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Alt Bay returns with RE:LAUNCH

Alt Bay returns with RE:LAUNCH

Arts, Editors' Pick, Local, Music March 31, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments

THIS THURSDAY, Alt Bay returns to the Union with another alternative music night that’s already rivalling the success of last years’ event. Four acts have been confirmed to headline the event that will take over theRead More

New May Ball acts confirmed for Union Main Stage

New May Ball acts confirmed for Union Main Stage

Arts, Local, May Ball 2014, Music March 30, 2014 at 9:00 am Comments

THE LINE UP for the main stage in the Union has just been announced for May Ball. The acts have been confirmed as The Pigeon Detectives (DJ Set), Varski & R3wire,  and All About She. ThisRead More

Satellite Tour – Hope for the Union yet!

Satellite Tour – Hope for the Union yet!

Arts, Editors' Pick, Local, Music March 27, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments

ON THURSDAY the 20th Februrary Aberystwyth played host to the Satellite Tour, a new music circuit that saw three up and coming artists take the stage of the Students’ Union. We were in for a pleasurableRead More

Mr. Peabody and Sherman: AND the PAWful Dog Puns

Mr. Peabody and Sherman: AND the PAWful Dog Puns

Arts, Film, Local March 23, 2014 at 4:30 pm Comments

I WAS QUITE surprised when this movie featured a Pixar-esque opening animated short. Except… what was different between this opening short and the Pixar ones is that it was completely devoid of any humour, charm or anyRead More

Non Stop – Neeson by numbers is still great fun

Non Stop – Neeson by numbers is still great fun

Arts, Film, Local March 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

BY NOW WE know what to expect from a ‘Liam Neeson Film’: he will growl at people, he will get in fist fights, everyone will marvel at how good he looks for 61 (no seriously, heRead More

Action, explosions and… no robosex: Robocop

Action, explosions and… no robosex: Robocop

Arts, Film, Local March 18, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments

ROBOCOP, starring Joel Kinnaman as the robotic detective alongside Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish and Jackie Earl Haley, was a film I thought I’d either love or hate. With most remakes, the expectations are setRead More

Dying For It – student theatre at its best

Dying For It – student theatre at its best

Arts, Local, Societies, Theatre March 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

NEVER let it be mistook, this is student theatre; the staging, whilst impressive for the budget the crew were working on, is still very clearly within a local hall. Some of the doors don’t shut properlyRead More

Highlights from the Arts Centre this winter

Highlights from the Arts Centre this winter

Arts, Film, Local, Theatre March 11, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

Of Mice and Men: still able to draw you in (By Ellie Patterson) JOHN STEINBECK’S Of Mice and Men needs little introduction;  a staple of British theatre since the 1930’s and a long standing piece of the GCSE syllabus,Read More

Jimeoin, Musical Comedy – Well, sort of…

Jimeoin, Musical Comedy – Well, sort of…

Arts, Comedy, Local March 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

JIMEOIN’S unique brand of comedy landed at The Arts Centre on Thursday, and very funny it was too. He had the audience in stitches and a lot of the time he was just standing there, usingRead More

A movie from another time: Jack Ryan

A movie from another time: Jack Ryan

Arts, Film, Local March 4, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

IN THE 105 minutes I sat in the Commodore watching Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, I was transported back to my childhood. This is the kind of spy movie that doesn’t often get made anymore but theRead More