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Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Review: Fatherland, Royal Exchange, Manchester International Festival

July 6, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Fatherland, Royal Exchange, Manchester International Festival

In school, I was taught that the most convincing arguments address their own pitfalls before someone else raises them.

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Phil Neville

“There’s more to life than football” Northern Soul meets Phil Neville at Cafe Football

July 4, 2017 Comments Off on “There’s more to life than football” Northern Soul meets Phil Neville at Cafe Football

Hotel Football and its new sibling Cafe Football are a marketing executive’s dream: a hospitality project backed by real life legendary Manchester footballers with football in the title and football memorabilia. 

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The Northern Soul Awards 2017

Photo Gallery: The Northern Soul Awards 2017

July 4, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Northern Soul Awards 2017

There was a lot of love in the room last week when we held the inaugural Northern Soul Awards 2017.

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Kumail Nanjiani as "Kumail" and Zoe Kazan as "Emily" in THE BIG SICK. Photo by Sarah Shatz.

Win tickets to a screening of The Big Sick at Vue Manchester Printworks

July 3, 2017 Comments Off on Win tickets to a screening of The Big Sick at Vue Manchester Printworks

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his stand up sets.

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Ricky Gervais

What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

July 3, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

There are plenty of nervy-looking comedians about town this month. This is because there are more Edinburgh Fringe preview shows in Manchester than there are people who claim to have been at that Sex Pistols gig in the Free Trade Hall in 1976.

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John Hegley

Northern Soul chats to John Hegley about poeting, the Peel Sessions and performance

July 3, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to John Hegley about poeting, the Peel Sessions and performance

Upon commencing an interview with beloved poet and performer John Hegley, Northern Soul apologises profusely for being a couple of minutes late.

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PechaKucha, June 2017

PechaKucha Manchester talks crocodile steaks, activism and inspiration

July 2, 2017 Comments Off on PechaKucha Manchester talks crocodile steaks, activism and inspiration

PechaKucha. It’s a bizarre word. Or is it two words?

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Wine bottles by Chris Payne

Chef Tony’s Wine Club: Summer Tipples

July 2, 2017 Comments Off on Chef Tony’s Wine Club: Summer Tipples

In this edition of Chef Tony’s Wine Club, our resident chef, gastronome and purveyor of fine wines casts his expert eye over two bottles to quench your Summer thirst.

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Review: Lucha Libre, Albert Hall, Manchester

July 2, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Lucha Libre, Albert Hall, Manchester

It’s not every day you see Manchester’s Albert Hall transform itself into a retro Mexican wrestling ring, complete with Mexican street food and drinks.

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Review: ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes..

July 2, 2017 Comments Off on Review: ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes..

The first night of Manchester International Festival 2017 kicked off with a unique collaboration from New Order and visual artist Liam Gillick in the Old Granada Studios with So It Goes..

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