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Issue 79 October 2014

Another corker of a mag this month, including interviews with writer Will Self and the Mercury Prize-nominated Kate Tempest, the first in a new series of articles by Andrew Wood entitled Radical Tourist, and an incredible art submission from San Francisco’s Jeremy Mann.

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This month's articles

Space: It’s Not You I Just Need Space

I love space. I don’t always know exactly what’s going on out there, but I think it’s pretty cool. I know it’s a quirk of human nature to…

Mexican

Serves 4 Recipe by Street Food Chef Enter any Mexican taquería in California and you'll find carnitas on the menu, usually pork butt (the…

A Swim: Somewhere in the hills

On the edge of a small rocky pool somewhere in the hills above Howden reservoir, I am standing completely naked. Water the ruby brown of…

Tim Key Single White Slut

What Tim Key does is hard to describe in a nutshell, as is often required in short introductions to interviews with people. He is a poet and a comedian, delivering short verse that somehow manages to be simultaneously mundane and larger than life.

Sound Tommy Youdan: Music Hall Hero

In 1844, Friedrich Engels wrote that “immorality among young people in Sheffield seems to be more prevalent than anywhere else”. In fact,…

Kate Tempest: Poet, Playwright, Rapper

"I know we've only just met, but can I have a cigarette?" It'd be pretty much impossible to turn Kate Tempest down, not only because she's…

Headsup Bunga Bunga

Bunga Bunga is a group of local independent promoters who have been putting on parties at unconventional spaces across Sheffield for three…

Localcheck Get The Word Out

1 November | Town Hall Alt-Sheff always gives a shout out to the annual Peace and Craft Fair, coming round this year on Saturday 1…

Cool Beans A Guide to Life Drawing

1. Being disrobed in a room full of strangers can be traumatic. Casting your mind back to a particularly nice holiday, beloved pet or…

Filmreel Counterpoints

(Tommy Wiseau, USA, 2003) 10 October, 7.30pm | Sheffield University Union Auditorium | £3.50 Written, produced by and starring its…