Arts and Entertainment

Smash-hit documentary shines spotlight on young Leeds writers

Smash-hit documentary shines spotlight on young Leeds writers

The premier of ‘We Are Poets’ in Leeds was truly a night to remember. Held at Leeds Town Hall in celebration of the talents and skills of a group of young writers in the city, the film was hosted by internationally recognised poet Benjamin Zephaniah and featured commentary from Saul Williams – another world-famous poet. We Are Poets is a[Read More…]

Chaos Theory is brought alive through art and music

Chaos Theory is brought alive through art and music

There are many talented artists in the UK, but few can say that they have come up with their very own artform. In that sense, Troy Howe aka MetaTroy is an exception. MetaTroy is an independent artist, musician and filmmaker who has not only successfully forged a living from selling his artwork at exhibitions, he has also created a style[Read More…]

A musical merry-go-round from the Carousel

A musical merry-go-round from the Carousel

Well what more could you want from a musical? Set in a patriarchal, New England town in the 1930s, Carousel has it all. The hunky male protagonist…who turns out to be a bit of an arse, complete with a hopelessly naïve and sentimental wife, plus an all-singing, all dancing cast with a nice little bit of life-after-death thrown in for[Read More…]

Leeds boxer makes history after scooping gold in the Olympics

Leeds boxer makes history after scooping gold in the Olympics

A Leeds based boxer has become the first female boxer in the UK to scoop a gold medal for the Olympics. In a match watched by millions of people across the UK including David Cameron and Kate Middleton, Nicola Adams, 29 secured yet another victory for Great Britain after beating her opponent Ren Cancan. Nicola grew up in the Burmantofts[Read More…]