Monthly Archives: May 2013
If you like your Manchester bands playing their gigs in intimate venues while being served with real ale by cheery bar staff in one of Manchester’s hippest areas, then I think I just stole your perfect night.Read the full story..
The Cornerhouse is a most appropriate setting for the opening of The Great Gatsby. The building, resembling a petite version of the Flatiron in New York, somehow feels like part of a forgotten era, reminiscent of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s comment on high society, with its tumultuous decadence and doomed love affairs.Read the full story..
As an inner-city Mancunian child of the 70s, the end of the school year meant three things to me: no homework for a couple of months, getting shouted at for popping tar bubbles in the street and the annual pilgrimage to North Wales.Read the full story..
I don’t know about you but I have very fond memories of the Corn Exchange. As a teenager, the heady mix of incense, vinyl and creaking floorboards was almost too much to bear.
Outside of Cornerhouse’s commendable Viva! season for a couple of weeks every year, and the occasional output of international stars like Almodovar, there’s generally very little chance to see even the best and most popular Spanish films in Manchester.
I couldn’t make the actual performance of Linder Sterling’s The Ultimate Form at The Hepworth in Wakefield last Saturday as my daughter was making her debut at a professional theatre in our home town, some distance away.Read the full story..
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