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Yearly Archives: 2017

Photo: Sadlers Wells

Review: The Peony Pavilion – Chinese National Ballet

The Peony Pavilion is one of the most famous Chinese love stories and is performed by the Chinese National Ballet at The Lowry

Photo: Mushin@Wikimedia Commons

Sankeys closes: who saw this coming?

With the closure of the beloved Sankeys, Eliott Mills turns his heart to a memory of his last trip to the infamous venue

Photo: Lily Carden

Lemon Chicken recipe

This lemon chicken recipe is light and full of flavour, but you’ll enjoy it just as much as its naughty takeaway brother

Photo: Amandalynn Jones @ Wikimedia Commons

Women’s marches: a cathartic movement with the wrong targets

There is a hypocritical aspect in the recent women’s marches; why are we so angry at Trump and not Obama?

Photo: Tina Koyama @ Flickr

The Women’s March: Sexism on social media

Women are shamed on social media sites following their decision to publicly protest for women’s rights

Photo: Roma Havers

Why Manchester does not need your poetry ‘crown’

Roma Havers joins forces with Manchester’s poetry community in response to the Manchester Evening News article ‘Why Manchester should be crowned the capital of poetry’

Photo: Charlie Taylor, CEO of Debut (courtesy of Debut)

How to nail a job interview in 2017

Debut CEO Charlie Taylor gives The Mancunion his best job interview tips for new graduates

Photo: Manchester Art Gallery

Whitworth director Maria Balshaw becomes first female director of Tate

Maria Balshaw steps into her new role as the first female director of the Tate

Photo: Pearl Street Films

Review: Manchester by the Sea

Manchester By The Sea portrays true grief and loss amidst Hollywood’s plethora of flashy meta-films

Photo: Summit Entertainment

Review: La La Land

La La Land is an homage to jazz which neglects to ultimately pay any viable homage to jazz

Photo: Kathy Drasky@Flickr

Was the Women’s March a waste of energy?

No matter how many millions of women marched, Donald Trump was always going to hold onto power, pushing ahead with his policies. But that does not mean the march was in vain

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Preview: Super Bowl LI

With this year’s NFL season reaching its crescendo, Toby Webb gives his opinion on the next installment of ‘The Greatest Show On Earth’, and where you can watch it in Manchester