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Harriet Hill-Payne

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The hero vs the metro

Sean Gleeson questions whether the current obsession with male grooming is what really rings our bells

Benetton: Unemployee of the Year

Everyday Analysis: Charity

Everyday Analysis discusses United Colours of Benetton’s recent ‘Unemployee of the Year’ campaign

Video Jam at Islington Mill (Copyright: Wall Fly Photography)

Interview: Shereen Perera, Islington Mill

We caught up with Shereen Perera, Visual Arts Co-ordinator at Islington Mill, to talk about her work, the Mill and how she got there

'Sir John Sone' by Thomas Lawrence © Wikimedia Commons

There’s no place like Soane

Arts Editor Harriet Hill-Payne suggests searches out the unusual, the bizarre and the eclectic for your Easter cultural fix

Comedy night at the Frog: Slap and Giggle

What could you do this term?

Join in the fun at the Frog and Bucket, let Manchester Art Group show you something surprising, or contribute to this page – how could you get involved?

English National Ballet. "Sleeping Beauty". Vadim Muntagirov, Tamara Rojo and Daria Klimentova.

Review: The Sleeping Beauty

The English National Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty is a technically beautiful ballet, grounded in a convincing emotional reality

Vegetable boxes can inspire chefdom in the least cheffy of us

The Manchester Students’ Food Co-operative

Join the veg box scheme to avoid the uniformity over-packaged nightmare of supermarket veg

Events are taking place around the city all weekend. Photo: The Manchester Weekender.

The Manchester Weekender 2012: the definitive guide

Plan ahead and get your tickets now for the 11th-14th October, a weekend packed with events, exhibitions and cultural happenings across the city.

Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

Must see this week: 24th – 30th September

What to see in Manchester this week

The Manchester Art Gallery is hosting the 'Focal Points' exhibtion. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

Review: Focal Points

Focal Points: a collaborative exhibition exploring the debt of contemporary photographers to traditional artistic themes

Maria Miller now has two roles in the Conservative Party. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Maria Miller: keep on shuffling

One woman, two jobs: Maria Miller as culture secretary and minister for women and equalities?

Cornerhouse regularly shows arthouse films. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

Recharge ahead of October’s cultural marathon

Film, books and music to keep you entertained this week.