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A fabulous exhibition in the perfect venue Govanhill Baths provided the perfect back drop for Denise Noone’s wonderful exhibition Bathing Bells; showing colourful images of women over 40 in bathing costumes and very successfully celebrating  joyous women ‘ringing their own bell’.  Denise’s photographs had ‘none of the usual alluring or come-hither poses associated with swimwear […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 19, 2018, 12:43 pm

‘Young Solitude’ ‘Young Solitude’ (‘Premieres Solitudes’) devised by the French filmmaker Claire Simpson and a group of young film students is a stylised, passionate, fly-on-the-wall documentary. In other words it’s very much a French picture –  introspective, beguiling, truthful and emotional all in one. The film is centred upon troubled adolescents trying to cope with […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:37 am

Don’t Miss The Annual Sale at Store Interiors Thursday 20th September – Tuesday 2 October, 2018 See full details online 26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk Open Seven Days – Have a Fabulous Browse More Work Gets Done in A Stylish Office Spoiled for choice at The Store Interiors […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 17, 2018, 10:14 am

Another great night at The Glad Cafe in Glasgow – 8 September, 2018 Yvonne Lyon and Eilidh Patterson treated a full house at The Glad Cafe to a brilliant night of music and fun.  An excellent atmosphere was created by the relaxed format with Yvonne and David Lyon being invited onto the stage to join […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 11, 2018, 3:22 pm

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018, 5.50 p.m. In 1974 a group of workers at the Rolls-Royce factory in East Kilbride showed their support for the people of Chile by refusing to carry out vital inspections of engines for Hawker Hunter planes – the fighter jets were being used by the military junta against the people. The boycott endured for four years but […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 7, 2018, 9:46 pm

Friday 28 September, 2018 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Kinning Park Complex is hosting a Conscious Catwalk fundraising event on Friday 28th September. More models are needed –  all ages and genders welcome. Conscious Catwalk will be a sustainable fashion show event hosted by KPCouturé, Kinning Park Complex’ very own fashion brand making jewellery and accessories […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 5, 2018, 8:59 pm

1 – 16 September, 2018 Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2018 provides the perfect opportunity for everyone to get involved in celebrating and enjoying fantastic Scottish produce, whether they’re a chef, producer, retailer, caterer, hotelier, school, organisation or food enthusiast. The campaign for this year is themed around the future of Scotland’s food and drink industry. […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 5, 2018, 1:23 pm

Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Now in its third year, Thistle Gallery continues to offer its ever growing client base wonderful and affordable art from an eclectic range of Scottish Contemporary Artists. Carol Dunbar – Gallery Owner feature on glasgowwestend.co.uk ‘Shaping Their World’ […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 26, 2018, 11:27 am

1 – 9 September, 2018 The Glasgow School of Art would like to invite you to join us for our annual exhibition of postgraduate students’ work from across our disciplines in Fine Art, Architecture, Design, Simulation + Visualisation and Innovation in Glasgow’s Merchant City across two sites – 5 minutes’ walk apart. Fine Art + […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 24, 2018, 8:38 pm

9 September, 2018 The Doublet Bar, 74 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF Absolutely delighted to once more welcome back the fabulous Brooks Williams to a SoundsintheSuburbs show, this time at the Doublet Bar. Great news Brooks is back with a brand new album “Lucky Star” which is available now! For those of you new to Brooks he […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 20, 2018, 7:40 pm

Cinema – Glasgow West End

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14 – 20 September, 2018 The late, great Harry Dean Stanton could not have asked for a greater swan song than Lucky. Actor John Carroll Lynch’s beguiling, award-winning directorial debut offers him a tailor-made last hurrah as a 90-year-old atheist seeking the meaning of his life as he reaches the shadows of death. Lucky is a wartime veteran living […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 20, 2018, 1:10 pm

7 – 20 September, 2018 After enrolling at Transylvania University, Spencer (Barry Keoghan) and Warren (Evan Peters) begin to dream of remarkable lives beyond their middle-class suburban existence. Suddenly, it hits them – they have all the ingredients to pull off one of the most audacious art thefts in recent history. Convinced they can get away with it, they recruit two other friends […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 20, 2018, 12:45 pm

Followed by Q and A with Director, Rachel Maclean 14 October, 2018 In Make Me Up, multimedia artist Rachel Maclean has created a world that is both seductive and dangerous; a place where surveillance, violence and submission are a normalised part of daily life. She tackles these contradictions head-on and never balks at pushing boundaries. […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 20, 2018, 12:09 pm

17 – 20 September, 2018 Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a small Dutch Reform church in upstate New York. The church caters to a dwindling congregation, eclipsed by its nearby parent church, Abundant Life, with its state-of-the-art facilities and 5,000-strong flock. When a pregnant parishioner (Amanda Seyfried) asks […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 20, 2018, 12:04 pm

2 October, 2018 – 6.15 p.m. Following 2015’s award-winning A Syrian Love Story, director Sean McAllister returned to his hometown, Hull, as creative director of the opening of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Reflecting on changes to a city hit by cuts in public spending and divided by Brexit, Sean was drawn to the fringes […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 20, 2018, 11:11 am

