Monthly Archives: November 2013
Last month, I had the good fortune to accompany the winners of the seventh annual Young Creative Chevrolet Awards on an event-packed weekend – mainly taking place in and around Old Trafford.Read the full story..
While introducing this on-stage interview event, host Dave Haslam makes a surprise announcement. Tonight’s guest Black Francis – Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV to his mum – will finish the evening by performing a few songs.Read the full story..
Whether you’re looking to make the transition from Southerner to Northerner, returning to your roots after years in a non-Northern place or simply seeking a reconnection with your Northern heritage, here’s a guide about How to be Northern.Read the full story..
From the darkness appears a shaman anointing the air with his beaded rattle, his trancelike state allowing him access to the spirit worlds where he channels the crowds’ energies into his own ritualistic ecstasy. He shakes his feathered staff.Read the full story..
There are lots of things in life that don’t live up to the hype: Crunchie ice cream bars, Lost in Translation (so self-indulgent I fought the desire to gouge out my own eyes), Michael Owen, the time U2 did disco. I could go on.Read the full story..
- Picture Gallery: RESET, RedHouse Originals, Harrogate
- “Your worst enemy in this game is indifference.” John Cooper Clarke talks about his autobiography, I Wanna Be Yours
- “This chart brings us closer to the mainstream.” Manchester launches the Official Folk Albums Chart
- “The animation industry wouldn’t be where it is today without Manchester.” Director of Manchester Animation Festival, Steve Henderson
- The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021
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Need a distraction from the news? Want to hear something lovely about the arts in the North of England? Well, RedHouse Gallery in Harrogate has launched a new group exhibition, RESET northernsoul.me.uk/image-gall… pic.twitter.com/kWbgcXZ6p4
"We can’t pick up our phones or open an app without a short animation being played. It’s the world’s greatest communicator." Steve Henderson, director of Manchester Animation Festival, chats to Northern Soul's @MrGeetsRomo. northernsoul.me.uk/manchester… #animation #Manchester pic.twitter.com/TEhexD6XSA