Articles relating to: Manchester International Festival
Well, it’s over for another two years. No, not the Tory Party leadership contest, I mean the Manchester International Festival.Read the full story..
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ll be well aware that Manchester International Festival (MIF 2019) is in full swing.Read the full story..
“You can kid yourself that you can speak Icelandic or Japanese.” Adam Thirlwell on Studio Créole and the creolisation of languages
When someone asks you the question ‘if you could pick a superpower, what would it be?’, do you opt for the ability to be fluent in every language?Read the full story..
A four-hour, Dutch subtitled, dramatised version of The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand might seem as appealing as a dinner party invite from Tommy Robinson, but when it’s directed by one of the world’s most acclaimed directors it’s an opportunity to see a startling and resonant piece of theatre.Read the full story..
Forever immortalised in the nonchalant Velvet Underground line-up or gracing Chelsea Girl, Nico’s near mythical status as a muse, beauty and heroin addict is well known.Read the full story..
Review: David Lynch artist talk and Twin Peaks: Series 3 Episode 8, Manchester International Festival, HOME
The David Lynch at HOME season has an inescapable problem – an elephant man in the room, if you will.Read the full story..
Even by the wild and woolly standards of Manchester International Festival, the Manchester cholera epidemic of the 1830s might be considered an unlikely inspiration for a project, let alone one for the first major UK project from a Tokyo-based art collective.Read the full story..
With the pervasive smell of brick dust hanging in the air and the stage curtained off with projections mapping Kublai Khan’s kingdom, we embark on a tale of empire.Read the full story..
Before you’ve even stepped properly inside Everything that happened and would happen there’s a palpable sense of awe, not to say slight intimidation, at the setting.Read the full story..
“Manchester is good at spotting an opportunity and going for it.” John McGrath from Manchester International Festival talks to Northern Soul
Last year was a harrowing time for Manchester.Read the full story..
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- “An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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