music

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This week’s Manchester gig tips – 28 August-3 September 2016

Margo Price Tuesday 30 August – Deaf Institute The first country artist to be signed to Jack White’s Third Man Records, Margo Price saw her debut album Midwest Farmer’s Daughter catch the attention of critics and the public alike.  The Nashville … read more

classical and jazz

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Previewed: Manchester Jazz Festival 2016

With Manchester Jazz Festival 2016 about to start, we decided to take a look at some of the highlights which we can expect from one of Manchester’s leading annual events. Spread across nine venues throughout the city centre and northern quarter, … read more

theatre, stage and film

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Previewed: Hollow Can You Go at Victoria Baths

Ever considered how low a person can go as they plunge in to depression?  That’s exactly what Without Theatre are doing as they present a new production, Hollow Can You Go? A Journey into the Perpetual Limbo of Depression. It … read more

museums and art

From left Tibor Reich Installation shot at the Whitworth Image courtesy of the Whitworth; Nico Vascellari I Hear a Shadow 2009 – 2011

Last chance to see Tibor Reich and Nico Vascellari exhibitions at the Whitworth

If you haven’t seen Tibor Recih and Nico Vascellari’s exhibitions at Manchester’s Whitworth yet, time is quickly running out. Post-ward textile designer Tibor Reich’s exhibition runs until 28 August.  The exhibition, honouring design heritage, evaluates the way in which he … read more

in interview

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In Interview: Liv Austen

If you haven’t caught W21 Music’s monthly songwriter’s night at Gullivers yet, you’re definitely missing out.  We caught up with Liv Austen who recently headlined the evening on her Manchester debut to find out about her new EP, the personal … read more