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Interview with Amelia Singer

Ahead of our concert and wine tasting next week, we sat down with founder of Amelia’s Wine, Amelia Singer to explore the fascinating world of music and wine… 508 more words

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Album Review - Ben Folds: So There

Ben Folds is indeed no stranger to collaboration. After his most recent solo album, 2008’s Way to Normal, he released 2010’s Lonely Avenue, which set English novelist Nick Hornby’s lyrics to Folds’ music; a quickly generated fundraising record supporting musical opportunities for kids titled Nighty Night, co-credited to Dresden Doll Amanda Palmer, writer Neil Gaiman, and OK Go’s Damian Kulash; and his band Ben Folds Five’s 2012 reunion LP, The Sound of the Life of the Mind, and pursuant live release; not to mention producing stints (such as Sara Bareilles’ 2012 EP Once Upon Another Time) and other TV, theater, and music projects. 331 more words

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Spotlight on: Candlesticks, Candle Holders & Candelabras

Candlesticks, Candle Holders and Candelabras … the three C’s. Something small to add to your home, but guaranteed to make a big impact. Be they minimal or ornate, they are the perfect jewel for your interior space. 70 more words

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Spotlight On… Women’s Football

Last season was an exciting one for our Manchester-based women’s football team, with the first team finishing third in the BUCS Northern 1A and the club getting the opportunity to play the first public game at the brand new City Football Academy stadium on the Etihad Campus. 395 more words


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Treasures from Highgate Cemetery

A 170 year old cemetery is not typically on a “To Visit While in London” list.  However, Highgate, a mysteriously overgrown and historically elegant cemetery should be a definite addition as it represents a unique view of Victorian tastes and social pretensions. 1,315 more words


ALbum Review - Deafheaven: New Bermuda

Nothing about the band Deafheaven makes literal sense, starting with their place in the world. They are a black metal-ish band, but black metal fans either hate them or engage in constant, spirited discussions about why they don’t. 867 more words

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Album Review - Widowspeak: All Yours

For Widowspeak, the years after the release of 2013’s Almanac and the Swamps EP were marked by departures and returns: Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas left Brooklyn for the Catskills and reunited with Woods’ Jarvis Taveniere, who produced their debut, when it was time to make… 338 more words

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