Saturday, 2 April 2011

Things to do in Salford and Manchester tonight

Download Creative Tourist’s very own Manchester Cultural Calendar 2011 to find out what's on in Salford and Manchester tonight......and any other night!

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Digital Marketing Communications Management

Things to do in Salford and Manchester tonight

Plenty of things to do in Salford and Manchester tonight!

GHOST The Musical
The much-loved movie makes its stage debut

28 March 2011 - 14 May 2011

Based on the phenomenal Oscar winning Paramount Pictures film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg, GHOST is a timeless fantasy about the power of love in which Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next trying to communicate with girlfriend Molly through a phoney psychic, in the hope of saving her from his murderer.

A rollercoaster ride of romance, drama and excitement, Bruce Joel Rubin adapts his Oscar-winning screenplay for the stage. GHOST features stunning new music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning legends Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (writer of Michael Jackson's 'Man In The Mirror'), and also includes the unforgettable 'Unchained Melody'.

GHOST is directed by the multi-award-winning Matthew Warchus, designed by Rob Howell, with extraordinary stage effects by Paul Kieve (illusionist for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban).

GHOST The Musical will premiere at Manchester Opera House for a strictly limited season from 28 March - 14 May 2011.

Ticket prices - £17.50 - £43.50, plus concessions

01 April 2011 - 05 April 2011

Kylie Minogue returns to the Manchester Evening News Arena with her Aphrodite 'Les Folies' show. She's sure to play some of her classic songs like "Can't get you out of my head" and 'Love at first sight'.

John Knight, General Manager for the M.E.N Arena, said: "Manchester holds a very special place in its heart for Kylie and the feeling is more than mutual. She loves performing here and next year's shows are going to be one of the musical highlights of the year."

The Dub Jazz Sound System - Matt & Phreds
02 April 2011

The Dub Jazz Soundsystem is a unique collective of talented young jazz musicians from the North West. This exciting new project brings together their virtuosic jazz backgrounds with their love of the skanked-up grooves of dub and reggae.The resulting music is a breathtaking combination of bass-heavy, down-tempo, dub grooves and far-out modal-jazz explorations. The Dub Jazz Soundsystem is a unique collective of talented young jazz musicians from the North West, featuring musicians from The Riot Jazz Brass Band, Skamel and Marley Chingus.

Make sure you are doing something in Salford and Manchester tonight!

Team Alight
Digital Marketing Communications Managemen

Monday, 28 March 2011

Things to do in Salford and Manchester: Monday 28th March.......

Roadhouse, Manchester
Monday 28th March
Mancheters longest running 1960's club night 60's pop - garage - west coast - 50's rock 'n' roll - motown & psych

Tonn's bday
Mint Lounge, Manchester
Monday 28th March
Big names come through to help celebrate the bday of one of Manchester's favourite sons

Iphone pub quiz
The Bridge, Manchester
Monday 28th March
Exciting new 'fingers on buzzers' pub quiz using innovative free smartphone app. It's impossible to cheat!

Open stage/mic night
Matt And Phreds, Manchester
Monday 28th March
Matt and Phred's Jazz Club Throws open its doors and its stage to performers of all kinds! Free entry, action from 8pm!

Robinskis, Fallowfield
Monday 28th March
Dave Booth plays classics inspired by great nights

Things to do in Salford and Manchester: Manchester International Festival - Line up announced

Manchester International Festival
30th June - 17th July, amazing lineup announced including Bjork, Damon Albarn and Snoop Dogg.

The lineup for the Manchester International Festival has been announced. There are some amazing artists performing this year. Highlights include:

Björk's Biophilia, an immersive, multi-media performance.

Damon Albarn working with the English National Opera on a show of magic, music and illusion about Dr John Dee.

Snoop Dogg will be performing his album 'Doggy Style' in it's entirety at the Apollo with all original collaborators.

Marina Abramovitch's show, bringing together the worlds of theatre, art and music to thrilling effect, staring Anthony (Anthony and the Johnsons) Hegarty and Willem Dafoe.

Returning for the 3rd time, the Manchester International Festival of new, original work will transform the city into a festival-zone bringing specially commissioned work by some of the world's best artists in visual and performing arts, music and popular culture.

2009 Festival brought 20 world premieres to the city including Prima Donna, Rufus Wainwright's debut opera; a double-bill performance by pioneers of contemporary music Kraftwerk and Steve Reich; immersive theatre It Felt Like a Kiss, created by Adam Curtis and Punchdrunk, with music by Damon Albarn; Marina Abramovic Presents…, in which a world-renowned pioneer of a long-durational art curates a unique group show; plus Zaha Hadid's extraordinary Bach concert chamber, world-leading ballet dancer Carlos Acosta, Jeremy Deller's uniquely Mancunian Procession, debates, family-friendly activities and international music featuring Antony & the Johnsons, The Young@Heart Chorus, Amadou & Mariam and The Beating Wing Orchestra, Durutti Column and Elbow - among much more.

Friday, 25 March 2011

DMCM Poster

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Tuesday, 22 March 2011

DMCM tools - Keyword ranking checks

DMCM - ranking tools

There it is, another tool to check your keyword rankings:

Search Engine Rankings - KPMRS, free DMCM tool. Instant, online reports of web site rankings in 8 top search engines and web directories, including Google, Yahoo! Search, Bing (MSN), AOL, AltaVista, AllTheWeb, Yahoo!

If you want to learn more about META TAGS and how useful they can be in your DMCM project, click here. Meta tags are an essential elements in DMCM, their aim is to make your website more visiable for Google. According to this DMCM Salford Quays blog, some changes had to be made according to meta tags.

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

DMCM - Keywords Ranking tool

Hi guys.
I have found this tool which checks the keywords ranking. Its free to use. We can use it to check our blog ranking for DMCM - Digital marketing communications management.

Search Engine Rankings - Instant, online reports of web site rankings in 8 top search engines and web directories, including Google, Yahoo! Search, Bing (MSN), AOL, AltaVista, AllTheWeb, Yahoo! Directory, and Open Directory (Dmoz).