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Articles relating to: Manchester

David Lynch at Home, MIF 2019

Review: David Lynch artist talk and Twin Peaks: Series 3 Episode 8, Manchester International Festival, HOME

July 12, 2019 No Comments

The David Lynch at HOME season has an inescapable problem – an elephant man in the room, if you will.

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Comptoir Libanais

Food Review: Comptoir Libanais, Spinningfields, Manchester

July 9, 2019 No Comments

Comptoir Libanais is to Lebanese food what Pizza Express is to Pizza.

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Janelle Monáe at MIF19 - image credit Priti Shikotra 1

Music Review: Janelle Monáe, Manchester International Festival 2019

July 8, 2019 No Comments

“I have total trouser envy!” said my friend Erin, aged 11 and three-quarters.

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Tree, MIF2019

Theatre Review: Tree, Manchester International Festival 2019

July 8, 2019 No Comments

Enclosed in Upper Campfield Market, we gather standing around the stage to experience the secrets and lies around one man’s journey into the heart of South Africa and the uncovering of his family tree.

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Andiamo! Festa Italiana is coming to Manchester

July 3, 2019 No Comments

I remember my first encounter with Italian culture well. It was in a fish and chip shop on Dalry Road in Edinburgh.

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Albatross and Arnold, Spinningfields

Food Review: Albatross & Arnold at The Range, Spinningfields, Manchester

July 3, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Albatross & Arnold at The Range, Spinningfields, Manchester

Curtis Stewart. Remember that name. This man can cook. And he’s currently doing his stuff in a first floor restaurant at an indoor golf club in Spinningfields.

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Lulu 2019 tour image (hi-res) - please credit Brett Payne

Still waiting to be discovered: Lulu talks to Northern Soul

July 1, 2019 Comments Off on Still waiting to be discovered: Lulu talks to Northern Soul

It’s difficult to recall a time when Lulu wasn’t around.

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Michelle Wolf

What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

July 1, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

Once again it’s the month that was named after that little known stand up comedian, Julius Cesar. Like Bill Hicks he died early and unexpectedly but wasn’t half as cult a figure.

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Tampopo

Food Review: Tampopo, Albert Square, Manchester

June 27, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Tampopo, Albert Square, Manchester

I had been forewarned that my esteemed Editor and sometime luncheon companion was on Scout duty, the Brunette was two-timing me with another lunch date and the Blonde was at work, so it was to be dining solo.

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Peterloo 2019, June-August 2019

Beyond the history: Peterloo exhibitions in Manchester

June 26, 2019 Comments Off on Beyond the history: Peterloo exhibitions in Manchester

This summer Manchester will mark the anniversary of a public pro-democracy demonstration on August 16, 1819, and its now infamous and bloody response from the authorities.

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