Pukaar News – Leicester

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  29 April saw the launch of the Let's Dance Festival at Leicester's Athena venue.  The launch had acts from across the globe with a Capoeira group from Brazil and the Rock Kids Crew, a break dance group from  Europe, Iran and Asia,...
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  The Leicester Riders won the BBL Play-Off final on Sunday after beating the Newcastle Eagles 68 - 57 at the Wembley Arena.  The win means that the Riders have now won the treble, winning the Cup and Championship earlier in the year....
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Step back to the Seventies and sizzle with Curve’s 21st anniversary production of Hot Stuff. Born in 1992 at the Haymarket (and Curve’s predecessor), this musical has now come of age and is as familiar to Leicester audiences as a certain brand...
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  This weekend saw the Leicester Riders beat the Plymouth Raiders in a two legged BBl Play-Offs Semi Final.  The riders beat the Raiders overall 156-126 on aggregate, winning both home and away games.  The win sees the riders...
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  Thousands of Sikhs gathered in Leicester on Sunday 21 April for the annual Vaisakhi parade through the city to celebrate the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi, which commemorates the establishment of the Khalsa.   People from Sikh...
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  Local groups and organisations were invited to Curve on Tuesday 16 April to hear the progress of the Leicester City of Culture bid 2017, which is to be submitted by 30 April.  The event was an opportunity for local groups...
Reviews

A Cumbrian family’s experience of one the most turbulent periods in history is also a tender love story in Curve’s emotional but ultimately life-affirming co-production, The Hired Man.   Based on Melvyn Bragg’s 1969 novel of the...
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Leicester Cathedral pays tribute to Boston Marathon victims The Acting Dean of Leicester is continuing to pray for the people of Boston, USA who witnessed two fatal explosions yesterday.   At least three people are reported to have...
Sports

  This weekend saw the Leicester Riders face the London Lions in a two legged BBl Play-Offs Quarter Final.  The riders beat the Lions overall 143-129 on aggregate, winning both home and away games....
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  Members of the Midlands Sikh community travelled down to London on Saturday to take part in a protest outside the Houses of Parliament against the death penalty in India.  One of those making the trip was Kamalpreet Kaur from...
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