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Friday 28 June — Sunday 28 July 2019 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Preview: Fri 28 June, 7pm-9pm //Free Centre for Contemporary Arts , 350 Sauchiehall Street , Glasgow G2 3JD V/ is a multi-disciplinary collective founded by Mele Broomes in 2011. V/ curates and produces dance, live performance, video work and practical workshops in collaboration with various […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 11:23 am

Friday 5 July, 2019 6.00 – 8.00pm This year The Lighthouse turns 20 and they’d like you to come along and celebrate. Be the first to see their 20th Anniversary Exhibition spanning over three floors. Highlights have  from the last 20 years, an exhibition timeline and some previously unseen material! Since opening in 1999 The […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 18, 2019, 8:09 pm

26 Munro Pl, Glasgow G13 2UP Telephone: 0141 950 1333 Email www.thestoreinteriors.co.uk Pick Up Something for Dad for Father’s Day You’ll always find something new at The Store Accessories with Impact See the range Striking Art Art at The Store Open Seven Days – Select from Extensive Range of Furniture More Work Gets Done in […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 12, 2019, 9:14 pm

Friday 7 June 7:00pm Oran Mor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX £12 www.oran-mor.co.uk The Pieman Cometh by Bryan Jackson and David Belcher A comedy about the addiction and insanity of Scottish Football based on the experiences of being the Administrator of 7 football clubs.Alan Ledger didn’t want the limelight…..he didn’t want the praise. Unfortunately […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 3, 2019, 9:32 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 Summer Time Summer […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 1, 2019, 11:27 am

31st May, 2018 3.15 p.m. Followed by a Q&A with actor Brian Cox. Buy tickets Based on the bestselling novel by José Luis Sampedro, Rory’s Way, starring Brian Cox as Rory MacNeil, a rugged old Scotsman who reluctantly leaves his beloved isolated Hebridean island and travels to San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: May 30, 2019, 11:15 pm

Wednesday, 29 May, 2019 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street, G1 1RE Graduating students from Fashion Design will be showcasing their final collections at the Garment Factory on 29 May as part of Degree Show 2019. The event is a celebration of this year’s emerging talent and is an opportunity […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: May 29, 2019, 12:25 pm

The Lansdowne, 7A Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow G20 6NQ 0141 334 4653 The Lansdowne have introduced a ‘Tapas’ style of eating Indian food incorporating into the menu some of their wonderful dishes from Mother India’s Cafe. Recommend that you have 3 or 4 dishes between 2 people initially and just take it from there. Nibbles 4.50 Houmous, Tamarind Beetroot and Walnuts […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: May 27, 2019, 3:12 pm

26 May, 2019 1.35 p.m. An author is drawn into a road trip deep in to Native American country, in this beautifully made adaptation of Kent Nerburn’s acclaimed bestseller. 97 year-old Chief Dave Bald Eagle stars as Dan, a Lakota elder who with his best friend convinces author Nerburn (Christopher Sweeney) to join them on […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: May 24, 2019, 8:30 pm

NEW RELEASES This month, as Glasgow Film celebrates 80 Years of Cinema at Rose Street, the GFT programme is packed with hotly anticipated new releases, including: Brady Corbett’s follow up to Childhood of a Leader, Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman; Aretha Franklin in the spectacular documentary Amazing Grace, directed by Oscar-winner Sydney Pollack and Alan […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: May 9, 2019, 11:02 am

Cinema – Glasgow West End

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Saturday, 22 June, 2019 1 p.m. Welcome to Britain, charts a century of arrivals to the UK, featuring the voices of different generations of British immigrants. In a time of constant debates around immigration both nationally and internationally, witness early UK multi-culturalism stories of second generation immigrants integrating to British life and experience the traditions, […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 21, 2019, 7:59 pm

21 – 27 June, 2019 In the 1944 Nazi-occupied France, young talented writer Marguerite is an active Resistance member with her husband Robert Antelme. When he is deported by the Gestapo, she dives into a desperate struggle to get him back. She develops a chilling relationship with local Vichy collaborator Rabier and takes terrible risks […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 21, 2019, 7:58 pm

23 June – 21 July, 2019 Complementing May’s Italian Film Festival, GFT’s present a season of films featuring the Oscar-winning Italian actress Anna Magnani – known as ‘La Lupa’ (‘The She-Wolf’). Born in 1908, she worked with some of the most illustrious names in European cinema – including Roberto Rossellini, Jean Renoir and Vittorio De Sica. These films are incredibly rare to […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 21, 2019, 7:46 pm

11 July, 2019 8 p.m. The Cure, acknowledged as one of the world’s greatest live bands, take the stage on a perfect July evening in London’s Hyde Park 2018 to deliver a set of songs celebrating four decades of music making. The ensuing film Anniversary 1978-2018, directed by long-time collaborator Tim Pope, captures them in glorious […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 21, 2019, 7:20 pm

23rd June, 2019 Join American Glasgow – based artist Margaret Salmon for an outdoor showing of her film Eglantine in The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meadow, Kelbourne and Clouston Street, Glasgow G20 8PR (will be in Kelbourne Scout Hall if it’s wet). Eglantine is a beautiful meditative and enchanting account of a young girls real and fantastical […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 21, 2019, 9:43 am

