Following the release of her seventh album, our In The Middle Associate Hannah Stokes explores why exactly Taylor Swift’s single ‘London Boy’ is causing so many people so much anger.
A post-exams tradition for many students, 80,000 festival-goers trekked to Heaton Park, Manchester to attend Parklife 2019. Despite the seemingly non-stop rain, spirits were still high, the Smirnoff ices flying as the weekend saw performances […]
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s late 60s musical, based on the biblical story of Joseph and his ‘coat of many colours’, took to Leeds Grand Theatre on Tuesday.
An end of exams favourite amongst Leeds uni students, Parklife festival will again take over Heaton Park in Manchester on the 8th and 9th June. A multi-genre festival and one of the largest the north […]
After coming 6th on the 7th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Trixie Mattel is one of the most famous Drag Race alumna and a key example a queen making a name for herself outside of […]
Arts Editor Hannah Stokes interviews Jacob Justice, Events Programmer at Open Source Arts on Kirkstall Road, about the centre’s new initiative to help emerging artists in Leeds.
Jim Jarmusch’s Night on Earth, first premiered in 1991, is simple in its premise: it follows five taxi drivers, in five different cities, over one night. Despite this simplicity, Jarmusch’s film is an engaging character study, with […]
Online Arts Editor Hannah Stokes reviews Deborah McAndrew’s theatre adaptation of A Christmas Carol, which is on at Leeds Playhouse until 13th January 2019 Although going to see Deborah McAndrew’s theatre adaptation of A Christmas Carol in […]
Recently, it was revealed by Daniella Pineda, who stars in the new Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom film that a scene revealing the homosexuality of her character Zia was cut. The scene was reportedly cut […]
Wes Anderson’s newest stop-motion film, Isle of Dogs, opened at cinemas last month amid both praise and controversy, as it has been criticised by many for its presentation of Japanese society. Cultural insensitivity is an […]
The 1974 painting of a Nigerian Princess resurfaced at the start of February and was sold at Bonham’s auction house in early March for £1.2m, £900,000 more than had been estimated. The painting, of Princess […]
Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour charts Winston Churchill’s first month in Downing Street in 1940, and whilst it is a well acted, emotional and engaging film, it is also intensely problematic. Darkest Hour is a film […]