Curator

Curator, “This Is Our Home: The Jacaranda Club 1958-2018” Exhibition, The Jacaranda Club, 21-23 Slater Street, Liverpool, 24 August 2018 - present.

Events Host & Interviews

In Conversation with The Blinders, Jacaranda Records, Jacaranda Records: Phase One, Liverpool, 25 September 2018.

The Jacaranda Club 60th Anniversary: In Conversation with Hacienda DJ & author Dave Haslam.

——-. Photo 1: Marlie Centawer with Dave Haslam by Marty Saleh.

The Drake Hotel: In Conversation with First Rolling Stone photographer Baron Wolman, The Drake Hotel, Toronto, Ontario 9 May 2016.

Interview: Lindsay Troy of Deap Vally, Montreal, Quebec. February 2016.

Selected Press

Urbanista Magazine, The Jacaranda Club at 60: Review, 29 August 2018.

Art in Liverpool. Exhibition celebrates 60 years of the Jacaranda opens today. August 2018.

Explore Liverpool60 years of The Jacaranda Liverpool - a Weekend of Celebration. August 2018. 

GetintothisThe Jacaranda at 60: a birthday party for a Liverpool institution. 27 August 2018.

——-. The Jacaranda at 60 – legendary Liverpool venue celebrates anniversary with Bank Holiday weekender. 8 August 2018. 

The Music Manual. Raise a Glass to 60 Years of The Jacaranda this August Bank Holiday. 6 August 2018 

 

Selected Writings & Publications

Exhibition Review: “Strummer Calling,” Fred Perry, 9 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, 29 September - 14 October 2018. Punk and Post-Punk Journal (forthcoming) (2019). <words & photos>

Book Review: The Subcultures Network, "Ripped, Torn and Cut: Pop, Politics and Punk Fanzines from 1976," Punk and Post-Punk Journal, 7.3 (2018).

Concert Review: “I Am The State” - The Blinders at Liverpool Sound City Modern Sky UK Stage, District, 5 May 2018. <words & photo>

"A Toast To Ti-Jean In a Liverpool Gloom Saloon"  Empty Mirror - Literature, Art, and Beat Generation Magazine, 4 May 2018. <words & photo>

"Rock and Roll Kinderwhore - Gender, Genre, and “Girlville” in Liz Phair/Girly Sound," Rock Music Studies, Taylor & Francis, Volume 5, 2018 - Issue 1: Rock and Love.

Book Review: Michael Brocken, 'The Twenty-First Century Legacy of The Beatles: Liverpool and Popular Music Heritage Tourism', Popular Music History, Equinox, January 2018.

“Subterranean Boy,” Empty Mirror - Literature, Art, and Beat Generation Magazine, 27 January 2017. <words & photos> 

“A Trip to the Berry Patch, or The Fruits of My Karma,” Chickpea Magazine, Summer 2013. p. 14-19. <words & photos> 

“‘My Name is Called Disturbance’: Jagger, Performance, and the Spectacle of Excess,” The Rolling Stones: Sociological Perspectives, Lexington Books, 2013.

"Representations of Swinging London in 1960s British Cinema : Blowup (1966), Smashing Time (1967), and Performance (1970)," Master of Arts in Popular Culture, Brock University, 2011. 

 

Selected Conferences/ Papers Presented

"Sugar Babydoll: Courtney Love on the road, a Liverpool trip (1981-82)," Theorising the Popular Conference, in association with the Popular Culture Research Group, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK, 11-12 July 2018.

"Rituals of Rebellion: Theorizing The Beatles, Girl Culture, and (Anti) Heritage Popular Music Tourism" Keep It Simple Make it Fast: Gender, differences, identities and DIY cultures, Porto, Portugal, 4-7 July 2018.

"Playful Rebellion: Theorizing The Beatles, Girl Culture, and (Anti) Heritage Popular Music Tourism," Theorising the Popular Conference, in association with the Popular Culture Research Group, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK, 21-22 June 2017.

“I Want to Hold Your Hand 4ever!” The Beatles and the aesthetics of DIY graffiti cultures,” Keep It Simple Make it Fast: DIY Cultures, Spaces, and Places, Porto, Portugal, 17-21 July 2016.

Guest Lecture, “There’s a Place: The Beatles, Graffiti, and Visual Culture,” invited by Dr. Helmut Staubmann, Dean, School of Political Science and Sociology, in association with the Department of Sociology and Musicology, The University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, 14 June 2016.

“‘The Camera Gets a Studdered Shot’”: Liz Phair and Wicker Park’s Rainbo Club,” 5th International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 10-12 June 2015.

“This is Another Story About Love, What a Surprise: Liz Phair, Girlysound, and the Rock Love Song,” Straight from the Heart: A Conference on Love and Rock Music, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier, France, 16-17 April, 2014.

“Performance (1970) and the spectacle of excess,” Re-Living Disaster: Film-History-Identity, University of London, Birkbeck College, London, United Kingdom, 29-30 April, 2010.

 

Selected Radio & Print Interviews

"The Jacaranda Club - 60th Anniversary Weekend," BBC Radio Merseyside - Tony Snell in the Morning, 14 & 21st August 2018. 

“Interview with Marlie Centawer,” THIS Radio and The Arts Show, hosted by Jamie Clague, Liverpool Hope University, Student Campus Radio Association, 1350 AM, Liverpool, UK, December 2016. 

“Marlie Centawer: Artist Spotlight,” Round Sound Radio, hosted by Doug Fraughan, Liverpool, UK, 4 September 2016. 

“The Beatles, Graffiti, and Visual Culture,” Grad Chat, hosted by Colette Steer, Department of Graduate Studies, Queen’s University Campus Radio, CFRC 101.9 FM, 4 April 2016. 

“Love in Rock Music and other exciting things discussed at a conference in France,” Inquisitive Minds, hosted by Mike Saunders, CFBU 103.7 FM Brock University Radio, 21 May 2014. 

“The Beatles, Give Peace a Chance & a conference on love & rock music” Inquisitive Minds, hosted by Mike Saunders, CFBU 103.7 FM Brock University Radio, 8 January 2014. 

“A discussion with cultural historian and Beatles researcher Marlie Centawer,” Inquisitive Minds, hosted by Mike Saunders, CFBU 103.7 FM Brock University Radio, 11 December 2013. 

"Billy Goes to College...Sort Of" <http://www.smashingpumpkins.com/pages/articles/billy-goes-to-college-sort> June 21, 2009. 

“…in which McNutt interviews Marlie Centawer about Billy Corgan at IASPM Canada 2009”, McNutt Against the Music, <http://mcnutt.wordpress.com/2009/06/16/in-which-mcnutt-interviews-marlie-centawer-about-billy-corgan-at-iaspm-canada-2009/> 16 June 2009.