Monthly Archives: October 2018
Everyone agrees that saving Liverpool’s Albert Dock was A Good Thing.Read the full story..
Historic England’s new book of ‘irreplaceable’ places in England locates a decent proportion of them in the North.Read the full story..
Over the past decade, there’s been a parabolic swell of a very particular appreciation for modernist architecture, best exemplified by Manchester’s (and now Sheffield’s) Modernist Society.Read the full story..
In this month’s sports column, Margaret Brecknell takes a look back at some of the sporting highlights from September in the North including notable performances from two sports stars who have been featured here in previous months. There’s also the usual preview of what to look forward to in the coming weeks.Read the full story..
An exchange I had with a black bouncer at a Hollywood night club showed the tangle Americans get into when talking about race and ethnicity.Read the full story..
Now in its tenth year, The Manchester Contemporary positions itself as the UK’s only invitation art fair for critically engaged contemporary art outside of London.Read the full story..
What springs to mind when you think of cosmetics brand Lush? Glittery bath bombs?Read the full story..
Crossing the threshold into William Kentridge’s puzzle box of a touring exhibition, presently awaiting discovery at the edges of Manchester’s Whitworth, is a subtly, if pleasurably, disorientating experience, as though its terrain was the lens of a kaleidoscope at the moment a determined shift of the instrument brings the same fragments into a different focus.Read the full story..
Ben Webster finds himself in a curious position.Read the full story..
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