Events from the 29th March onwards

Hiya folks,

Getting this week’s listing out a wee bit early so as to give a last minute reminder that today is the Glasgow Zine Fest. A week on Sunday is the International Roma Day, which is having a march and celebration event in Glasgow for the first time.

Now, without further ado…

 

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Glasgow Zine Fest
Saturday, March 29 at 12:00pm – 5:00pm
The Old Hairdressers, 20 – 28 Renfield Lane, G2 6PH

Glasgow Zine Fest is a celebration of DIY! Makers of all sorts will have tables to buy/sell/trade their wares. There will be zines, artist books, postcards, fine art, plush toys, delicious vegan food, comics, crafts, and friendship. Come one come all and support each other!

 

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Stand-up Comedy — Sarah Cassidy: An Introduction to Twerking (Twerk in Progress)
Sat 29 March 2014 at 6pm
Vespar, 14 Drury St, Glasgow G2 5AA

Sarah Cassidy takes an hour to solve all sexism forever. Sarah explains to misogynists (both male and female) how to do sexism properly, .e.g. how to take draw cock and balls on everything, and a how-to guide on taking flattering cock selfies. This show contains graphic images (cocks, so many cocks) and strong feminist perspectives

£6/£4

 

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Mountaintop Administration Screening
Sunday 30th March at 7:00pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD

F and E screen a collaboratively made home movie as part of their ongoing Mountaintop Administration project.

Trying to speak to the space of psychic foreclosure within and around us. Reading letters; throwing bureaucratic papers in the canal; finding moments of resistance within the newspaper; talking in the kitchen; dream interrogations; flying f16 drones; the city at work; buying a stamp; selling our gold; self portraits made by fighter jet pilots…the urge to escape to the mountain from the office is not a clichéd emotion. We have to perform these situations as WORK to continue living (sometimes). The carpet on the floor and the tiled ceiling should be enough of a symbol.

~ ~ ~ popcorn provided ! ~ ~ ~

plus bonus screening of trailer for O.K. RICK – Florrie’s upcoming feature film Mountaintop Administartion screening is the third part of Attention Deficit-Reductionalism, a project at Intermedia, January 2014

 

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National Day of Action Against ATOS and National Protest Against Workfare
Partick Job Centre, 20 benalder street
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
12:00pm until 2:00pm

National Day of Action Against ATOS (and the whole system of Work Capability Assessments) and National Protest Against Workfare This is the day that the new Community Work Placements are being launched.

These will force JSA claimants to work for six months without pay. Six months – 780 hours – is more than twice the maximum community service sentence. Workfare does not help people find jobs and being unemployed is not a crime.

The protest against ATOS is a follow-up to the widely supported day of protest at the end of February.

 

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Wild Words Spring Writing Workshop
Saturday, April 5at 10:30am – 4:00pm
Woodlands Community Gardens Office

AWAKENINGS

Join us for a day of creative inspiration, writing across mediums, including poetry and prose. This friendly and free workshop is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced writers. We will be meeting indoors at our office, but weather permitting exploring in and around our community garden for inspirational signs of spring. Tutored by Nalini Paul.

LIMITED SPACES – ADVANCE BOOKING
email woodlandscommunitgarden@gmail.com or call 0141 332 9311

 

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Nuclear Free Scotland Rally
Saturday, April 5 at 11:00am
George Square

Join the March & Rally against Nuclear Weapons

Assemble George Square: 10.30
March: 11.00
Rally: 12.00

http://springwalk.org/

 

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International Roma Day 2014
Sunday, April 6 at 10:30am (+ evening event from 5pm)
Govanhill Park Glasgow, United Kingdom

We invite you to be part of our first ever awareness raising march for International Roma Day in Glasgow.

We will start in Govanhill Park at 10 30 and walk through Govanhill to Albert Road. Further, you are invited to come along for the FREE evening celebration event in Victoria Halls (BYOB) on the same day – door open 5pm – tickets only.

Live music: Esther & Tim, Gypsy Romania, Gypsy Patrik & Emil, Roma DJ music, Roma food and more. Tickets and wrist bands for evening will be handed out at the march.

 

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Dave Rovics
The Griffin Glasgow Scotland
Friday, April 18th, 7 pm

Riot folk singer Dave Rovics returns to Glasgow.

 

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