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MDMA @ The Lowry

Manchester District Music Archive is an on-line collection of musical memorabilia. Anyone can submit an ‘artefact’, which might be a picture (or scan) of a poster, a ticket,…


Pankhurst In The Park

If Beetham Tower is a phallic landmark, then perhaps Alexandra Park is its yonic opposite. (I didn’t know the word “yonic” until I looked up “phallic opposite” just…


About Jon & Frank

Jon Ronson at the Dancehouse 30/3/14 By Fishkid Frank Sidebottom is not everyone’s cup of surreal nonsense. Half my chums still don’t understand why I find his silly…



I couldn’t afford or justify a £70+ ticket to see Prince last week but I didn’t want to ignore his visitation either… so here’s my friend’s account of…


Domestically Challenged

This month Word Of Warning flags up a series of small-scale performances called Domestic staged in an obscure local arts venue, Cooper House. “Sounds familiar” I thought when…


Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival (MIF) is like a bluebottle which lands on a cow’s head and poos before buzzing off across the field. The cow (the city) may have…

Mark Mulligan, David Byrne & Dave Haslam

Hedd To Head

Belated review of Plug In, Tune Out with David Byrne, Mark Mulligan and Dave Haslam: Does music matter less in the current era? Royal Northern College Of Music,…


One Day wonder[ment]

Hosted by Alexandra Arts, One Day Wonderment was an ambitious art and film event in Alexandra Park, on the borders of Whalley Range and Moss Side, on Sunday…


Eid Festival @ BMHC

Eid Festival 1st September 2012 British Muslim Heritage Centre, College Road, Whalley Range There was a great atmosphere but the rides were expensive. The BMHC will soon have…


(Bar)Fly On The Wall

The Bubbler @ Jam Street By Cathy Crabb Directed by Phil Dennison With Neil Bell (Peter) and Daniel Street-Brown (Paul) “How will they put on a play in…


Football Immunity Disorder

Monday afternoon in town – the City supporters were ecstatic because their team had won the League for the first time in 44 years. But so much money…

Film Workshops

Death Alley

There’s an entry (alley, ginnel) in Whalley Range, running between Milton Grove and Upper Chorlton Road, which emerges alongside the Territorial Army centre, opposite the 86 bus stop….