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Rebecca Stevens

Rebecca Stevens

Roberta Fonseca & Ayanna

Roberto Fonseca, the jazz pianist from Cuba and his motley-crew of musicians succeeded in stunning the audience of Mancunians who filled the Royal Northern College of Music last month. The evening was coloured with musical variety from poignant cello solos from support act Ayanna, described as the, ‘pioneer of Black folk music’, to frenzied African-influenced […]

Oldham Road, Second View: Photographs by Charlie Meecham – Gallery Oldham

There was a surreal atmosphere with the warm sun driving in on a March day, feeling more like June (at least, June in Manchester) through Oldham’s labyrinth of roads winding around the countless construction sites which are heralding the rebranding of the town. However, the exhibition I was heading to, Charlie Meecham’s photographic Oldham Road, […]

Bags of Attitude Exhibition

There is an eerie feel about entering the Pankhurst Centre. It is not a grand building which has been built for the purpose of holding great works of art or important historical artefacts, but a simple house, once the home of Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst. Today it serves as a museum and is currently showing the […]

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