“As long as you’re not a pretentious idiot you’ll succeed.” Interview: Moon Dogs star Christy O’Donnell

By Tara Fitzpatrick There is a high chance you haven’t heard of Christy O’Donnell. Over the past few years, the 22 year-old Glaswegian has shifted between being a recognised presence on the Scottish busking scene and building the foundations of an international acting career. The latter is about to take off. Moon Dogs, in which … Continue reading “As long as you’re not a pretentious idiot you’ll succeed.” Interview: Moon Dogs star Christy O’Donnell

Live Review: Parquet Courts

By Tony Inglis The Art School, Glasgow, 28 August 2017 I have a couple of questions for the white, maybe bald, definitely dude(s) making their presence felt at the front of The Art School during Parquet Courts’ Glasgow show shouting “play a banger” and “play a song”: Have you ever listened to Parquet Courts? Have … Continue reading Live Review: Parquet Courts

The Big Feed: The rise of Glasgow’s indoor street food extravanganza

By Gillian McPherson Not so long ago the idea of street food in Scotland conjured up nothing more than images of greasy, poor quality burgers and soggy chips. But not anymore. Over the last few years, the country's street food scene has undergone a revolution and now a whole host of specialist vendors have emerged to … Continue reading The Big Feed: The rise of Glasgow’s indoor street food extravanganza

The Govan Stones: Uncovering Scotland’s most remarkable hidden gem

By Gillian McPherson When most people think of Govan's history, they think of its shipbuilding tradition and the heyday of the Clydeside yards. The period when Scotland was the shipbuilder to the world and this area on the south bank of the river Clyde stood proudly at its centre. What most people certainly don't tend … Continue reading The Govan Stones: Uncovering Scotland’s most remarkable hidden gem

Glasgow Women’s Library launches She Made the Library exhibition

By Émer O'Toole Glasgow Women's Library is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year in the form of an exhibition. She Made the Library is a collection of thousands of photographs of the library from when it started in 1991 in Garnethill to its location at Bridgeton now. Despite the absence of revenue funding and a … Continue reading Glasgow Women’s Library launches She Made the Library exhibition

Interview: Former Hector Bizerk frontman Louie John Lowis takes his talents to the stage

By Niall Christie Loud, brash and often provocative, former Hector Bizerk MC Louie John Lowis is back, this time tackling one of Scotland’s salient issues with a slightly unfamiliar medium. Arriving at the Platform Theatre after a slow and tentative wander through, what looked to be through my unfamiliar, Dundonian eyes, deepest, darkest Easterhouse, I’m … Continue reading Interview: Former Hector Bizerk frontman Louie John Lowis takes his talents to the stage

Interview: Indie clothes designer Ed Phillips of By Sea By Land

By Niall Christie Since its inception towards the end of 2011, Highland-based indie clothing brand By Sea By Land have been styling an increasingly loyal band of followers. Now sending clothes across continents, founder and designer Ed Phillips talked to June & Winter about how the label came about, how to take the next step using … Continue reading Interview: Indie clothes designer Ed Phillips of By Sea By Land