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Glasgow West End: Pat's Guide is a community site promoting this brilliant part of Glasgow. Find out what's on locally, learn about the restaurants, shops, pubs, galleries (including Kelvingrove), the architecture, people, places, live music and lots more.

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Southside Film Festival 2017: 2 – 4 June, 2017

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2nd – 4th June 2017 Bringing film back to the Southside This year’s Southside Film Festival – brings you screenings in a yurt, to artist film in the beautiful House for an Art Lover – most definitely something for everyone! The Ethereal Wireless of the Dreaming Mind Opening with a bang, creak and a clatter, […]

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Chaka Khan at Kelvingrove Bandstand, West End Festival, 4 June, 2017

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The undisputed queen of funk, CHAKA KHAN, will perform live with full band at the iconic Kelvingrove Bandstand as part of the West End Festival 2017 Opening Party! Chaka Khan’s career has spanned five decades, selling millions of records as a solo artist and as part of Rufus. Widely known as the Queen of Funk, […]

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ProjectAbility, New Works by Ronnie McCulloch, The Glad Cafe, 2 – 29 June, 2017

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New works by Ronnie McCulloch Offsite Exhibition 02 Jun 2017 – 29 June 2017 Glad Cafe, 1006A Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G41 2HG Admission: Free Project Ability proudly presents a collection of new paintings by Aspire artist Ronnie McCulloch for our very first exhibition at the Glad Cafe. Ronnie’s sources of inspiration come largely from popular culture: his favourite television programmes, films and […]

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Ten Writers Telling Lies, West End Festival 2017, Waterstones Byres Road, Thursday 8 June, 2017

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Waterstones Bookshop, 351 – 355 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8AU Ten Writers Telling Lies is a unique collaboration between some of Glasgow’s most talented writers and the musician Jim Byrne.  In prose and poetry the writers have captured the story of a song they have co-written. Come along to Waterstones Byes Road on Thursday 8 […]

Read the full story: Ten Writers Telling Lies, West End Festival 2017, Waterstones Byres Road, Thursday 8 June, 2017

Sofia Coppola’s La Traviata, GFT, July, 2017

Acclaimed director Sofia Coppola and designer Valentino combine their talents to create one of the most ambitious productions of the renowned opera La Traviata. Working together with a world-class team, the duo’s production breathes spectacular new life into Giuseppe Verdi’s enduring story of tempestuous love and heartbreak. Coppola’s La Traviata has already become one of […]

Read the full story: Sofia Coppola’s La Traviata, GFT, July, 2017

Ten Writers Telling Lies book and cd launch review by Mary Irvine

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Ten writers telling lies… The date, Thursday 27th April, 2017.  The venue, Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow.  The event, the culmination of a 15 month project between ten authors and the accomplished musician/songwriter, Jim Byrne. I had attended several ‘taster’ sessions during the project and couldn’t wait to see it in its entirety. And I was not […]

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Bungalow Cafe at Mother India, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

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The Bungalow Cafe adjoins Mother India at 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow G3 7RU We seem to have been waiting quite a while for the cafe´to emerge, when you step inside it’s easy to understand why. You’ll find yourself in an elegant space with stylish decor, streamlined wooden shelves, an impressive gleaming coffee maker, attractive pottery […]

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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 […]

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

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

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

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 […]

Read the full story: Glasgow West End, Glasgow Festivals, Bicentenary at the Botanics, Art, Eating Out and Shopping

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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