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Dancing About Architecture

Invisible Cities, Manchester International Festival, July 2019 I’ll be honest: I only went to this event to get inside Mayfield Station, the disused goods depot just across Fairfield…

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The Nico Project

Manchester International Festival, July 2019 Chetham’s Stoller Hall is set up for a small orchestral recital: stools, music stands and instruments fill the centre of the stage. When…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Princemania!

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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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(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…