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Arts: News and reviews from concerts, gigs, theatres, opera, ballet and cinema.

Tutti Frutti Go Wild At The Carriageworks
As we celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare and we're Looking Back In Anger at John Osborne, it's perhaps a good time to remind ourselves what a powerful role theatre can play in society. It can…
Rhys Warrington Molly Lopresti in WiLd! Photo by Brian Slater
Mar
25
"Shaping The Body: 400 years of food, fashion and life"
Mar
26
Kunsthuis presents..."Colour, Surface, Description"
Mar
26
Process and Practice
Apr
1
"The Dales: People, Landscapes, Seasons"
Apr
2
Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts Exhibition
Apr
6
The Secret Army
Apr
9
Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism
Apr
16
Art and the World of Cycling
Apr
16
In Tandem - Exhibition of paintings
Apr
20
The Government Inspector
Apr
22
Gathered Leaves: Photographs by Alec Soth
Apr
23
Ceramics, Still life & Abstraction
Apr
25
"I Live Hull"
Apr
29
Ronnie Wood Exhibition
Apr
29
No Quiet Place Exhibition
Apr
30
A Private Collection Revealed
Apr
30
New Horizona by Richard Rowan
May
2
Jane Eyre - a romantic drama
May
3
The Last Tango: Vincent And Flavia
May
3
Canary Girls - Mikron Theatre Co.
May
3
An Inspector Calls
May
4
Disney On Ice - Silver Anniversary Celebration
May
4
The Merry Wives - Light, funny and wickedly entertaining Shakespeare
May
4
Laila: The Musical
May
5
Opening Skinner's Box
May
6
Illusion is the First of All Pleasures
May
6
Wheatus
May
6
The Best Thing
May
6
John Wrightson Band
May
7
Print Day in May
May
7
Paul Young's Los Pacaminos
May
7
John Wrightson Band
May
8
York Does Vintage
May
10
The Bodyguard
May
10
The 39 Steps
May
10
Billy Elliott - The musical
May
12
National Theatre Live- A View from the Bridge
May
13
The Machine Stops - the world premiere production of E.M. Forster's classic short story
May
13
Stowaway - Political story-telling
May
13
Telling Tales
May
14
The Get Up Tour - Bryan Adams
May
14
Travis
May
14
James
May
15
Frogs and Snails and Teddy Bear Tales
May
16
Gyles Brandreth: Word Power!
Graham Clark
Album Review: Robin McKelle - The Looking Glass
By Graham Clark
Gig Correspondent

10 years after she first emerged this American artist releases her new album, The Looking Glass. This is her first album composed totally of new songs. In the last she has been compared to Ella…

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Tue 3rd May, 2016 | 8:30am

James - Girl At The End Of The World


James return with their 14th album, Girl At The End of the World. With James you know that the band will keep pushing the boundaries and they continue to evolve on this eclectic album: it does…

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Mon 2nd May, 2016 | 10:00pm

Album Review: Billy Ocean - Here You Are


The first CD of this two set collection features tracks personally selected by Billy Ocean that have had an influence on him both musically and in his personal life. So most of the tracks are at…

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Mon 2nd May, 2016 | 1:11pm

Paul Young's Los Pacaminos - Holmfirth Picturedrome Saturday 7 May 2016


As part of the Holmfirth Festival of folk Los Pacaminos featuring legendary vocalist Paul Young (Wherever I Lay My Hat, Come Back and Stay) are coming to Yorkshire.

The London based outfit play a…

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Mon 2nd May, 2016 | 10:52am

Interview: Ana Moura


Ana Moura is one of Portugal's finest exports. With her sixth studio album, Moura, available now, we caught up with the one time Rolling Stones' collaborator to see what we should expect.

Album…

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Sat 30th Apr, 2016 | 11:44am

Interview: Lauren Alaina


Lauren Alaina recently visited the UK for the Country2Country festival. With her sets sending Twitter into overdrive, we decided to find out what all the fuss was about. With a real powerful pop…

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Fri 29th Apr, 2016 | 9:00pm

Richard Trinder
Carmen: Smoke, Lust, And A Donkey!
By Richard Trinder
Editor

Carmen is an untamed child; a wild vivacious creature with an unhealthy disregard for the continuation of her existence. She is lusty, bawdy and a woman of the people.

