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June 18, 2018

A Tribute to Leonard Cohen

  I’ve always loved the poem ‘Suzanne’ by Leonard Cohen, after he died at the end of 2016, I decided to write an essay dedicated to him. Suzanne – A Tribute to Leonard Cohen “Suzanne”, by the modern romantic music legend Leonard Cohen, is a song/poem touching on love and the surreal craving for affection. […]

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June 14, 2018

The Store Interiors, Anniesland, Glasgow

26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk See full details Gorgeous Range of Wall Clocks Looking for something to fill the walls while bringing a touch of class? Why not take a look at our gorgeous range of wall clocks, designed to accent your home. See the range of wall […]

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June 11, 2018

West End Festival – What a Start

It’s been an amazing start to #WEF2018 with such fabulous events and of course, the weather has been amazing! There are still three weeks of the festival and plenty to see and do. With more gala days, another outdoor ceilidh coming up, gigs, walks and talks… there’s something for everyone and many events are free. The […]

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June 2, 2018

Fun at the West End Festival 2018

(Pat and Taylor Wilson – launch of West End Festival 2018) The weather forecast was for thunder and rain but this afternoon was warm and sunny so I caught some of the outdoor events at the West End Festival. Wilton Street Garden Party Wilton Street Garden Party was in full swing when I arrived with […]

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May 21, 2018

Western Infirmary Public Meeting, University of Glasgow

 Thursday, May 24, 2018 6.30 – 8.00 p.m. The University is holding a public meeting this Thursday about the future of the old Western Infirmary site. If you are interested… Campus development programme:- Venue: Williams Room, John McIntyre Building, University Avenue (at traffic lights) G12 This building is situated opposite the Security Gatehouse at the […]

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May 6, 2018

The Great May Day Cabaret, Night for Chris Bartter, OranMor

  Monday 7th May, 2018 show starts 7.30pm Featuring another fantastic line-up, the seventh annual Great May Cabaret includes a tribute to founder member Chris Bartter, whose untimely death last October robbed the trade union movement of one of its great campaigners and supporter of the arts. Celebrating international workers’ day will be: Scottish rapper, […]

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April 30, 2018

Glasgow Jazz Festival Programme and New Initiative Announced

Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th June 2018 Glasgow Jazz Festival has launched their full 2018 programme for this year’s summer festival.  Organisers have also announced a brand-new partnership with the Keychange Project –striving to achieve a more inclusive music industry, encouraging festivals to achieve a 50:50 gender balance by 2022. SEE FULL LISTINGS Glasgow Jazz […]

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April 27, 2018

Another News Story, GFT

Since 2015 the current refugee crisis has flooded every news and media outlet across the globe. Another News Story takes a unique approach to capturing this narrative. While still giving a groundfloor perspective of migrants fleeing Syria and Turkey and their struggle to find a country where they are welcome, director Orban Wallace simultaneously turns the camera on the journalists and […]

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April 26, 2018

Radical Film Network 6818 Launch, Glasgow

May Day – Tuesday 1 May, 2018 at 7 p.m. citizenM, 60 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3BW Radical Film Network Scotland commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, a tumultuous year in politics and cinema. Anti-Vietnam protests rocked the world and students rioted with workers in Paris, as tanks rolled into Prague to quell its spring. […]

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April 17, 2018

‘Growing and Dying’ a tribute to the writer Janet Paisley edited by Linda Jackson

The book is a tribute to the award winning writer Janet Paisley. It is a combination of essays, poems and biography. The writers include, Professor Alan Riach, Tom Leonard, James Robertson, Alan Bissett and Sheila Templeton to name a few. ‘I think of Janet as the sister I never had and when she told me […]

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April 10, 2018

The Pyramid at Anderston, New Logo Competition

A space to connect, create and celebrate The Pyramid Anderston would like a new logo to be designed by someone who lives locally in Anderston or Finnieston… If you live in G3-7 and G3-8 and would like to take part in the competition  please submit your logo ideas by FRIDAY 25 MAY to: enquiries@thepyramid.org.uk  Tel: […]

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April 6, 2018

Isle of Dogs, Glasgow Film Festival 2018 – review by Rachelle Atalla

Isle of Dogs – A review by Rachelle Atalla Anyone who has watched a Wes Anderson film will be aware that it’s best to leave scepticism at the door and embrace his bizarre and whimsical world. Isle of Dogs is no exception. I’ll admit that I wasn’t the greatest fan of Anderson’s first attempt at […]

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April 1, 2018

Thank Funk It’s Friday, Partick

Partick Bowling and Community Club Friday 27 April, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. – 12.00 a.m. Activate your April with the Force of the Funk! Follow the faithful to Thank Funk It’s Friday – your favourite feast of funk’n’soul dance-jazz grooviness located in and around 1974, from the makers of Soul Bowl. Timeless vintage vinyl 45s […]

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March 31, 2018

Jim and Pat’s Podcast: Glasgow West End – Jim talks to Ian Smith of Last Night From Glasgow

Ian Smith from the record label Last Night From Glasgow: Part One. JPWEC Episode Three March 30, 2018 In this episode I chat with Ian Smith from the record label, ‘Last Night From Glasgow (LNFG)’. The label was set up in 2016 and has had phenomenal success in a very short period of time. Since 2016 LNFG have […]

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March 28, 2018

Dumbarton Waterfront Path

  New 25 million waterfront path linking Dumbarton Town Centre with Dumbarton Rock The town of Dumbarton, the River Leven and the area between the town and the Rock and Castle is rich in industrial history and heritage and at one time, these industries included shipbuilding, production and manufacturing. These industries contributed significantly to the […]

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