The most visited attraction in Manchester, the Lowry is a theater and gallery complex in Salford Quays. It houses 2 theaters for the performng arts, showing drama, musicals, dance and children shows and a host for major events like the BBC quiz show Mastermind in 2003. Aside from the two theaters, the complex also has cafes, bars and restaurants for visitors.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time... like tears in rain... Time to die.
We are supporting a charity called MONA UK. They are a UK branch of The Mona Foundation which provides sanctuary for rescued chimpanzees, and other primates, where they can live out their lives in the most natural environment possible.
Hedone in Greek mythology (which the Romans called Voluptas) was the daughter of Amor (aka the Greek Eros, or Roman Cupid, the God of Infatuation/Love) and Psyche (Soul). She was seen as the Personification of Lust. The word 'Hedonism' comes from her name.
The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, proto-Elamite, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its 5,000-year-old secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics. This international research project is already casting light on a lost bronze age middle eastern society where enslaved workers lived on rations close to the starvation level.