Meet Kia Garriques


  By Laura Maxwell Fantasy is a genre quickly becoming crowded, so what makes Kia Garriques’ novel different from its competitors? Well, it is literally the stuff dreams are made of. Since childhood the 28 –year- old has recorded her dreams and used their scenes as the setting for her stories. Born in the Caribbean island of Montserrat, Garriques More...

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By Hard-Copy On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013


  By Julie Shennan If you have been watching BBC run up to the Commonwealth Games then might you might have noticed a Samba band jazzing outside Buchanan Galleries. Who are these guys and what were they doing More...

hot mess
By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The Other Glasgow

By Levis Omelasz Sometimes when you think about a place you think not of location but of the feeling that it brings. Maybe that’s why low brow arts have thrived in Glasgow, a city where grimy exteriors often More...

Recoat Gallery
By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Off the Wall

  By John Latimer   Crime or art form, streetscapes have sparked debate since the Banksy effect of 2006, when the Bristol born artist brought graffiti to the fore. But you don’t have to travel to England More...

By Ali On Friday, January 25th, 2013

Wrestling Renaissance: Insane Championship Wrestling

How a group of guys, beating the crap out of each other in Maryhill, put on a spectacle attracting massive crowds and became , arguably, more entertaining than the men that inspired them.What the hell does that More...

JESSE Shades
By pettigrew On Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Never Play With Sniffer Dogs – Confessions of a Drug Dealer

“I’ve always been interested in business and the drug industry is the easiest to get started in and make decent money straight away.  Pity it’s illegal.”   So we’ve been getting More...

The Arches hosts GMFF
By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Music when the Lights Go Out

  Behind every good film is a great soundtrack and no one knows that better than Glasgow club, the Arches. The venue has teamed up with Glasgow Film Theatre to launch their fourth annual Music and Film Festival. The More...

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By Hard-Copy On Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Watt Poetry

  By Katrina Joyce   Nothing good comes from being mugged; not usually, but when Stephen Watt was robbed twice in six months it started something other than court proceedings. “It became a source of More...

(Self Portrait: Picture by Alistair Canlin)
By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Print and be Damned

(Self Portrait: Picture by Alistair Canlin)   Alistair Canlin leads a double life. By day he works with retailers in Glasgow, by night he works with strippers, zombies and murders and he’s not alone. “There More...

(David Greig: Picture by K. Ribbe)
By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Guilty Pleasures

  (David Greig: Picture by K. Ribbe)   By Kady Reilly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a guilty pleasure for many of us and next spring, London’s West End will launch its own take of the classic, More...