A library of our own provided an ironic lack of supporting literature for this complex exhibtion
Body Positive art show challenges the misrepresentation of body image in today’s society, urging participants to ‘kick crash diets’ where it hurts
Jimeoin aka Eyebrow Man, lovely Irish chap who moved to the sunnier climes of Australia years ago, is coming to the Manchester Comedy Festival 2011 on 18th October and performing at The Comedy Store. At 1pm on 17th October I had a quick chat with him before he scarpered off for more interviews, about stand-up, […]
If you haven’t heard of/seen the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Force of comedy-cabaret sauciness, your ears have not lived. On 20th October Frisky and Mannish are making their way to our humble-land (Frisky’s home-town), for the Manchester Comedy Festival and performing at The Lowry. Their production, School of Pop, taught its audiences Tudor history using the […]
For the newbies you may not have seen Manchester in the daylight hours yet: it’s grey drizzly with a splash of colour graffittied to the walls every few metres. Manchester is famously nicknamed the Rainy City, and when you first arrive it’s hard to see anything but the concrete blandness, especially if you’ve moved here […]
The Strokes, Arcade Fire and Elbow come under Tom Hickman’s scrutiny in the first of our summer festival highlights.
A peek at the labyrinthian mind of Haruki Murakami
Review: All The Way Home at The Lowry
Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Bolton Octagon
Review: Crystal Kisses at Contact Theatre
Review: MUGGS’ 24-Hour Show
Piccadilly Place was the gritty, concrete, spare home to Free for All (Part 1) and Child’s Play for one colourful week
We went on a free art crawl. *Sponsored by Vitamin Water and Kopparberg
Urban Outfitters pushed its clothes aside and made room for some Art
Harriot Allsop investigates the latest in interactive throwbacks
The Canadian duo cast aside past differences to deliver a scintillating set at the Academy
You’ll probably want to do this.
Your personally-tailored introduction to the arts page this year
Our introduction to the crucial galleries around and the pick of what’s on ahead.