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Daily Archives: 17th April 2013

Dog Bowl

The Southern Quarter’s new trend: hipster bowling

Image: Alamy

How to become the ultimate awkward situation dodger

As the academic year draws to a close, are those drunken mistakes becoming too much to handle? You’re not alone.

Image: hellabella

WE ASK: What are the worst chat up lines you have ever received?

The cheesiest student chat up lines revealed

Benedict Cumberbatch plays villain John Harrison

Preview: ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Andrew Home previews one of May’s big releases

Can Okonma drop his character and focus on just being a musician? Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Album: Tyler, the Creator – Wolf

Odd Future’s de facto frontman returns with another half-baked studio effort

The band as they appeared during the 'Danger Days' era. Photo: Dean Chalkley

Feature: The Black Parade Is Dead!

James Birtles considers the reasons behind the split of the emo giants

The heart-stopping 'Kidz Breakfast', weighing in at the weight of a healthy newborn baby. Photo: Jesters Diner

Manchester vs. Food: an unhealthy marketing ploy?

James Griffiths asks if it is wise to borrow food habits from across the pond

Rivers of London, (Gollancz, 2011)

Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch – review

Ben Aaronovitch’s fantasy/crime world offers some much-needed respite as dissertation deadlines and exam period draw ever closer

A fortune teller, an absinthe lady, a magician - you can't fail to be entertained in this 20s style speakeasy bar. Photo: Lounge 10

Lounge 10

Step into a world of velvet resplendence and mellow gin

Album: Vondelpark – Seabed

The London three-piece prove they have the potential to be more than just James Blake copyists with a promising debut record

Even if you don't become King of the 'Q', it may be worth hanging around for a sample. Photo: Grillstock

Preview: Grillstock

Manchester welcomes Grillstock for its Northern debut

BRMC brought 'Specter at the Feast' to Manchester in typically brutal fashion. Photo: mrmatt @Flickr

Live: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

The Californian outfit prove why they remain one of the safest bets in hard rock with an epic set at The Ritz