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Psych Icon - Janis Joplin

Photo Gallery: Psych Icons

April 23, 2018 No Comments

Illustrator and collage artist, Dunstan Carter is launching a new exhibition of psychedelic music portraits, Psych Icons, at Foundation Coffee House in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. 

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Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

April 18, 2018 No Comments

Back in the day, ‘watching the telly’ meant simply that: sitting in the living room staring at the television set in the corner when your show of choice was on.

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Music Review: Let’s Eat Grandma, The Deaf Institute, Manchester

April 12, 2018 No Comments

Let’s Eat Grandma aren’t giving anything away.

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Jaws in Concert, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Review: Jaws in Concert, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Jaws in Concert, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

There’s trouble in the water for the residents of Amity Island as swimmers are picked apart by a great white shark.

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Film Review: Have a Nice Day

April 7, 2018 Comments Off on Film Review: Have a Nice Day

Have a Nice Day is something of an oddity.

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Food Review: Calçotada 2018 at Lunya Manchester

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Calçotada 2018 at Lunya Manchester

Although I’ve spent a year travelling around Spain and am a self-confessed lover of all things Spanish, I’d never heard of calçots let alone the Catalonian festival celebrating their existence.

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What’s on in April: Comedy in Manchester

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in April: Comedy in Manchester

As the late, great Prince Rogers Nelson once sang, Sometimes It Snows in April.

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Theatre Review: Spring Awakening, Hope Mill, Manchester

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Spring Awakening, Hope Mill, Manchester

“I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was the man goes on top, the woman goes on the bottom. I bought bunk beds.” – Joan Rivers

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Review: Hatch, Manchester

March 31, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Hatch, Manchester

In case you were wondering, reviewing for Northern Soul is incredibly glamorous. For instance, last week I spent a night in a shipping container under the Mancunian Way.

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Review: Miss Saigon, Palace Theatre, Manchester

March 25, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Miss Saigon, Palace Theatre, Manchester

A word of advice: don’t go and see Miss Saigon if you’ve had a big tea.

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