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Previewed: Gengahr at the Deaf Institute

With Gengahr’s second album expected for release next year, the band are on tour giving fans a taster of some of the tracks which could make the album with a series of intimate shows rounding off at Manchester’s Deaf Institute. … read more

classical and jazz

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Previewed: La Vie Parisienne at the Royal Northern College of Music

RNCM Opera to present Offenbach’s work The glitz and glamour of Paris comes to Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music in the run up to Christmas as the RNCM Opera presents Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne featuring students from the School … read more

theatre, stage and film

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Richard Stanley announced as special guest at Triple Six Horror Film Festival

The award winning director Richard Stanley has been announced as a special guest for the Triple Six Horror Film Festival taking place in May 2017. The horror film festival, based at the AMC cinema in Manchester, and taking place from … read more

museums and art

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New exhibition After The Bees comes to Manchester Museum

‘If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left.’ Responding to these unsettling words attributed to Albert Einstein, the latest exhibition at Manchester Museum (part of the University of … read more

in interview

Thomas Rhett image courtesy Joseph Llanes and

In Interview: Thomas Rhett

“They’re just really high energy” comments Thomas Rhett as we chat to him about his live performances backstage at Manchester’s Ritz, “I love including the crowd, I love when the crowd sings with me, I love when they participate, when … read more