Full credit must therefore…

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Thu 28th Apr, 2016 | 10:29am

Interview:Vant


Vant are currently riding high with a sold out European tour and a lot of love coming their way from BBC Radio 1. To celebrate, we asked frontman Mattie to create a playlist for us;

What song…

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Wed 27th Apr, 2016 | 3:17pm

Review: Solid Silver 60's Show - Halifax

Dave Berry
Dave Berry
The Solid Silver Sixties shows appear to be as popular as ever: it's easy to see why as the 5 acts can all still cut it live on one bill.

The New Amen Corner may have only one original member left…

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Mon 25th Apr, 2016 | 10:15am

Katherine Jenkins Celebration


Since launching her recording career in 2004 with Premier, Katherine Jenkins' output has been rather prolific.

With a new album released annually until she took a break following 2012's This Is…

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Fri 22nd Apr, 2016 | 3:35pm

Lauren Masterman
Review: Brideshead Revisted - York Theatre Royal
By Lauren Masterman
York Correspondent
York Theatre Royal - photo De Matos Ryan
York Theatre Royal - photo De Matos Ryan
We've seen what's been done with the building, and the world stage premiere of Evelyn Waugh's classic novel Brideshead Revisited gave us the first opportunity to see it come to life.

It's 1943 and…

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Mon 2nd May, 2016 | 10:30pm

Travis - Everything At Once


Chris Martin, lead singer from Coldplay once described Travis as "the band that invented Coldplay", you can see why as a lot of these tracks could be sung by Coldplay. Whilst Coldplay moved on to…

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Mon 2nd May, 2016 | 9:51pm

Gig Preview: Clare Teal - Settle Victoria Hall, Thursday 26 May 2016


In what must be a big coup for Settle, probably the biggest one since John Newman appeared there a few years ago, Clare Teal is performing at the Victoria Hall on Thursday 26 May.

The Radio 2…

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Mon 2nd May, 2016 | 12:35pm

Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
The Common Linnets
By Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
Arts Correspondent

The Common Linnets may have come a close second to Conchita Wurst at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, but in terms of the UK audience, they were the commercial winner.

While the contest's winner…

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Sat 30th Apr, 2016 | 12:54pm

KES Cast Flying High At Yorkshire Falconry Centre

Actor Dan Parr at SMJ Falconry - photo Anthony Robling
Actor Dan Parr at SMJ Falconry - photo Anthony Robling
The cast and creatives of the West Yorkshire Playhouse production of Kes visited the SMJ Falconry centre in Oxenhope near Keighley to see birds of prey in action.

During the visit the Playhouse…

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Sat 30th Apr, 2016 | 10:58am

Interview: Sanja Vucic (ZAA)


For those not in the know, tell us a little about yourself...

I am free, open, unstoppable, always ready to test the boundaries of my vocal abilities, to try every genre I have interest in.

What…

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Fri 29th Apr, 2016 | 1:42pm

Jessica Walker
Jessica Walker
Here's a question: If "Love is a Drag" in Grassington, why is Jessica Walker coming back for more?

Acclaimed mezzo-soprano Jessica Walker has a list of credits as long as your arm. She trained at…

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Wed 27th Apr, 2016 | 3:37pm

Opera North Announces 2016/17 Season

Der Rosenkavalier with Janis Kellyas Marschallin Deanne Meek as Octavian. Photo by Stephen Vaughan
Der Rosenkavalier with Janis Kellyas Marschallin Deanne Meek as Octavian. Photo by Stephen Vaughan
Opera North today announces its 2016/17 mainstage season with six brand new productions to enthral and inspire, and the first performances to be conducted by Aleksandar Markovic in his new role as…

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Tue 26th Apr, 2016 | 8:02pm

Gig Preview: Yes At Sheffield City Hall And Interview: Geoff Downes


Yes are going back on the road again for a European tour that visits Sheffield City Hall on Tuesday 3 May. The band will performing two of their Classic albums in their entirety: Fragile from 1971…

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Fri 22nd Apr, 2016 | 4:28pm

Interview: Jamala

Jamala
Jamala
Jamala came close to representing Ukraine in the Eurovision a couple of years ago, but withdrew from the contest during the qualifying rounds. She returned this year with a politically charged…

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Fri 22nd Apr, 2016 | 2:58pm