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Archive for February, 2019

Photo: Lawrence Dinh

Cathy Wippell reviews MUMS’ Night at the Opera, including: L’enfant et les Sortileges and the staged premiere of Weir’s Armida

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In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Angus Dickson looks at the bizarre Vimto monument on Granby Row, considering its place in Manchester’s history, and how it continues to evoke a distinctly mancunian pride

Photo: Victoria Evans

Victoria Evans takes us on a trip to one of Spain’s most misunderstood cities, explaining why we all should take a sunny break this winter

Photo: John Topliff

Alexia Pieretti reviews Swish Swish, a story of strong women and friendship, as of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season

Photo: Lestat (Jan Mehlich) @ Wikimedia Commons

Review: One Mic Stand

Sade Omeje reviews Contact Theatre’s ‘One Mic Stand’ at Northern Quarter’s Band on the Wall

Photo: Priya Ray

Art in Mancunia: Priya Ray

In this instalment of Art in Mancunia, Saoirse Akhtar-Farren reviews Priya Ray’s ‘Absence’ Project: a photographic series exploring loss and life after bereavement

Photo: Flynn Greenwood

MIFTA Season: A Place

Kayleigh Crawford reviews Sass Holmes’ A Place, as part of the University of Manchester Drama Soicety MIFTA season

Photo: Courtesy of HOME Manchester

Interview: Toby MacDonald

Maddy Peden talks toxic masculinity, Timothee Chalamet and the positive shift that’s happening within our current canon with Toby MacDonald

Credit: Oloni

Laying it Bare: Oloni

Speaking last week at Sexpression: Manchester’s ‘Sex Week 2019’, the award-winning sex and relationships blogger Oloni shared her sex-positivity