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Sound City '93

THIS is clearly Sheffield's golden age. Not only are both its teams through to the semi-finals of the FA Cup, but the city also gets to host Sound City '93, which starts next Monday - a week of music-related events taking place across the city, and the follow-up to last year's successful stint in Norwich.

Sheffield Sound City 93

SHEFFIELD Sound City 93 begins on Monday 5 April. As part of a week of musical events taking place across the city, the Independent, in association with Radio 1, the British Phonographic Industry, the Musicians Union and Sheffield City Council, is sponsoring a set of lunchtime talks on pop music and related issues.

Show People 67: Uncompromising positions: Kelly Hunter

WHEN the RSC's critically acclaimed Blue Angel transferred to the West End, it closed within seven weeks. So Kelly Hunter, who gave a startling performance in the Marlene Dietrich role, hit on an idea. A cut-price rip-everything-up production of The Threepenny Opera. The theatre was dark, the acoustics were great, and no one was doing anything. What happened? 'The theatre managers wouldn't pick it up,' she says. 'They had a whole list of reasons. We have to pay for this, we have to pay for that.' Her pale, pointed face brims with disdain. 'You're just talking to a bank.'

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'I STILL have some fans who've been around from the beginning, who're still fond of me, but I'm not like Cliff Richard . . . heaven forbid] I'm more open about my sexuality now and that's put a lot of people off. When I was in Culture Club people didn't really know I was a poof. Now I'm more aggressive. When I'm in public with my boyfriend I don't call him my 'personal assistant'. I say, 'This is my boyfriend.' This annoys some people.

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JEAN PAUL Gaultier knows how to throw a good party. In Paris, he showed his spring 1993 men's collection at La Cigalle, a nightspot on the edge of the Pigalle district, then turned the catwalk auditorium into a dance floor and held a Love Ball.
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