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Jazz at the Howard Assembly Room

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The Howard Assembly Room plays an important role in Yorkshire’s cultural scene with a varied programme of events, gigs, films, talks and world-class jazz acts. Here we take a look back over the range of jazz royalty that have performed here since the venue's renovati... Read More

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Taraf de Haïdouks In Pictures

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This one-off concert saw this astonishing Romanian music group bring their joyful and uplifting sound to Leeds, here's a selection of images from the show including support Omar Puente. Read More

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Stormy Weather: Wagner and Paris

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Conceived – so he claimed – during a stormy sea voyage between Riga and London in 1839, The Flying Dutchman was a key weapon in the 26-year-old Richard Wagner’s campaign to launch his operatic career in Paris. Read More

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