Arts

Bare Experiences – Life Drawing @ Cobalt Studios

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Heather Flint tells us about her experience at Cobalt Studios' Life Drawing class...

Best Open Mics in Newcastle

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Charlotte Boulton, music editor, and Julia McGee-Russell, arts editor, give you the run down of the best open mics Newcastle has to offer...

Review: Kinky Boots Preview

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In modern society, we are surrounded by sadness, poverty and death all throughout our lives, the news and those around us. Life is far more difficult than it ever has been. And...

Review: Write Faster @ Alphabetti Theatre

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It isn’t often that you walk into a theatre expecting, almost hoping, that the production you’re about to see will be an absolute shit-show. But those were my exact thoughts...

Review: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

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A beautifully written novel that explores the relationship of two young people; Nadia and Saeed as they meet in the midst of a Civil War in their country. While embarking on their...

Should we be tearing Banksy to shreads?

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Sophia Kypriotis and Theo Turvill discuss whether Banksy’s self-destructive stunt was revolutionary or just downright dumb It would be naïve of us to assume the notorious...

Review: The Lovely Bones @ Northern Stage

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We are all familiar with book to film adaptations – probably even more familiar than many of us realise, as it isn’t too uncommon for the reputation of the film to...

Desert Island Books: Lecturer edition

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We ask our favourite lecturers what book changed their life, what novels get them nostalgic or what polotical journals get their blood boiling , and why they had such an effect on...

‘Obscurely relatable and incredibly powerful’: The Lovely Bones

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Culture editor Carys Rose Thomas describes her experience seeing Bryony Lavery's theatrical adaptation of the bestselling book: The Lovely Bones....

Axolotl Comedy Night @ Ernest

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Ben Travis comments on newly set up open mic comedy evening, Axolotl Comedy ...