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    Photographer Iain Clark: This Cuba is ‘disappearing day by day’

    Cuba and her people are the stars as a striking new exhibition by Glasgow-based photographic artist Iain Clark opens at the Thistle Gallery in Park Road this weekend. Following the news about the USA re-establishing diplomatic links with the Caribbean island,...

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    The Revenant: immersive and visceral

    The Revenant and Room are potential Oscars big-hitters, writes Ruth Allen, who also reviews “a Valentine to Rocky fans” – Creed. THE REVENANT (15) (Run time: 151mins; Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu; Cast:  Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter) Synopsis: Inspired...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • Polluted streets: Dumbarton Road in failing top 8

    Friends of the Earth Scotland have released a list of the most polluted streets in Scotland – including Dumbarton Road and Hope Street – and says many are still failing to meet Scottish safety standards. They say the Scottish Government...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • Scottish Refugee Council: Scotland can be beacon of fairness

    The Scottish Refugee Council is calling for better protection for refugees in an unfolding humanitarian crisis with the highest number of displaced persons since records began. Humza Yousaf, the Scottish Government Minister for Europe and International Developmentt, and Scottish Labour...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Celtic connections: live on air with Celtic Music Radio

    Celtic Music Radio will deliver a festival of music during Celtic Connections which gets underway today. The community radio station, which broadcasts to Glasgow on 95FM, will be on air live from the city’s Royal Concert Hall every...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    The Danish Girl: Exquisite, powerful … and heartbreaking

    In an exquisite performance the could bring a second Oscar, Eddie Redmayne is matchless in The Danish Girl, writes Ruth Allen.  Bolshoi Babylon is a peek behind the curtain at Russia’s scandal-hit but greatest cultural brand while In the Heart of the Sea...

    • Posted 1 year ago
    Snoopy & Charlie Brown – The Peanuts Movie … charming a new generation

    The big-screen debut Snoopy & Charlie Brown is a charming re-introduction or introduction to Peanuts, writes Ruth Allen. And there are plenty of laughs from Daddy’s Home … SNOOPY & CHARLIE BROWN – THE PEANUTS MOVIE (U) (Run...

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  • Woodlands Community Garden pop-up cafe: volunteer training

    Woodlands Community Garden and Development Trust need more volunteers to help with the weekly pop-up up cafe. The community cafe, held every Monday from 5-7.30pm at the Fred Paton Centre, feeds around 60-70 people each week. To...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • North Kelvin Meadow and Children’s Wood community gathering

    North Kelvin Meadow and Children’s Wood campaigners have organised a community gathering and bonfire for all day Saturday (Jan 16) to show support ahead of Glasgow city council’s site visit towards the end of the month. The aim...

    • Posted 1 year ago