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Frank Benbini Photo © Scott Choucino
Leicester photographer Scott Choucino launched his exhibition tonight at The Leicester People's Photographic Gallery; we report on our page on news about the visual arts.
Arts in Nottingham
Our new page explores the arts, music and culture in the nearby city of Nottingham. Arts in Nottingham.
Celebrations announced for De Montfort Hall
A series of concerts featuring some big name acts are announced today to take place at De Montfort Hall. Read more in our new page of News about Music in Leicester.
Leicester artists in House of Lords awards
Artists and musicians involved in the Rethink Your Mind campaign received awards today at the House of Lords, in our news section.
Culture bid goes to Government today
Leicester's bid to become the next UK City of Culture, in 2017, is to be submitted to the government today. Get the latest news and background from our new section.
New Leicester show features local artists
Rapper KY. Photo © Kevin Gaughan
A new live music show launched on 25th April in Braunstone Gate and featured several local artists, alongside others from The Midlands and London areas. Read our review.
David Hunter has been appearing in The Hired Man at Curve; Karen McCandless went to interview him about his work. Read her review and article.
Murder trial re-enacted
Leicester Castle's old Victorian courtrooms will once more echo to the sounds of the judge, jury and defendant in the infamous Green Bicycle murder trial, which took place in the very same court in June 1920. Find out where and when on What's On In Leicester.
Tuesday marked World Book Night free give-away
Photo © Harjinder Ohbi
Free novels were handed out to anyone who wanted one on World Book Night, 23rd April. Find out more from our Written Word section.
Singer Mark Elliott at the launch of his new EP tonight
What makes Leicester an amazing place for live music. Find out with our coverage of live music shows for April.
Mayor explains why local organisations should support Leicester's culture bid
Peter Soulsby urged local organisations, today, to support Leicester's bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2017. We launch a new section giving the background to the bid.
Record reviews - a lot of new music out there!
Singer Liv Armon from Satellite Empire. Photo © Amy Percival
We put the record player on and sifted through a month's worth of CDs and tracks, on our page on record reviews.