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Daily Archives: 2nd October 2012

Showing you the way

Manchester Literature Festival begins 8th October

From 8th to 23rd October, Manchester Literature Festival takes the city as its field and the lecture theatre as its main stage. Replacing your Sziget withdrawal with something more nourishing. No tents required

Image courtesy of Liz West. What will become of the lowly pen and ink?

“Soon writers will be the only artists left”: Panic in the face of technology?

Proving that the pen is mightier than the sword (but not necessarily the laptop), Phillipa Moran takes on the battle between technology and art

Shut Up and Play the Hits is the latest music documentary to be released.

Column: Shut Up and Make a Documentary

LCD Soundsystem’s legacy might yet extend beyond their music.

Trimbal- "Confidence Boost" Music Video

New music: Trimbal – ‘Confidence Boost’ (Harmonimix)

8/10 stars

photo: Henessa on flikr

Richard Hawley

Manchester Academy 1
26th September 2012

photo: Mira Shemeikka on Flikr

Venetian Snares

Sound Control
25th September
4 Stars

Willem Dafoe has a career spannign 3 decades

Actor Profile: Willem Dafoe

A look at why Willem Dafoe is one of Hollywood’s finest

Actor Daniel Day Lewis in 2007

Is Daniel Day-Lewis the best working actor?

Nihal Tharoor-Menon explores Daniel Day-Lewis’ devotion to his craft

Looper is a "smart" sci-fi film

Review: ‘Looper’

Andrew Home guides us through the lastest time travel movie

ODEON Cinema Listings 1st – 7th October

Your guide to what’s on at Manchester ODEON this week.

A strong tackle during the Varsity tie between UoM and MMU. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

University of Manchester women storm to Varsity victory

UoM defeat Manchester Metropolitan University 39-7 in clash at Heywood Road

Photo: Lydia Paver

Azealia Banks

Academy 2
28th September