Author: Eleanor Howard

5 Books to Gift This Christmas

The mad rush to complete your Christmas shopping before the big day is fast approaching. If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect gift for a book-lover, here are 5 of the best books of 2017 – the perfect gifts this Christmas: Lincoln in The Bardo by George Saunders George Saunders is arguably one of the greatest American writers of his generation. Over the course of his career he has published over twenty short stories, several of which have been nominated and won prizes, including a finalist for the National Book award and recipient of the Folio Prize...

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Stranger Things 2: Top 10 Moments

Hawkins is back and better than ever. After more than a year’s wait, the Duffer Brothers gifted us with the highly anticipated second season of Stranger Things over Halloween weekend. When we return to Hawkins, a year has passed since the momentous finale and life has seemingly returned to normal, until Will begins to experience bizarre ‘episodes’. The nine brand new episodes are filled to the brim with hilarious, shocking and heart-warming moments; here’s a countdown of the top 10 most memorable across the season: 10. Max takes on Billy (Chapter 9) As a newcomer to the Stranger Things...

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What’s On Guide: Halloween 2017

Halloween is fast approaching! There’s lots going on in Liverpool across the weekend leading up to Halloween and tickets are selling out fast. Here we’ve rounded up a variety of events you need to book tickets for now: Friday 27th October If EDM is your thing head to Antithesis Halloween hosted by Abandon Silence at Invisible Wind Factory from 10pm until 4am. This event encourages fancy dress and includes performances by Palms Trax, Young Marco and more surprise acts. Tickets start at £10 and can be found here: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1011254 Following a successful summer in Liverpool, mUmU returns with a Halloween...

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‘How Much of This is Fiction’ at FACT

Last week, Liverpool’s FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) celebrated the opening of it’s latest exhibition – the highly anticipated How Much of This is Fiction. The title is a direct reference to the white neon sign by Maia Gusberti, originally created in 2014. The title first poses what seems like a question, but on reflection can be read as a clear statement. By hanging the sign in the foyer of the FACT building, the curators set the somewhat uncomfortable and unsettling tone for the exhibition as it raises questions as to how much on display is fabricated...

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