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  • All the shows I saw in 2021: A Review
    May 2021 saw the return of live theatre and music events, albeit with a reduced capacity, social distancing, and masks. Finally, in July, venues could operate at full capacity. I've seen over 30 sho
  • Van Gogh Alive extends its Manchester run
    This month, we at The Mancunion finally made a visit to Van Gogh Alive in MediaCityUK, an immersive experience which has taken the world by storm in a short period of time. You've no doubt seen photos
  • Melt! Kelly Lee Owens, Live at the Ritz
    Opening with ‘Arpeggi’, a pulsing cover of Radiohead’s ‘Weird Fishes/Arpeggi’ that bubbles with eerie restraint, Kelly Lee Owens began her set at the 02 Ritz hidden from the audience, hooded
  • Change The Show: Miles Kane trades glam-rock for Northern Soul
    Modson. Lounge lizard. Rock ‘n’ roll star. Over the best part of two decades, Miles Kane has constantly reinvented himself with each record, and his fourth solo outing is no exception. With Change
  • Blue Orchids Play Night and Day Café
    It’s a cold December night and I’ve walked all the way up the Friday night wasteland of Portland Street to reach Night and Day Café. Why suffer this experience? For nothing else but to see long
  • Review: The Rocky Horror Show
    Written by Harriet Cummings. On its fifty-year anniversary, The Rocky Horror Show did not fail to send the whole audience of the Palace Theatre into one bellow of "LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN". Ch
  • What to expect at The Rocky Horror Show
    Written by Madison Emmett. The Rocky Horror Show has returned to Manchester this week, just months since its last run. That's testament to the tremendous talent of this tantalising piece of theatre,
  • One Year of President Biden: A Progressive Revolution or an Uninspiring Façade?
    January 20th will mark one year of Joe Biden’s Presidency. Amidst a pandemic, economic crisis, and increasing political polarisation it is fair to say that the issues Biden met with upon his inaugur
  • In Conversation with Miles Kane
    Adored by fans of indie-rock, Miles Kane is known both as the co-frontman of The Last Shadow Puppets, along with Arctic Monkeys lead singer Alex Turner, and as a successful solo artist in his own ri
  • Moscow City Ballet comes to Manchester Opera House
    Moscow City Ballet returns to Manchester as part of its 2022 UK Tour, appearing at Manchester Opera House from the 20th to the 22nd of January. The company, coming from the cradle of classical ballet,
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