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  • 6 August 2009

The Raw and the Cooked

VISUAL ART
We go behind the scenes of the first collaborative exhibition by Baldvin Ringsted and Hrafnhildur Halldórsdóttir and explore the theme of improvisation versus skill that informs their work.
Intermedia Gallery, CCA, Glasgow, Tue 18 Aug–Sun 6 Sep.

U2

MUSIC
They may be old and grizzled but Bono, Edge and the other two’s desire to stay ahead of the pack in the stadium rock stakes means they’re upping the ante once again.
Hampden, Glasgow, Tue 18 Aug.

Jackmaster

CLUBS
Dance cards at the ready as David Pollock talks to one of Glasgow’s busiest rising stars and record label impresario Jackmaster about his growing successes both at home and abroad. Mixed Bizness at the School of Art, Glasgow, Thu 13 Aug; White Label at the Arches, Glasgow, Sat 29 Aug; SOLUTe at the V Club, Glasgow, Sat 5 Sep.


The Time Traveller’s Wife

FILM
Eric Bana takes leading-man duties in this much-discussed adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name. Miles Fielder meets its maker.
On general release from Fri 14 Aug.

Mum

MUSIC
Convention be damned as the soft vocals, electronic sounds and unconventional instruments of this Icelandic collective set their stall.
Oran Mor, Glasgow, Sat 15 Aug.

Mixed Bizness

Cutting edge underground beats and classic dancefloor gems from resident Boom Monk Ben and rotating residents.

U2

The legendary Irish rock group – comprised of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr – perform a number of shows as part of the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour.

The Raw and the Cooked

New sculptures and installations by Icelandic artists Baldvin Ringsted and Hrafnhildur Halldórsdóttir that explore the sense of reckless abandon associated with rock music.

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