Monthly Archives: April 2013

Expanding horizons: with a little help from our Friends

Live & Local is committed to bringing you surprising shows in surprising places and believes that experiencing and sharing arts from other cultures is important; not only does it expand our horizons but it enriches our lives by offering opportunities … Continue reading

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Rural touring in New Zealand

As we continue our ‘International Week’, we are making a stop off in New Zealand. John, Director at Live & Local, visited Arts on Tour NZ, whilst visiting the country in 2011; you can read more about his visit here. … Continue reading

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A touch of South America: Leo Turner & Carlos Munoz Villalobos

Carlos Muñoz Villalobos and Leo Turner perform music inspired by the rich guitar and folk traditions of South America, adding another destination to our world tour. Carlos is originally from Chile and has performed for over twenty years as a … Continue reading

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A flavour of France: Compagnie Animotion

As we continue with our trip around the world with ‘International Week’ we are going to introduce you to a few of the acts that have come far and wide. Today we are having a quick catch-up with Compagnie Animotion … Continue reading

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Community touring: the international village

To coincide with this week’s performances from two European companies, we’ll be looking at the international elements of our work every day on the blog. Our Marketing Officer, Sarah Benn, gives us an overview… So you left the house at 7.10pm … Continue reading

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News from the field: blizzards, bats and a hot air balloon

Today we’re catching up with Frances Newbury and getting an insight into life as the Live & Local Fieldworker based in scenic Derbyshire: “Greetings! I’m Frances and I’m the new Fieldworker for Derbyshire and parts of Staffordshire”. You know, I really must stop introducing … Continue reading

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Introducing The Buffalo Gals

The Buffalo Gals are a six-piece old-time country string band led by champion Maryland fiddler, Kate Lissauer. The Somerset-based band specialises in the old songs, tunes and step-dances of Appalachia and with five performances lined up this week, we sent … Continue reading

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