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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Into The Midst, Joseph Whitmore 

Photo Gallery: Into The Midst, Joseph Whitmore, Waterside, Sale

February 4, 2019 No Comments

Into The Midst is a newly commissioned body of work by Manchester-based artist Joseph Whitmore. The exhibition explores simulated personal experiences and the ever changing effect digital technology has on history, artefact, and the human condition.

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Young readers: ten books to make you think about the world

February 3, 2019 No Comments

How do young people make sense of the world and its complexities? Fiona Shaw, author and senior lecturer at Northumbria University, shares a range of thought-provoking and engaging novels for enquiring minds.

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CP Lee

“A celebration of the resilience of the Mancunian spirit.” CP Lee talks about Manchester: A City United in Music

February 3, 2019 No Comments

On May 25, 2017, three days after the Manchester Arena bombing, there was an extraordinary moment in nearby St Ann’s Square when the crowd gathering to mourn the victims broke into a spontaneous rendition of Oasis’ Don’t Look Back in Anger.

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Bess, Rose Thomas

Book Review – Bess: Now That I Have Found the Words by Rose Thomas

February 3, 2019 No Comments

There’s something about train journeys that make me daydream.

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Theatre Review: Ladybones, The Kings Arms, Salford

February 3, 2019 No Comments

It ends with an ovation.

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Carol Morley The Alcohol Years

“We’re all thinking differently now.” Women in film at Manchester’s HOME

February 1, 2019 Comments Off on “We’re all thinking differently now.” Women in film at Manchester’s HOME

The topic of gender inequality in the film industry is a headline-grabbing, hashtag-generating one, and plainly there’s much work to be done to redress it.

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Scott's party at the South Pole, 18 January 1912. L to R: (standing) Wilson, Scott, Oates; (seated) Bowers, Edgar Evans

Review: Terra Nova, Vaughan Williams at the Hallé

February 1, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Terra Nova, Vaughan Williams at the Hallé

Last week the Hallé Orchestra took its audience on an heroic expedition, one that began in the splendour of a Papal Palace before advancing, through the drifting sands of Egypt, to the frozen wastelands of Antarctica.

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