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Portico Quartet

MIF 2017 - Portico Quarter, Reviewed

Jonathan Payne goes to see the wrong band - and gets a welcome surprise

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Yank V Manc: Adam Richman, aka Man V Food, comes to town

Man vs Food star Adam Richman is in town for meaty BBQ bus tour

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MIF 2017 - Dark Matters: Kojey Radical, Reviewed

Clare Conlon enjoys powerful stuff from this emerging talent

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LIMF: 150,000 people set to march on park for music

'We’ve attempted to give you our most cohesive, yet characteristically diverse programme yet'

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MIF 2017 - Cotton Panic, Reviewed

Heavy metal gig, theatre performance, history lesson? Vicky Smith on a show trying to be...

Dont Look Now Film

Don't look now: Liverpool just got it's flight to Venice back

Good news for lovers of the lido, lagoons and lakes

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Deaf School come home to sort out this year's Christmas do

The art school dance goes on - at the Invisible Wind Factory

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MIF 2017 - Returning to Reims, Reviewed

Joan Davies looks forward to seeing more productions like Ostermeier’s compelling world premiere when The...

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Review: Bluedot Festival, Jodrell Bank Observatory

Blessed are the geeks, for they shall inherit the earth

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Can you find Manchester’s 58 BookBenches?

A trail of literary-inspired seats will pop up across the city today, as part of...

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MIF 2017 - Welcoming Party, Reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson thinks this immersive and emotionally-charged kids show should be one for the adults...

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MIF2017 - Interdependence: We need to talk about technology

We're totally f*cked, but there’s potential for resistance, writes Alun Richards

Mif 2017 Sampha Albert Hall

MIF 2017 - Sampha, reviewed

L’Oréal Blackett adores the singer-songwriter’s soul and synths

Available Light Mif 2017

MIF 2017 - Available Light, Reviewed

This is an astonishing piece with probably the mostly perfectly synchronous dancers I’ve ever seen...

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MIF 2017 - What is Women Ruled the World? - Reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson enters the war room for this slightly awkward sci-fi performance project

Last And First Men Mif 2017

MIF 2017 - Last and First Men, Reviewed

This is an gripping new work, when you can hear it all - Sarah-Clare Conlon

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MIF 2017 - Fatherland, Reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson on a cleverly staged but overloaded study of fatherhood

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Heaton Park to host annual summer theatre

Every year, from June to September, a diverse theatrical season will inhabit the Grade I...

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