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Interview: Barrientos

Interview: Barrientos

Glasgow has always been a place where talented musicians have been given room to learn their craft and flourish and the city’s dance music scene is no different. There’s a whole host of young DJs and producers out there pushing the scene in the city forward and bringing the spotlight […]

by May 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Interview, Music
Giving it 100: Change Your Life In 100 Days

Giving it 100: Change Your Life In 100 Days

Giveit100 is one the latest internet phenomena to hit social media, and surprisingly this time it’s a beneficial one. To join in, you make a profile, choose a goal and start uploading videos. Users simply record a short ten second daily video and that’s it, no messing about with titles […]

by May 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features
NY2SY- A Solo North Atlantic Row from New York to Stornoway

NY2SY- A Solo North Atlantic Row from New York to Stornoway

By Gillian Furmage After four years of planning, Niall Macdonald is preparing to row 3400 miles from New York to Stornoway, a trip expected to take around 3 months, or 100 days, to raise money for the Scottish Association for Mental Health. The Challenge In his bespoke rowing boat, Macdonald faces […]

by May 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features
Review: Brand New @ Barrowlands

Review: Brand New @ Barrowlands

Making a mark during emo and post hardcore’s golden era of the early 00s, Brand Newremained a staple on this generation’s iPod. While groups like The Movielife and Finchdissolved, and rival band Taking Back Sunday peaked after their second album, Brand New continued to produce quality records. Although fourth album, Daisy, was not as well received […]

by April 23, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Music
Busk Club Album Launch Showcases Glasgow’s Musical Talent

Busk Club Album Launch Showcases Glasgow’s Musical Talent

The Wee G was lucky enough to be invited to the début event from The Busk Club, here’s what Sam Shedden and Andrew Revill thought of the show.

by April 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Features, Music
BBC Art Screen: From Glasgow to Broadway

BBC Art Screen: From Glasgow to Broadway

Last weekend, I went along to the Glasgow Film Theatre to take in two documentaries that were being shown as part of the BBC’s brand new arts documentary festival, Art Screen. The two events I attended could not have been more different. On Saturday, I watched ‘Our Glasgow’, a journey […]

by April 15, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film, Theatre
Review: Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter @ Glasgow Film Theatre

Review: Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter @ Glasgow Film Theatre

When I was young, dance was a huge part of my life. Homework was often left neglected as choreographing routines to the latest B*Witched track and acting out scenes from my favourite musicals were at the top of my priority list. Dancing, to me, was an escape from reality and […]

by April 13, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film
BBC Art Screen: Film ‘Rio’ opens festival with a barrage of Brazilian rhythm

BBC Art Screen: Film ‘Rio’ opens festival with a barrage of Brazilian rhythm

On Thursday night the BBC’s film festival Art Screen officially launched at the Glasgow Film Theatre. The occasion was marked by the premiere of director Julien Temple’sdocumentary ‘Rio 50º Carry On Carioca.’ The film took the audience on a colourful and musical tour of the eponymous Brazilian city as it gears up to host […]

by April 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Film, News
No Weighting Around for these Women

No Weighting Around for these Women

For years women have been told how they should look and what to do to achieve this image of unrealistic stereotypical feminine beauty for all to admire. From torturous corsets dating back centuries to celebrity exercise videos, electronic gadgets, slimming pills, fasting diets and celebrity hypnotherapists promising to make you […]

by April 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Sports
An Ode to Argyle: Growing up Green in Glasgow

An Ode to Argyle: Growing up Green in Glasgow

Growing up in the West of Scotland, an area dominated by two of the most famous football teams in the UK, many children dreamed of being the next Henrik Larsson or Brian Laudrup. My dream was somewhat different. Although I admired these world class footballers essentially playing in my back garden, I looked south to the “Theatre […]

by April 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features