New Event Involving High-Profile Panel Announced by Arts & Business Scotland

Arts & Business Scotland (A&BS) announces its first event of the year, the Culture and Business Scotland Conference 2022 that will have as one of its key speakers, Chris van der Kuyl, Chairman of 4J Studios, the developers of Minecraft.  The event, that will take place online from 2pm on Thursday 10th February and hosted by BBC Scotland‘sContinue reading “New Event Involving High-Profile Panel Announced by Arts & Business Scotland”

Film from Award Winning Artist Opens New Exhibition at Calton Hill Collective

Collective is an organisation established in 1984 with the mission to bring people together around contemporary art. Since 2018, it has had its home in the prime position on the redeveloped City Observatory site on  the Capital’s Calton Hill offering new art inside while surrounded by the magnificent cityscape outside. From 22nd January 2022, CollectiveContinue reading “Film from Award Winning Artist Opens New Exhibition at Calton Hill Collective”

Hi Ho! Capital Theatres Announces Snow White as 2022 Panto for Festival Theatre

The curtain may have had to fall prematurely on the King’s Panto in 2021 because of Covid, but hope and optimism are in rosy health for the future with the announcement of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs being planned for the 2022 Panto. With major redevelopment taking place at the King’s, the 2022 PantoContinue reading “Hi Ho! Capital Theatres Announces Snow White as 2022 Panto for Festival Theatre”

Iranian Artist Mohammad Barrangi Brings Exhibition to Edinburgh Printmakers 

Edinburgh Printmakers announce the first solo exhibition in Scotland, entitled Anything is Possible,by award winning Iranian artist and illustrator Mohammad Barrangi. Using a unique printmaking process on paper his works,  inspired by ancient Persian storytelling, range between small scale pieces and large murals and for the first time he will take some of his charactersContinue reading “Iranian Artist Mohammad Barrangi Brings Exhibition to Edinburgh Printmakers ”

Hybrid Version of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Set for Leith Theatre

The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) has joined forces with Selkie Productions to bring, in association with Screen Scotland and Sky Arts, a unique retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic storypublished in 1886, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Using innovative theatrical and cinematic techniques to create a live filmic and theatricalContinue reading “Hybrid Version of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Set for Leith Theatre”

Scotland Wide Tour of Opera Highlights to Local Venues Planned for Early 2022

This February, Scottish Opera sets off on a nationwide tour of a new vaudeville-inspiredOpera Highlights that will visit 18 local venues, going as far as theOuter Hebrides. Starting on 8th February at Websters Theatre in Glasgow’s West End, the tour will visit venues in Birnam, Midmar, Fochabers, Tain, Wick, Harris, North Uist, Isle of Barra,Continue reading “Scotland Wide Tour of Opera Highlights to Local Venues Planned for Early 2022”

The Enemy (L’Ennemi) (15)            French Film Festival

Stephan Streker’s engrossing thriller (based, I understand, on a real life case from a few years back) captures the imagination from the start and keeps us guessing even as the final credits roll. A well-known politician, Louis Durieux (Jeremie Renier) wakes up in his hotel suite after a wild night out with his wife MaevaContinue reading “The Enemy (L’Ennemi) (15)            French Film Festival”

Margaux Hartmann (L’Etreinte) (15)         French Film Festival

Middle aged and recently widowed, Margaux (Emmanuelle Beart) moves to France from Germany to enrol in a Masters programme while house-sharing with her half-sister. Although quiet and reserved, she is befriended by a group of her fellow students who coax her, in spite of her reluctance, to join them in a study group and inContinue reading “Margaux Hartmann (L’Etreinte) (15)         French Film Festival”

Love Singing Celebrates New Collaborations with Launch of Commissioned Songs

Love Singing is a community engagement initiative produced by Love Music and aimed at promoting and supporting creative, healthy singing communities across Scotland.  Available for all choirs to access free of charge, it has launched five new songs for choirs across Scotland and beyond, formed through 5 new collaborations. Love Music’s community choir at the UsherContinue reading “Love Singing Celebrates New Collaborations with Launch of Commissioned Songs”

Sunshine on Leith to Close King’s Season before Redevelopment Closure

Next Summer, Capital Theatres is joining forces with Pitlochry Festival Theatre to co-produce Stephen Greenhorn’s well-loved Edinburgh musical Sunshine on Leith as the final show at the King’s Theatre before it closes to undergo its major redevelopment. Sunshine on Leith, that had its original production at Dundee Rep on 18th April 2007, and is basedContinue reading “Sunshine on Leith to Close King’s Season before Redevelopment Closure”