Sunday 23 June, 2019 – 1.45 p.m. Commemorating the life of Doris Day, one of Hollywood’s most enduring stars, who died in May aged 97, with this screening of one of her finest film performances. Day’s show-stopping turn as real-life 1920s songstress Ruth Etting, is matched by an Oscar-nominated James Cagney as her gangster husband, […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 10:26 pm

CCA June, 2019 5:45pm, £8 (£6) + 50p booking fee, Cinema 12+ Book Online / 0141 352 4900 Sunday 30 June 2019 It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story Dir. Eric Friedler, 2018, Germany/USA, 115 min In 1939, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two young émigrés from Berlin, founded the legendary jazz label Blue Note Records in New […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 10:11 pm

21 – 27 June, 2019 Fact is stranger than fiction in this thrilling crime caper based on an absurd but true story. 1973, Stockholm, Sweden: self-styled outlaw Lars Nystrom (Ethan Hawke), high on pills, walks into a bank, pulls out a machine gun and takes two bank workers hostage. His demands: his friend Gunnar is […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 9:40 pm

26 June, 2019 A hard-hitting historical epic covering the turbulent time after William Wallace’s victories. It’s 1306, Robert the Bruce (Angus Macfadyen, reprising his role from Braveheart) crowns himself King and takes the cause of Scotland’s freedom as his own. But he cannot overcome England’s power. Hunted, with a price on his head, he finds himself alone and wounded. Hidden […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 9:37 pm

14 – 27 June, 2019 On 5th July 1984, Diego Maradona arrived in Naples for a world-record fee, and for seven years all hell broke loose. The world’s most celebrated football genius and the most dysfunctional city in Europe were a perfect match for each other. Maradona was blessed on the field, and the charismatic […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 9:13 pm

Gig Guide – Glasgow West End

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

Sunday 7th July, 2019 2p.m. – 5 p.m. (with break) The Ferry, 25 Anderston Quay, Glasgow G3 8BX A Nod to John Martyn with Alan Murphy ‘I remember where I was when I heard my first John Martyn album “So Far So Good” in 1977 and it gave me a direction in music which lasts […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 23, 2019, 9:55 pm

Sunday 30 June, 2019 7:00pm Cottier Theatre, 93 Hyndland Street, G11 5P £10 per ticket. Cash bar. www.westendfestival.co.uk Come along to celebrate at the last evening of this years’ West End Festival. Join the festival team and some of their favourite bands and performers. Come and get your toes tapping and hips swaying to samba […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 10:33 am

June 28, 2019  – 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Part of the Westend Festival 2019 An intimate evening with Rab Noakes at The Playhouse – lovely West End  loft space. 2019 sees Rab Noakes’s lifetime in music’n’song flourish as he continues to tour and record. This year he has embarked on a 5-year expedition titled ‘Distance No […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 9:38 am

Sunday 30 June 2019 Jim Ferguson and Vincent Hunter’s short film-essay on Scottish culture and history CCA 7pm, Free (unticketed), Clubroom 18+ 0141 352 4900 Cheeky Besom Productions: ‘Artists with Attitude’ are cordially inviting you to an evening of birlin gallus watergaws and hope you’ll join us in causing a stromash. ‘Come and sing a […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 20, 2019, 9:25 am

Friday 21 June, 2019 7.30 p.m. – 11.30 p.m. Free Event Jive the night away in our beautifully restored Playhouse to the amazing Tennessee Hotshots. The Hotshots play authentic Rockabilly and Rhythm & Blues with their unique style. It is Red-Hot-Rockin music not to be missed!!!! This event is free for all so grab your […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 13, 2019, 11:01 pm

Wednesday 26 June, 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Anchoired Taste Community Choir Rock Us Community Choir ZigZag Community Choir Accompanied by Lou Hickey and the Lovebites. Come along and hear a BIG choir sing BIG songs!!!!!! Join Achoired Taste Community Choir, Rock Us Community Choir, and Zig Zag Community Choir and help raise money for the […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 12, 2019, 7:09 pm

Glasgow Roma Traveller History Month Saturday, 15 June, 2019, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. CCA, 350 Sachiehall Street, G2 3JD Ando Glaso and Romano Lav invite you to a presentation by photographer Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert followed by a performance by Romane Cierhenia to Celebrate GRT History Month. Free Entry. Satra, the Roma of Sintesti Between 1990 […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 11, 2019, 2:08 pm

Sunday 16 June 2019 – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow, G11 5PU Part of West End Festival 2019 Da Capo Alba is Scotland’s award-winning guitar and mandolin orchestra. The concert programme will cover a wide range of musical tastes from folk, popular and classical music. The orchestra has performed throughout the UK and abroad […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 11, 2019, 9:56 am

Tuesday, 4 June, 2019 The Hug & Pint presents Nekkuro Hana, Kundalini Genie + Pelican Tusk £5 Buy tickets The Hug and Pint, 171 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9AW Event on Facebook

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 3, 2019, 12:58 pm

2 August, 2019, 7.30 p.m. Nice n Sleazy Save the date for the launch of The Kundalini Genie’s third album: “It’s All In Your Head”, to be co-released by Little Cloud Records (USA) and Captain Bee Fart Records (Outer Space) Support from: Midnight Alleys The Moody Chants Snout Nice n Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow […]

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Author: Pat Byrne
Posted: June 2, 2019, 9:10 pm
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