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:. of the Harry Potter film franchise is to be released in 2011. The next instalment is out in cinemas next autumn, with the final book, J K Rowling‘s seventh, being split into two. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I is set to be released on 19 Nov 2010 following Warner Brothers‘ decision that Rowling‘s 608 page book could not be crammed into one film.
LIFE IS A CABARET OLD CHUM Get your boas out, as Glasgow theatre company, Rhymes with Purple Productions, joins The Glasgow Art Club for a series of cabaret shows. The first Art Club Cabaret is on Fri 6 Mar and will run intermittently during the year. The first night features appearances from burles ue sensation Leyla ose and
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: As one of Glasgow's most exciting creatives sets their stall, Anna Millar discovers there is ample reason to be cheerful in the world of visual art this fortnight Words: Anna Millar
PROPOSALS FOR a £40 million branch of the Victoria and Albert Museum on the Dundee
he List are pleased to report that Washington Garcia has launched a
new contemporary art gallery space in Glasgow. The already successful gallery will base itself beside the Glasgow Sculpture Studios and SWG3/Studio Warehouse in the Eastvale district and plans to host a series of high profile exhibitions and events. by emerging artists as well as better-known international artists. Its first exhibition. Use History Autonomc. will feature new work by British sculptor Nick livans. a former GSA student.
Washington Garcia has previously showcased work by Claire Barclay. Kalup Linzy and Miranda Whall. in spaces as diverse as a tenement flat. riding school and Victorian retail space. so we have high hopes that future projects will keep getting bigger and better.
In other visual arts news. the RSA has announced that Geoff Uglow has been
awarded the 20th Alastair Salvesen Painting and Travel Scholarship. llis pri/e. a three to six month scholarship of up to £10,000. will be accompanied by a solo exhibition at the RSA in 2()l().
lilsewhere. the Jerwood Foundation has shortlisted the pieces for their award. They include a rice milk carton mosaictsee above) ‘Rice l)ream‘ by Alex l"rost and ‘Close lincounter~ by David Worthington. a rotating tnarble scttlpture. The high quality of entries to this year's Jcrwood Sculpture l’ri/e caused the judges to award
eight commissions to make maquettes of
their proposals. The winning sculptor‘s work will be unveiled at the Jerwood Sculpture Park. Warwickshire in 20H). See www.jerwoodvisualarts.org for more information.
Washington Garcia’s new location is at Arch 24, Eastvale Place, Glasgow. www.washingtongarciagallery.com
momentum this week. V&A director Mark Jones flew into the city to
as a feasibility study claimed
that a major new
design museum for Scotland
could generate an
extra £20m annually for the city’s economy.
Edinburgh’s mighty Cameo
will mark its 60th
birthday as the Cameo Cinema
music-hall star, Miss Leggy Pee. www. rhymeswithpurple. net/artclubcabaret.
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(and 95 years as a cinema) on Sat 7 Mar. As part of the celebrations, they will screen a Buster Keaton double bill, with Our Hospitality accompanied on piano by Jane Gardner. On Sun 8 Mar an archive print of La Symphonie Pastorale, the very first film screened by the Cameo, will be shown.
is the focus of a brand new publication from The List. The Larder will be free with the issue of The List out on 1 April, and in bookshops priced £7.99. The Larder will be the most authoritative, up-to- date guide to Scottish produce available in print, with articles and photos covering farmers, fish- smokers, cheese makers and many more. It will also look at issues behind food in Scotland and offer a directory of the 250 best places to shop, from butchers to farmers' markets. See www.list.co.uk/larder.
I Theatre lovers should keep ‘em peeled for this year’s New Connections festival, in collaboration with the National Theatre, which takes place at the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh from Tue 9—Sat 13 Jun. The Lyceum’s Youth Theatre’s performance of Nick Drake’s Success will show at the Traverse from Thu 12—Tue 24 Mar. See www.lyceum.org.uk for more details.
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