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February 23, 2021

Mary Irvine’s Blog: Catharsis

Catharsis is a term referring to purging or cleansing, from the Greek κάθαρσις (katharsis) meaning “purification” or “cleansing”. Emotions are often suppressed, for a variety of reasons. Catharsis is the experience of emotional release and purification which can be inspired by or through art in all its forms. Plato argued catharsis separated the soul from […]

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February 20, 2021

Rymour Books: Cultivating the Literary Arts

RYMOUR BOOKS  – is an independent Scottish publisher founded in 2020 by Ian Spring and Ruby McCann. They have a team of writers and editors dedicated to cultivating the literary arts in all its forms and genres. They are committed to discovering and publishing new work. [February, 2021: Rymour Books is one of seven Scottish […]

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February 19, 2021

Glesga Banter: Celebration of Weegie Culture

Thursday, 25 February, 2021 at 6 p.m. Online Event by Bhasha Glasgow Language Festival and Thriving Places Govanhill Free Sign up for event An hour of wee stories, poetry, and song Hosted by Marion Nisbet a community councillor in Govanhill, an antiracist, antipoverty feminist who enjoys growing food, community and resistance. Marion will be joined by her […]

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February 18, 2021

‘Afterthought’ Debut Single – Becki Rutherford

Becki Rutherford is a young independent singer- songwriter currently based in Edinburgh. Born and raised in Glasgow, she left home at 16 to pursue her dream and study music at Edinburgh Napier University where she is in her third year of their ‘Popular Music BA/Hons’ Course. ‘Afterthought’ is her first single. ‘Afterthought’ – released 21 […]

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February 14, 2021

What It Means To Overcome – Paisley Film Festival

(What it Means) to Overcome: Poems and short stories with Charlie Gracie, Donal McLaughlin & Mairi Murphy 23 February, 2021 5 p.m. Authors From Home Tickets: Free Charlie Gracie, Donal McLaughlin & Mairi Murphy are three local writers with strong Irish roots. One emigrated to Paisley as a child, whilst two are second generation. The […]

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February 13, 2021

Crossways Literary Festival 2021 – Online

12 – 14 February, 2021 Crossways: The Irish Scottish Cultural & Literary Festival The first two Crossways Festivals took place in the Merchant City, Glasgow, in the spring of 2018 and 2019. Due to the ongoing Pandemic, this year’s Festival must be a virtual one. Although online, Virtual Crossways 2021 will nonetheless be a substantial series of […]

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February 13, 2021

Glasgow Greenpeace – Kelvin Way Valentine’s Day

We <3 Our Bike Lane 14 February, 2021 – Kelvin Way Greenpeace Glasgow are working on some socially distant happenings to show support for the Kelvin Way being closed to cars (and to all the pop up bike lanes and continued active travel developments across the city as a whole). This is not an outdoor […]

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February 12, 2021

Mother India Cafe & Open for Takeaway and Uber Eats

Mother India Cafe & Dining In Mother India’s Cafe and Dining In are open for take away collections and Uber deliveries. IN LINE WITH NEW GUIDELINES TAKEAWAY WILL BE PICKED UP AT THE DOOR OF MOTHER INDIA CAFE OR DINING IN;  PLEASE PRE-ORDER. For Mother India’s Cafe please phone 📞 0141 339 9145 For Dining In, […]

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February 10, 2021

Three Course February Menu – Eusebi

Three Course February Menu – £22.50 Perfect for Valentine’s Day Celebration Restaurant Pickup Glasgow West End: Eusebi Deli, 152 Park Road, Glasgow, G4 9HB This 3 course menu includes the following; Order Online Starter Nduja Short rib Braised beef short rib glazed with nduja and served with agrodolce beetroot. Main Lobster Cannelloni Hand rolled pasta […]

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February 9, 2021

Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Industry Focus Progamme

Full programme announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Industry Focus Monday 1 – Saturday 6 March, 2021 Events include Spotlight interviews with 1917 writer Krysty Wilson- Cairns and The Mauritanian director Kevin Macdonald MUBI Ambassador programme for filmmakers under 30 with Ben Sharrock, John MacPhail, Eva Riley and Rachel Jackson Glasgow Film Festival (GFF)Industry Focus […]

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February 7, 2021

Francesca Baird: blogging about autism – School Days

Autism in females is not well understood: possibly because autistic traits manifest themselves differently in girls than they do in males and girls are better as masking their autistic traits. Therefore, it is of no surprise that many females go through their entire lives without a diagnosis. Through the story of my life (and my […]

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February 5, 2021

Paisley Book Festival 2021 – Online

18 – 27 February, 2021 During Lockdown books and reading have been a great source of comfort for so many people. The Paisley Book Festival has a fabulous programme lined up with something for everyone on their digital stage. Radical New Futures: Launch Event 18 February, 7 p.m. Hannah Lavery, Laura Waddell and Alan Bissett […]

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January 31, 2021

BMX Bandits at St Luke’s

Sunday 31 January, 2021 at 8 p.m. Independent Venue Week Bellshills own BMX bandits are live from Saint Luke’s as part of Independent Venue Week 2021. Tune in from 8pm to hear Kurt Cobain’s favourite band play their show recorded and streamed worldwide in 2017 with a special Intro from BMX bandits front man Duglas […]

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January 28, 2021

Hand Made Guitars – Glasgow

Fine hand made guitars by Peter Byrne Each instrument is unique and truly hand made. Peter is an accomplished luthier who studied at London Guildhall University – he has been designing and making guitars for 20 years. ‘Can’t find the guitar you have been looking for all these years? Maybe it doesn’t exist – Yet!’ […]

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January 22, 2021

Interactive Map – Global Burns Suppers

More than 2500 worldwide contemporary Burns suppers feature in a new interactive world map as part of a research project led by academics from the University of Glasgow, it was announced today. Now the Glasgow researchers are asking Burns Clubs and Scots across the global to join in a virtual Burns Night on 25 January […]

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