Doom AbuseThe Faint
Dances in Dreams of the Known UnknownThe Skull Defekts
Therapy? The Garage, Glasgow, 7 April
Shrink DustChad VanGaalen
Manic Street Preachers / The Twilight Sad @ Barrowlands, Glasgow, 4 April
DropThee Oh Sees
Minimum Rock N RollChain And The Gang
Stephanie Mann: Inherit This Mango @ Summerhall
Tania Kovats @ Fruitmarket
Tipping Point @ CFCCA, Manchester, until 16 Mar
Edward Chell: Soft Estate @ The Bluecoat, Liverpool, until 23 Feb
Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences @ Manchester Art Gallery, until 2 Feb
Art Turning Left @ Tate Liverpool, until 2 Feb
Alvin Baltrop and Gordon Matta-Clark: The Piers From Here @ Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, until 9 Feb
The Gifts of the Departed: Alinah Azadeh @ Manchester Craft and Design Centre, until 1 Mar
Collections Show @ Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, until 18 Jan
Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life @ FACT Liverpool, until 9 Mar
Other People’s Countries: A Journey into MemoryPatrick McGuinness
Boy, Snow, BirdHelen Oyeyemi
Indecent ActsNick Brooks
Trying Not to TryEdward Slingerland
New Writing: From Scottish Book Trust’s Writer Development ProgrammeScottish Book Trust
Mrs HemingwayNaomi Wood
Moderat @ Albert Hall, Manchester, 7 Feb
Maurice Fulton / Space Dimension Controller @ Gorilla, Manchester, 1 Feb
Red Bull Music Academy @ Gorilla, Manchester, 28 Jan
Hot Dub Time Machine
Maiden Voyage: NTS Radio
Ital & Aurora Halal @ The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester, 24 May
Beats @ The Arches
Mike Slott: Live Soundtrack to The Return
Electric Frog Summer Festival
The Play That Goes Wrong @ The Kings
Wendy Hoose @ Tron Glasgow
Behaviour Festival: In May @ Tramway
Behaviour Festival: Hate Radio @ The Arches
Behaviour Festival Launch: Credible Likeable Superstar Rolemodel and Sister @ The Arches
Dorothy Paul @ King's Theatre
This Wide Night @ Tron Theatre
Noel Coward's Private Lives @ The Lyceum
Orlando @ Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, until 22 Mar
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake @ King's Theatre (Glasgow)
Sketchole @ The Lowry, 6 Apr
Richard Herring: We’re All Going to Die! @ The Lowry, 28 Mar
Brothers and Sisters, It's the Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III
John Robins: Where Is My Mind?
Joey Page: Golden Peacock Hour
Nancy Clench: Yes Queen
Christian Schulte-Loh: Attack of the 50 Foot German Comedian
Carl Donnelly, Now That's What I Carl Donnelly Vol. 5 @ The Lowry, 16 Mar
Bobby Mair – Obviously Adopted
Hardeep Singh Kohli: Hardeep is Your Love?
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