Sean Gleeson questions whether the current obsession with male grooming is what really rings our bells
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
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?
The Portico Library serves up a slice of secret Manchester, and a good slice of cake too
Plan ahead and get your tickets now for the 11th-14th October, a weekend packed with events, exhibitions and cultural happenings across the city.
One woman, two jobs: Maria Miller as culture secretary and minister for women and equalities?
Film, books and music to keep you entertained this week.
Everyday Analysis discusses United Colours of Benetton’s recent ‘Unemployee of the Year’ campaign
Arts Editor Harriet Hill-Payne suggests searches out the unusual, the bizarre and the eclectic for your Easter cultural fix
The English National Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty is a technically beautiful ballet, grounded in a convincing emotional reality
Join the veg box scheme to avoid the uniformity over-packaged nightmare of supermarket veg
Focal Points: a collaborative exhibition exploring the debt of contemporary photographers to traditional artistic themes
What to see in Manchester this week
Discover hidden waters with the Wild Swimmers movement and take a plunge into Manchester’s watery history at the Victoria Baths
I’m not sure what I was expecting from A Flash of Light: The Dance Photography of Chris Nash – just pointe shoes and the perfect arabesque, perhaps. I couldn’t have been more wrong; these are extraordinary images that are all charged with energy, immediacy and a vibrant vitality. Surprisingly, from a collection of colour-saturated images, […]