Monthly Archives: May 2015
Ten years on from Liverpool FC winning the Champions League comes this timely revival of a ballsy play.Read the full story..
Transport yourself back through the mists of time. Way, way back, to October 2014, and picture this scene.Read the full story..
“Make sure you ask him about Swan Lake,” says my Editor ahead of my interview with choreographer Matthew Bourne. “I saw Swan Lake at the Palace Theatre in 1996 and was mesmerised.”Read the full story..
In any given situation, there’s a certain pressure and a weight of expectation that comes with being the first up to bat. In this instance, The Funfair is the first theatre production at HOME, Manchester’s shiny new arts venue.Read the full story..
Almost 20 years ago, Pulp released their career-defining album Different Class. Along with the Yanis Varoufakis-approved anthem Common People, it also featured a song called Something Changed. In the song, which is a delicate strum-a-long until some easy-listening strings send it soaring, St Jarvis of Intake ruminates on the temporal singularity around which a relationship was once conjured into existence.Read the full story..
Of The Smiths’ many fine attributes, there’s one which sometimes tends to get overlooked: their strong sense of place.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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Art fans! A rare painting by LS Lowry of a backstreet cricket match in 1938 is to go on display at @The_Lowry in Salford for five days this May bank holiday weekend. A Cricket Match, will be available to view from May 23 – 27 as part of the permanent exhibition. #Lowry #art pic.twitter.com/PK8qgNcxYB