Category Archives: Art

Hope, humour and the human endeavor!

With a band name like Public Service Broadcasting and an album titled ‘Inform – Educate – Entertain’, it seems communication is essential to J. Wildgoose Esq and Wrigglesworth, the duo who make up Public Service Broadcasting. Yet considering this, they … Continue reading

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This homogenised pornified sexuality is far from liberating, and pop is taking it mainstream!

Far from pushing boundaries, what the recent spate of pop videos show are women well and truly towing the line. Miley Cyrus! I thought I’d get the name out there straight away so you can be done with rolling your … Continue reading

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Bringing classical music out of the concert hall and into the art world!

Following a fantastic summer of arts in Manchester, three students plan to further expand the musical and artistic landscape of the city. For the social butterflies amongst us, summer has been wonderfully rammed with artistic excitement. Organisations like Blank Media … Continue reading

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Blank Media Collective Projector Series

Anyone even semi-familiar with the Manchester art scene will be more than aware of Blank Media Collective. Whether it be in their Blankspace gallery on Hulme St, in their magazine Blankpages or on their website, Blank Media Collective have, since … Continue reading

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Inside Exhibition at Blank Space

Manchester, the lovely city I live in, offers no end of fantastic and, usually, free art, to indulge in. Curators, practitioners and viewers range from the well versed and experienced, to the cutting-edge and emerging. It seems there is room … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to….. (Part 1) – 30th Anniversary of The Smiths at the Holden Gallery

This spring marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most critically acclaimed and influential bands in modern musical history, The Smiths. What better way to celebrate the musical mark they have made than with a singing, refrigerated bear, a … Continue reading

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Women affected by the cuts still have ‘Bags of Attitude’

Getting ready to go out to the Bags of Attitude exhibition this morning, I spotted a facebook ‘friend’ casually criticising the orientation and body size of feminists. Following a swift report, block, delete (if only real life were that simple) … Continue reading

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