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The Great Comedy Snafu @ The Peer Hat, NQ

Well, it’s been a few drinks between gigs but we find ourselves back on the comedy trail. This time hiding away from the sunshine in one of the Northern Quarter’s newest entertainment venues – … 883 more words

Live

Chorus Line @ CP Remains as Fresh as Ever – in Spots

Review:  A Chorus Line

By Perry Tannenbaum

Simple and realistic – while obeying the classic theatre unities of ancient Greece – Michael Bennett’s A Chorus Line… 732 more words

Theatre

Series Two, Episode Two: "I don't find your student humour amusing."

Originally Aired on 22nd September 1997

Well, I’m back, and I’m not the only one. I spoke (four years ago) about how there were a lot of returning guests in series two, and in this episode, we get two of the better guests from the first series. 2,486 more words

Mark Lamarr

Art and Business Clash in "Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom"

Review: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

By Perry Tannenbaum

Few playwrights, black or white, would write a line so richly laden with poignancy as “Somewhere the moon has fallen through a window and broken into thirty pieces of silver” only to bury it in the silent text of his prologue. 1,139 more words

Theatre

‘Can Labour ever win?’ The 1992 election - Part 1

This weekend sees the 25th anniversary of the 1992 general election, a defining moment in British political history. To mark the occasion, this is the first of two extracts from Alwyn Turner’s book… 1,150 more words

Politics

Too early to tell about effects of tidal turbine, but no evidence of any yet, FORCE says

The general manager of the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) says nearly five months after deployment of a Cape Sharp tidal turbine, there has been no evidence of effects on fish, marine mammals or seabirds. 719 more words

Tidal Power

Nova Scotia ushers in 'new era' of tidal energy as protesters warn 'turbines kill fish'

It’s official. Electricity is now flowing onto Nova Scotia’s power grid from a newly installed 2MW tidal turbine submerged in the Bay of Fundy.

The provincial energy minister, Michel Samson flipped a big electrical switch today near Parrsboro, NS to mark the beginning of what government and tidal industry officials hope will be a new era in marine renewable energy. 689 more words

Tidal Power