IN MANY ways this gig was like going back in time. A ticket price below £10 and a venue with a proper bar rather than a temporary plastic one had punters happy from the outset.The sprawling psychedelic soundscape of stand-out performers Desert...
Tuesday 9th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Arts
THE story of the lives of industrial workers spanning two centuries is the subject of an exhibition which opened at the weekend at the People’s History Museum in Manchester.
Grafters: Industrial Society in Image and Words centres on photographs taken of working people from the...
Monday 8th Feb 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Young Meggie and her father Mo have had to isolate themselves in a secret cavern, surrounded by a mountain of books, where they hide from the evil Capricorn, who's determined to destroy the last copy of Inkheart which Mo has been keeping safely.
Wednesday 6th Jan 2016
PALESTINE campaigners staged a demonstration yesterday outside offices of disgraced security company G4S in Manchester.
Manchester Palestine Action’s protest was part of a long-running campaign to persuade its Labour-controlled council to end its contracts with G4S.
Friday 11th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come
Saturday 21st Nov 2015
Paul Foley reviews Pomona
Saturday 7th Nov 2015
A MANCHESTER homeless camp described as a “safe community of support” for the city’s rough sleepers was violently broken up by bailiffs and police yesterday.
Manchester Metropolitan University had been granted a possession order for the site, which it owns.
Wednesday 21st Oct 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
BOSSES at Manchester’s Christie hospital have been accused of ignoring warnings that staff, patients and visitors were in danger of exposure from deadly asbestos for a decade.
Specialist firm Asbestos Contracting Ltd (ACL) reported in August this year that managers had known for...
Saturday 17th Oct 2015
Paul Foley is won over by a captivating, quirky staging of the Gustav Meyrink’s 1914 classic Golem
Thursday 15th Oct 2015
HUNDREDS of protesters clattered through Manchester city centre yesterday in an NHS “wall of sound” demonstration.
Activists blew whistles, banged pots and pans and chanted “Save our NHS” as they made their way to the Manchester Central centre where they...
Wednesday 7th Oct 2015