Category Archives: urban

The Rhythm The City 7pm

We receive a steady stream of enquiries at the moment asking whether new people can join Manchester School of Samba (MSS). The answer is a most affirmative yes (rather than “yes but…”). We enjoy the excellent, energetic and accessible choreography … Continue reading

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Urban Jellyfish

After our gig at Revolućion de Cuba, Manchester last night I saw these…

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Manchester Day Parade 2013

We have been busy preparing for the biggest parade of the year here in my home city of Manchester, The Manchester Day Parade. Modelled on American and Irish events it aims to celebrate the communities, diversity and creativity of the … Continue reading

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The German Christmas Market Competition

Who has the better German Christmas Market: It’s England versus Germany, Manchester versus Augsburg.

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Natalia Paruz – The Saw Lady : The Back of the Busk

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Big hands oh big hands, let it be bigger and bigger

Big hands oh big hands, let it be bigger and bigger from RAY on Vimeo. Animation: Lei Lei Music: Li Xingyu Story: Kweichee Lam Running time: 6mins This story takes place in a city, in which all of the citizens … Continue reading

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Manchester School of Samba – for DrumOff.TV

Some of Manchester School of Samba mucking about for DrumOff.TV’s competition last night! We meet every week at Sacred Trinity Church on a Wednesday. Between 7 and 9.30p.m. There’s a simultaneous dance class as well… More about DrumOff.TV Here

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Exhibition Lovely Language

Exhibition Lovely Language from Ontwerpwerk on Vimeo.

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Hillside Beauties

Hillside Beauties from julia kurc on Vimeo.

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Saving Ancoats Hospital

Saving ancoats hospital from Tom Turner on Vimeo.

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