Monthly Archives: November 2019
Albums are now commonly accepted as a bona fide art form, but make no mistake, some are more bona fide than others.Read the full story..
Director Robert Eggers may only be two films into his fledgling career as a director and writer but he has already proven himself a master of psychological horror.Read the full story..
Bill Collison says that his new restaurant is his 79th although he is keen to stress that it’s not a chain. “Each one is different, each one has its own soul.”Read the full story..
In a first for Northern Soul, three of my interests have combined in one night: theatre, soul music and football.Read the full story..
There’s always been something of the magpie about Siobhan Fahey, a pop star with a fan’s fascination for pop.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Christmas Charity AppealRead the full story..
Are you a bit of a music buff? Well, photographer Richard Kelly has announced his first ever solo exhibition Selected Music Works: 1999-2019 at Colony Ancoats this November.Read the full story..
Playwright Rona Munro tells us in her forward to the programme for Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein that she has a “visceral aversion” to analyses of a writer’s work that use their biography “to interpret the stories they told”.Read the full story..
What better way to celebrate Diwali (and marking the clocks going back and the imminent arrival of the darker nights) than a free Lantern Festival?Read the full story..
I think it was some time in the 1990s, perhaps around the zenith of New Labour or when a fresh-faced Jamie Oliver first appeared, when a notion took root that British people would all be healthier, happier and generally more relaxed if they simply adopted a Mediterranean-style food culture, sat around chatting noisily to friends while sipping espressos and eating spaghetti al pomodoro and bruschetta drizzled with extra virgin olive oil. Taken al fresco, naturally.Read the full story..
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