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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Claes Oldenburg, Soft Typewriter, “Ghost“ – Version 1963

Photo Gallery: An Imagined Museum, Tate Liverpool

November 5, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: An Imagined Museum, Tate Liverpool

An Imagined Museum: works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections opens at Tate Liverpool on November 20, 2015 and runs until February 14, 2016. Here’s a taste of what’s to come.

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Heroine - Kerry Willison Parry, Shila Iqbal

Review: JB Shorts, Manchester

November 5, 2015 Comments Off on Review: JB Shorts, Manchester

Over the last few years JB Shorts has established itself as a regular highlight on Manchester’s theatrical calendar.

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Review: The Oresteia, HOME, Manchester

November 5, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Oresteia, HOME, Manchester

Staging any of the theatre’s most enduring classics is an exercise fraught with danger, and few works are quite like The Oresteia. But in this violent and visionary re-telling of Aeschylus’s great masterpiece, HOME in Manchester has certainly lived up to the challenge.

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Heaton Park bonfire night by Chris Payne

An Elegy for Bonfire Night

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on An Elegy for Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night, or ‘Bommy Night’ as I’ve always known it, is incredibly special.

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Photo Gallery: The Art of the Pizza Box

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Art of the Pizza Box

Mmm, pizza. Who doesn’t love pizza? Judging by this new exhibition at PLY in Manchester, Scott Wiener is a big fan. Scott Wiener has made a living out of eating pizza. By god, this is the most jealous Northern Soul has ever been.

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Manchester Science Festival: Sci-Fi and STEM Fems

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on Manchester Science Festival: Sci-Fi and STEM Fems

The Manchester Science Festival is like an experiment in itself, bringing together different elements and seeing how they react.

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Cycling by Chris Payne

Time to high-five women in sport

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on Time to high-five women in sport

I’m now going to pretend to know vaguely what I’m talking about regarding professional sport.

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Ramsbottom Festival: the Northern Soul out-takes

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on Ramsbottom Festival: the Northern Soul out-takes

The fifth Ramsbottom Festival was a humdinger – and we liked it so much we made a film.

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Review: Wahaca, Corn Exchange, Manchester

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Wahaca, Corn Exchange, Manchester

The newly re-opened Corn Exchange in Manchester is now a destination restaurant hub, for want of a better expression.

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Mackinnon & Saunders

Mackinnon and Saunders: world-class animation in Altrincham

November 2, 2015 Comments Off on Mackinnon and Saunders: world-class animation in Altrincham

If you wander into quiet, leafy Oldfield Brow just outside Altrincham, you’ll find many things that you might reasonably expect to see: a little church, a Post Office, a couple of takeaways and a butty shop.

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