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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Glenn Ibbitson, Human Bridge, 122x122cm, Acrylic and oilon canvas, L5200

Review: New Light Prize Exhibition – Shining a Light on Northern Art, Tullie House Museum and Gallery, Carlisle

November 12, 2018 Comments Off on Review: New Light Prize Exhibition – Shining a Light on Northern Art, Tullie House Museum and Gallery, Carlisle

A metaphorical torch is now shining its ‘New Light’ in some of the North of England’s artistic corners, and a few of them are surprisingly dark and desolate.

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Dakota Johnson in "Suspiria."

Film Review: Suspiria

November 12, 2018 Comments Off on Film Review: Suspiria

Dario Argento’s 1977 horror film Suspiria is a nutty barrage of sights and sounds akin to a particularly unhinged ghost train ride, centred around ambitious young Suzy Bannion joining a Viennese dance academy which she discovers is run by a secretive coven of witches with murderous plans.

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Cowboy Junkies, image by Heather Pollock

Welcome to the Age of Dissolution: Northern Soul chats to Michael Timmins from Cowboy Junkies

November 10, 2018 Comments Off on Welcome to the Age of Dissolution: Northern Soul chats to Michael Timmins from Cowboy Junkies

Amid all the flash and bombast that defined the late 80s, Cowboy Junkies proved there was an audience waiting for something quiet, beautiful and reflective with their compelling 1988 classic, The Trinity Session.

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And Did Those Feet Production Photos Photo Credit : The Other Richard

Theatre Review: And Did Those Feet, Bolton Octagon

November 8, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: And Did Those Feet, Bolton Octagon

Every theatre audience contains a small percentage of professionals.

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The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

November 8, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

In this month’s sports column, Margaret Brecknell takes a look back at some of the sporting highlights from October 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.

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Review: Out on the Floor – Manchester Camerata present Northern Soul and Motown, Bridgewater Hall

November 8, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Out on the Floor – Manchester Camerata present Northern Soul and Motown, Bridgewater Hall

Well known for collaborating with a diverse range of artists and groups, Manchester Camerata are back at The Bridgewater Hall with a fresh take on a 60s sound.

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The Northern Soul Podcast: El Whaeko

November 7, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: El Whaeko

 November: the season for fireworks, bonfires, toffee apples and the latest edition of the Northern Soul Podcast. 

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Ross Noble - El Hablador

What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

November 5, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

Remember, remember the 5th of November…but can’t recall why off the top of my head.

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