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Noel Gallagher To Play Rare Hull Gig
The Struts Finally Return To Leeds
The Rite Of Spring And Gianni Schicci. Held Together By Voodoo
Livin Italy Dough House, Leeds
Barbara Dickson Reopens St Georges Hall With A Musical Flair
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Noel Gallagher To Play Rare Hull Gig

Graham Clark
Features Writer
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have announced a series of all seated shows in Britain before heading out to the Far East in May.
There are only 4 gigs in the UK and Hull is lucky enough to be one…
17th Feb 2019 06:50 PM

Review: Green Book

Jack Bottomley
Media Correspondent
There is no doubt about it, from the crowd pleasing Bohemian Rhapsody, to the fiery Vice, to the divisively surreal The Favourite, this year’s awards season has been a real collection of pictures…
16th Feb 2019 09:30 AM

Matt Bianco Travel North At Last

Graham Clark
Features Writer
Matt Bianco's live appearances in the north are rarer than a total eclipse these days - the soulful jazz outfit have appeared reluctant to travel north of the M25 until now.
With anticipation running…
14th Feb 2019 03:00 PM

Howard Assembly Room 10th Anniversary Concert. Fitzwilliam Quartet With The Opera North String Quartet

Elaine Annable
Music Correspondent
Fitzwilliam Quartet
The Fitzwilliam String Quartet is now one of the longest established string quartets in the world: founded in 1968 by four Cambridge undergraduates, the group quickly achieved…
12th Feb 2019 11:08 AM

Tears For Fears Still Rule At Leeds Arena

Graham Clark
Features Writer
It is hard to believe that back in the 1980's Leeds did not have a large enough venue mid sized venue for all the top acts at the time to play.
In the daytime Leeds University's Refectory was just…
11th Feb 2019 12:00 PM

The Struts Finally Return To Leeds

Graham Clark
Features Writer
If you took a look at the British singles chart you might be misled to think that UK rock bands are not in fashion at the moment. This could not be further from the truth - the Struts may struggle to…
17th Feb 2019 06:17 PM

Music Appreciation, The Messiah And Blue Hair

Elaine Annable
Music Correspondent
I genuinely love what I do and feel extremely fortunate to have stumbled onto this reviewing lark; if you are a people watcher, as I am, then all life is here - well, all life over 50 anyway.
At a…
15th Feb 2019 07:31 PM

Saturday Night Fever, Grand Opera House, York

Graham Clark
Features Writer
When I saw the film version of Saturday Night Fever I never really took notice about the dark issues that were present in the movie: depression, domestic violence, abortion and drug addiction are all…
13th Feb 2019 08:00 PM

Last Chance To See - 'The Furthest Lands' At Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Simon Bartle
Visual Arts Correspondent
Norman Ackroyd, Cathedral Rocks, 2007. Courtesy of the artist and Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Norman Ackroyd CBE, RA was born in Hunslet, Leeds and he proudly presents an exhibition of arguably, the best…
12th Feb 2019 09:56 AM

Poem Of The Week: ‘She Walks In Beauty’ By Lord Byron

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
Portrait of Lord Byron by Thomas Phillips, c. 1813
A fitting poem for the season: St Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the merry-go-round of the card marketer and the Nigerian rose-grower,…
10th Feb 2019 02:00 PM
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Barbara Dickson Reopens St Georges Hall With A Musical Flair

Graham Clark
Features Writer
St George's Hall in Bradford re-opened to the public after a multi million pound renovation with a concert by Scottish singer songwriter Barbara Dickson.
The venue has played host over the years to…
16th Feb 2019 09:40 AM

Magdalene Odundo: The Journey Of Things

Simon Bartle
Visual Arts Correspondent
Magdalene Odundo, Untitled, 1989. © Magdalene Odundo. Private collection, courtesy Anthony Slayter-Ralph. Photograph Bill Dewey
This exhibition is a 'must see'. So whatever you have on, postpone or…
15th Feb 2019 09:30 AM

Romeo & Juliet – Dystopian Provocation

Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
Strong women, knife crime and a strange sense of dark foreboding are the clear hallmarks of Erica Whyman’s production of Romeo & Juliet, which takes a timeworn script but cleverly sheds new light…
13th Feb 2019 09:25 AM

Ward Thomas - Restless Minds (Sony Music)

Graham Clark
Features Writer
If you like The Shires or are fond of the new country direction that Kylie has recently taken, then chances are you will enjoy this album.
Already Radio 2 favourites, listening to this album you would…
11th Feb 2019 07:00 PM

An Unexpected SOS: Letter From Masanjia At Settle Stories

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
Sun Yi
The rise, and rise, of China’s economic star has not seen an equivalent decline in its record on human rights abuses. Still in many ways a ‘closed shop’ to western eyes, those bywords for…
10th Feb 2019 01:29 PM
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