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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Spring /Summer Season 2017

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Curtain rises on thrilling new spring/summer season at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – January until June, 2017 Performances, masterclasses, festivals and talks … the stage is set for a spectacular spring/summer season of performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS), the country’s busiest arts venue. The new programme, which runs until June, is […]

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William Young Swimming School, Glasgow

    William Young FIOS, MIOS (TD) Swim School Make 2017 the year you learn to swim Since it was established in 2010, the William Young Swim School has built up an excellent reputation.  It has gained many loyal and satisfied clients and attracts a substantial number of clients through word of mouth. The school […]

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The King’s Theatre, Glasgow Programme Autumn 2016 – Spring 2017

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See Full Programme of Shows King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JN Cinderella (Fri 2 Dec 2016 – Sun 8 Jan 2017) ‘We’ll all be going to the ball this year as Cinderella, the godmother of all pantos, returns to the King’s. Starring Scottish comedy legends Gregor Fisher and Tony Roper as those awfy […]

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Hiire: Matching Jobseekers to Jobs

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Today (Wednesday 16 November, 2016) I met Mike Hughes for a coffee and he told me about his brand new recruitment project, developed in Glasgow West End it aims to match jobseekers to jobs.  Mike is confident that his new system   will make the recruitment process easier. I have to say after hearing about it […]

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Graeme Macrae Burnet at Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow, 12 December, 2016

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I always enjoy Creative Conversations and when I can I head along to the University of Glasgow Chapel to catch Louise Welsh in conversation with a talented writer included in the programme.  The event this week with Graeme Macrae Burnet was a particular highlight attracting a large crowd with other writers in the audience. These […]

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Christmas Panto, OranMor, The Princess and the Pie, Mon, 28 November, 2016 — Fri, 23 December, 2016

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OranMor, Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8QX Mon, 28 November, 2016 — Fri, 23 December, 2016 By Morag Fullarton | Directed By Tony Cownie When Queen Jockina McTatty of Scone emerges from obscurity to find a bride for her son and heir, Prince Angus, the whole of Weegie Land is in thrown into a frenzy. Only […]

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Curtains Up on Winter Windows, Thistle Gallery – Exhibition Runs Until 24 December, 2016

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‘CURTAINS UP ON OUR WINTER WINDOWS……. Thistle Gallery, Park Road, G4 9JF Open seven days a week through until Christmas Browse through their eclectic Christmas Show ‘Unwrapped’ which runs until Christmas Eve.’ As well as an exceptional array of original Scottish Contemporary Art hanging the spacious Gallery walls you will also find: JEWELLERY BY : […]

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The Darkest Universe, GFT, Thursday 10 November, 2016

Zac is a lonely, highly-strung city trader on the edge of a psychological breakdown. He has lost his job, his girlfriend and, most devastatingly, his weird and wayward younger sister Alice, the only family he had left. Increasingly frustrated with the futile attempts of the police, Zac decides to take matters into his own inexpert […]

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Jack and the Beanstalk, Knightswood Congregational Church, 23 – 26 November, 2016

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Pantomime time is fast approaching. Come along and share the adventure with Jack and his friends. Tickets £3 for children and £5 for adults. Discounts for groups. For more info email kccpanto@yahoo.com 12 Dunterlie Avenue, Glasgow G13 3BA  Event on Facebook

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Southside Film – The Bishop’s Wife, Pollok House with Christmas Dinner, 16 December, 2016

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THE BISHOP’S WIFE  (U, 109mins) WITH CHRISTMAS DINNER |         POLLOK HOUSE| 7.30PM | FRIDAY 16 DECEMBER 2016 | £40 Heavenly bells are ringing, jubilant choirs are singing, and Christmas joy is blanketing the world like freshly fallen snow. But the Yuletide spirit has yet to warm Bishop Henry Brougham’s Victorian home. Struggling […]

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Dougie Wilkinson: Wedding Piper

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Experienced Piper for all Events Dougie Wilkinson. A professional piper and composer, who can provide you with a tailored and personal service to fit with your wedding plans. A well turned out piper who will help make your day memorable. Available for: Piping to greet guests on arrival at the ceremony venue Piping bride’s arrival […]

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Paul Rutherford, Personal Trainer/Lifestyle Coach – feature by Theresa Talbot

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I have to admit I’ve always been slightly scared of personal trainers; Convinced they’d make me do things I didn’t want to do and yell at me if I didn’t reach peak fitness in less time than it takes to throw off my high heels. But my opinion changed dramatically when I met Paul Rutherford. […]

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The Fiddler on the Roof, The Kings Theatre, 1 – 5 November, 2016.

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make me a match, Find me a find, catch me a catch! The Glasgow Light Opera Club (GLOC) present the much loved ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at The King’s Theatre, Glasgow!  We are delighted that GLOC have chosen to support Project Ability for the duration of this production, and will be fundraising at each […]

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Celtic Connections 2017 – Tickets now on Sale (27 October, 2016)

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  The programme for Celtic Connections 2017 has now been revealed! View the line-up & buy tickets at: www.celticconnections.com Eighteen days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops, free events, late night sessions and a host of special one-off musical collaborations will once again light up the Scottish winter when Celtic Connections returns on 19 […]

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Fiona Alderman Blogging from Rural France: The Colours of the Dordogne

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We live in the Department of The Dordogne (24) in the Aquitaine Region of SW France and in the Perigord Noir!  Still following? It is a lot to take in I know. The word Dordogne means a long river which is a tributary of La Gironde and is made up of a hilly area,with medieval […]

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Glasgow’s Radical Independent Bookfair Project not by the book CCA Fri 7 October – Sun 23 October 2016

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Fri 7 October – Sun 23 October 2016 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm, Sun: 12noon-6pm (Closed Mondays) Free Related CCA Events James Kelman Dirt Road Thu 6 October 2016 Open Jar Collective Soil City Fri 7 October 2016 Variant Editorial Group Divergence and antagonism: cultural communication and democracy in Scotland Sat 8 October 2016 Leigh French & Neil […]

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American Honey, GFT 14 – 27 October, 2016

GFT 14 – 27 October, 2016 Acclaimed visionary filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank, Red Road) returns to the big screen with her first film set in America. Star, a teenage girl from a troubled home, runs away with a traveling magazine sales crew. Finding her feet in this gang of teenagers driving through the American […]

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Scotland After Brexit – Lessons From The Nordics, University of Edinburgh 29 October, 2016

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Chaired by Lesley Riddoch Website Scotland after Brexit — lessons from the Nordics George Square Theatre, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9LH Saturday October, 29th, 2016 12-5.30 p.m. Are you interested or indeed very worried about life after Brexit? If you are, the next Nordic Horizons event is for you. The Nordic nations manage to co-exist quite happily […]

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Starchild. Preview Art for Auction, OanMor, Sunday 23 October, 2016

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  Some of the fabulous art to view at preview reception for Art for Africa at Oran Mor Sunday 23rd Oct 2pm – 6pm. ‘Thanks to ALL the artists who support us, and you who buy these wonderful works!’ OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 www.starchildcharity.com

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The Fog of Srebrenica review by Calum Maclean

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The Fog of Srebrenica Filmed, Directed and Produced by Samir Mehanović Edited by Laura Carreira Music Composed by Nigel Osborne The Fog of Srebrenica is a powerful new documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Samir Mehanović, telling the story of one of the most horrific acts of genocide in the later twentieth century. Using testimony from witnesses […]

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