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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki , GFT, 21 – 27 April, 2017

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Preceded by a recorded introduction from director Juho Kuosmanen and DepicT! Award-winning film Living (UK 2016, 1m44s) by director Ben Mankin. Juho Kousmanen’s feel-good, award-winning debut feature is a charming tribute to modest, unassuming boxer Olli Mäki (Jarkko Lahti). In 1962, Mäki carried the hopes of the nation as he trained for a Helsinki showdown […]

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Jim’s Photo Gallery March 2017: Glasgow University, Ayr beach, Lion and Unicorn Staircase, Park area

I’ve got a new camera (Canon 80D). 🙂 I’ve been experimenting with it and learning how it works. This months photo diary is a mixture of photos I took on my phone and photos I took on my new camera.

Read the full story: Jim’s Photo Gallery March 2017: Glasgow University, Ayr beach, Lion and Unicorn Staircase, Park area

Glasgow West End, Glasgow Festivals, Bicentenary at the Botanics, Art, Eating Out and Shopping

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Glasgow is a great city for festivals, no sooner has one finished that another one appears on the horizon . I had a fantastic time at both Glasgow Film Festival and Aye Write! Glasgow’s book festival. Glasgow Film Festival 2017 I managed to see some very good films at  the festival including Handsome Devil, the […]

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Mayfesto, Tron Theatre, Glasgow, 9 – 31 May, 2017

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Mayfesto 2017 The Tron, 63 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HB 9-31 MAY 2017 Now very firmly fixed in the cultural calendar, Mayfesto is amini-festival of edgy and provocative new work – and this year’s theme is music..  Tron Creative is a strand of work that supports and nurtures emergent artists through a series of initiatives and […]

Read the full story: Mayfesto, Tron Theatre, Glasgow, 9 – 31 May, 2017

I Am Not Your Negro, GFT, 7 – 13 April, 2017

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I Am Not Your Negro GFT 7 – 13 April, 2017 Fifty years after the Civil Rights movement, race remains a defining issue in America. James Baldwin’s final book ‘Remember This House’ was due to address the lives and assassinations of his friends Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. The unfinished manuscript […]

Read the full story: I Am Not Your Negro, GFT, 7 – 13 April, 2017

The Handmaiden: Director’s Cut, GFT, 2 April, 2017

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Inspired by Sarah Waters’ best-selling novel ‘Fingersmith’, the latest film from visionary director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Thirst, Stoker) is a ravishing, epic and sensual rollercoaster ride. 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation: a new girl, Sookee is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, Hideko who lives a secluded life on a […]

Read the full story: The Handmaiden: Director’s Cut, GFT, 2 April, 2017

Last Open Mic at Rio Cafe with host Paul Ross, 30 March, 2017

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The last open mic at Rio Thursday 30 March, 2017 – 9 p.m. Rio Cafe, 27 Hyndland Street, G11 5QF  Event on Facebook  

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Glasgow Vegan Festival, Trades Hall , 27 and 28 May, 2017

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Fifty fantastic stalls, 8 world food caterers, all day talks and all day cookery demos. £3 per day payable on the day on the door. Come hungry! To find out more information please email: veganeventsuk@gmail.com 85 Glassford Street, G1 1UH 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 27 and 28 May, 2017 Event on Facebook

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It’s Only The End Of The World, GFT, 1 and 2 April, 2017

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Assured young auteur Xavier Dolan returns with his sixth feature, an adaptation of Jean-Luc Lagarce’s play: a claustrophobic family drama about an award-winning dramatist who returns to his hometown after more than a decade away. Revealing to his family that he is dying, Louis (Gaspard Ulliel) ignites a pressure cooker of familial melodrama with each […]

Read the full story: It’s Only The End Of The World, GFT, 1 and 2 April, 2017

Italian Film Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre, 10 – 15 March, 2017

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Italian Film Festival 10 – 15 March, 2017 GFT The annual celebration of Italian cinema returns with a wide-ranging programme that stretches from promising new talents to established greats. Highlights this year include Paolo Virzi’s hugely successful Like Crazy and the Kafkaesque comedy Ears which was one of the discoveries of the Venice Film Festival. […]

Read the full story: Italian Film Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre, 10 – 15 March, 2017

Creative Conversations, Monday Lunchtimes, University of Glasgow Chapel

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16 January – 20 March, 2017 University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Creative Conversations: Best-Selling Crime Writer Ian Rankin – 20 March Monday 20 March, 2017 – 1 p.m. University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ  www.gla.ac.uk/events/creativeconversations/ Ian Rankin is […]

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Kathyrn Joseph with Jamie Flett and Amy Sawers, BAad, 19th March, 2017

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“VERY SPECIAL INDEED” | Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6 Music Kathryn Joseph released her debut album – bones you have thrown me and blood I’ve spilled – in January 2015. It quietly became much-loved among a keen-eared band of admirers, before a surge of critical acclaim culminated with it winning Scottish Album of the Year […]

Read the full story: Kathyrn Joseph with Jamie Flett and Amy Sawers, BAad, 19th March, 2017

The Tale of the Hanged Man by Jane Sweeney

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Frankenstein in Glasgow – Ure and Jeffray Did you hear the one about the early 19th century blogger, an anatomist, a hanged man and a well-known author? I hadn’t until I was reading through some old writings about Glasgow. I had abandoned reading all my Christmas present cook books, my husband being too much of […]

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Pat’s Glasgow West End Diary, February, 2017 – Valentines Day, Glasgow Film Festival, Aye Write!, Ten Writers Telling Lies, New Development Plans or Byres Road

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Valentines Day in Glasgow Winter has flown by. I was super busy with the Festive Season and then I had a big seventieth birthday to celebrate; my own. Getting back on track work-wise I’ve been uploading lots of information about Valentines Day in Glasgow. There’s certainly a lot to choose from: romantic movies with ‘Breakfast […]

Read the full story: Pat’s Glasgow West End Diary, February, 2017 – Valentines Day, Glasgow Film Festival, Aye Write!, Ten Writers Telling Lies, New Development Plans or Byres Road

New Development Plans for Byres Road, January, 2017

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Byres Road, Glasgow West End’s favourite street is all set for a major redevelopment. Funding of  £9million has been assigned from Glasgow City Region City Deal adding to the  the plans to expand the University of Glasgow Campus at the Western Infirmary with an intended budget of £1 billion over the the next ten years. […]

Read the full story: New Development Plans for Byres Road, January, 2017

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