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Entertainment News Archive - August 02, 2008

Ocean Colour Scene M Club, Crewe ON WHAT felt like the muggiest night of the year so far, fans turned up in their hundreds at Crewe's M Club to see Ocean Colour Scene.

The Full MontyBarnfield Theatre, Exeter The Full Monty may not have packed out Exeter's Barnfield Theatre as it did the venue in Sidmouth Musical Comedy Society's home town, but the predominantly female audience was treated to an incredibly entertaining and heart-warming show.

Kiss Me Kate Bishton Hall LOOKOUT'S final outdoor summer musical provides a last chance for audiences to enjoy one of these productions in the Temple Garden at Bishton Hall.

Tonight Sheldon Open-Air Theatre hosts what is widely considered to be one of the best Abba tribute bands in Europe.

With Stephen Greenwood START your weekend off tonight by supporting some local talent down at the Glebe in Stoke. The Setup are joined on the bill by The Vancouvas and The Shylos. They play the Glebe at 8pm. Entry fee is pounds4 payable on the door.

With Andy Goulding THE One is single number four from Kylie Minogue's X album, and is a welcome breath of fresh air. It's more glittery than an explosion in a sequin factory and shimmers like the world's biggest disco ball. This is a song that perfectly suits Kylie, pictured below, in 2008.

When The Love Guru opened in America earlier this summer, Hindu leaders were not amused by Mike Myers's mockery of their spiritual leaders, calling for a boycott of the film.

First of all I would like to mention that my friend and I were so hyped about this film we went all the way to Birmingham to see it in IMAX. (It's like a HD version of the cinema.) We live in Exeter. But I think it was totally worth it.

Tickets for the Northcott's third season post pounds2.1miilion revamp are on sale from Monday. The Exeter theatre's autumn and winter programme includes drama, contemporary dance, opera, pantomime, music, comedy and community and amateur performances.

By MATT FLEMING Music Writer TOP Plymouth rock band Less Than Me have been signed by Lockjaw Records. The deal was announced this week ahead of the band's performance tonight at the city's Voodoo Lounge.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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