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DVD case, image by Emma Yates-Badley

Films: Northern Soul’s Comfort Viewing (Part Two)

April 2, 2020 No Comments

With us all cooped up inside for the foreseeable future, there’s not a great deal to do except sit tight and watch stuff. But it might as well be good stuff.

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DVD case, image by Emma Yates-Badley

Films: Northern Soul’s Comfort Viewing (Part One)

March 30, 2020 No Comments

With us all cooped up inside for the foreseeable future, there’s not a great deal to do except sit tight and watch stuff. But it might as well be good stuff.

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Joy France, Natasha Hawthornthwaite, Northern Heart Films

From shy teacher to international battle rapper, 63-year-old Joy France talks to Northern Soul

March 28, 2020 No Comments

What would happen if you were a teacher and went rogue?

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Untitled, Chan Yang Kim

Online exhibition: Talking Sense, The Portico Library, Manchester

March 28, 2020 No Comments

Museums, art galleries and libraries across the North are now off limits to the public, their displays and collections sitting behind locked doors.

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ROXANA HALLS AVENGING OIL ON LINEN 160 x 160 cm

Kapow! There’s a new exhibition exploring the art of superheroes and villains at the Potteries Museum

March 24, 2020 No Comments

Ever since Andy Warhol decreed that Batman was art, caped crusaders and villains have left trails of superhero boot prints over fashion, photography and design.

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The Marriage of Figaro

Opera Review: The Marriage of Figaro and The Turn of the Screw, Opera North, The Lowry

March 20, 2020 Comments Off on Opera Review: The Marriage of Figaro and The Turn of the Screw, Opera North, The Lowry

For OperaWatch, it’s a welcome return to The Lowry for Opera North’s 2020 spring season.

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Theatre Review: Back to The Future – the Musical, Manchester Opera House

March 12, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Back to The Future – the Musical, Manchester Opera House

Somewhere far along the event horizon, every last hit 80s movie will have been adapted into a stage show – presumably the day they announce Police Academy: The Musical.

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Theatre Review: Our Lady of Blundellsands, Everyman, Liverpool

March 12, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Our Lady of Blundellsands, Everyman, Liverpool

This would have been a better play with just two people in it.

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The Stockport Viaduct @every_station

View from the Viaduct: Northern Soul talks to the Stockport Viaduct

March 7, 2020 Comments Off on View from the Viaduct: Northern Soul talks to the Stockport Viaduct

Over the past few years, I’ve interviewed lots of celebrities and people of note. But I was bricking it when I was granted a chat with the Stockport Viaduct.

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Megan Marie Griffith

“As humans we need real life connection.” Girl Gang Manchester on Everything I Knew, I Felt

March 7, 2020 Comments Off on “As humans we need real life connection.” Girl Gang Manchester on Everything I Knew, I Felt

Get set for a Girl Gang Manchester takeover of The Lowry in Salford.

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