KEY Events; THE ARTS EDITOR'S PICK OF THE DAY 08 Culture Diary.
ART: New Ends, Old Beginnings looks at the varied and complex cultures across the cities of the Arab region. It questions how hundreds of years of history can coexist with current and future cultural practice. The Bluecoat, until September 3, daily from 10am to 6pm, free. 0151 702 5324.
MUSIC: The original line-up of 60s revolutionaries Pentangle - who The Word magazine describe as "the greatest and most adventurous acoustic supergroup of their time" - are in Liverpool tonight. Philharmonic Hall, 8pm, tickets pounds 25. 0151 709 3789.
POPS: Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, top, and his Rhythm Kings, and folk legend John Martyn, take to the Pops stage for a muso double bill tonight. Echo Arena Liverpool, tickets pounds 24.50 and pounds 28.50 plus booking and handling fee. 0844 8000 400.
EXHIBITION: These Living Walls of Jet is the first exhibition at Liverpool's latest commercial contemporary art gallery.
Until August 2, at the Ceri Hand Gallery, Cotton Street. Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm, free.