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Exclusive Interview: Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister

Exclusive Interview: Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister



by June 5, 2014 Comments are Disabled Interview, News, Politics, Scottish Independence
contemporary dance Lead Matthew Bourne Swan Lake

contemporary dance Lead Matthew Bourne Swan Lake

By Calum McMillan The Kaiser was not a warmonger in the same way that Hitler was, but he did like to play soldiers. – Max Hastings Almost a century after the outbreak of the First World War it is being referred to in documentaries as “playing soldiers”. The BBC recently […]

by June 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Photos
Review: The Libertine @ Citizens Theatre

Review: The Libertine @ Citizens Theatre

The life of John Wilmot, the infamous Second Earl of Rochester, is colourfully, bawdily and richly painted by Stephen Jeffrey’s The Libertine. From the outset of the production, the Earl, played enigmatically by Martin Hutson, is completely in command of both the stage and the audience. Despite proclaiming “You will […]

by May 16, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Theatre
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