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Issue 78 September 2014

After a summer of being asked where Now Then has gone, we return to print this month with a jam-packed issue, featuring artwork from Stockport’s Natalie M Wood, an extended feature on Festival of the Mind 2014, and an interview with Chris & Cosey of Throbbing Gristle fame ahead of their appearance at Sensoria next month.

The Now Then Discounts App should now be live and available for free download on Apples and Androids alike. Over 100 local independent traders are listed, each providing an offer or discount, along with contact details and interactive map location. Download it using the QR codes on this page. We hope it will help you find all kinds of independent traders across the city and make shopping locally an everyday choice.

If you are new to the city and to Now Then, welcome. Get in touch if you are interested in being involved in the magazine. We’d love to hear from you.

Our mix this month comes courtesy of local chiptune maestro HarleyLikesMusic. Well worth a look in.

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This month's articles

Localcheck SLTV

From 23 September, there's a new television channel you won't want to miss. At last Sheffield will be televised. Cue Sheffield Live TV. You'…

Gaza: Power & Accountability

During the heat of the conflict I started turning my face away from images of destruction and death within the walls of Gaza. I avoided seei…

Two Cities: Beyond The Wicker Arches

Detroit and Sheffield are two post-industrial cities linked by their thriving underground music scenes, but they are perhaps even more simil…

American

Recipe by Smoke Makes 12 600g plain flour 5 tbsps baking powder 1½ tbsps sea salt 700g polenta/cornmeal 240g caster sugar 700ml milk 240ml…

Jonathan Butcher / Joe Caldwell / Tristan Moss / Karl Riordan

Entwined with those cold winds, edging our way home; stoned, and wrapped up against the world that has yet to inflict its climatic evils up…

 Entwined with those cold winds, edging our way
home; stoned, and wrapped up against the world that
has yet to inflict its climatic evils up

Cool Beans A Guide to 21st Century Luddism

Remember how it was way back when? No phones, no computers, no televisions, no little talking paper clip interrupting you whilst you’re atte…

Festival of the Mind: Listings

The Tactile Image Thurs 18 – Sun 28 Sept (10.30am–5pm) Delivered in partnership with the RNIB, The Tactile Image makes traditional 2D phot…

Festival of the Mind: Project Profiles

Thurs 18 – Sun 28 Sept, 10.30am-5pm Castle House is an iconic, Grade II listed local landmark, formerly the Co-op department store and pos…

Sound Do It Yourself - 40 Years of Punk

New York in 1974 was not an easy-going place. Though still a vibrant hub of world art and culture, the city had a murder rate three times th…

Throne / Death Shanties / Reset Records

13 AUGUST LUGHOLE There’s no better way to spend a Wednesday evening than a midweek trip to the finest DIY venue in South Yorkshire, The Lug…

Headsup Sam and Sofia

Sam and Sofia – Sam Genders and Sofia Hagberg – are a husband and wife promoter team putting on a fantastic line-up of gigs around Sheffield…

Filmreel Over the Dunes / Film Listings

Guy Maddin, Canada, 2007 20 September, 8pm | Victoria Works, S3 8DE | £5 Experimental and visually dazzling, this acclaimed ‘docu-fantasia’…