24 September, 2018 Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve all been waiting for… Inspired by the true story of P.T. Barnum’s ‘Greatest Show on Earth’, the Barnum & Bailey Circus, Michael Gracey’s directorial debut is a spectacular blend of song and dance from the lyricists behind La La Land. Starring Hugh Jackman as Barnum, […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 20, 2018, 9:39 am

Wed 26 September, 2018 Taggart ’83 Celebrate 35 years of Glasgow’s toughest ‘tec with a screening of Taggart’s pilot episode, Killer, starring Mark McManus. Followed by a cast and crew Q&A, including creator Glenn Chandler and producer, Robert Love. The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, 304 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow G20 7YE, UK Information and tickets

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 19, 2018, 9:00 pm

19 – 20 September, 2018 The body of a woman is found in a ditch in the French countryside – but what led to her death? Using a largely non-professional cast, with an unforgettable performance from César award-winning Sandrine Bonnaire as the free-spirited Mona, Varda’s splintered portrait of the enigmatic woman is told through flashbacks […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 19, 2018, 8:51 pm

Thursday, 27 September, 2018 6.30 p.m. Sloans Restaurant, 108 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8BG P. T. Barnum and his troupe perform a show at the circus (“The Greatest Show”). In a flashback to Barnum’s childhood where he and his father Philo, a tailor, work for the Hallett family, he becomes infatuated with their daughter, Charity. […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 19, 2018, 8:10 pm

Viewing of Three Films Fairfield Heritage, 1048 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4AX 1 November, 2018 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. A viewing of three films in the fabulous Fairfield Boardroom. The films commemorate the contribution made by women in World War One and each one is a composition from Imperial War Museum archive material. 1. […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 19, 2018, 11:54 am

Gig Guide – Glasgow West End

Pat's guide to what's best in the West End of Glasgow

Friday 14 – Sunday 16 September, 2018 A 3-Day multimedia exhibition of painting, sculpture and photography with live music and poetry Friday 14th Sept 6pm – 8pm Exhibition Opening LOUISE MALONE – Painting, Sculpture, Woodblock Prints. Photography: JAQUES FRANCIOLY, SUMAYA MOUSTAFA,, RORY TK, KHADIJA MOUSTAFA, RITA LASBLEIZE Saturday 15th:Exhibition 2 – 8pm 2.30pm live music […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 13, 2018, 9:44 am

Wednesday 17 October, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. Fort Theatre, Kenmure Avenue,  Bishopbriggs G64 2DW Gavin Paterson takes the featured spot. Also open floor spots and end of show jam session. All welcome. Event on Facebook

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 13, 2018, 9:28 am

Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church built in 1865, it’s one of only three surviving Scottish churches decorated by Daniel Cottier the revolutionary artist-designer. Cottiers offers a range of pleasures: Theatre, Bar, […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:27 am

Saturday, 27 October, 2018 – 7 p.m. West of Scotland Cricket Club, Hamilton Crescent, Peel Street, Partick G11 5LU A long overdue night curated by record label The Barne Society! The Wellgreen combine classic sixties songwriting, early powerpop and psychedelia on top of vintage recording techniques to create a familiar yet fresh & original sound. […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 10, 2018, 8:00 pm

8 October, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. The Doublet Bar, 74 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF David Rovics was born in New York City, and as a guitar-slinging singer/songwriter now based in Portland, Oregan, has toured in over two dozen countries, including at mass protests throughout North America and Europe. In addition to his musical involvement […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 9, 2018, 8:30 am

Monday 1 October, 2018 The Blue Arrow, 323 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3HW Spangled Cabaret is the longest running monthly alternative variety show in Glasgow! Beginning at The Rio Cafe on the 1st Monday in February 2008, Spangled went on to capture the imagination of the audience with an ever expanding roster of eclectic acts. […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 7, 2018, 10:13 am

Note change of venue to OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX Plus support Woody Pines SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2018 This show is the album launch party for the new album, ‘Be Kind’ from the Starry Skies, who play a unique form of pop Americana, rollicking garage rock and tender balladry featuring the voice and […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: September 3, 2018, 6:40 pm

30 August, 2018 ‘Oor holiday in the west end continues!’ Come down on THURSDAY for a night of more OPEN MIC Fail Better mayhem. Starting the back of 7 to give you all time to go to the Open Mic Sessions at GoMA where you can catch belters Bell Lungs and C Smith, among others! […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 24, 2018, 9:51 pm

Saturday, 1 September, 2018 – 8 p.m. Plus Open Mic The Basement Jam – featuring Americana singer songwriter Jim Byrne. 191 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TN Event on Facebook Every Day Is Sunshine – YouTube ‘A heady and exotic mix…’ UNCUT Magazine. www.songsbyjimbyrne.com

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 24, 2018, 7:16 pm

12 September, 2018 – 7 p.m. The Venue, OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX £14 “Sickeningly talented and mad as brushes. A potent combination.” Kevin Macleod Fara brings together four leading musicians at the forefront of today’s Scottish folk scene – Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price’s three fiddles and […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: August 24, 2018, 5:11 pm
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