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Tkay Maidza writes a love letter to New York in ‘Nights In December’ 

Tkay Maidza writes a love letter to New York in ‘Nights In December’ 

The Australian artist’s new Christmas single breaks away from overdone festive formulas
Grace Ives thrills at YES Basement

Grace Ives thrills at YES Basement

Grace Ives graces YES Basement with a set of alt-pop instant classics and support from Greysha
Why is the EU looking to cut fashion shows?

Why is the EU looking to cut fashion shows?

In an attempt to improve sustainability in the fashion industry, the EU is cutting back on fashion shows. But how worthwhile is this? And who will it affect the most?
Palace Theatre Manchester finds its inner-beauty

Palace Theatre Manchester finds its inner-beauty

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical returns to the Palace Theatre as part of its UK tour
Cannes 2022: Armageddon Time and understanding your privilege

Cannes 2022: Armageddon Time and understanding your privilege

James Gray’s Armageddon Time is a heartbreaking story of a young boy who begins to understand his privilege growing up in 1980s New York.
In conversation with Blondie’s Clem Burke

In conversation with Blondie’s Clem Burke

Ahead of their Spring UK tour, the iconic Blondie drummer discusses the legacy of Heart of Glass, playing with the Ramones, and his upcoming memoir.
Passing Review: Racial identity, friendship, and jealousy in 1920s New York

Passing Review: Racial identity, friendship, and jealousy in 1920s New York

Set in vibrant 1920s New York, Rebecca Hall’s debut feature is a unique commentary on racial identity, jealousy, and finding one’s community
Gossip Girl reboot is preppy perfection

Gossip Girl reboot is preppy perfection

Writer Maia Penny delves into the new trends shown in the new Gossip Girl reboot. From tote bags to pleated skirts, we’ve got you covered.
Luster: millennials, modern love and matriarchs

Luster: millennials, modern love and matriarchs

Maisie Scott reviews Raven Leilani’s debut novel Luster and sees what all the literary hype is about.
Non-fiction November: Just Kids by Patti Smith

Non-fiction November: Just Kids by Patti Smith

Just Kids by Patti Smith is a testament to New York, art, and Robert Mapplethorpe, and is the perfect escapism for the winter lockdown
Review: Motherless Brooklyn

Review: Motherless Brooklyn

Motherless Brooklyn uses stunning cinematography and a great soundtrack to craft a compelling and relevant story
Review: Ex Libris: The New York Public Libraries

Review: Ex Libris: The New York Public Libraries

The three and a half hour long film is ‘honestly worth it’, writes Deputy Film Editor Aisha Al-Janabi

Interview: Rupert Rixon, founder of Perspective Pictures

Rupert Rixon, founder and CEO of Perspective Pictures, talks to The Mancunion about why students should be focussing on gaining practical work experience and life skills

Review: The National – Sleep well beast

The strength of The National’s seventh album establishes themselves as a truly prominent American band

Fight like a girl

‘Fearless Girl’ stands strong against Wall Street’s ‘Charging Bull’

The changing landscape of Fashion Week

Jennifer Knowles explores how Fashion Week is an evolving event that seems to be leaving tradition behind

Why we love terrorism

Terrorism plays into our passions for a good story, simplistic explanations, and dark fantasies

Royal Flush

Behold! You may need to sit down to hear this news; an 18-karat solid gold toilet is now open to visitors at New York’s Guggenheim museum. Named ‘America,’ it has replaced a public toilet on the fourth floor. This fully functioning golden throne fit for a king- or any member of the public- is a […]

Live: Cigarettes After Sex

An intimate and captivating performance from the New York gloom-rockers

Review: Hawaiian Shirts in the Electric Chair, by Scott Laudati

Intensely readable and relatable, Hawaiian Shirts in the Electric Chair reaches out to the disengaged and apathetic—with a trace of hope

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