• Puccini, Mozart and Verdi – Opera North’s Fatal Passions at The Lowry
  • BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester this February Part Two
  • Zellij Arts – Comtemporary Art on Manchester’s Famous Curry Mile
  • BeesBlogs – New Art2c in Manchester this February Part One
  • What’s On? – BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester
The Lowry

Puccini, Mozart and Verdi – Opera North’s Fatal Passions at The Lowry

Puccini, Mozart and Verdi – Opera North at The Lowry Following on from last Novembers delightful series of ‘Little Greats‘ mini-operas, The Lowry and Opera North have announced ‘Fatal Passions’  Puccini’s much-loved tragedy Madama Butterfly returns alongside Opera North’s first ever production of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball). A trio of powerful Italian blockbusters is bringing desire, betrayal and revenge to The Lowry this Spring as award-winning…

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BeesBlogs

BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester this February Part Two

Following on from the last  BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester Part One here are more exhibitions of great Art2c in Manchester: Update from my last BeesBlogs blog: Three of the exhibitions mentioned have now opened. Zellij Arts, Elizabeth Kwant’s  latest venture based in the Alexandria Library on Wilmslow Road has had a successful launch of work by Lesley Halliwell entitled ‘Tilted Plane‘. Saul Hay launched ‘Looking Forward’ their first exhibition of…

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Zellij Arts

Zellij Arts – Comtemporary Art on Manchester’s Famous Curry Mile

Zellij Arts – Contemporary Art on Manchester’s Famous Curry Mile ZELLIJ ARTS may not be a name familiar to BeesBlogs readers, but its a name I think we will hear a lot more of in 2018. Zellij Arts is an artist led project founded in 2016 by artist and curator Elizabeth Kwant. (You will have seen Kwant’s work at the GM Arts Prize 2017 Exhibition and ‘In Nothing Flat’ ,…

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BeesBlogs

BeesBlogs – New Art2c in Manchester this February Part One

BeesBlogs has lots of new art2c in Manchester this February with many new exhibitions getting underway. In this blog: Looking Forward at Saul Hay,  Fe/Male at Altrincham’s Air Gallery, Landscape artist Harry Ousey at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery, and Richard Diggle at 53two Theatre. In New Art2c in Manchester this February Part Two will be Castlefield Gallery, Zellij Art at the Alexandria Library, Sophie Tyrrell at The Portico Library,…

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Art2c in January

What’s On? – BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester

What’s On? – BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester What’s On? Well there’s a lot Art2c in Manchester’s already ….and it’s only January!  An interesting collaboration between Castlefield Gallery, Manchester Craft and Design and the Redeye Photography Network try to help answer the eternal question every artist ask every day. “When can I give up the day Job?” With workshops and advice from those who have managed to go full-time creative, it’s…

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Sara Riccardi

BeesBlogs Talks To Sara Riccardi – Founder of Art Across

BeesBlogs talks to Sara Riccardi of Art Across     BeesBlogs spoke to Sara Riccardi the face behind Art Across a project aiming to bring open discussion about modern art and its evolution from art history. Born in Rome, Sara Riccardi, arrived in Manchester via Bath having completed her BA and MA in the History of Art at “La Sapienza” University of Rome. Living among some of the worlds great…

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Nicola Dale

Nicola Dale ‘The Things That Look Back’ The Portico Library

  Nicola Dale at The Portico Library 11th Jan – 10th Feb 2018 The Portico Library is one of Manchester’s most iconic buildings. Opened in 1806 as a Library and Newsroom and inspired by a visit to The Athenaeum Liverpool some 10 years earlier by surgeon Michael Ward and his friend Robert Robinson, Thomas Harrison’s classical revival design has stood the test of time. Although The Portico has hosted art…

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Bee

Bee in the City Launch and Art2c in Manchester this December

In Art2c in December we have: Bee in the City Launch | Peter Hodgson retrospective at Castlefield Gallery. | Mike Chavez-Dawson in Conversation with Sara Riccardi at Saul Hay Gallery | John Stezaker at The Whitworth | Winter Exhibition at Contemporary Six | Hidden Treasure at The Portico Library |    Bee in the City 2018 – Manchester will be Buzzin next Summer   Manchester officially launched the Bee in…

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OA Studios

OA Studios – New Artist Led Space joins Greater Manchester’s Vibrant Art Scene

OA Studios. A Welcome Addition to Greater Manchester’s Vibrant Art Scene     Hot on the heels of the Paradise Works launch comes OA Studios. I visited the King Street, Salford based Studios new artist led space, complete with its own exhibition gallery, the morning after the night before’s launch party. …..which I think was a great success!   A 5 minutes walk from Victoria Station and just off Blackfriars…

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Art2c in Manchester

Art2c in Manchester – BeesBlogs Round up of Art2c in November

Artc2c in Manchester There’s an amazing amount of Art2c in Manchester this November. With a new exhibition ‘Is Seeing Believing’ at Saul Hay Gallery, Lemn Sissay announcing the Manchester Histories Festival 2018,  Castlefield Gallery have their latest Launch Pad exhibition. Artist Kate Collins talks about her career at Contemporary Six, More news of Paradise Works, the new artist-led studio’s in Salford, Cecily Brown’s Shipwreck Drawings at The Whitworth, who also…

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