Arts Review: Wind Resistance – Karine Polwart (Celtic Connections)

Dir. Wils Wilson, Tron Theatre, 25th – 28th January

Karine Polwart’s one-woman show is an intimate, tender thing to behold. A tapestry of folk concert, autobiography, fireside anecdote and feminist lecture, Polwart pulls together disparate mediums and narratives to create something akin to the original Highland Ceilidh – not only song and dance, but also community meeting and personal storytelling.

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Arts Review: Wind Resistance – Karine Polwart ( Celtic Connections )

Dir. Wils Wilson, Tron Theatre, 25th – 28th January

Karine Polwart’s one-woman show is an intimate, tender thing to behold. A tapestry of folk concert, autobiography, fireside anecdote and feminist lecture, Polwart pulls together disparate mediums and narratives to create something akin to the original Highland Ceilidh – not only song and dance, but also community meeting and personal storytelling.

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qmunicate’s Favourite STEM books

qmunicate recommends their favourite STEM related books for you all to enjoy. From sex, to physics, to, well, everything else, you’re bound to find something to tickle your fancy. So, kick back with a nice mug of moderately boiled H²0 infused with extracts of Camellia sinensis, and enjoy getting your science on.

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The Onion Cracks the Film Industry

The Onion have signed a three-film deal with Lionsgate in the satirical website’s first foray into film. The films will be developed through 2018, and details about the upcoming projects are yet to be released. Onion Studios VP Kyle Ryan said “We’ve plotted our takeover of the film industry for some time. With the help of Serious Business and Lionsgate, we’ll make room on our award shelf for some Oscars. To the basement you go, Pulitzers.”

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Film Review: Free Fire

[3/5]

In association with Glasgow Film Festival 2017

Following the success of 2015 sci-fi hit High Rise comes Ben Wheatley’s claustrophobic 70s gangster shoot-out Free Fire. The set-up is simple; Frank (Michael Smiley) and Chris (Cillian Murphy) are in Boston to buy a cache of weapons for the IRA. A chance bar fight the previous night between one of their men and the arms dealer’s driver re-erupts in the middle of the deal, and the scene rapidly becomes all-out war.

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The Berenstain Universe

Sometime last year, things started to go terribly wrong. 2016 opened with a slew of celebrity deaths, putting an undeniable downer on January, but as the year unfolded they seemed increasingly like an omen, as though some of our best-loved stars were choosing to shuffle off the mortal coil in the knowledge of what the future had in store.

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