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Daily Archives: 14th November 2011

Kids In Glass Houses

Live: Kids in Glass Houses @ Academy 1

Welsh 5 piece KIGH, with support from Save Your Breath and Blitz Kids, storm Academy 1.

King of dubstep.

Live: Ape Birthday with Nero @ Warehouse Project

Nero’s unrelenting, screechy dubstep set greets Warehouse Project goers.

Credit- Valerio Berdini

Live: Emmy the Great

Tragedy, heartbreak and Dinosaur Sex – Emmy the Great brings Virtue to the Deaf Institute

Vocalist Andy Bell is nothing if not extravagant. (Credit- Alan Evans)

Live: Erasure @ Apollo

If there’s one thing Andy Gott’s learnt from tonight, it’s to never be guilty about a pleasure.

'Do it my way and make more money' (Cartoon: Victor Croci)

Berlusconi: the end of an error

Andrew Williams looks back at a defining era for Italian politics as the curtain falls on Silvio Berlusconi’s premiership

Le Chic, image by Jessica Neary

Le Chic do Warehouse

Do not panic, you are in the Arts section not Music you haven’t lost the plot. We in the Arts section thought Le Chic deserved…


Manchester premiers comedy film festival

On 31st October and 1st November 2011, Manchester’s very own Comedy Store hosted the very first Short Film Comedy Festival, Cofilmic. The Mancunion was kindly…


Growing Pains

Review- Pains of Youth at MMU’s Capitol Theatre

Manchester Ship Canal, Adolphe Valette Oil On Canvas 49.5 x 3

Adolphe Valette: A Pioneer of Impressionism in Manchester

The current retrospective of the forgotten Impressionist rights past wrongs

Stop Bashar: Syrian protestor makes a desperate plea for an end to violence in the country

The Levant Winter – Syria’s march to freedom

Hisham Omara leads our coverage of UMSU’s Middle East and North Africa Week with a deeply personal account of the ongoing uprising in Syria

Emergency: severe drought in the Horn of Africa has led to the most devestating famine in living memory

Horn of Africa in crisis as the world looks elsewhere

The East African famine is a humanitarian emergency – but who is responding, asks Charlotte Cook

Pioneer: in establishing the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Balch greatly advanced the causes of feminism and pacifism

My Political Hero: Emily Balch

Antonia Jennings pays tribute to influential feminist, pacifist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Emily Balch