Putting this magazine together every month is an eye-opener. There’s always so much going on, particularly in the summer when, these days, one festival seems to blend seamlessly into the next
A top student from Newcastle Sixth Form College is off to to one of America's most prestigious universities
Dance performances galore are taking place in Newcastle while Whitley Bay is Breakin' Conventions
Parts are up for grabs for twenty boys in Matthew Bourne's newest ballet production Lord of the Flies
A major dance festival is heading for the North East and with it the prospect of an exciting new education facility as David Whetstone found out
Youth Music Theatre are holding auditions on Tyneside this weekend on its talent trawl of 24 cities
Local breakdancers Bad Taste Cru have been caught on canvas for artist Emma Tooth's exhibition at The Customs House
Dance, drama, film and music are all on offer in the Tyne Valley. Barbara Hodgson looks at the Queen's Hall's new season
As Eliot Smith's dance company prepares to mark its move to a new home in Newcastle, Barbara Hodgson catches up with the man behind its success
The December/January edition of Culture magazine is out now. If you missed your copy in The Journal newspaper, you can read it online here
Community theatre groups in the region have landed a windfall of £16,000 from a BBC charity set up to support grass roots talent across the country
Photos of Kristin Kelly Abbott go on show in Tina Wotherspoon's first solo exhibition at Dance City in Newcastle
Newcastle's Dance City is looking to appoint new "team players" to its board, supporting the executive team
A Dirty Dancing masterclass held at Dance City in Newcastle gave participants the time of their lives running through moves from the famous film
Choreographer Vivien Wood tells David Whetstone about the inspiration for one of the main events of the Lindisfarne Gospels festival
David Whetstone caught a performance of Auricular which portrays three dancers’ emotions and experiences through movement, film and live music
Dedicated people who work to make communities better in the North East have been recognised in a range of fields spanning from education to sport
NAMING your dance school Urban Kaos means it does what it says.
THE dance company BalletLorent has presented us with many memorable spectacles over the past 10 years or so – but this month it just might put all previous efforts in the shade.
SMALL enough to care, big enough to cope. The catchy little boast, which appears on the website of Superkrush, suggests an outfit which knows its way around the world of corporate films and advertising.
IT’S been 20 years since Patrick Swayze first uttered the immortal line “Nobody puts Baby in the corner” and it still has the same effect on women the world over.
SOMETIMES I question why I ever got into journalism. Having endured a lesson in Irish dancing for the sake of my profession some weeks ago, I foolishly assumed my trainee initiation period had lapsed and I was “one of the team”.
PENNY Rae has been chosen to succeed Janet Archer as chief executive and artistic director of Dance City.
GOOD causes across the North-East which have benefited from cash from the Northern Rock Foundation yesterday came out to support the bank.
Hannah Davies speaks to a man whose battle against failing sight has prompted him to fight for awareness.
It is a credit to The Journal that its front page should be asking questions about the future commitment of Gordon Brown's Government to funding for the arts and museums.
Two Newcastle city centre car parks are to close next month.
Spanish passion set to warm rainy Newcastle this weekend. Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr has the details
Don't you just hate those do-gooders! You can't do this; you can't do that; you can't do anything you enjoy anymore!
A prominent figure on the North-East arts scene, dance supremo Janet Archer is now taking her leave.
The Queen is among the many admirers of Gauri Sharma Tripathi.
Three North-East buildings, including Newcastle's Dance City, have scooped prestigious awards for architecture.
An acclaimed Hip Hop dance festival is breaking out of London and into Newcastle as organiser Jonzi D explains to Tamzin Lewis.
He's made a leap of faith from food science to ballet and won a place at a top performing arts school.
A £92,608 lottery prize that had gone unclaimed in the North-East has now been picked up.
Some of Britain's brightest dancers are heading our way and you can be in the audience.
A multi-media contemporary dance piece dealing with life and death while incorporating film and live music is an ambitious one for a young choreographer.
The leader of Newcastle City Council has written to Chancellor Gordon Brown to warn of the "damaging effect" of a cut in funding for cultural activities.
A number of significant office deals herald the start of a substantial period of activity in the city's so-called Discovery Quarter, says storeys:ssp director Neil Osbourne
As part of our regular series looking at the management structure of North-East, we focus on Newcastle-based Hooked on Group, which runs the award-winning Blackfriars Restaurant and Café Peel at Dance City and also specialises in property development and restaurant consultancy.