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Monthly Archives: October 2017

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Live: Beth Ditto

Performing tracks from her debut solo album, Fake Sugar, Beth Ditto stole the show with grit and Southern charm

Photo: Album Artwork

Kanye’s Graduation Reaches Its’ 10th Anniversary

Tara Bharadia revisits Kanye’s hay-day

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Universities are not businesses

Nor are they “bastions of academic integrity”. The way we think about universities is outdated

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Alan Hollinghurst at the Manchester Literature Festival

Award-winning author Alan Hollinghurst talks about first novel in six years at the MLF

Photo: The Mancunion

Kamila Shamsie in conversation with Jeanette Winterson

‘Art is not going to be the thing that brings down borders and barriers… but Art may remind us of humanity.’

Althea McNish Photo: The Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester

Cultural Commemoration: Remembering Slavery and Abolition in Manchester

Florrie Badley reflects on the role of artists, archives and curators in the act of remembrance

Photo: Miika Silfverberg @ Flickr

The case for the second coming of steam in Britain

Matt Wynne isn’t talking about trains: a mass building programme of public steam rooms across the country is one way to tackle social isolation, increases in mental health illness, and could forge a new sense of community ethos

Photo: Flickr @ Hal Ingberg

Blade Runner 2049: a tale of caution?

Blade Runner 2049’s world is far from a dystopian fantasy

The free high-resolution photo of man Pxhere living wage under-25s

Lack of living wage makes young people poorer

Under-25s are losing out on thousands of pounds a year without the National Living Wage, new study finds

Photo: @Pixabay Silviarita

Scary snot and sinew soup aka pumpkin soup with melting cheese and bacon

Wanting to get in the Halloween spirit? Try this easy recipe for a spooky Pumpkin soup.

photo: TangoGameworks

Review: The Evil Within 2

A promising survival-horror experience that fails to live up to its potential

Photo: Pxhere

‘Vivid’ Dreams and Developments

Let’s talk about development. Developments in the food critic world, developments in the student union, and developments in east Manchester. Marina O’Loughlin has stepped into…