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Your YEP Picture of the Day - 29 June

Eccup Reservoir, by Paul Craggs.

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Public Service Broadcasting

Music interview: Public Service Broadcasting reveal their ‘political edge’

The wealth of old footage contained with the British Film Institute’s archives in London have proved a rich source of inspiration for Public Service Broadcasting.

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EXPERIENCE OPERA: Wallis Giunta, left, and Quirijn de Lang are to star in Trouble in Tahiti.

Bite-sized opera heading for Leeds at discount prices

BITE-SIZED opera is coming to Leeds at discount prices.

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Russell Jeanes' EP has been played on BBC 6 Music.

Music interview: Jeanes finds his niche at last

At the age of 50 Russell Jeanes might not have expected to find himself being raved about as a new unsigned talent but, having caught the ear of BBC 6 Music’s Tom Robinson and Cerys Matthews, the singer songwriter from East Morton is enjoying his spell in the limelight.

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David Ford at Brudenell Social Club. Picture: David Hodgson

Gig review: David Ford at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

The economic theory of austerity is a relatively simple one to explain. Spend less, in a nutshell. David Ford has a history of adopting such a policy when it comes to releasing records, or at least his record companies have.

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Christine Sutcliffe with Sir Cliff Richard in Portugal.

Wakefield grandmother's last minute dream meeting with Sir Cliff Richard ahead of Leeds concert

Grandmother-of-seven Christine Sutcliffe won’t be the only life-long fan of Sir Cliff Richard at his Harewood House concert tonight.
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Les Dennis as Uncle Fester, getting ready to perform in The Addams Family musical. PIC: PA

Hit musical Addams Family heads to Bradford Alhambra

He was as described by friends as “sociable and debonair”. Married three times, he was often seen in the company of Joan Fontaine, Jacqueline Kennedy and Greta Garbo. His name? Charles Addams, the creator of one of the most popular series of cartoons ever printed.

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The Fresh Ladies. PIC: Tony Johnson

Leeds ladies knit weird and wonderful costumes for musical

A close-knit women’s group in Leeds have crafted some weird and wonderful woollen costumes for a forthcoming musical.

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Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran will not play a Yorkshire date as part of his UK stadium tour next summer.

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Mikron Theatre take their productions to unusual spaces and have now secured four years of Arts Council funding.

Why losing Arts Council funding can make theatres better businesses

As Arts Council England announces its latest funding plan, Sarah Freeman catches up with two of the companies who know what it’s like to be left out in the cold.

Your leeds
By Mike Harwood.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 28 June

Hook Moor Wind Farm, Micklefield, by Mike Harwood.

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Celine Dion

Gig review: Celine Dion at First Direct Arena, Leeds

CELINE DION served up a truly brilliant performance on an emotionally fraught evening which left her adoring fans longing for more.

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The X Factor winner Matt Terry and girl trio Stooshe headline Flamingo Land Resort's Party In The Park on Saturday, July 1.

PREVIEW: Party In The Park at Flamingo Land with Matt Terry and Stooshe on July 1

The X Factor winner Matt Terry and girl trio Stooshe will heaadline Flamingo Land Resort's next Party In The Park on Saturday, July 1.

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Rudimental

Win tickets to see Rudimental at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse is excited to announce the Brit Award winning band Rudimental will perform after racing on Saturday 1 July.
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INSPIRATION: The Yorkshire Rows at Mamma Mia in Leeds with the cast.

Yorkshire rowers had a dream

When four Yorkshire women became the first to row across the North Sea it wasn’t so much sea-legs and shanties that kept them going, but singing Abba hits.

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By Robert Kay.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 27 June

Harewood House lake, by Robert Kay.

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Elbow played at Dalby Forest in North Yorkshire the night after a suprise set at Glastonbury Festival. Picture: Andrew Whitton

Gig review: Elbow at Dalby Forest

THERE is an admission from Guy Garvey that he is is feeling a little “ropey” having played a surprise Glastonbury set the night before.

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Junun at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds. Picture: Gary Brightbart

Gig review: Junun at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Through the hum of chatter, audience members slowly become aware of the peal of a trumpet and the rhythm of hand held percussion. As they look around the Brudenell to locate its source, seven members of the Rajasthan Express appear through the entrance and take up residence at the back of the room to play ‘Julus’.

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Jeff Lynne's ELO at Wembley Stadium. Picture: Cartsen Windhorst

Gig review: Jeff Lynne’s ELO at Wembley Stadium

Hull’s KCOM Stadium is in for a memorable night when Jeff Lynne’s ELO take to the stage on July 1, if the evidence of last Saturday’s spectacular show at Wembley Stadium is anything to go by.

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Mark Ronson and Sharleen Spiteri of Texas.

Ticket holders for axed Mark Ronson gig at Doncaster Racecourse can swap to see Ocean Colour Scene or Texas

Ticket holders for the axed Mark Ronson concert at Doncaster Racecourse can upgrade to see Texas or Ocean Colour Scene - or get a refund. venue bosses have announced.

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