Your personally-tailored introduction to the arts page this year
What’s on chez corner.
The big one, also the old one.
From the riot-provoked graffiti that recently graced walls near you, we traced the way back to the explosion of graffiti in Manchester in student-friendly Hulme in the late 80s.
An introduction to the theatre scene in Manchester
Parade, The Lowry, 27th – 28 Any members of the audience taking their seats as the cast broke into ‘The Old Red Hills of Home’ would have thought that they had arrived two hours late for the evening’s performance. The opening chorus of Parade possessed all the qualities of a number preceding a curtain call […]
Exclusive interview with the new Chair for the Drama Society 2010-2011
The Edinburgh Fringe – what it is, who it’s for, and one Manchester University student’s experience of it.
Our introduction to the crucial galleries around and the pick of what’s on ahead.
Centre for architecture and design. But don’t let that put you off.
So much to see, so much to say.
More from our GRAFFITI SPECIAL.
Hulme’s currently pleasant and middle-class face masks a hidden past of cultural rejection and dissent – so much so that it became the underground Mecca of all things creative, including and especially graffiti.
Doctor Faustus, Royal Exchange, 10th September 2010 When Robert Johnson went to the crossroads to sell his soul to the devil, he did so in exchange for an awesome mastery of the guitar and revolutionised the blues forever more. The tale of Faust recounts how he did the same thing in his quest for knowledge […]