Performance Poet and Blisterpak Frontman Adam Cheshire originally from Cardiff has been living in Glasgow since 2012. Victoria McNulty is also a Performance Poet and Glasgow Native who has just published her first book ‘Confessionals’. The Glasgow Poetry Mafia is a collaboration between Cheshire and McNulty, which aims to give spoken word artist a platform … More Organised Rhyme is on the Rise – The Glasgow Poetry Mafia
Johnny Cypher and Ròisin Caird have combined forces to put on a new event that will bring together every element of Hip Hop. Elements will take place at 1pm on Thursday 21st December at Kinning Park Complex. A family friendly event aimed at all ages and abilities, elements will let participants learn new skills in … More Elements: A Hip Hop Event for the Whole Community
Paul Wardrop also known as Replicator is releasing a new 13 track album titled “13 Million Minutes Old”. The album will be released through Girobabies frontman Mark McGee’s label – Traffic Cone Records. Replicator is a member of the Hip Hop collective Futurology, a group which has released several projects together as well as gigging … More The Replicator is Paul Wardropping a New Project
Universal Basic Income is a form of social security in which every citizen will regularly receive money from a government or other public institution, unconditionally. Universal Basic Income should definitely not be confused with Universal Credit, which is the current benefit system in the UK, an arguably very flawed system. Universal or Citizen’s Basic Income, both … More Basic Income – Free Money for Everybody Glasgow?
Ticket price increases, cancellations, constant delays and cramped unclean conditions, you can already tell this is going to be about trains. In August 2015 about a third of all trains in Scotland were delayed. However Abellio, the Dutch Operator of ScotRail still made at least £1 million that month, which got reinvested in their home country. … More The Art of Renationalisation – My Interview with Ellie Harrison
Creative Collision: A Pathway for Progression, was an exhilarating event which took place in Drygate and was organised by Glasgow Youth Arts Hub. Around the room visual art pieces by young artists were on display, including an interactive piece by ZeL ViZ. The event brought together young aspiring artists with industry professionals – who get … More On The Pathway For Progression
Scotland is known throughout the world for its beautiful scenery but this is under threat if fracking is allowed to happen. There is currently a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing is a process where rock is fractured by a high-pressure injection of liquid, usually water containing sand, to create cracks in deep rock formations … More Frack the World – What’s the Risk?