Tag: the black lion

  • The New Pub-Cinema Takes on Media City

    The New Pub-Cinema Takes on Media City

    Historic pub, The Black Lion, home to Salford film studio Future Artists now houses its very on independent arts cinema. The pub’s function venue, the John Cooper Clarke Theatre, (christened after its patron and muse) is now home to a full HD cinema and 5.1 surround sound system setup. Since its re-birth in Novemeber 2011, […]

  • Film Review: Bill Cunningham New York [2010]

    Film Review: Bill Cunningham New York [2010]

    “The catwalk is on the street. Always has been, always will be.” Zeitgeist had no shortage of beautiful soundbites for a fitting trailer. Bill Cunningham is one of the most well-loved American fashion photographers. The film, directed by Richard Press, is a vivid documentary that rejoices in the dazzling world of fashion, featuring the infamous […]

  • Levi Weaver + Fugitive Empire – Gig Review, 2012

    Levi Weaver + Fugitive Empire – Gig Review, 2012

    Levi Weaver’s beaming and energetic when he arrives at The Black Lion with his missus, Heather. Both are bright-eyed souls with a distinct east US accent that fills the room immediately. The two are living the (authentic) musician’s dream – a #vanlife travelling from place to place, making gigs work for them and fund their […]