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Pretty excited about this - the big free event during International Dance Festival Birmingham will include breakdancing, circus, visual projection cleverness and Goldie. Happening mid-May.
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To pass the time until the next Eastern Electronic Festival, Shaanti (who produce the festival) have put out their first in a new podcast series. Get the free tunes here…
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Some dubstep turntablism from Brotherhood of Filth, nicely filmed by 144.
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AngelShares is a new crowdfunding service for the arts.
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The Crafty Muthas are holding a couple of winter fairs - one on 19 Nov, the other on 3 Dec.
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The Brothers McLeod, Pete Ashton and Chris Unitt will be talking 'The Beauty of Digital: New technologies, old aesthetics and where the two meet' at a Creative Times event.

It's at Fazeley Studios on 30 November from 6.30pm and tickets are FREE.
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If you're interested in screenprinting, dance, charity art events, film and what happened in Victoria Square on New Year's Eve then this is the links round-up for you.
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This is ending tonight (I think) and won't be back until 2013. But then Aston Hall's an impressive place even when it's not filled with candles and actors - worth a visit if you've not been.
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A crocodile!

For hire!
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A bunch of links, featuring Birmingham Royal Ballet, Fierce Festival, BBC Birmingham, The Public, Fashiny and more…
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Alrighty then, I'm up for suggestions as to what to do with this Google+ page.

Any requests?
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Yeah, I thought I'd do blog posts for starters. I suspect the folks here are going to be at the more digitally-literate end of the spectrum so I was wondering if there's anything specific that could be done with/for them.

Hangouts might present some interesting possibilities too…
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I've done a little round-up of the places you can find Created in Birmingham these days.

Most people know about the blog, Facebook Page and Twitter account but the Delicious account and Tumblr are a bit more obscure.
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Created in Birmingham is a weblog that has been written on an almost daily basis since 1 December 2006, promoting, discussing and being part of Birmingham’s vibrant creative community.

It is currently run by Chris Unitt who runs the social media team at Made Media.

CiB is also on Twitter and on Facebook.

There are two reasons for this blog:
  • To find out what’s going on around Birmingham and promote it
  • To show that blogging is a simple and effective way of engaging with audiences online