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Localcheck Digging a Way Forward

With the hospitality industry reeling from recent events, we spoke with ShinDigger co-founder George Grant about how the brewing company has coped with these challenges.

Another Round

Mads Mikkelsen's latest film serves up an alcohol-fuelled experiment, but should he be popping the corks about the resulting storyline?

Volunteering for the NHS

Now Then spoke to an NHS Volunteer Responder about the experience of helping to vaccinate people in the region against Covid-19.

Pipe Streams

A panel of music industry professionals considered how live music could recover in 2021.

Misha

Director Brian Song explores love and grief through the story of a largely-unknown 1979 plane crash, which decimated Uzbekistan’s FC Pakhtakor Tashkent.

Manchester International Film Festival

A truly independent film festival which champions cinema from around the globe, we spoke to Director of Operations, Neil Jeram-Croft, about MANIFF, which took place earlier this month.

Live / stage review Mewn

With the enjoyable excesses of the recent festivities disappearing into a different decade, the audience willing to sample the potential…

Filmreel Woman at War

Protagonist and antagonist Hella balances her environmental and personal lives.

Filmreel Words of Love

The beauty of Leonard Cohen's words is superbly captured in the documentary.

Localcheck A New Chapter

We spoke to Jez Hall of the Levenshulme Old Library committee about the reopening of Levenshulme's Carnegie Library and the plans for its future.

Live / stage review Night Time Economy

Elbow once played in the now-closed Cine City cinema in Withington. Beth Ditto and her cohorts in The Gossip played in a subterranean club…

SFTOC 2019: Two Paths Through The Salford Festival

Like a star that has exploded and shed stardust, in this case across Salford’s Chapel Street corridor over 15 years, Sounds From The Other City took the decision to contract into a dense, pulsar-like object that still spews out light and life.

Filmreel Greta

If “Here’s Johnny!” is a catchphrase to strike a chill in the heart, then Greta’s equivalent could be “Mon Cherie”.

Martin Parr: Return to Manchester

Parr's views about places such as hairdressers playing an ever-increasing part in social interaction are delivered with pinpoint accuracy in this photo exhibition.