BLUEDOT FESTIVAL 2019 PLAYLIST

This year we are heading to Bluedot, celebrating fifty years since the Moon Landings across a four-day space spectacular combining music and science beneath the Lovell Telescope. Alix is shooting for the moon with this Bluedot festival 2019 playlist ...

SHAUN KEAVENY: INTERVIEW

Shaun Keaveny will be broadcasting live this month away from his usual cosy studio at Media City - and smack bang in the middle of Manchester International Festival, along with an appearance at Bluedot festival this weekend. Our cool cat Joni caught

TOP 5 MOON MOVIE MOMENTS

It is the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings this year. A century-defining achievement for mankind. A journey which took over 110 hours (that's 4 days). Carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins aboard Apollo 11 to be the...

THE KOOKS SOTC: GIG

One of our favourite festivals Sounds of the City is back in Manchester, and so are The Kooks! Chief music writer Alix headed out to review The Kooks SOTC 2019, read on... SOUNDS OF THE CITY 2019 Castlefield Bowl is such a top Manchester outdoor ve

BBC INTRODUCING MANCHESTER: MIF 2019

It's that time of year again folks! With a ring of a bell Manchester International Festival 2019 has officially begun and events are up and running. Wednesday saw BBC Introducing Manchester takeover, with artists and crowd celebrating this great city

BOOK: A GOOD GIRL’S GUIDE TO MURDER

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder: The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the crime

MIF 2019: MARY ANNE HOBBS

6 Music will be giving a lot of love to Manchester International Festival (MIF) this year - broadcasting BBC Radio 6 Music shows on 5 and 12 July live from Albert Square at the heart of the festival. Our Joni caught up with DJ Mary Anne Hobbs... MED...

NO SUBTITLES IN HALF OF CINEMAS FOR TOY STORY 4

Thousands of deaf children could miss out on seeing Toy Story 4 because more than half of cinemas aren’t showing it with subtitles, the National Deaf Children’s Society says. EXCLUDED The film hit cinemas across the country on Friday, 21 June and f

GIG: PAUL HEATON & JACQUI ABBOTT

In a month of epic gigs in Greater Manchester, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott (of The Beautiful South) arrived just down the road gracing the stage at the home of Stockport County for 2 nights last week. Una was there reporting for The Journalix, enjo

BOOK: MINIMAL FILM

We recently received our copy of the book Minimal Film by Matteo Civaschi. An uber cool graphic design book which invites the reader to see cinema from a different perspective. From Alien to Rain Man, Star Wars to Psycho, E.T. to Ghost... Minimal Fil

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