MEN WHO LIKE WOMEN THAT SMELL OF THEIR JOBS | John Rylands Library | Sat 31 Jan
The dark humour and weird logic of David Gaffney's critically acclaimed Sawn-off Tales series meets the warped gothic fables of internationally exhibited contemporary visual artist Alison Erika Forde in this specially commissioned exhibition.
INHERENT VICE | Cornerhouse | Until Thu 5 Feb
Set during the late-1960s, Joaquin Phoenix plays Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, a mostly ineffective P.I. investigating a recent disappearance. In reality, his case is the least of his problems as Doc finds himself in a world of trouble and without enough weed to get him through the day.
EAST IS EAST | Opera House | Until Sat 31 Jan
It's the last chance to see the 1999 classic comedy about growing up in a multi-racial England adapted to the stage. Starring multi award-winning stage and screen star Jane Horrocks as Ella and East is Eastplaywright Ayub Khan Din.
JOE, 112 AND GINUWINE | Academy | Sat 31 Jan
At the height of 90s and noughties R&B, Joe, 112 and Ginuwine were dominating the charts and making women of the world swoon with their dulcet tones. Now, they've combined forces to grace Manchester with their honey-dipped sexy music before Valentines Day. Not to be missed.
LIGHT | The Lowry | Weds 4 - Thu 5 Feb
Inspired by Edward Snowden’s revelations and the ensuing debate on state surveillance, Theatre Ad Infinitum conjures an Orwellian future where a totalitarian regime monitors the thoughts of its citizens through implants.
This performances blends anime-style storytelling and a pulsating soundscape to draw audiences into its sci-fi realm.
MANCHESTER'S 'BIGGEST' SINGLES NIGHT | Milton Club | Weds 4 Feb
It's said to be 'a single's night with a difference' - you’ll be able to mingle freely with a large number of fellow singletons, enjoy great music and even learn some helpful dating and confidence tips along the way from relationships coach, psychologist, author Sam Owen.
GORGON CITY | The Ritz | Fri 6 Feb
Gorgon City are an English electronic music production duo, consisting of two North London producers Kye "Foamo" Gibbon and Matt "RackNRuin" Robson-Scott. They're on a popular UK tour showcasing their hits including Go All Night featuring Jennifer Hudson.
SISTER | Contact Theatre | Thu 5 - Sat 7 Feb
Amy is a sex worker. Her sister, Rosana, is a shaven-headed lesbian. They are both feminists. In Sister they present a bold and unflinching examination of themselves. Contains full-frontal nudity.
TRANSMISSION | Albert Hall | Until 30th April
Following the official launch on Friday 23 January 2015, Albert Hall continues their Transmission season, a new four month series running until April 2015 at the iconic Grade II listed venue. See website for full line-up.
NINJAS TAKE LEGOLAND | Legoland Discovery Centre, Trafford Centre | Sat 7 Feb
NINJAS takeover LEGOLAND Discovery Centre for one eventful weekend to celebrate the North-West Premiere of the eagerly anticipated film: Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu. Thoughout Saturday visitors will be able to see Eccles based martial arts school ‘The Little Ninjas’ showcase their talents with an exciting display of chops, kicks and throws. Free entry for kids that attend in their own Ninja costume when accompanied by a paying adult.
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