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An Interview with… IMAN

I recently sat down with IMAN to talk about her singing/song-writing career, life in L.A. and what it was like working with the likes of Ed Sheeran and Kanye West.   What inspired you to become a musician and songwriter? I’ve always been drawn to singing and when I was younger I’d love performing little shows to anyone …

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19 March 2017
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An Interview with… Sugarthief

By Ella Morris   Sugarthief are an indie-pop band based in Birmingham, formed by brothers Jordi and Jack James and including school friends Luke Owen and Reece Downton. I spoke to brothers, Jordi and Jack, before their headline gig at The Victoria.   Tell me how you started the band. Jordi: Well, as brothers, we …

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07 March 2017
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An Interview with… Anto Sharp

He’s known more so for his catchphrase, “that’s going straight in my basket.” However, I had the chance to interview social media phenomenon, Anto Sharp to find out more about how he’s become big on social media, his other characters, and his future acting aspirations. What inspired you to start filming vines? It all started …

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07 March 2017
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An Interview with… Tom Walker

Singer-songwriter, Tom Walker, was recently in Birmingham as his sold-out UK tour reached it’s middle of the road. I was lucky enough to have a nice chat with Tom about his current UK tour and latest single, ‘Play Dead’. We also discussed his confirmed place at the ‘Live at Leeds’ festival.   “‘Play Dead’ is really about me and …

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07 March 2017
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Roosevelt at the Night & Day Cafe, Manchester – Gig Review

By Maggie Urbaniec On Sunday, I put my best dancing shoes on and headed up to Manchester to watch Roosevelt. He’s brought his tour to the UK to promote his debut album. His music brings all the best from the 1980s: synthesizers, pop and disco, mixed with a modern, signature twist. I had the pleasure …

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29 November 2016
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Justin Bieber at the Barclaycard Arena – Gig Review

Alternative Title: Why I Will Never See Justin Bieber Live Again! So I had no intention of ever attending a Justin Bieber concert at any point in my life. It’s safe to say that after last night’s drama and controversy, I have no intention of ever attending a Justin Bieber concert again! Oh, the irony …

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19 October 2016
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Jake Quickenden at the O2 Academy 3 – Gig Review

With a wide variety of music genres in his set list, Jake Quickenden knows how to deliver what his young, teeny fans are looking for. Some electro dance to make them move and shuffle with a mix of stripped back acoustic ballads to make them swoon. His show on Wednesday at Birmingham’s O2 Academy 3 …

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09 October 2016
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Sundara Karma at the O2 Institute – Gig Review

By Michelle Martin Blood, sweat and tears would best describe last night’s experience. A lacklustre opening from a band, that, honestly I can’t even remember the name of; I do apologise for that. They performed their set list with little to no interaction with the audience. The fans also seemed disinterested on what was on …

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28 September 2016
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MATCH REPORT: EURO 2016: England 2 – Wales 1

Group B begun their second round of matches and two of the home nations were set to deliver an exciting game filled with suspense. Here’s the lowdown from the England v Wales game. The England team started off with a very high tempo of play but were unable to convert their early chances. Raheem Sterling’s …

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17 June 2016
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The Top 3 Film Trilogies of All Time

By Jack Essex It’s hard enough to create one great film, imagine creating THREE amazing films that will go down in history as some of the greatest. Whether it’s the ever changing roles throughout each film, the ability to lose someone due to drinking or even spoofing horror films into a more comedic genre that …

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28 May 2016
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  • @momomoyouth at the #barclycardarena 
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  • Come and find us in Curzon atrium today! We're here till 4pm!
  • Becky is at Enterprise Nation's  The Fashion and Jewellery Exchange today at the BCU School of Jewellery 
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  • Calling all photographers!!
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• The picture that receives the most likes WINS a Polaroid Camera!
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  • @momomoyouth at the #barclycardarena 
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  • Lucy and Angelo are at @crufts  today covering for Snap Scratch and @thescratchbcu 
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  • We are at the Creative Fair in Millennium Point in the City Centre campus! Come along and say hey!!
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  • Do you have any beautiful photos of our city? Show us them! 
This was taken by @rebeccachivs ☀️
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  • Today's the day! Welcome fair! Interested in photography? Get down to our stand in the marquee, just inside the door on the right. Ask any questions, meet Becky (President) and Gemma (Vice President), grab some sweets and sign up for more info! :)
  • We had an awesome studio session today! A great turn out as well! 
Thanks to the wonderful model @walking.overdose for helping us out!
  • COME ALONG TONIGHT! 
Tonight is our welcome talk, it is taking place in the Curzon ground floor lecture theatre (C087)
Come along to say hello and hear us chat about what we do! You can buy your membership there tonight too! 
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  • Our president @rebeccachiversmedia, went down to the clothes show at the weekend so look out for her photos!