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Encounters Festival – Yorkshire Dance, Leeds

Reviewer: Jane Austwick Wieke Eringa, Artistic Director of Yorkshire Dance, sums up the aims and intentions of the Encounters Festival: Yorkshire Dance is building a community of activists – from all walks of life – around performances addressing some of the big questions of our age. Encounters has brought together inspiring dance artists with a diverse crowd to share food, ...

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Lifeboat – Motherwell Theatre, Motherwell

Writer: Nicola McCartney Director: Gill Robertson Reviewer: R.G. Balgray [Rating:3.5] “There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home.” No, not another re-run of Judy Garland. Instead, the moment when Bess Calder and Beth Cummings meet, evacuees waiting to be taken to Canada on the ill-fated “City of Benares”. Both fans of The Wizard of Oz, they become fast ...

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NEWS: Encounters Festival Returns to North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire’s Encounters Cultural Festival is back for 2013. The month of October is packed with events, activities and the best in creative talent for all ages to enjoy. Some of the highlights include, Scotland’s Maker Liz Lochhead, Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar, The BMX Bandits, The Springsteen Sessions, and Henry McLeish. The month long festival encompasses performance and visual arts; ...

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