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Wave… Five Years On New Comedy Night Launches in Leeds Film Review: Birdman
 
Wave… Five Years On

Wave… Five Years On

Five years ago artist Jo Lee was commissioned by East Street Arts and funded by Leeds City Council to produce a piece of work to celebrate the elderly residents of the city. The outcome was Wave – a mixed media installation that includes a hundred cast hands cradling old photographic memories. Wave is on show […]

Wave… Five Years On
New Comedy Night Launches in Leeds

New Comedy Night Launches in Leeds

Comedy promotions company, AltComCab have teamed up with Arts@Trinity to bring a new large-scale comedy programme to Leeds. AltComCab specialise in unusual formats, pop-up shows and creating events a little different to the usual comedy club scene. Their first event is on Friday 30th January and features perennial alternative comedy legend Simon Munnery as the […]

New Comedy Night Launches in Leeds
Film Review: Birdman

Film Review: Birdman

Birdman (Or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Directed by: Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu Starring: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, Naomi Watts Cert: 15 Running Time: 119 mins   The much anticipated closing film of the recent Leeds International Film Festival was this exhilarating and darkly funny picture which features bravura direction from Alejandro […]

Film Review: Birdman
Soprano Will Have Your Head for Valentine’s Day!

Soprano Will Have Your Head for Valentine’s Day!

30 January 2015

As part of Leeds Youth Opera, Sara Knight is performing as Johanna in Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller Sweeney Todd. The performance runs from Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 February at The Carriageworks Theatre. Sara is a student at Leeds College of Music, currently working towards a BA (Hons) degree in Classical Music, studying voice. She […]

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Restaurant Review – The Food Academy at Printworks

Restaurant Review – The Food Academy at Printworks

29 January 2015

  The Food Academy, formerly housed on the top floor of the Flannels store on Vicar Lane, has a new home at Leeds City College’s Printworks Campus on Hunslet Road and, while it may not enjoy as much passing trade as before, it is now a destination spot well worth the short journey from the […]

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The Clean as Possible Comedy Show:  Cutting Edge Stand-Up With a 12A Certificate at The Carriageworks.

The Clean as Possible Comedy Show: Cutting Edge Stand-Up With a 12A Certificate at The Carriageworks.

29 January 2015

Tony Vino returns as MC for Carriageworks Theatre’s favourite night of family friendly stand-up on Wednesday 18 February. With brand new guest comics Tim Clark and Daliso Chaponda, the show is always fresh for adults and budding young comics to enjoy together. Comedian, writer and actor Tim Clark is one of the brightest lights on […]

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Headingley Cafe Scientifique: Casting Light on Evidence … & … Evidence on Light

Headingley Cafe Scientifique: Casting Light on Evidence … & … Evidence on Light

26 January 2015

It is hard to argue against using ‘scientific’ evidence to decide policy, such as which health care interventions should be employed or which policy actions should be used in the social sphere. Randomised controlled trials give clear, accurate results … if everything works out perfectly. However everything does not always work out perfectly. There are […]

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Album Review: The Big Easy – Get Rhythm in Your Feet

Album Review: The Big Easy – Get Rhythm in Your Feet

22 January 2015

With this album of covers The Big Easy are here to show you a swinging good time and do so with a no messing, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it approach to vintage arrangements. What we have here is unpretentious, popular jazz/blues that’s all too easy to get on board with and features ensemble […]

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Get Your Passport to Leeds Indie Food Festival!

Get Your Passport to Leeds Indie Food Festival!

21 January 2015

A group of food fanatics, including restaurateurs, street food vendors, food bloggers and media moguls are ready to serve up the inaugural Leeds Indie Food Festival. It will be held across Leeds from 7th – 24th May, culminating in Leeds Feast at The Tetley. Expect your favourite independents to run a selection of great events […]

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Film Review: Foxcatcher

Film Review: Foxcatcher

21 January 2015

Foxcatcher Directed By: Bennett Miller Starring: Steve Carrell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo Cert: 15 Running Time: 129 mins It could be easy to dismissively prejudge Foxcatcher as quintessential Oscar-bait, bearing as it does the hallmarks of those self-consciously worthy pictures that tend to appear in the run up to awards season. And while the film […]

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Imam Qari Asim, MBE, (Imam of Makkah Masjid Mosque) comments on Secretary of State Eric Pickle’s letter to mosques:

Imam Qari Asim, MBE, (Imam of Makkah Masjid Mosque) comments on Secretary of State Eric Pickle’s letter to mosques:

21 January 2015

“In the wake of Paris attacks, there is a lot of anxiety and concern in the Muslim community. When people hear the killers saying they are committing the acts in the name of god or, in the event of the Paris killing, shouting that “we have avenged the prophet” – they believe the terminology indicates […]

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