Entertainment

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3rd July 2018 | By dave porter

Morrissey indie favourites Bradford still Shouting Quietly after 30 years

A cult indie band beloved of Morrissey are marking the 30th anniversary release of their one-and-only album with a gig in Manchester. The Smiths frontman...

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29th June 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Retro fever keeps pinball wizards and video gamers returning to Bury’s Arcade Club

Europe’s largest free-play video and pinball arcade began life in Andy Palmer’s family-run Haslingden computer shop. The arcade, situated just outside of Bury, started off with just 30...

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11th June 2018 | By nq_admin

It’s the end of the world as we know it – what will you do?

What would you do if you had three weeks to live? Get very drunk? Have lots of sexual liaisons? Make amends with your family?  18 Victoria...

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14th May 2018 | By dave porter

Ultra-violence makes Everyman’s A Clockwork Orange a real horror show

Youths carrying knives and inflicting sporadic violence, and politicians and the public clamouring for radical solutions, is nothing particularly new. This is the vision conjured...

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27th April 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Manchester based artist Amy Mizrahi discusses the themes behind her work

Amy Mizrahi is a Manchester based artist with a background in both fine art and illustration, as well as social science. Within her work, she...

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19th April 2018 | By dave porter

A Clockwork Orange brought to stage with original music from Anthony Burgess

Filmed by Stanley Kubrick in 1971 and subsequently withdrawn from cinemas by the director himself following a national furore over copycat violence, A Clockwork Orange...

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4th April 2018 | By dave porter

Hope MiIl Theatre production boldly reimagines German classic of lost youth as musical

We already have a musical based on the one of the founding fathers of America, so it is no great leap of the imagination to...

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9th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition: Sylvia Pankhurst: Working Women

February 6th will mark 100 years since women over 30 gained the right to vote for the first time, with the coming of the Representation...

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9th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: Thor: Ragnorok – “the best of the three”

It is fair to say that Thor’s last two cinematic solo outings have missed the mark slightly with Marvel fans. But this time, the God...

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9th March 2018 | By nq_admin

EXHIBITION: Annie Swynnerton @ Manchester Art Gallery

In the first exhibition of her work in almost a century, Manchester art gallery presents a collection of Annie Swynnerton’s paintings. A woman who challenged...

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8th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition: Kate Haywood at Manchester Art Gallery

Who is guilty of giving their child an iPad instead of a pack of Crayola pencils and a piece of paper? Traditional crafts are becoming...

Twilight Language at Whitworth Art Gallery

8th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition: ‘Twilight Language’ at The Whitworth Art Gallery

With a unique, extravagant exhibition making its way to Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery for its UK debut, it was supposedly not one to miss. Although,...

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8th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: The Shape of Water

‘The Shape of Water’ is by far the most bizarre film I have ever watched – but probably one of the greatest. It seems like...

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7th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works

Just before Leeds, in a small city called Wakefield, is the award-winning Hepworth Art Gallery. It is home to worldwide famous work from artists such...

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7th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: Game Night

Dare I say it, Game Night is a comedy that actually made me laugh out loud (quite unusual for a modern American comedy). Directing duos...

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6th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition: Sylvia Pankhurst: Working Women at the Manchester Art Gallery

There are many influential figures among the Manchester School of Art alumni and Sylvia Pankhurst with suffragette, anti-fascist campaigner and artist all to her name,...

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4th March 2018 | By nq_admin

EXHIBITION: L.S. Lowry, The Art and The Artist

Famous for his paintings of ‘matchstick men and matchstick cats and dogs,’ the exhibition of L.S. Lowry’s work at The Lowry, Salford Quays, not only...

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2nd March 2018 | By nq_admin

EXHIBITION: The Malcolm Garrett Collection

The 1970s – an unforgettable decade where change began and shaped the world we live in today. From the Sex Discrimination Act becoming active and...

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1st March 2018 | By Tom Green

EXHIBITION: Strawberry Studios: I Am In Love

Tucked away nicely in the depths of Stockport Museum is a hidden gem that the local folk are most definitely in love with. The Strawberry Studios:...

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28th February 2018 | By nq_admin

EXHIBITION: Plan Your Perfect Day at The National Wedding Show

Whether it’s dreaming of walking down the aisle, binge-watching Bride Wars or scrolling through endless Pinterest boards, it’s embedded in our minds that a wedding...