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ARTS NEWS

l King Tut's Wah Wah Hut turns art gallery on Sunday with a solo exhibition by portrait artist Lola Nicol, whose subjects have included Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards and Noel Gallagher.

Working in acrylic paint on recycled wood, the Bathgate-born artist is now based at Doll in Sutherland and her recent subjects have included Lana Del Ray and Kassidy, and two members of that band will be DJing between 2pm and 6pm during the show, entitled Swinging With The Old Stars. Admission is £3.

www.lolanicol.com

l City of Glasgow Chorus, which has two Christmas concerts at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall next month, celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2013. Music director Graham Taylor has announced that, as part of the season, the choir will be travelling to Poland in October to give concerts in Krakow and Opole, including a Verdi Requiem with the Opole Philharmonic Orchestra of Poland.

www.cityofglasgowchorus.org

l Readers who were unlucky in our recent competition for tickets to be the first to see Celebration Day, the film of Led Zeppelin's reunion concert at London's O2 Arena on December 10, 2007, in memory of Ahmet Ertegun, founder of Atlantic Records, should be aware the film has "Encore" screenings at UK cinemas on Thursday. The Scottish cinemas involved this time are Edinburgh's Omni Centre Vue and the Odeons in Dundee, Kilmarnock and Glasgow Quay.

l Ringwood Publishing, a new imprint based in the west end of Glasgow, is introducing its first four authors to the west end of Edinburgh, at the Hudson Hotel off Charlotte Square on November 29. The foursome are Stephen O'Donnell, whose Paradise Road is a tale of growing up in post-industrial Scotland, Brian McHugh, with a mystery story that spans Glasgow and Ireland and almost a century, and two crime novels – Good Deed by Steven Christie and the rural Whisky From Small Glasses by DA Meyrick. The evening starts at 7pm and admission is free.

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