Art & Culture

Artist of the Week: An Interview With Hannah Marsh

Hannah Marsh is a fine artist currently based in Oxford. After graduating from the University of Leeds with First Class Honours in BA Fine Art and History of Art in July, Marsh was selected as one of four finalists for the FUAM graduate art prize exhibition at the University’s Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, which […]

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Art & Culture, LEEDS

Women and Work in the North’s Art World  - The Open Source Arts Interviews: Hannah Burgess, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

This week we’re speaking to some of the big brains behind the running of Open Source Arts, a multi-faceted space on Kirkstall Road that aims to bring local communities together through a mixture of exciting events throughout the year. From circus and yoga to river clean ups and metal welding workshops and visual art exhibitions, […]

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Art & Culture

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding

After struggling through A Christmas Prince last year, I never dreamed Netflix would make a sequel. In the first film, we witnessed a massacre of all the best bits of classic chick flicks. The undercover journalist accidentally falling in love under false pretences? Drew Barrymore in Never Been Kissed. An American girl falling for a […]

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Art & Culture, LEEDS

‘Being Tommy Cooper’- a review

A warts-and-all glimpse into the rise of Britain’s most recognisable comedians, “Being Tommy Cooper” is Open Theatre’s latest production by director Charlotte Ranson, shining a light on the life of the man behind the laughs. The story centres on the beginnings of Cooper’s career after landing his first big slot in a variety show at […]

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Art & Culture, LEEDS

‘In The Heights’- a review

In association with LUU Backstage Society and sponsored by Host – The Foundry, Stage Musicals Society’s adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights, presented on the Riley Smith Theatre stage, brought New York’s Washington Heights straight to the heart of Leeds! Directed by Lucy Johnson and produced by James Freedman, this musical showcases the lives […]

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Art & Culture

LUU’s Dr Faustus - a review

Christopher Marlowe’s Dr Faustus, presented by The LUU Theatre Group and directed by Olivia Allen, is a high-energy production that allows us access to the protagonist Faustus’ intimate, chaotic musings on the secular and spiritual world. The audience can see Faustus battle with his inner demons; his attempts to reconcile his thirst for the limits […]

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Art & Culture

1 like = 1 prayer

How do you fabricate something that, by its very definition, has no physical form? The Internet, the saviour and the Satan of our current times, omnipresent in our day-to-day lives, is never seen except in its own private virtual plane. Well… till now. Sarah Danaher and D’arcy Darilmaz’s current exhibition, 1 like = 1 prayer, […]

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Art & Culture

The Problems With ‘Chick Flicks’

As a teenager, and even today, Chick Flicks have been some of my favourite films to watch. Mean Girls, 13 Going on 30 and Easy A are just a few of a wide range of films that often centre around young attractive females who are facing some form of life issue; often relating to romance […]

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