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Month: January, 2013

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Coachella 2013 – The Line Up Is Here!

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So The Coachella 2013 line-up is here!

Head liners include – Blur, Phoenix & Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Reasons to go, here’s a few – The XX/ Hot Chip/ Foals/ Jessie Ware/ Biffy Clyro/ Simian Mobile Disco/ Bat for Lashes/ Alt-J/ Jamie XX/ Ben Howard…

And finally, we couldn’t be more excited about Wu-tang Clan and Jurassic 5, anyone want to buy us a ticket?

check out the full line up here

Golden Globes Best Dressed 2013!

Now that awards season is in full swing, we can’t wait to see how our favourite stars light up the red carpet in some amazing and awe inspiring gowns!

The glitterati were out in full force at this years Golden Globes. Here are our top 5 dresses from the night!

1. In at number one is the once wild child, Nicole Richie. Always demure, and never one to be afraid of colour and texture Nicole looked out of this world in a powder blue Naeem Khan dress that stole the show!

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2. Anne Hathaway.

Picking up the globe for best supporting actress wasn’t the only triumph for Anne. She wowed the red carpet crowd with this understated yet, oh so elegant Chanel ensemble.

Paired with her sleek elfin crop, Anne keeps it chic and sophisicated.

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3. Jessica Alba.

Ombre hair, sun-kissed skin and bright coral lips are a winning combination for Jessica in Dior. Striking accessories finish of the look with class and a pinch of that old Hollywood glamour.

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4. Amy Adams.

While we love an injection of colour, Amy Adams’ blush, chantilly lace, corseted gown with a full fishtail tulle skirt by Marchesa, stunned the fashion pack and was our favourite neutral dress of the night.

 

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Kate brought drama to the Golden Globes this year in this stunning, brocade Alexander McQueen dress.

With a daring neckline and belt to accessorize we love this edgy outfit!

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Pop’s Hit List for 2013!

Out with the mundane and in with the new for 2013!

Here’s a list of Pop’s favourite things to get involved in, in Manchester in 2013!

Become the ultimate culture vulture and broaden your horizons this year!

1. The XX in residence!

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After achieving the dizzying heights of success with their No1 album Co-Exist, the XX are planning something special for the Manchester International Festival this year.                     

With a series of intimate gigs in an as yet, unspecified venue (the capacity of each gig will not exceed 100) what better way to get better acquainted with the atmospheric and dream-like dulcet tones of this ethereal indie powerhouse!

Tickets go on sale in January and you can get full details of, The XX in Residence and the MIF by clicking this link, http://www.mif.co.uk/event/the-xx.

 

2.   Discover one of the most celebrated pop artists of the 20th Century and get yourself down to the Lowry for the, Peter Blake and Pop Music exhibition (currently open untill the 24th of February).

Haven’t heard of him before? Peter is responsible for one of the most famous album covers of all time….

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The Beatle’s Sgt Peppers Lonley Hearts Club Band album cover is one of the most iconic images of pop culture, but it doesn’t stop there, pop down and immerse yourself in this artists unapologetic fusion of art and music and be amazed at how many iconic images of his have graced album covers for decade upon decade! http://www.thelowry.com/exhibitions/microsites/peter-blake-and-pop-music/home/

3. Screenfields.

Combine the best of a British summer and your favourite movie with a  trip to the outdoor cinema at Spinningfields.

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Enjoy classics like Good Will Hunting, Romeo and Juliet and Labyrinth (amongst many others) in the comfort of your own deck chair.

For only £2 pounds and with the mojito bar a mere 5 steps away, we can’t thing of a more delightful way to enjoy a summer’s eve. http://www.spinningfieldsonline.com/screenfields

(films are shown at 8pm every Thursday in June,July and August.)

4. I Hula Hoop.

Mix up your workout this year and tone those abs by taking part in I Hula Hoop at The Dance House on Oxford Rd.

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Learn tricks, improve fitness and get fab abs while learning (and I think we can agree here) an all important life skill!

5. Almost Famous.

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Hidden in the depths of the Northern Quarter lies Almost Famous. A pure haven for serious burger obsessives this gem delivers mouth-watering mountains of meat fit to convert even the most dedicated of veggies!

 

 

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