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NOISE Festival 2014 Showcase, Autumn 2014

7 Aug 2014 - 09:32 by michelle.foster

NOISE Festival 2014 celebrates the creative stars of tomorrow handpicked by the Festival’s Curators, a panel of the biggest and most inspirational names across music, design, fashion, art, comedy and film. The NOISE Festival takes place online, across the media and at exclusive events throughout Autumn 2014.

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Introducing the Spirit of Manchester Festival

31 Jul 2014 - 13:40 by Mike Wild

One of the things I love most about working in the voluntary sector is that if you have a really good idea you can generally find a way to make it happen. It might take a while – things like our State of the Sector and Civil Economy work were on my wishlist for years before we were finally able to publish the finished work. But sometimes you can be taken by surprise at how fast you can go from the idea to it actually happening.

Noise Festival 2014

12 May 2014 - 11:38 by michelle.foster

NOISE Festival 2014 gives the best undiscovered creative talent a platform to gain international recognition, an audience of millions and open up career opportunities.

An impressive line-up of top creative industry professionals handpick entries, across 14 categories covering film, fashion, fine art, music, photography, graphics, new media, games, product design, comedy / spoken word and enterprise.

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A Civil Economy for Manchester

6 May 2014 - 10:32 by Mike Wild

Could Manchester be Europe’s answer to America’s hippest city - Portland, Oregon?

Manchester has enjoyed solid economic success, there is now an opportunity for a ‘new wave’ to Manchester’s future. A new report A Civil Economy for Manchester, prepared for Macc by the think-do tank the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) demonstrates how this new wave is about unleashing the power of citizens, social and voluntary group.

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PANDA Arts Marketing Training Scheme

12 Mar 2014 - 15:43 by michelle.foster

Are you?
• Aged 18 to 25 years old?
• Currently unemployed, studying, volunteering or not working Full time?
• Interested in working in the arts, cultural and creative industries e.g. theatre, dance, art, film and design?
• Want to undertake some on-the-job training in project management, create a film or learn online marketing and promotional skills?
• Based in Manchester?

If you have answered yes to all of these, then you may be interested in applying to PANDA’s Arts Marketing Training Scheme: 'Foot-In-The-Door'.

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NOISE Festival 2014: Open call for entries now open to emerging creatives

28 Feb 2014 - 09:21 by michelle.foster

NOISE Festival 2014: Open call for entries now open to emerging creatives
Creative industry greats including Brian Eno (Music/arts), Giles Deacon (fashion), Ian Livingstone (games / new media), Elaine Constantine (photography), Sir Nicholas Grimshaw (architecture), Gerald Scarfe (illustration), Thris Tian from Boiler Room (underground music / enterprise) and Clive Barker (moving image) have been announced as the NOISE Festival 2014 Curators to personally handpick online www.NOISEfestival.comFestival submissions.

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The Challenge for Manchester

27 Jan 2014 - 15:12 by Mike Wild

Before Christmas, Mike Wild (Chief Executive of Macc) and Nigel Rose (Macc’s Strategic Lead on Commissioning) met with Geoff Little (Deputy Chief Executive of Manchester City Council) and Carol Culley (Assistant Chief Executive, Finance and Performance).  We wanted to discuss the impact not just of the next wave of public sector cuts but the prolonged effects of recession. We also wanted to explore the Council’s views on how the voluntary and community sector can rise to meet the challenges faced by the communities in Manchester.

TAY Online Radio Project: Callout for New Members

9 Jan 2014 - 10:36 by michelle.foster

TAY Radio is the Royal Exchange Theatre's online radio project, run and managed by young people aged 14 - 21 as part of the Theatre's Truth about Youth project.

After the success of TAY Radio last year The Royal Exchange are bringing it back. The Royal Exchange are looking for young people to get involved in creating a vibrant radio broadcasting presence, working alongside ‘Chris Jam’ - a renowned radio presenter, DJ, poet and creative, who has worked on Kiss FM, Galaxy and Unity Radio.

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