Contents 4 – 18 FEBRUARY
Cover story: We love this city If there’s one thing that every issue of The List in our 25 year history has in common, it’s a deep and abiding passion for life in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Given the time of year, we’re feeling awfully sentimental about these old bricks, so we asked some well-known local faces, including Ewan Morrison, Frightened Rabbit and Ron Butlin, to write a little love letter to their city.
Features 24 Glasgow Film Festival We give you the low-down on which tickets to book now, and eyeball this year’s star, Cary Grant. 26 We Saw You Our I Saw You page has been helping you find love for 15 years now. We round up the best of the lust.
28 Hot Chip Claire Sawers meets the awesome über-geeks.
Regulars 7 Noticeboard Hinterland returns, and our new Channel Hopper column gets to grips with STV’s comedy schedule. 10 Live it Valentine’s Day Special: From aphrodisiac chocolates and hot- pink boxer shorts to the sexiest hotel breaks around, we’ve got the dreaded V-Day sorted for you.
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National Library of Scotland 31
Mark Kermode Social Science
Visual Art Classified
Anna Politkovskaya 34
Henning Mankell Robin Robertson Natasha Walter Carry A Poem
Musika Taz Buckfaster Cheeba DJ Heather
Russell Kane Dave Gorman
Isherwood & cinema Astro Boy Invictus Youth in Revolt Battle for Terra Food, Inc. DVDs
Free events at Kelvingrove Other excellent Kids events
Club Gateways The best clubs, groups and events
King Tut’s turns 20 Vampire Weekend Yeasayer Erland & the Carnival Cobra Starship NME on tour Real Estate Records Jazz & Folk Classical
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Clutter Keeps Company Rambert Dance The Government Inspector Neil LaBute Trilogy The Ching Room/The Moira Monologues
Alexis Marguerite Teplin 88
Toby Paterson Darren Banks and Oonagh Hegarty Vivienne Edgar
Recruitment Toby Paterson Courses & Tuition I Saw You
Win Glasgow International Comedy Festival tickets Win a VIP trip to Taste of London
Win tickets to The List Surprise Film at Glasgow Film Festival
Win Beauty Queen of Leenane tickets 27
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