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Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Encounter

Review: The Encounter, HOME, Manchester

March 22, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Encounter, HOME, Manchester

Inspired by Petru Popescu’s book Amazon Beaming which recounts the experiences of American photographer Loren McIntyre in the Brazilian rainforest, Complicite’s The Encounter has done packed-to-the-rafters business at Manchester’s HOME following a string of glowing reviews from Edinburgh and elsewhere.

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An accidental history of football gaming: a decade of revolution

March 21, 2016 Comments Off on An accidental history of football gaming: a decade of revolution

Football games have existed since the video game industry crawled from the primordial soup of late 70s coin-ops.

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Review: Kite, Unity Theatre, Liverpool

March 17, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Kite, Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Kids can be an ungrateful bunch can’t they?

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Marguerite

Film Review: Marguerite

March 17, 2016 Comments Off on Film Review: Marguerite

One of first foreign films I fell in love with was the 1981 French classic, Diva.

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Snowdrops

Fleetneedles Forage: Spring flowers and their uses

March 13, 2016 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Spring flowers and their uses

It might not always feel like it but Spring is finally here.

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Tampopo

Review: Tampopo, Corn Exchange, Manchester

March 13, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Tampopo, Corn Exchange, Manchester

In Manchester’s newly refurbished Corn Exchange there is an underground den of East Asian delights.

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Win tickets to SPIN – The Cycling Festival, Manchester

March 13, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to SPIN – The Cycling Festival, Manchester

Win tickets to cycling’s coolest consumer show – and this year it’s in Manchester

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Kua 'Aina Breakfast

Food, glorious(ly cheap) food!

March 13, 2016 Comments Off on Food, glorious(ly cheap) food!

It’s no secret that life in the capital comes at a high cost. The student loan may be higher here, but it certainly doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket.

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Rode Hall

Photo Gallery: Cheshire’s Rode Hall in Spring

March 13, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Cheshire’s Rode Hall in Spring

Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer Chris Payne shares a glorious Spring photo gallery of Rode Hall, Cheshire.

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Cheetham Hill Road: A People Panorama

Photo Gallery: Cheetham Hill Road, A People Panorama

March 12, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Cheetham Hill Road, A People Panorama

Cheetham Hill Road in North Manchester is one of the most diverse areas in Britain, with almost half of residents speaking English as a second or other language. Around 150 different languages alone can be heard in this one address.

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