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Tol Theater Dewsbury Yorkshire Festival photographed by Maria Spadafora

On Yer Bikes, Yorkshire!

April 14, 2014 – 11:31 am | 3 Comments

Maria Spadafora went to Dewsbury to see Luce by Theatre Tol, part of Yorkshire Festival 2014 – aerialists, projections, scrapping Italians and lots of Glitter.

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The Making of Ghost Peloton’s Lighting Kit

April 23, 2014 – 6:25 pm |
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James Johnson from NVA describes the challenges of adapting light suits originally designed for human bodies for their Speed of Light project onto road bikes for Ghost Peloton

SECT – Launch Party

April 23, 2014 – 3:43 pm |
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@markvslife previews the launch of SECT, a new techno night coming to Leeds in May

Ghost Peloton, a Cycling Spectacular

April 22, 2014 – 5:31 pm |
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Sharon Watson, Artistic Director with Phoenix Dance Theatre, talks about the Ghost Peloton, a spectacular cycling event at the Yorkshire Festival

Sofar Sounds, Next Leeds Gig

April 18, 2014 – 4:19 pm |
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We Talked to Joe from Sofar Sounds about their next gig in Leeds – could it be in your living room?

Thank You Duncan Dallas

April 18, 2014 – 4:03 pm |

Duncan Dallas, founder of Cafe Scientifique, sadly died earlier this week. Paul Thomas of Leeds Salon pays tribute.

Setting off on the right foot

April 17, 2014 – 7:17 pm | One Comment
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With all these cultural events going on and bikes and people walking and a distinct air of optimism, Ali Pilling looks forward to a new collaboration.

Mik Artistik, Bags of Life

April 17, 2014 – 6:45 pm |
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Local legend Mik Artistic has bagged himself an exhibition in London – here’s a lovely film by Jacki Jarvis all about biros and brown paper bags.

Cocktails in the City

April 14, 2014 – 12:14 pm |
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Dave Cartwright accepted the chore of attending Cocktails in the City at Leeds Town Hall last week. Somebody had to do it …

The (Pretty Much Impossible) Tour of Infinite Possibility is GO

April 11, 2014 – 12:47 pm | One Comment
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The Diary of Infinite Possibility – 11th April 2014. As momentum builds for this bonkers Yorkshire Festival project, Ed Waring tells us ‘..it feels like it’s gonna work..’! and Rachel Auty tells us how it’s all going so far.

What Do We Hope For Now?

April 10, 2014 – 10:28 am |
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Vincent Dance Theatre performed Motherland at West Yorkshire Playhouse and it left Zoe Parker wondering …

Theatre Review: Hot Flush

April 9, 2014 – 6:50 pm |
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After the revival of Birds Of A Feather, Lesley Joseph is keeping busy with a starring role in musical stage show, Hot Flush, that recently stopped at Bradford’s St George’s Hall where Leo Owen caught the show

Headingley Festival of Ideas

April 9, 2014 – 6:22 pm |

This May sees the first Headingley Festival of Ideas, and it’s on a theme of “cycles”. Paul Thomas asks the organisers a few questions.

The St. Peter’s Singers. The Passion of Christ. Sir Arthur Somervell. Leeds Minster.

April 9, 2014 – 6:15 pm | One Comment
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Dam Potts went to hear The St. Peter’s Singers perform The Passion of Christ. by Sir Arthur Somervell at Leeds Minster

Win Tickets to Cocktails in the City

April 8, 2014 – 4:13 pm |
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Win a pair of tickets for Thursdays Cocktails in the City at Leeds Town Hall

Home Sweet Home

April 7, 2014 – 2:50 pm | One Comment
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@Zoe_Parker’s shares her thoughts on growing older and how Home Sweet Home, a new play written by Emma Adams can help us think more positively about this.

A walk, but not really in the park

April 6, 2014 – 3:59 pm | 6 Comments
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At first glance, walking round the back streets of inner city Leeds may not be your idea of a great Sunday out, but @AnarchicAli begs to differ

April’s Visual Art Digest

April 4, 2014 – 6:28 pm |
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@AlisonJMcIntyre visits Munro House Gallery, Colours May Vary and Leeds Art Gallery for her monthly Day of Art post.

The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s The Bible: The Complete Word Of God (Abridged) at St George’s Hall, Bradford

April 3, 2014 – 10:23 am |
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Showcasing The Bible: The Complete Word Of God (Abridged), The Reduced Shakespeare Company took Bradford on “a journey towards enlightenment and inner peace” when it visited St George’s Hall as part of their UK tour where Leo Owen caught the show