Review: Dogs ‘n’ Dough, Manchester

29th January 2017 Simon 0

My boy was moaning about getting a hot dog (it was Chinese New Year and we were planning something more fitting) when he suddenly chanced upon his personal stairway to heaven.

Johnny Marr: Set The Boy Free | Review

20th December 2016 Simon 0

The hoary old rock biography is so often a tome tarnished by cliche. Too many turn to tales of the wrong type of M&M on the rider; sex on the road; drug excesses leading to smashed televisions and trashed hotel rooms.

No such embellishments were applied by Mancunian guitar genius Johnny Marr, who was quite literally instrumental in many of the biggest moments in the city’s music history. He’ll be signing copies of Set The Boy Free at Waterstones Deansgate…

Warhol at The Whitworth

22nd November 2016 Simon 0

Kooky soup can artist Andy Warhol clearly wasn’t having so much fun by the time he started the work which is on display at The Whitworth art gallery in Manchester until April 2017.

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