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What’s on all weekend Nature’s Library and The Vivarium

FREE

Nature’s Library showcases objects from the museum’s collection of taxidermy, plants and fossils in a spectacular setting. The new Vivarium is home to frogs, reptiles and lizards from South America, Australia and Madagascar. Come and find out how the museum plays a leading role in the conservation of some of the world's most endangered amphibians. Manchester Museum The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL Mon–Sun: 10am–5pm

Double Indemnity

FREE

Billy Wilder’s classic 1930’s film noir of the same name provides inspiration for this immersive, psychoanalytic group exhibition, exploring desire, power and complicity. Cornerhouse 70 Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5NH Tue–Sat: 12–8pm, Sun: 12–6pm (14 Sep–5 Jan 2014)

Archive City

FREE

Archive City works from a simple premise; the showing of a selection of images as a way of thinking about urban space. The works on show offers contrasting viewpoints of the city, whilst also making unexpected connections. The Holden Gallery Manchester Metropolitan University, Grosvenor Building, Cavendish Street, Manchester M15 6BR Mon–Fri: 10am–4pm

The Language of Process

FREE

This exhibition showcases a range of innovative products that utilise cutting edge approaches to design and manufacture, taken by some of the world's leading creative designers. Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections Sir Kenneth Green Library, All Saints, Manchester M15 6BH Mon–Fri: 10am–4pm (until 7pm Thu), Sat: 12pm–4pm (23 Sep–30 Dec)


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Friday 8th November Project Jam Sandwich

FREE

2.30–3.10pm, FREE Project Jam Sandwich is a dynamic quintet founded at the Royal Northern College of Music by prize-winning students who perform folk music from all over the world, arranging it to add their own individual stamp. Don’t miss today’s incredible journey around the world in 40 minutes! Atrium, Royal Eye Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL

JUST ADD WATER: BOBBY 7:30pm, Student price: £5 A dark modern fairy-tale told through a blend of puppetry, physical theatre, and music, charting a boy’s journey to becoming a man. A Lewis Carroll-esque surreal world where objects come to life and emotions are carried in boxes. Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA

Saturday 9th November Double Indemnity Exclusive Tour (Galleries)

FREE

3–4pm, FREE, Booking essential Join us for an exclusive Student Weekender tour of our latest exhibition, Double Indemnity. The tour is led by Cornerhouse Gallery Host, Stef, who is also a performance artist, writer and dancer. Places are strictly limited so advance booking is recommended. Why not take inspiration from the great film noir icons and come dressed for the part – femme fatales and hard-boiled detectives welcome! Book here: www.cornerhouse.org/student-weekender Special Café Bar offer for tour ticket holders: Present your ticket at the café bar between 4pm and 7pm on Sat 9 Nov for £2 off one of our noir pizza specials, or £1 off a noir signature cocktail. http://www.cornerhouse.org/food-and-drink/menus/double-indemnity-menu (One purchase per ticket holder only) Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5NH

Wonders of the Natural World Student Social

FREE

7–10pm, FREE, All students welcome Come to a late night opening at Manchester Museum with live amphibians and music, workshops and natural world wonders to celebrate the re-opening of the vivarium. Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL

RNCM Session Orchestra 7:30pm, Student price: £10 Showcasing the impressive talents of students on our Popular Music course, tonight’s RNCM Session Orchestra gig will feature everything from disco/funk classics (Blame it on the Boogie, Relight My Fire, Celebration) to hits by Wings and Hothouse Flowers, up to the present day with songs by Adele, Beyoncé and Jamie Cullum. RNCM, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD


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Sunday 10th November RNCM Saxophone Day A jam-packed day of performances, workshops, VandoJams and other sax events. Highlights include: Jenni Watson & Matt London 6.15pm, Student price: £7 Each year, RNCM Sax Day features a short performance from some of our recent saxophone graduates at the start of their performing careers. This year, it’s the turn of Jenni Watson and Matt London, two highly innovative young musicians who both launch new CDs at this event. VandoJam Finale 9pm, FREE admission, no ticket required

FREE

Michel Cheret leads a jam session for those who have taken part in Sax Day. Come and relax in the VandoJam Jazz Club in our restaurant/bar Brodsky. RNCM, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD

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Corridor Manchester is home to some of the most iconic and forward-thinking cultural destinations in Manchester. They include Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, Contact, Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), Cornerhouse, Manchester Metropolitan University and Whitworth Art Gallery.

Illustration: Katie Hilton

The student corridor is home to a diverse mix of renowned cultural venues and all year round they programme distinctive exhibitions, performances, events, workshops and talks, many of which are free or discounted for students.

The Student Weekender 2013  

The Student Weekender 2013 (8-10 November) is a weekend of art, music and cultural events happening along Manchester’s student corridor (Oxf...

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