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The Lights At Leeds Arena

Now that firstdirect have taken an interest in Leeds arena it is looking good. They have installed a great lighting system and here is a videop showing a test of the outside lighting display. I have to say it does look pretty good.  It almost looks like it belongs in some sci-fi film set in…

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Bruce Springsteen at Leeds Arena Dancing in the Dark

Leeds arena or more correctly the firstdirect arena plays host to a wide selection of bands and other showbiz acts. Bruce Springsteen, who seems to be almost always touring, played there recently. Here is one of his best songs dancing in the dark.  He definitely still has the edge and is without doubt THE MAN…

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Leeds Uniteds Week to 16 August

Leeds United are a big club. Alas they find themselves outside of the premiership and the pot of gold that represents. The reasons are only too well known and suffuce to say finances and budgets are better controlled now. Of course compared to Portsmouth, Leeds are a shining success story so every cloud does have…

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Leeds Metropolitan University

There are 2 large universities in Leeds. The well established Leeds University and the younger ‘upstart’ Leeds Metropolitan University.  Like many of the new universities it was of course in a previous life a good old polytechnic. Both are pretty good unis and of course the social life in Leeds is not to be missed.…

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Phoenix at Leeds Festival

The Leeds festival has just finished. Much fun had by all no doubt. And apparantly without the help of ‘legal highs’.  Anyway here are Phoenic chatting with Haim. Although  of course booze was still perfectly OK. I hadn’t realised how many comedians also performed at the festival.  I would think it best to appear during…