Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hear Glasgow!

Hear Glasgow! From finding gig venues for young bands in a difficult economic climate, to developing songwriting and stagecraft, Hear Glasgow! rolls out a month-long events and training programme. Aimed at giving young people across Glasgow access to quality music … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at the RGI’s 151st Open Annual Show

Deluge sums up the ‘receiving days’ in terms of rain and the hundreds of artists who braved the weather to submit their works at The Mitchell for the RGI’s 151st Annual Show which runs from 16 September until 6 October … Continue reading

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Your invitation to photography private view

(Mark Osborne) View the work of some Scotland’s cutting edge photographers this Thursday 23 August from 5 to 7pm at RGI Kelly Gallery in Glasgow. If you have 20 minutes (or even more) to spare this Thursday, join us for … Continue reading

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Oslo Jazz Festival

I’m in jazz nirvana. My first day at the Oslo Jazz Festival kick started with lunch in the delicious company of Norway’s jazz royalty, including Bugge Wesseltoft who had received a special award at the opening concert at the Operaen … Continue reading

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Oslo Jazz Festival – The Dance of Life

  Today is the start of the Oslo Jazz Festival, and if all goes to plan, this time tomorrow I’ll be sitting in Bare Jazz in my favourite city in the world. I’ve lost count of the number of times … Continue reading

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August is a wicked month

It’s a long time since I last read Edna O’Brien’s novel August Is A Wicked Month but always a handy title for headlines.  I’m back in ‘Raintown’ after a few days in Inverness, bleary eyed after being subjected to my … Continue reading

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