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Music Review: Manchester Folk Festival 2018

October 26, 2018 Comments Off on Music Review: Manchester Folk Festival 2018

Last year, when David Agnew opted to move the English Folk Expo and its public-facing concerts to central Manchester after several years based around Bury Met, there was a certain amount of discreet breath-holding as to whether its delicate balance of intimacy with a worldwide mission to spotlight English music and artists could work as well in this new context, right in the vibrant heart of the city and spread around several venues.

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“I’ve grown old with Rebus.” Northern Soul talks to best-selling crime author Ian Rankin

October 15, 2018 Comments Off on “I’ve grown old with Rebus.” Northern Soul talks to best-selling crime author Ian Rankin

When the best-selling crime writer Ian Rankin brings his Investigating Murder: An Evening with Ian Rankin to Manchester’s HOME, the intention, he says, is not simply to talk about his new book In A House Of Lies (incidentally, one of the best thrillers of the year if you ask me) then sign some copies.

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Win a pair of tickets to a special preview of BLACKkKLANSMAN with live-by-satellite Q&A with Spike Lee

August 13, 2018 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to a special preview of BLACKkKLANSMAN with live-by-satellite Q&A with Spike Lee

Win a pair of tickets to a special preview of BLACKkKLANSMAN with live-by-satellite Q&A with Spike Lee. 

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Apostasy: Film Director Dan Kokotajlo and cast talk to Northern Soul

July 24, 2018 Comments Off on Apostasy: Film Director Dan Kokotajlo and cast talk to Northern Soul

The startling, powerful and often bleak Oldham-set debut film by Dan Kokotajlo, a Tameside-born director, explores the fall-out of renouncing a family religion and motherhood.

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Review: L7: Pretend We’re Dead, Doc’n Roll Film Fest, HOME, Manchester

May 31, 2018 Comments Off on Review: L7: Pretend We’re Dead, Doc’n Roll Film Fest, HOME, Manchester

In recent years, the music documentary seems to have come into its own, germinating out between the paving stone formula of talking head hindsight and nostalgia, proliferating like weeds of unexpected empathy and wasteland beauty.

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Long Day's Journey into Night, HOME, Manchester

Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night, HOME, Manchester

May 21, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night, HOME, Manchester

It’s now a cliché that each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

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Woke Charlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, HOME, Manchester

Review: Sex and the City – The world according to #WokeCharlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Sex and the City – The world according to #WokeCharlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

When I was in my early 20s I loved the TV show Sex and the City.

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Utopia Memoriam

Review: Utopia, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Utopia, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester

Now in its third year, Pilot Light TV Festival continues to offer discerning diversions to those whose passion for the potential of the medium remains devout.

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Christopher Eccleston

Review: Christopher Eccleston, Pilot Light Festival, Manchester

May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Christopher Eccleston, Pilot Light Festival, Manchester

Christopher Eccleston has recently been described as a ‘northern powerhouse’.

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Corrido de le Sangre by Jonathan Keenan

Review: The Tiger Lillies, HOME, Manchester

April 30, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Tiger Lillies, HOME, Manchester

The lights dim against the Mexican-themed backdrop on the stage. The accordion is briefly tinkled with and I see the eyes of many dart about like ships lost at sea.

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