Theatre

Citizen’s Theatre

Hamlet (19th September – 11th October 2014)

Shakespeare’s riveting but violent tragedy about a family dissolving under the weight of suspicion, murder, infidelity and greed comes to life under the direction of Dominic Hill and stars Brian Ferguson as Hamlet with Roberta Taylor as Gertrude and Peter Guinness as Claudius.

*50p tickets available for Hamlet on Saturday 13th September 2014

King’s Theatre

Dirty Dancing (Wednesday 10th – Saturday 20th September 2014)

The fastest selling West End show in history continues its run in Glasgow this fortnight bringing the iconic 80s movie tale of summer romance and stunning 60s soundtrack, including signature song, “(I’ve Had The) Time Of My Life” to the stage. 

The Tron Theatre

Janis Joplin Full Tilt (Thursday 11th – Saturday 13th September 2014)

Directed by Cora Bissett, this 45 minute triumph first aired at Oran Mor’s “A Play, A Pie And A Pint” last Autumn to rave reviews. Scottish actor and musician, Angela Darcy delivers a mesmerising performance as the now iconic American blues singer who died from a heroin overdose in 1970, aged just 27. A gritty, gripping tribute to godmother of rock.

Fashion

“Granny Would Be Proud” Vintage Fair, The Shed, Shawlands (Saturday 13th September)

Now in its fourth year, “Granny Would Be Proud” Vintage Fair brings over 250 traders together and strives to promote independent creatives and bring together like-minded people. It boasts vintage clothing for men and women, accessories, retro glasses, homewares, baking, jewellery, hats, shoes and bags! “Granny Would Be Proud” will be at The Shed this Saturday from 12pm.

Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair, The Briggait, Glasgow (Sunday 14th September)

One of the UK’s biggest and best vintage fairs makes its Glasgow debut this weekend at The Briggait; a MUST for fans of all things vintage! Expect fashion, homeware, craft, beauty, music, tea and cakes! Lou Lou’s Glasgow Vintage Fair kicks off at 11am until 4pm and entry is just £2 (under 12s are FREE!) Pin-Ups Beauty will be styling hair and doing make-up on the day, appointments are available by emailing [email protected]

Exhibitions

GENERATION 25 Years Of Contemporary Art In Scotland, Gallery Of Modern Art (GoMA)

GENERATION is a landmark series of exhibitions charting the incredible development of contemporary art in Scotland over the last 25 years. It has been running since March and concludes in November 2014 bringing works of arts by over 100 artists to 60 venues across the country. On show at GoMA this week are Moyna Flannigan’s Stare, Sara Barker’s For Myself & Strangers and Douglas Gordon’s Pretty Much Every Film and Video Work From About 1992 Until Now.

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre, Trongate 103

Opened between Wednesday and Sunday, Trongate 103 are hosting tragic and funny stories told through the choreography of carved figures and scrap metal moving to music and synchronised light. A treat for fans of visual art.

 

 

 

 

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