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Glasgow Film Festival packed with premieres

Glasgow’s 14th annual celebration of cinema – now one of the largest film festivals in the UK – will feature over 330 separate events and screenings, showcasing over 180 films from 51 countries including six World premieres, seven European premieres, 77 UK premieres and 52 Scottish premieres.

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The Stevie Wonder tribute show ' Signed, Sealed, Delivered ' is at the Kings Theatre, Glasgow, this Sunday, February 11.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered ... 
a tribute to Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful performers of the century, selling over 100 million records worldwide.

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Tenors Unlimited will be performing at East Kilbride Village Theatre this Saturday, February 10. (Photo: Dean Kaden)

‘Rat Pack of Opera’ heading for East Kilbride

Number one selling operatic trio Tenors Unlimited – the ‘Rat Pack of Opera’ – perform at East Kilbride Village Theatre this Saturday , February 10.

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Velvet Evening S�ance is at The Platform, Glasgow, on March 2.  (Photo: Richard Frew Photography)

Chilling tale of murder unfolds in Victorian courtroom drama

The debut show from Freshly Squeezed Productions – set in a courtroom and featuring a dead witness – is touring Scotland and heading to Glasgow next month.

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Festival organiser Derek Watson also got on stage with his band, The Banter Thiefs, at last year's event. Pic: Ewan McCunn

Motherwell music festival is returning

Following a successful initiation in 2017 Motherwell Makes Music will return for a second year in March.

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Blues musician Andy Gunn will be playing Stereo in Glasgow on Saturday, February 17.  (Photo: Marc Marnie)

Andy’s got more than enough guitars to keep playing ...

Singer/songwriter Andy Gunn has been described as one of our finest ever blues players – and music fans will be able to hear it for themselves as he goes on tour to promote his latest album.

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Marvin Humes takes centre stage at the Hype Superclub in Motherwell on Saturday when he will be  playing a 90 minute set

Marvin is hyped to be appearing at superclub

Pop star turned DJ, producer and radio presenter Marvin Humes will be appearing at the Hype Superclub in Motherwell on Saturday.

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Scots poet ‘amazed’ at reaction to Robert Burns ‘sex pest’ comment

Scots poet Liz Lochhead has said she is retiring from giving talks on Robert Burns after landing herself in trouble with fans of the Bard by calling him a “sex pest”.

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Alan Muir with a  copy of the playbill from the night Muhammad Ali  boxed in Paisley, a time when most people still called him Cassius Clay despite his conversion to Islam. Also on the card was the legendary Walter McGowan. Pic: Robert Perry

Alan had the ‘Great’ idea for new Ali play

A controversial visit by boxing icon Muhammad Ali to Scotland at the height of his fame has inspired a new comedy drama.

Theatre and Comedy
The SHIFT finale will take place in March. Pic: MeganMcEachern

SHIFT finale to take place at Summerlee

SHIFT, the National Theatre of Scotland’s major new arts project for the people of North Lanarkshire, is set to culminate in a site-specific performance at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in March.

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Cheesefest is coming to Edinburgh

Cheesefest 2018: A festival for cheese lovers is coming

A festival for cheese lovers is coming to the Capital for the first time in February.

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The group give their time and talents completely voluntary.

Christmas concert to support toy appeal

The highly regarded Lanarkshire singing ensemble Octave are preparing to take to the stage again with their ‘Octave at Christmas’ concert.

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JJ Gilmour

JJ returning home to ring his ‘Jinky Bells’

Former The Silencers frontman JJ ‘Jinky’ Gilmour returns to his roots for his annual festive show.

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Connor Fyfe (11) is a regular on the music scene

Bellshill youngster making a big noise on the music scene

Bellshill youngster Connor Fyfe may only be 11-years-old, but he is quickly making a name for himself on the Scottish music scene.

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Nominate an ‘Unexpected Star’ for new Michael McIntyre TV series

A new BBC show hosted by Michael McIntyre is looking for new talent - but the nominees can’t find out…

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Chloe Reynolds

Chloe shows her bravery as she supports music legend

It can be tough to make an instant impression, especially when there is a music legend waiting in to follow you on stage, but Chloe Reynolds is up for the challenge.

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Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

It’s Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

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Ian "Sheepie" Smith (front) leads the cast of this year's Motherwell pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk

Motherwell Theatre swings into action for Jack and the Beanstalk

Ian “Sheepie” Smith returns to Motherwell Theatre once again this festive season to star in Jack and the Beanstalk.

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New poll reveals the nation's favourite penny sweet.

Revealed: the nation’s all-time favourite penny sweet

Penny sweets have always been a favourite amongst kids, and now a new survey has revealed the nation’s all-time favourite penny chew to be Black Jacks.

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Charlie Landsborough

Folk singer Charlie can’t wait to return north of the border

Folk singer Charlie Landsborough hits the road this month on a 17-date UK tour which takes him from the Highlands to Cornwall with a customary appearance at Motherwell Concert Hall on Saturday, October 21.

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