ART lovers should visit the Hunterian Art Gallery's latest exhibition 'Boucher and Chardin: Masters of Modern Manners'.
The exhibition got underway yesterday and will run until Saturday, December 13. It has developed by the Hunterian in conjunction with The Wallace Collection, London, where it was on display until earlier this month.
This ground-breaking show will feature around 30 exhibits including painting, prints and decorative art objects.
But central to the show are two of the greatest French paintings of the 18th century: the iconic 'Lady Taking Tea' by Jean-Simeon Chardin and Francois Boucher's 'Woman on a Daybed'.
Open Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 5pm, admission to the exhibition is free. It will be closed on Sundays and the September Weekend.
To find out more call: 330 5431, or visit: www.hunterian.gla.ac.uk One Republic
THERE are still tickets left for US rock band One Republic's Glasgow gig this weekend.
The Colorado five-piece will take to the stage at Glasgow's Carling Academy this Saturday to perform hits from their massive debut album 'Dreaming Out Loud'.
One Republic shot to fame last winter when a remix of their first single 'Apologize' featured on rapper/producer Timbaland's 2007 'Shock Value' album. The single reached number three in the UK charts and sold a staggering five million copies worldwide. Two follow-up singles 'Stop and Stare' and 'Say (All I Need) have also been hits on both sides of the Atlantic.
Tickets for the gig cost £18.50 and are available by calling the Carling Academy on: 418 3000, or by visiting: www.glasgow-academy.co.uk The event is for those aged over-14 only. Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.
A POWERFUL play exploring the lives and landscape of a small Scottish community is now showing at the Citizens Theatre until Saturday.
Written by Alan Wilkins and directed by Morven Gregor, Offshore looks at what happens when a landscape changes, when a town loses its young people and the sea loses its fish.
As the spotlight falls on a small Scottish community, where a complex web of interdependencies is revealed.
However, life in this rural idyll is far from straightforward.
The play runs until this coming Saturday and tickets cost £12.
Starting at 7.30pm, it is recommended for those aged 14 and over. To find out more call the Citizens Theatre box office on: 429 0022, or visit: www.citz.co.uk All performances of this show will be captioned and have audio description support.
THE Kelvinside Academy is singing with The Glasgow Gospel Choir at Kelvinside Academy, Gilchrist Theatre October 3 and 4 from 7.30pm.
Kelvinside Academy Junior and Senior Choirs are delighted to be joining The Glasgow Gospel Choir in raising money for the African Youth Development Action Project (Scottish Registered Charity), which helps children from Liberia recover from experiences of war through music and sport.
The Glasgow Gospel Choir is a non-denominational choir with 35 members. Their repertoire includes gospel classics, modern favourites with a twist and some original compositions by Gerry Boweh the choirs Musical Director.
The Junior Choir performs on the 3rd and the Senior Choir on the 4th. Tickets are available from Kelvinside Academy, adults £4, children £2 Brigade call
PAST members of the 223 Company Boys' Brigade, Greenbank Church, Clarkston, are being sought to take part in a special parade to mark the 125th anniversary of the founding of the association next month.
The parade will be held on Sunday, October 26, at 10.30am and organisers are hoping to have about 130 marchers to join the festivities. For more information contact the current company captain Bob Bisset on: 638 2154.