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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Girls In Synthesis. Credit: Gary Hough

Punk or junk: what happened to Britain’s punk scene?

September 5, 2020 Comments Off on Punk or junk: what happened to Britain’s punk scene?

1976 wasn’t the best year for the UK.

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Photo Gallery: a new book of transgender portraits by photographer Allie Crewe

September 4, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: a new book of transgender portraits by photographer Allie Crewe

A book of transgender portraiture showcasing the work of award-winning photographer Allie Crewe has been published by Axis Projects Publishing.

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“I’m not looking down or anything, I’m just looking across.” Jackie Hagan talks to Northern Soul ahead of DigiFest 2020

September 3, 2020 Comments Off on “I’m not looking down or anything, I’m just looking across.” Jackie Hagan talks to Northern Soul ahead of DigiFest 2020
Jackie Hagan is no ordinary interviewee. The award-winning artist and activist has promised a mix of lightness and grit when she pitches up at Manchester Central Library, “pyjamas, tea in hand”, to host DigiFest 2020.
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Film Review: Tenet

September 2, 2020 Comments Off on Film Review: Tenet

I’m not the biggest fan of British director Christopher Nolan. In fact, I’m of the opinion that most of his films prefer to show off rather than actually show much in the way of humanity, let alone fun. And heaven forbid that there might be a plausible female character lurking around amid the bombast.

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Henry Normal. Credit: Danny Moran. 

Why bring out a poetry book during a pandemic? Henry Normal writes for Northern Soul

September 2, 2020 Comments Off on Why bring out a poetry book during a pandemic? Henry Normal writes for Northern Soul

Most commercial endeavours seem to be waiting for lockdown to be eased further before launching anything new.

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