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News: Gravity and American Hustle Lead The Way In Oscar Nominations

News: Gravity and American Hustle Lead The Way In Oscar Nominations

By Joshua Hollis and Kieran Murray Alfonso Cuaron’s epic blockbuster Gravity shows no sign of coming back down to Earth, after being nominated for 10 Oscars in this afternoon’s live nomination ceremony, the joint highest of any of this year’s films. Its impressive tally of nominations, including Best Picture, Visual Effects and Cinematography (as well as […]

 

Bloody Hell, Brilliant Mind Are Back!

Bloody Hell, Brilliant Mind Are Back!

A long long, time ago (I think it was May 2012), local left-field pop outfit Brilliant Mind played one of their already too infrequent gigs. They went home, popped the kettle on, and decided that was probably it for a while. If that’s a little bit before your time then trust me, it was a […]

 Josh Hollis

Peggy Sue To Open 2014 At Pop Recs LTD

Peggy Sue To Open 2014 At Pop Recs LTD

Sunderland’s favourite musical entrepreneurs Frankie & The Heartstrings have announced their first in-store show of 2014, as they continue their mission to bring culture, excitement and, above all, fantastic live music to Wearside. And Brighton four-piece Peggy Sue (formerly Peggy Sue and the Pirates) are set to be the first band to play Pop Recs […]

 Josh Hollis

Seymour Mace To Host Brand New Panel Show At The Stand

Seymour Mace To Host Brand New Panel Show At The Stand

The Newcastle Stand will add another string to their already-burgeoning comedic bow next month with the launch of a brand new panel show hosted by surreal comedian and venue favourite Seymour Mace. The show, titled ‘Questionable Time’, will launch on Sunday February 16 at 7pm, and will feature a hilarious cocktail of improvisation and pre-planned […]

 Josh Hollis

The Lion King Roars Into The Sunderland Empire

The Lion King Roars Into The Sunderland Empire

Sunderland’s Empire Theatre is set to play host to one of the West End’s most popular productions, when The Lion King comes to Wearside later this year. The Empire will host the Tony Award-winning show for seven weeks from September 18th – November 1st, and it promises to be the biggest production of its kind […]

 Josh Hollis

Welcome To Northern Lights

Welcome To Northern Lights

Hello and welcome weary internet traveller; you have made it to Northern Lights, the newly launched website dedicated to covering arts and culture in our beloved North East. From film to comedy, music to theatre, our dedicated and passionate team of contributors will seek to cover all things cultural around the region, bringing you the […]

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