, Clearer Channel www.clearerchannel.org and Single Cell
Collective


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Hulme Busking

12:00-21:00, Saturday 27th March

We’re casing out locations at the moment so let us know if you have a suggestion of somewhere in Hulme you’d like an act to play.

Where: Meet at midday in Hulme Park outside the Zion Arts Centre. Midday-6pm, various locations tbc around Hulme, 6pm-9pm Zion Arts Centre

Cost Daytime event: free; Evening event: suggested donation £3


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More information:

http://www.singlecell.dreamhosters.com/blog/?p=75

www.findingzion.org.uk

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www.zionarts.com/residencies

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The album features exclusive photography by Andrew Brooks taken from his Hidden Manchester exhibition.







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Single Cell Newsletter//December 2010


Single Cell Collective – December 2010 update

Single Cell Collective
Friday 10th December 2010

Single Cell present Stacey Cohen + support

Single Cell present Stacey Cohen + support

Friday 10th December 2010

£3, 8:30-11pm Oakwood, Glossop

Upbeat and heart-felt singer songwriter Stacey Cohen.

Folky-Bluesy-Crazy-Jazzy-Comedy-Earthy-cheeky Magical Mountain music, straight from the quartz charged lands of from Bethesda, Snowdonia.

http://www.myspace.com/staceycohenmusic

With support from Rik Warren + Invertor.

Transport to and from Manchester City Centre available, contact us to book: info@singlecell.co.uk

Friday 10th December 2010

Caulbearers live at Lloyds Hotel


20:30-23:30, Lloyds Hotel, Wilbraham Road, Chorlton

Caulbearers play 2 sets @ Lloyds Hotel, so dust those snow boots and get your dancing shoes on for a night of festive funky madness. Free entry.

Peace n Love Caulbearers x

+ the perfect Christmas present

Caulbearers’ T-Shirts


Available in a variety of sizes and colours from the Single Cell BigCartel site.

New Julie E Gordon EP


Julie has her first EP out from 7th December 2010, Deep Inside by Zamali & Julie E Gordon, through Timewarp music. Check it out here.

OK Cafe returns!


Manchester institution the OK Cafe has returned this December. Based in a squatted former pub the cafe is located in the Northern Quarter where Newton Street meets Great Ancoats. Single Cell acts are hoping to play in the next few weeks, find out more from the OK Cafe website

Music for Beyond The Tipping Point? by brocken bow

Gathering pieces commissioned for Stefan Skrimshire’s film, Beyond the Tipping Point? it presents 13 meditations on that film’s themes as a 45 minute story of its own.

Fractured choirs slide from stillness into euphoric breakbeats, cellos ghost across chittering techno, electric guitar is transformed into musical boxes, birdsong and air raid sirens. Composer Matthew Gannicliffe (brocken bow and guitarist in Caulbearers) used chance techniques and electro-acoustic manipulation to explore states of faltering grace, beauty that never escapes uncertainty.

The CD is available at Single Cell events and from beachowl@gmail.com for £4.50.The album can be heard and downloaded as full quality wav files from www.brockenbow.bandcamp.com at 50p/track. More information about brocken bow at www.myspace.com/brockenbow

Single Cell – July 2010 update

Single Cell T-Shirts now on sale

The perfect festival accompanyment has to be one of the brand new Single Cell T-Shirts!

Especially designed by Because Studio, they come with a choice of three slogans: Hulme Grown, Free Music and Single Cell. Hand made by Salford-based screen print collective One69a, these fair trade, organic T-shirts are available in both mens and womens’ sizes. Order them now from our store.

Beyond the Tipping Point?

Single Cell member Stefan Skrimshire launches his first film this month. Beyond the Tipping Point? is a documentary film about climate, action and the future. It is a free resource for groups to provoke discussion and open up debate. The film features songs from Caulbearers and an especially composed soundtrack from musician Matt Gannacliffe.

You can view the trailer here or the project website here.

Single Cell Collective Glossop gig

9pm-midnight, Saturday 31st July 2010

Oakwood, High Street, Glossop SK13 8AZ

Tanglewood: Aidan and Tom showcase life affirming orchestral folk

Phil Davies: bitter sweet ballards

Invertor: dark electronica

A fundraiser for Moot*, Glossop’s new fibre arts co-operative.
I association with Red Room promotions

Case Hardin

7.30-11.30pm, Friday, 09 July 2010

The Britons Protection, Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester

Case Hardin will be playing a rare Manchester gig as a full band, playing top notch Americana with a twist; subject matter covers not just love and whiskey but Iraq too; Pete has spent time there as a journalist and we challenge anyone to hear him sing The Letter and not feel moved. A splendid band.

Support from Single Cell member Phil Davies and the Tao of Steve featuring Steve Roberts.

Finding Zion continues…

Things are coming to a head as we enter the final ten days of Finding Zion. This Thursday there’s live folk music with For Folk’s Sake, on Saturday there’s the noiz@zion workshop and performance, People’s Kitchen next Tuesday is now booked up but come along to the short films afterwards if you’re not on the list. Finally Hulme Busking rounds things off next Saturday.

More details…

For Folk’s Sake
20:00, Thursday 18th March
This Thursday the very best in live folk music and spoken word comes to Hulme. Anna Kashfi headlines at 10pm. Their new album, Survival, released in February, will be for sale on the night. We’re also fortunate as Anna Kashfi will be playing with an extended lineup and will include Dan Melrose and members of Samson and Delilah.
Support comes from Mab Jones, performance poet from Cardiff, who will be taking her show to the Leicester comedy festival later this year and Honeyfeet who kick proceedings off at 8.15pm
Where: Theatre space at Zion Arts Centre
Cost: £3 (available on night or in advance from venue)
Organised by For Folk’s Sake (http://www.forfolkssake.org.uk)

annakashfi

Hulme Busking
12:00-21:00, Saturday 27th March
We have a provisional timetable and line up for the finale of
Finding Zion. Catch us around Hulme during the day or come to the Zion Centre for the party and live performances starting at 6pm.
Where: bands may change and be added to in the next week but locations and times are relatively fixed, there is a map here.

Compere: poet Dominic Berry
12:00 – Zion Arts Centre/Hulme Park – Honeyfeet (tbc)
12:30 – Hulme Community Garden Centre – Phil Davies/Helen Lagoe/Beaky Sue/Steve Durrant
14:00 – Hulme Common – Calypso/Stray Dog Cafe
15:20 – Mancunian Way underpass – Badger the Hermit (tbc)
16:00 – Spider Park - Autonomads (tbc)
16:40 – Hulme Park – Craig Winterburn
17:20 – Hulme Park – UFO landing pad -  Glass Ankle/Republic of Swing

noiZ@Zion
Workshop 14:00-17:00, Performance 18:00-20:00, Saturday 20th March
There are a few final places available for the workshop but all are welcome for the performance at 6pm.
To participate contact findingzion@singlecell.co.uk
Organised by Single Cell Collective

People’s Kitchen Meal and Hulme Film Night
18:00-23:00, Tuesday 23rd March
Places at the table are booked up but just turn up for the films after the meal even if you are not eating.
Where: Gallery space at Zion Arts Centre
Cost: Suggested donation £3
Organised by People’s Kitchen of Bentley House TARA, Clearer Channel http://www.clearerchannel.org and Single Cell Collective

Finally check out our Finding Zion pictures on our Flickr page

More information:
http://www.singlecell.dreamhosters.com/blog/?p=75
http://www.findingzion.org.uk
http://twitter.com/single_cell
http://www.zionarts.com/residencies