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Yearly Archives: 2018

Pangaea 2018

Live review: Pangaea, Manchester Students’ Union

Pangaea Festival comes back after a lengthy wait and really brings it home

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Interview: Jamie Lawson

Hannah Brierley gets the chance to interview ‘Never Expected That’ singer, Jamie Lawson

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Festival review: Primavera Sound 2018

10 of the best performances from Barcelona

Taylor Swift - Photo by Ronald Woan

Live Review: Taylor Swift

Following the release of her 6th album, reputation, Taylor Swift brought an extravagant show to Manchester’s Etihad Stadium

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Review: G30 – A Memory Maze

A narrative triumph with some mechanical caveats

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Live Review: James Bay

It really is fascinating what a change in hairstyle and fashion choice can do for your ego

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Tramlines Festival 2018

Sheffield’s Tramlines Festival is back for another summer of great live music and this year it’s better than ever with a huge line-up of artists over the weekend, from 20th – 22nd July

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Drug testing available at Parklife

New night tsar Sacha Lord has said that there are “no negatives” in doing so

“Like Carmen, but more moonshine”

The Opera Shack are shaking up stereotypes with their production of the classic opera, Carmen

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Review: Shoryu – vegetarian special

Piccadilly Gardens has had a tough time keeping its reputation afloat; The Manchester Evening News recently explored why the council has supposedly found it so difficult…

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Repealing the 8th: What the vote for “YES” means to the women of Ireland

By exercising their right to vote, the republic of Ireland gained the right to choose on the 25th May, with a landslide victory of 66.4% to the “YES” campaign to repeal the 8th amendment and de-criminalise abortion. But what does this historic reform mean to the women of Ireland?

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Community Festival returns to UoM

The programme is packed with activities to give people a better insight into research at the university