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Early Bird tickets announced for May Ball 2014

Early Bird tickets announced for May Ball 2014

Arts, Local, May Ball 2014 March 2, 2014 at 8:10 pm Comments

WE’RE now into March, and that means one thing… May Ball is just round the corner! This year, the Union is putting on a masquerade ball and it will again be right here on campus. SplitRead More

Black House – Don’t miss out on the event everyone’s talking about

Black House – Don’t miss out on the event everyone’s talking about

Arts, Local March 1, 2014 at 11:30 am Comments

MAKING an explosive comeback to the Union, the popular Black House returns for a 6th year, fusing the best Mid-Wales has to offer in terms of everything from Drum & Bass to Jungle and House toRead More

BBC Wales Orchestra: exceeded all our expectations

BBC Wales Orchestra: exceeded all our expectations

Arts, Local, Music February 23, 2014 at 4:30 pm Comments

THE NIGHT was guaranteed to be an amazing night of classical delights featuring music from three of German-Speaking Europe’s biggest names; however, the performance given greatly exceeded our expectations. The entire audience was captivated; and yetRead More

Rummers Open Mic Night – a triumph

Rummers Open Mic Night – a triumph

Arts, Local, Music February 22, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

SUNDAY 9th saw the second round of the weekly Rummers Open Mic Nights. A perennial mainstay of university termtime, these open mics have proved very popular among audiences and prospective troubadours, with slots often being fullyRead More

Lego Movie: A love letter to a toy company

Lego Movie: A love letter to a toy company

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Local February 20, 2014 at 5:20 pm Comments

LET’S be honest. Most people assumed The LEGO Movie would be a lazy, juvenile, cynical cash-in. I was always hopeful for one major reason; they hired the joint writing & directing team of Phil Lord andRead More

Satellite Tour comes to Aberystwyth

Satellite Tour comes to Aberystwyth

Arts, Local, Music February 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

TONIGHT sees the arrival of the Satellite Tour to Aberystwyth Students’ Union. It will see three up and coming bands take to the stage in live performances throughout the night. These include: Eliza and the Bear,Read More

Bleak and beautiful: The Selfish Giant

Bleak and beautiful: The Selfish Giant

Arts, Film, Local February 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

THE TRAPPINGS of British social realism wrap themselves around The Selfish Giant, a wonderful film that loosely allegorises Oscar Wilde’s fairy tale of the same name and sets it on a crumbling council estate in Bradford.Read More

Despicable Him: Wolf of Wall Street

Despicable Him: Wolf of Wall Street

Arts, Film, Local February 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

MARTIN Scorsese specialises in examining repulsive people. One needs only to look at Goodfellas, Raging Bull or Taxi Driver to see this; Scorsese’s genius is that he always manages to negotiate some remote sense of sympathyRead More

Bowie’s from spaaace: The Man Who Fell to Earth

Bowie’s from spaaace: The Man Who Fell to Earth

Arts, Film, Local February 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

RE-EVALUATING the appeal of a film like The Man Who Fell to Earth inevitably raises questions of just how much cocaine the makers were snorting on-set. Our star, David Bowie – and let’s face it, he’sRead More

12 Years A Slave, but decades a classic

12 Years A Slave, but decades a classic

Arts, Film, Local February 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

STEVE McQueen is on the verge of becoming the first director to win both The Turner Prize and the Academy Award for Best Director. 12 Years A Slave is wonderful in its brutality, and its depictionRead More