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Mao 1

The pop artist, the dictator, and the gallery on King Street

John Blundell on why the sale of prints of Warhol's Chairman Mao in Manchester has...

2019 02 11 Darcey Bussell Company Chameleon Joel Chester Fildes 1

Darcey Bussell joins Manchester dance company

The renowned ballet dancer and Strictly judge is Company Chameleon’s first patron

Manchester Baroque Orchestra

Why Manchester’s new baroque orchestra is a sign of our success

Columnist and councillor John Blundell on the city’s latest classical music addition

170614 Tony Wilson

A poem about…the nineties

'Tony Wilson Says', by Gerry Potter

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The extraordinary story of Picasso, Guernica and Manchester

Jonathan Schofield on art, bombs and war as an exhibition tells the 80-year-old tale

170628 Bluedot

New Order and Hot Chip announced for Bluedot Festival

They join Kraftwerk as headliners at Jodrell Bank’s summer festival, which returns 18-21 July

Contemporary Six 6

Manchester’s best city centre art galleries

Whether browsing, buying or getting cultural - our guide to getting your art on

Arthur Dooley Day 10

Arthur Dooley: a portrait of the artist at 90

Annual Dooley Day celebrates extraordinary life through unseen pictures, talks and films

2019 01 11 One Manchester Hulme

On Top of the World: a tale of loneliness, theatre and Manchester tower blocks

A housing provider teamed up with the Royal Exchange to help lonely residents…with life-changing results...

2018 10 29 Walking With The Snowman

Missed out on a bee? Now you can buy a snowman

Bee in the City creators’ new trail features twelve giant snowmen - soon to be...

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TokyoHo: Have you seen NoHo’s incredible new mural?

Painted by top graffiti artist Dan Kitchener, the Tokyo streetscape takes up the entire back...

2018 11 27 Homeless Art

The exhibition giving homeless a voice…through art

Andrea Sandor speaks with ‘Urban Poet’ Ged Austin about an unusual exhibition at NQ café...

2018 11 25 Glass

A poem about…alcohol

Fifteen Haiku For A Drinking Day, by Danny Moran

2018 11 20 Rusholme Sketcher The Shisha Bars

"Rusholme will never die. It’s world famous" - local artist's new Curry Mile sketchbook

East meets West in Len Grant’s lively drawings of Rusholme, one of the most changeable...

2018 11 16 Dog Show Shirley Baker 4

Belle Vue Dog Show: photos from 1961-1978

A key fixture in the sixties and seventies, the event was captured by acclaimed photographer...

Other In Mother

Cradle of the Arts: why some of Manchester’s most radical artists are a bunch of mothers

Lucy Tomlinson finds out why Manchester is such a good place to be an artist...

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The Armistice Centenary: 5 ways to remember in Manchester

From poppy ‘waves’ to lone pipers - commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1

2018 06 14 Manchester Art Gallery Credit Historic England

Manchester's cultural renaissance: 'we've come a long way, but the job's not over yet'

Can art really transform a city for the better? David Blake talks to Manchester Art...

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