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Greetings on Burns night! We’re not having haggis at home tonight because we’re going to a Burns Supper on Friday; however I was inspired to shell out £9.99  for this bottle of wine which, apparently, ‘gangs wi haggis’, and will report back on whether it does what it says on the label. 411 more words

Food

Alice Marra at Celtic Connections

Like many musicians, Alice Marra is braced for a busy Celtic Connections. Firstly, she will be playing with her band, rootsy pop combo The Hazey Janes… 716 more words

Bookmarked: Creative Conversations

To wander along to the University of Glasgow’s chapel on a Monday afternoon is to be greeted with more than the usual stained glass and soaring nave: you will instead find a crowd of students, lecturers and general visitors, all gathered together to listen to a literary conversation about craft, inspiration and whatever else takes their fancy. 366 more words

Feature

READS OF THE YEAR 2016: Henry Bell

2016 eh, what a shanner. As Gramsci says, the old world is dying etc… so, grief, death anxiety, and more grief are my reads of the year. 313 more words

Poetry

Remembering Glasgow's radical past & meeting James Kelman.

There was an event at the Mitchell Library on Saturday to celebrate 70 years of James Kelman. Organised by Drouth Magazine, in partnership with… 761 more words

Writing

November showcase

Our next Mirrorball showcase should be another wonderful evening with a rare visit from New Zealand Poet Bill Manhire reading along side Liz Lochhead and… 508 more words

Artists appeal to the Chemical Brothers: Please don't play Tel Aviv

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  • Haaretz: ‘Former Pink Floyd bassist signs an open letter telling the electronic duo to not be fooled by Tel Aviv’s cool vibe while a different petition accuses artists who perform in Israel of whitewashing apartheid.’ (November 5, 2016)
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Artist's Boycott