Monthly Archives: September 2019
A new group exhibition exploring the complexities of extreme body modification, deliberately altering of the human anatomy or human physical appearance, is coming to The Lowry in Salford.Read the full story..
Embellish with Relish, written by the co-founder of the Hawkshead Relish Company Marie Whitehead, is a treat.Read the full story..
As I check my notes, scribbled in a teeny tiny notebook during my stay at new Manchester hotel, Dakota, this is what I find: ‘Coffee bags! Sky TV! Toilet rolls folded into a point!’.Read the full story..
I blame Don Draper.Read the full story..
In part two of his series, The Irresistible Rise of Prose Poetry, Northern Soul’s Poetry Correspondent Mark Connors talks to poet and co-editor of The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry, Oz Hardwick, and reviews Hardwick’s new collection.Read the full story..
“It’s the job of fiction to be truthful.” David Constantine in conversation at Blackwell’s, Manchester
Literary events are tricky.Read the full story..
I know we all say it about the tele of our childhoods, but kids’ TV in the 70s really was special.Read the full story..
A group of kids are playing with a homemade football, fashioned out of plastic bags.Read the full story..
Full disclosure: I have not in fact seen the Oscar-winning film on which Little Miss Sunshine the musical is based.Read the full story..
Last week, with the final embers of Summer illuminating the evening sky in Manchester, music lovers came together to greet the opening of Hallé Orchestra’s 2019-2020 season.Read the full story..
- Image Gallery: Jade Magenta Williams, A Smart Price way of life, PAPER, Manchester
- Exploring the North via video games
- Book Review: Excavate! The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall
- “Around lunchtime, you’d break out all the bangers that everyone knows.” Northern Soul talks to buskers about life under lockdown
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With lockdown restrictions being eased across the country, Manchester's @Paper_Gallery_ is preparing to reopen. The artist-led gallery will begin with two new shows, including A Smart Price way of Life by Manchester artist Jade Magenta Williams. northernsoul.me.uk/jade-magen… pic.twitter.com/HzUSAy2Br7
'In Manchester' was created after Cotton On MCR identified a lack of opportunities for emerging talent and lesser-known artists in gallery spaces across the city. Image: Artist Rebecca Stevens.
As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, galleries can once again prepare to open. 'In Manchester' is an open call exhibition created after @cottononmcr and will be showcased at @SaulHayFineArt as its reopening exhibition. Click here to view more images: northernsoul.me.uk/image-gall… pic.twitter.com/HegmAR6LtS