Entertainment

Inside Qatar World Cup stadium

24th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

BBC and ITV labelled as ‘bias’ and ‘woke imperialists’ for not broadcasting the Qatar world cup opening ceremony

Family-friendly sporting event What began as a celebration of culture and ethnicities as well as a passion to show family-friendly music (without the emphasis on...

Night and Day Cafe

31st October 2022 | By Jessica Smith

Impending court case looms over iconic Northern Quarter music venue Night and Day

The future of Manchester’s iconic Night and Day café is to be decided at a court hearing later this month. The Oldham Street venue has been...

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15th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

‘The war has faded from the news, but it hasn’t left the minds and hearts of the people’ – Celebrating Syria Festival returns for fifth year

Manchester is celebrating the beauty of Syrian art and culture  – often neglected amid the backdrop of war – with two weeks of events organised by Rethink Rebuild...

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13th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Rapper Aitch’s Learning Curve music video to feature at Manchester Film Festival 2022

The music video for the song, Learning Curve, by Manchester artist Aitch will feature in Manchester Film Festival’s opening screening of north west short films. The...

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10th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Everything Everything release single using AI technology ahead of ‘revolutionary’ new album

AI programme was fed terms and conditions of LinkedIn, ancient epic poem Beowulf, the teachings of Confucius and 400,000 4Chan forum posts

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9th February 2022 | By Katie Russell

Rooney: top England goal scorer is star of new Amazon documentary

Amazon are releasing a new film about Wayne Rooney this week in which he tells of his struggles in coming to terms with the pressures...

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3rd February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

HOME cinema welcomes art lovers and artists in annual open exhibition

The Manchester Open Exhibition opened up this week – for the second time ever – in HOME cinema. The exhibition, which is open and free to...

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2nd February 2022 | By Megan Barlow

Waterloo Road stars returning for reboot of TV show starring Angela Griffin

Waterloo Road actors Adam Thomas, Angela Griffin and Katie Griffiths are set to reprise their roles as the drama series returns to BBC One. There...

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12th November 2021 | By Rebecca Redican

Palace Theatre’s Hairspray begins late with cast changes following ‘argument’

A Palace Theatre performance of Hairspray was delayed by 45 minutes because of a reported disagreement between cast and production members The packed out show was...

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10th November 2021 | By Tyrese King

Okechukwu Nzelu discusses ‘fantastic novels’ written by C Pam Zhang and Bryan Washington

The author of a novel which challenges perceptions of America’a wild west was invited to speak at a Manchester Literature festival event. C Pam Zhang and...